Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
29/11/2013
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

Prof Philip Richardson

ORCID ID

Contact details

The Tavistock Clinic
120 Belsize Lane
London
NW3 5BA
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 74473834

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

REC00079

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Art Therapy (AT) offers a potential means to improve the quality of care of service users with long-term mental health problems and to enhance clinical outcome. It is widely used in the NHS yet, to date, it has been poorly evaluated.

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

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Depression, anxiety, neuroses

Intervention

1. 12 week art therapy
2. Standard care

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

HONOS scales; Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale; Social Functioning Scale; Lancashire Quality of Life Profile; Brief Symptom Inventory; Satisfaction with Services; Art Therapy Engagement and Evaluation Scales.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/1997

Overall trial end date

01/12/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Mental Health users currently in active contact with the community mental health teams (CMHTs) with the Lewisham and Guys Mental Health NHS Trust.
2. Diagnosis of psychosis
3. National Audit Categories A or B

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Organic illness
2. Referral to AT services in previous 2 years
3. Currently receiving another formal psychological treatment
4. Current admission to inpatient care

Recruitment start date

01/12/1997

Recruitment end date

01/12/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

The Tavistock Clinic
London
NW3 5BA
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 London (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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes