Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
13/11/2007
Date assigned
07/12/2007
Last edited
28/05/2013
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 Dennis Ougrin

ORCID ID

Contact details

Snowsfields Adolescent Unit
York Clinic
Guy's Hospital
47 Weston St
London
SE1 3RR
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

2

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

TA

Study hypothesis

Therapeutic Assessment (TA) versus assessment as usual will improve engagement with follow up.

Ethics approval

Ethics approval received from the Camden and Islington Community Local Research Ethics Committee on the 23rd October 2007 (ref: 07/H0722/66).

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

Self harm

Intervention

Therapeutic Assessment (TA) versus assessment as usual. There is no structured intervention after the initial assessment. This is a study of the assessment process. Participants will be followed up by relevant community teams and recommendations will be made about the optimal management.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Engagement with follow up, measured at 3 and 6 months after the initial assessment.

Secondary outcome measures

1. Measures of general and depressive symptomatology, measured at 3 and 6 months after the initial assessment
2. Service use and functioning, measured at 3 and 6 months after the initial assessment

Overall trial start date

01/11/2007

Overall trial end date

01/11/2008

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. Aged 12 - 17 years (inclusive)
2. Presentation with self harm
3. Referral for a Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) assessment

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

70

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Poor English
2. Gross reality distortion due to psychosis or inebriation
3. Immediate risk of violence or suicide
4. Known moderate to severe learning disability
5. Admission to psychiatric in-patient unit

Recruitment start date

01/11/2007

Recruitment end date

01/11/2008

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Snowsfields Adolescent Unit
London
SE1 3RR
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (UK)

Sponsor details

Research & Development Office (P005)
Room W108
Institute of Psychiatry
King's College London
De Crespigny Park
London
SE5 8AF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7848 0675
g.dale@iop.kcl.ac.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.slam.nhs.uk/

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Maudsley Charitable Foundation (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

West London Research 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

1. 2010 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21030367
2. 2013 results in www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23709314

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Ougrin D, Zundel T, Ng A, Banarsee R, Bottle A, Taylor E, Trial of Therapeutic Assessment in London: randomised controlled trial of Therapeutic Assessment versus standard psychosocial assessment in adolescents presenting with self-harm., Arch. Dis. Child., 2011, 96, 2, 148-153, doi: 10.1136/adc.2010.188755.

  2. Results

    Ougrin D, Boege I, Stahl D, Banarsee R, Taylor E, Randomised controlled trial of therapeutic assessment versus usual assessment in adolescents with self-harm: 2-year follow-up., Arch. Dis. Child., 2013, 98, 10, 772-776, doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2012-303200.

Additional files

Editorial Notes