Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
28/12/2006
Date assigned
28/12/2006
Last edited
15/01/2007
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

http://www.kenniscentrum-ze.nl

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr H van Gestel

ORCID ID

Contact details

Kenniscentrum Zelfhulp & Ervaringsdeskundigheid
Willem II straat 23
Tilburg
5038 BA
Netherlands
+31 (0)13 594 2177
hvgestel@zorgbelang-brabant.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

HDJZ

Study hypothesis

Persons with serious mental illnesses who participated in the consumer-run course show higher scores on subjective measures of recovery after three and six months than waiting-list controls.

Ethics approval

Approval recieved from the local ethics committee (Medisch Ethische Toetsingscommissie Instellingen Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg, kamer Zuid) on the 18th of April 2006 (ref: 06.022).

Study design

Randomised, controlled, parallel group, multicentre trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Mental health problems

Intervention

1. Experimental group: participate in course on mental health recovery, 12 weekly meetings and one follow-up meeting.
2. Waiting-list control group: will enter the next course (six months after having been randomised).

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Mental health recovery measured by questionnaires on:
1. Empowerment
2. Hope
3. Self-confidence
4. Coping
5. Quality of life
6. Social support
7. Goal-setting skills

Secondary outcome measures

1. Care consumption
2. Health status

Overall trial start date

26/09/2006

Overall trial end date

01/10/2008

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Persons recovering from serious mental illnesses

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

300

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Acute psychosis
2. Intoxication with alcohol or drugs
3. Cognitive and/or social handicaps

Recruitment start date

26/09/2006

Recruitment end date

01/10/2008

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

Kenniscentrum Zelfhulp & Ervaringsdeskundigheid
Tilburg
5038 BA
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

The Knowledge Centre of Self-help and 'hands-on' expertise (Kenniscentrum Zelfhulp & Ervaringsdeskundigheid) (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

Willem II straat 23
Tilburg
5038 BA
Netherlands

Sponsor type

Research organisation

Website

http://www.kenniscentrum-ze.nl/kze/

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) (The Netherlands)

Alternative name(s)

Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

other non-profit

Location

Netherlands

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes