Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
28/12/2006
Date assigned
28/12/2006
Last edited
16/08/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

http://www.toekomstgerichtetraining.nl

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr W van Beek

ORCID ID

Contact details

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Alkmaar
-
Netherlands
w.van.beek.hil@symfora.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

NTR786

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. The level of suicide ideation is correlated with a low level of positive future expectancies.
2. Our future oriented training will help people to predict a more positive future.
3. And this will lead to less suicide ideation.

Ethics approval

Ethics approval received from the local medical ethics committee

Study design

Randomised open label active controlled parallel group trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Suicide

Intervention

We developed a manual-based group training, including elements from:
1. Motivational interviewing
2. Cognitive behavioural therapy
3. Problem solving treatment
4. Future thinking
5. Positive psychology

We compared three groups:
1. Treatment As Usual (TAU)
2. TAU and experimental training
3. Non-suicidal control group

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

1. Level of suicide ideations
2. Level of suicidal behaviour

Secondary outcome measures

1. Depression (BDI-II)
2. Quality of life (Outcome Questionnaire [OQ45])
3. Coping (Coping Inventory for Stressful Situations [CISS])
4. Problem solving (Social Problem Solving Inventory-Revised [SPSI-R])
5. Hopelessness (Beck Hopelessness Scale [BHS])
6. Worrying (Penn State Worry Questionnaire [PSWQ])

Overall trial start date

01/01/2007

Overall trial end date

01/01/2010

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Suicide ideation (Beck Depression Inventory Second Edition [BDI-II], question nine more than zero)
2. Lifetime affective disorder

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

225

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Primary psychotic disorder
2. Primary substance abuse disorder
3. Current manic state
4. Inability to read or write Dutch
5. Intelligence Quotient (IQ) less than 85

Recruitment start date

01/01/2007

Recruitment end date

01/01/2010

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

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Alkmaar
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Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Symfora Group (Netherlands)

Sponsor details

Postbus 219
Hilversum
1200 AE
Netherlands

Sponsor type

Not defined

Website

http://www.symfora.nl/

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

The Open Ankh Foundation (Stichting De Open Ankh) (Netherlands)

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

2009 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19811638

Publication citations

  1. Results

    van Beek W, Kerkhof A, Beekman A, Future oriented group training for suicidal patients: a randomized clinical trial., BMC Psychiatry, 2009, 9, 65, doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-9-65.

Additional files

Editorial Notes