Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
18/11/2010
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 Linda Gask

ORCID ID

Contact details

National Primary Care Research and Development Centre (NPCRDC)
5th Floor Williamson Building
University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)161 275 1848
Linda.Gask@man.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

NMH11C

Study information

Scientific title

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

GP practices

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Depression, anxiety, neuroses

Intervention

A randomised controlled trial involving 40 principals in general practice and a sample of their depressed patients. Half of the general practitioners will undergo training at the beginning of the study and the other half will receive this later. General practitioners will be randomly allocated to each group. Patients will not be randomised. Specific baseline and follow-up (3 months, 6 months and 12 months after recruitment) measures will be made on 400 patients being treated for depression by the general practitioners (i.e. approximately 10 per general practitioner).

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

01/04/2003

Overall trial end date

30/04/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Consecutive GP surgery attenders fulfilling the following criteria: aged 16-65 years; GP intention to treat for depression or currently being treated for depression; duration of symptoms not more than six months.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Those suffering from psychotic illness, and those in the recovery phase of an illness.

Recruitment start date

01/04/2003

Recruitment end date

30/04/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

National Primary Care Research and Development Centre (NPCRDC)
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Mental Health National Research and Development Programme

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. 2004 results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14971627

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Gask L, Dowrick C, Dixon C, Sutton C, Perry R, Torgerson D, Usherwood T, A pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention for GPs in the assessment and management of depression., Psychol Med, 2004, 34, 1, 63-72.

Additional files

Editorial Notes