Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
19/12/2005
Date assigned
19/12/2005
Last edited
17/10/2008
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

Dr W.A. Boevink

ORCID ID

Contact details

Trimbos-instituut
P.O. Box 725
Utrecht
3500 AS
Netherlands
+31 (0)30 2959288
wboevink@trimbos.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

75-427; NTR378

Study information

Scientific title

Towards Recovery Empowerment and experiential Expertise: a randomised controlled trial

Acronym

TREE

Study hypothesis

Clients in a consumer-driven program for recovery, empowerment and experiential expertise will have better outcomes on self-efficacy and empowerment than clients on a waiting list for the program.

Ethics approval

Received from the local medical ethics committee

Study design

Multicentre, randomised controlled, parallel group trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Mental disorders

Intervention

Clients in the experimental condition can choose between several consumer-driven, recovery oriented interventions:
1. A self-help study group (no specified duration)
2. An introductory seminar attended by the client and his/her practitioner
3. A five-day introductory course on recovery

Control: Waiting-list for the program.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Self-efficacy, empowerment

Secondary outcome measures

1. Quality of life
2. Identity
3. Social support
4. Community participation
5. Symptoms
6. Service use
7. Met and unmet needs

Overall trial start date

01/05/2004

Overall trial end date

28/02/2008

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Severe mental illness
2. Interest in a recovery oriented program
3. Willingness to give informed consent

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

140

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not comply with the above inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/05/2004

Recruitment end date

28/02/2008

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

Trimbos-instituut
Utrecht
3500 AS
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Trimbos-instituut Netherlands Institute of Mental Health and Addiction (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

Da Costakade 45 Postbus 725
Utrecht
3500 AS
Netherlands
+31 (0)30 2971100
info@trimbos.nl

Sponsor type

Not defined

Website

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

Protective Housing Foundation Utrecht (Stichting Beschermd Wonen Utrecht [SBWU]) (The Netherlands)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes