Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Natural Disaster

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01661452
First received: August 7, 2012
Last updated: December 2, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
  Purpose

A survey (patient self-report) of patients presenting to UAB emergency room, outpatient trauma clinics and substance abuse center for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and maladaptive coping responses after the widespread tornado disaster that occurred in Alabama in April 2011.


Condition Intervention
Development of PTSD After Natural Disaster
Other: Referral to counseling services if desired

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Natural Disaster

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Further study details as provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Development of PTSD [ Time Frame: June 2011-December 2012 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 629
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
patients in UAB ER, Other: Referral to counseling services if desired

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Patients presenting to UAB emergency room, outpatient trauma clinics and substance abuse center.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 19 and older Able and willing to complete a questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 19 Unwilling or unable to complete a questionnaire
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01661452

Locations
United States, Alabama
University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35205
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01661452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: F110510007
Study First Received: August 7, 2012
Last Updated: December 2, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Anxiety Disorders
Mental Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 16, 2014