Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
27/01/2006
Date assigned
27/01/2006
Last edited
13/10/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Prospectively 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 E H Warmerdam

ORCID ID

Contact details

VU University Medical Centre
FPP
Department of Clinical Psychology
Van der Boechorststraat 1
Amsterdam
1081 BT
Netherlands
+31 (0)20 598 8959
eh.warmerdam@psy.vu.nl

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

NTR420

Study information

Scientific title

The differential effects of minimal psychological treatment for depression.

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled, parallel group trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Condition

Depressive disorders

Intervention

A cognitive behavioural course for depressive complaints. There are two groups:
1. This group receives the course by the internet and receives support by email
2. Waiting list control group. These patients will follow the course when the first group has finished.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Depressive complaints after 4, 8, 12 and 24 weeks.

Secondary outcome measures

Cognitions, social skills, and activities after 4, 8, 12 and 24 weeks.

Overall trial start date

01/05/2006

Overall trial end date

01/09/2009

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

A high score on the screener for depression (Center for Epidemiologic Studies-Depression [CESD]).

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

348

Participant exclusion criteria

A severe depressive disorder according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria (Composite International Diagnostic Interview [CIDI]-auto).

Recruitment start date

01/05/2006

Recruitment end date

01/09/2009

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Netherlands

Trial participating centre

VU University Medical Centre
Amsterdam
1081 BT
Netherlands

Sponsor information

Organisation

Vrije University Medical Centre (VUMC) (The Netherlands)

Sponsor details

Department of Clinical Psychology
Van der Boechorststraat 1
Amsterdam
1081 BT
Netherlands

Sponsor type

Hospital/treatment centre

Website

http://www.vumc.nl

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

Vrije University Medical Centre (VUMC) (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