Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
30/09/2004
Date assigned
30/09/2004
Last edited
29/06/2010
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

Ms Catherine Evers

ORCID ID

Contact details

Church Hill House
51-52 Turing Drive
Bracknell
RG12 7FR
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1344 823 222
catherine.evers@berkshire.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0584135430

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To establish what are the most effective question styles psychologists can use to assess the emotional state of clients (with learning disabilities). The objective being to investigate if one method is more effective than others and therefore a more useful tool within the assessment and therapeutic setting.

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

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Learning difficulties

Intervention

Randomised trial within and between groups. Structured interview following presentation of five film clips. The structured interview will include five different styles of questions (line drawings, photographs, open-ended, closed and either/or questions). The Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) will be used to analyse the data.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Questionnaire. Improved understanding of the effectiveness of various methods used to assess the state of people with learning disabilities emotions. To inform psychologists of the most effective strategy to elicit emotional state within therapeutic sessions.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2003

Overall trial end date

01/09/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

30 males and females aged between 18-60 having mild to moderate learning disabilities and an IQ of between 40-69.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

30

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2003

Recruitment end date

01/09/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Church Hill House
Bracknell
RG12 7FR
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust (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

Not published - part of degree

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes