Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
16/07/2009
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 Farooq Naeem

ORCID ID

Contact details

Dept of Psychiatry
Royal South Hants Hospital
Brintons Terrace
Southampton
S014 0YG
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0230117542

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To assess the effectiveness of anger management by employing a cognitive behavioural framework.

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

Anger management

Intervention

Study subjects will be selected from those referred to the Anger Management group run at the Department of Psychiatry, Royal South Hants Hospital. It will compare a cognitive behaviour therapy based anger management program with a control group of patients on the waiting list. The study will last for 9 months. <p>Questionnaires will be used at the start, end of group therapy (3 months after the start) and again at 6 months follow up.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Anger will be measured using the Navco Anger Assessment Scale (NAS) and State-Trait Anger Expression Inventory (STAXI). The Clinical Outcomes in Routine Elevations (CORE) scale will be used to measure the well-being and life functioning of the subjects. Depression and anxiety will be measured using the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale. Evaluation belief scale will be used to measure the beliefs about self and others. Other variables to be collected include: age, gender, ethnicity, marital status and employment status.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/03/2003

Overall trial end date

01/03/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

30 Subjects within age range 16-65 from patients referred for Anger Management training. <p>Inclusion criteria: a history of being unable to manage anger with or without a history of mental illness.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

30

Participant exclusion criteria

1. excessive use of drugs and/or alcohol
2. significant cognitive impairment
3. active psychosis.

Recruitment start date

01/03/2003

Recruitment end date

01/03/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Dept of Psychiatry
Southampton
S014 0YG
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 council

Funder name

West Hampshire Consortium (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

2009 results in http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?aid=4433900

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes