Implementation and Evaluation of "Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy" in a Health Care Region in Flanders: a Randomized Clinical Trial
Research project regarding the possibility to implement and the efficacy of a non-drug, psychotherapeutic intervention (MBCT), in preventing relapse/recurrence of depression.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Implementation and Evaluation of "Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy" in a Health Care Region in Flanders: a Randomized Clinical Trial|
- Feasibility to implement MBCT in a Flemish region
- Relapse/recurrence of depression after approximately 12 months
- Health status
- Quality of life
|Study Start Date:||March 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
This trial is based on the following publications:
Teasdale JD, Segal ZV, Williams JMG, Ridgeway VA, Soulsby JM, Lau MA. Prevention of relapse / recurrence in major depression by Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2000; 68(4): 615-623.
Ma SH, Teasdale JD. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for depression: replication and exploration of differential relapse prevention effects. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology 2004; 72(1): 31-40.
|University Hospital Ghent|
|Ghent, Belgium, 9000|
|Principal Investigator:||Kees van Heeringen, MD, PhD||University Hospital, Ghent|