Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
14/04/2015
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 Andrew Blewett

ORCID ID

Contact details

Wonford House Hospital
Exeter
EX2 5AF
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0079102564

Study information

Scientific title

Randomised controlled trial of a telephone support 'help card' versus usual care for self harm (SH) patients: effects on repetition

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does presenting a 'help card' with details of relevant telephone support/advice to self harm patients alter the rate of self harm repetition?

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

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Mental and Behavioural Disorders: Self harm

Intervention

Card versus treatment as usual

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Repetition of deliberate self harm (identified) by 6 months.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/08/2000

Overall trial end date

01/01/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients presenting with deliberate self harm to a district general hospital and subsequently seen by members of a specialist self harm service are randomised to receive a card versus treatment as usual. Criteria are adulthood and valid consent.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/08/2000

Recruitment end date

01/01/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Wonford House Hospital
Exeter
EX2 5AF
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

Government

Funder name

Devon Partnership 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

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes