Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
02/08/2002
Date assigned
02/08/2002
Last edited
16/02/2015
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 Georgina Charlesworth

ORCID ID

Contact details

Lecturer in Clinical & Hlth Psychology of Old Age
Centre for Behavioural & Social Science in Medicine
University College London
67-73 Charles Bell House
London
W1W 7EJ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 679 9334
g.charlesworth@ucl.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

QRD/99/01/01

Study information

Scientific title

Can cognitive therapy reduce emotional burden in depressed carers of people with Alzheimer's and improve the quality of life for caregiver/care-recipient dyads?

Acronym

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

Quality of life

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Depressed carers of people with Alzheimer's disease

Intervention

Cognitive behavioural therapy versus waiting list/normal care

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

01/10/1998

Overall trial end date

31/07/2001

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Participants are all family members providing substantial care for a relative with a primary progressive dementia such as Alzheimer's disease or related conditions. The carers involved are all experiencing considerable difficulties with their own low mood or concern for the future to the extent that they could be classified as having a depressive disorder meeting Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) criteria.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Mixed

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/10/1998

Recruitment end date

31/07/2001

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University College London
London
W1W 7EJ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Alzheimer's Society (UK)

Sponsor details

Gordon House
10 Greencoat Place
London
SW1P 1PH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)207 306 0606
enquiries@alzheimers.org.uk

Sponsor type

Charity

Website

Funders

Funder type

Charity

Funder name

Alzheimer's Society (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

private sector organisation

Funding Body Subtype

professional associations and societies

Location

United Kingdom

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