Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Suicide of Medical Students Through the School-Based Social Support System

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2008 by Anhui Medical University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Anhui Medical University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00370448
First received: August 30, 2006
Last updated: November 13, 2008
Last verified: November 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether school-based social support systems are effective in preventing suicide in medical students.


Condition Intervention
Healthy
Behavioral: school-based social support system

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Suicide of Medical Students Through the School-Based Social Support System

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Further study details as provided by Anhui Medical University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of suicide ideation [ Time Frame: half of one year and one year after intervention ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of suicide attempt [ Time Frame: half of one year and one year after intervention ]

Estimated Enrollment: 12000
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors
Behavioral: school-based social support system
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors for group 1; training counsellors for group 2; No special intervention for group 3
Active Comparator: 2 Behavioral: school-based social support system
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors for group 1; training counsellors for group 2; No special intervention for group 3
No Intervention: 3 Behavioral: school-based social support system
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors for group 1; training counsellors for group 2; No special intervention for group 3

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Medical university students Grades 1 through 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychopath
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00370448

Locations
China, Anhui
Wannan Medical College Recruiting
Wuhu, Anhui, China, 241002
Contact: Y. S. Yao, MM    86-553-3932230    yingshuiyao@163.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Anhui Medical University
Investigators
Study Chair: Yehuan Sun, Ph.D. Anhui Medical University
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00370448     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CMB-57
Study First Received: August 30, 2006
Last Updated: November 13, 2008
Health Authority: China: Ministry of Health

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 16, 2014