Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
10/02/2016
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 Jim Nightingale

ORCID ID

Contact details

West London Mental Health Trust
2 Wolverton Gardens
London
W6 7DY
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8846 7765
Jim.Nightingale@wlmht.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

M0001095604

Study information

Scientific title

The treatment of anxiety and depression in primary care: a comparison of computer therapy, clinical psychology and GP treatment as usual

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To compare the efficacy of computer therapy for anxiety and depression with treatment provided by a clinical psychologist and GP treatment as usual. To compare the relative cost effectiveness of the computer and psychologist treatments.

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

Condition

Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Depression

Intervention

This is a randomised control trial. 90 consenting participants with depression and/or anxiety will be randomised to either treatment by the computer or to treatment by psychologists. The control group will comprise 45 matched patents in inner London who are receiving treatment as usual by GPs. Data from this group is being provided by collaborators at the Institute of Psychiatry.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Clinical effectiveness: measures assessing depression and anxiety at screening (assessment) and after 3 months.
Cost effectiveness: costs of the computer equipment, clinical psychologist's time and a research assistant¿s time will be calculated. Number of visits to the GP in the 3 months before and after the study will also be recorded.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/2001

Overall trial end date

01/06/2005

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

The sample comprises referrals from local GPs within the Hammersmith and Fulham Primary Care Groups. Patients (N=90) with anxiety and/or depression who are referred for psychological interventions and who give their written consent will be entered into the study.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

90

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/04/2001

Recruitment end date

01/06/2005

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

West London Mental Health Trust
London
W6 7DY
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Research organisation

Funder name

The West London Research Network (WeLReN) (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

10/02/2016: No publications found, study status unverified.