Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
16/01/2003
Date assigned
16/01/2003
Last edited
16/04/2008
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

Professor Helen Christensen and Dr Kathy Griffiths

ORCID ID

Contact details

Centre for Mental Health Research
Australian National University
Canberra
ACT 0200
Australia
+61 2 6125 2741
bluemoood@anu.edu.au

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

N/A but known as the BlueMood Project

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

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

Depression

Intervention

The two interventions under investigation are:
1. The MoodGYM website - an evidenced based depression prevention website
2. The BluePages website - a website providing evidenced based information on depression.

These will be compared to The Health Coach Group - an intervention designed to elicit participants' knowledge and attitudes about depression.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2003

Overall trial end date

31/12/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Aged between 18 and 52
2. Live in the Australian Capital Territory
3. Have a high level of depressive symptoms
4. Be willing to participate in the study of depression
5. Have internet access

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

414

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2003

Recruitment end date

31/12/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Australia

Trial participating centre

Centre for Mental Health Research
Canberra
ACT 0200
Australia

Sponsor information

Organisation

Australian Centre for Mental Health Research

Sponsor details

Australian National University
Canberra
ACT 0200
Australia

Sponsor type

Research organisation

Website

http://www.anu.edu.au

Funders

Funder type

Research council

Funder name

National Health and Medical Research Council, New Program Grant to the Centre for Mental Health Research (Australia)

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

2006 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16595018

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Christensen H, Leach LS, Barney L, Mackinnon AJ, Griffiths KM, The effect of web based depression interventions on self reported help seeking: randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN77824516]., BMC Psychiatry, 2006, 6, 13, doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-6-13.

Additional files

Editorial Notes