Trial record 8 of 5424 for:    "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome"

Veterans Living With HIV/AIDS: A Pilot Study Examining Risk Factors Associated With Self-Directed Violence

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified December 2012 by VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Public Health Grant Program, Veterans Health Administration Office of Public Health
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01748968
First received: December 11, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: December 2012
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this project is to gather pilot data related to risk factors associated with suicide in Veterans with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and to develop an educational and interventional tool and instructional guide that can be utilized by local and national providers to increase understanding regarding suicide risk assessment. There are no hypotheses associated with this qualitative pilot study.


Condition
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection(HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Self-Directed Violence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Veterans Living With HIV/AIDS: A Pilot Study Examining Risk Factors Associated With Self-Directed Violence

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Semi-Structured Interview [ Time Frame: Interview conducted one time per participant (completion time: approximately 1 hour) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Semi-structured interview will be utilized to gather the following information from Veterans with HIV/AIDS: a) information regarding disease acquisition; b) psychosocial stressors; c) social supports; d) protective factors; and e) previous suicidal ideation and behaviors. Further, additional exploratory questions will be asked regarding proposed modifications to the Suicide Risk Assessment Guide Pocket Card, an existing VA tool, so that it can be modified for use by local and national HIV/AIDS providers.


Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: September 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Veterans with HIV/AIDS
Veterans with HIV/AIDS

Detailed Description:

To achieve these goals, a semi-structured interview will be conducted to gather this qualitative information. Specifically, this study aims to gather the following information from Veterans with HIV/AIDS: a) information regarding disease acquisition; b) psychosocial stressors; c) social supports; d) protective factors; and e) previous suicidal ideation and behaviors. Further, additional exploratory questions will be asked regarding proposed modifications to the Suicide Risk Assessment Guide Pocket Card, an existing VA tool, so that it can be modified for use by local and national HIV/AIDS providers.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Veterans with HIV/AIDS

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between ages 18 to 90
  • Have a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS
  • Currently receiving HIV/AIDS treatment
  • Currently receiving or eligible to receive physical and/or mental health care through the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychosis at time of interview as determined by observation and/or interview.
  • Intoxication via alcohol or other illicit drugs at time of assessment as determined by observation and/or interview.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01748968

Contacts
Contact: Gina Signoracci, Ph.D. 303-399-8020 ext 4653 Gina.Signoracci@va.gov
Contact: Lisa Brenner, Ph.D. 303-399-8020 ext 2571 Lisa.Brenner@va.gov

Locations
United States, Colorado
Denver VA Recruiting
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80220
Principal Investigator: Gina Signoracci, Ph.D.         
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
Public Health Grant Program, Veterans Health Administration Office of Public Health
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gina Signoracci, Ph.D. VISN 19 Denver VA MIRECC
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01748968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 12-0755
Study First Received: December 11, 2012
Last Updated: December 11, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System:
Veterans
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection(HIV)/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Self-Directed Violence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV Infections
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Virus Diseases
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases
Immune System Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 15, 2014