Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
27/01/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mr Antony Arthur

ORCID ID

Contact details

faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Room B55a
Medical School
Queens Medical Centre
Nottingham
NG7 2UH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)115 970 9460
tony.arthur@nottingham.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

RBP 95XX2

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does a mental health check by a community mental health team member improve outcomes for those screened positive for depression at the over-75 check?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

GP practices

Trial type

Screening

Patient information sheet

Condition

Age-related depression

Intervention

1. Mental health check by community mental health team member
2. Standard care

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Change in Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-15) score

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1996

Overall trial end date

30/04/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Patients registered with Latham House Medical Practice aged 75+
2. Identified as depressed at their annual health check.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Senior

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

93 (added 27/01/10; see publication)

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not meet inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/01/1996

Recruitment end date

30/04/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Nottingham
NG7 2UH
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive Trent (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2002 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12030662

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Arthur AJ, Jagger C, Lindesay J, Matthews RJ, Evaluating a mental health assessment for older people with depressive symptoms in general practice: a randomised controlled trial., Br J Gen Pract, 2002, 52, 476, 202-207.

Additional files

Editorial Notes