Group Psychotherapy for People With HIV

This study has been completed.
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Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
David Spiegel, Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00186550
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: December 3, 2013
Last verified: December 2013

September 13, 2005
December 3, 2013
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Group Psychotherapy for People With HIV
An Evaluation of Group Psychotherapy for People With HIV

This study will examine the effectiveness of supportive-expressive group therapy plus education compared with an educational intervention in improving the quality of life and promoting health-enhancing behavior of men and women living with HIV or AIDS.

The major goal of this project is to examine the effectiveness of supportive-expressive group therapy plus education in comparison to an educationally intervention in improving the quality of life and promoting health-enhancing behavior of men and women living with HIV/AIDS.

Interventional
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Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • HIV
  • Depression
  • Risk-taking
  • Pain
  • Behavioral: Supportive Expressive Group Psychotherapy
  • Behavioral: Education
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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November 2000
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1) a positive HIV diagnosis (either symptomatic or asymptomatic), 2) at least eighteen years of age, 3) English language skill (to complete questionnaires and participate, if assigned, to the group psychotherapy condition) and, 4) geographical proximity to groups in order to attend if assigned.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 1) severe psychiatric disorders (i.e. schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders)who would not be appropriate for participating in the group intervention, 2) active tuberculosis, 3) acute intoxication, 4) participation in an ongoing HIV/AIDS support group or 5) suicidal/homicidal ideation.
Both
18 Years and older
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00186550
R01 MH054930-04, R01MH054930-04
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David Spiegel, Stanford University
Stanford University
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Principal Investigator: David Spiegel, M.D. Stanford University
Stanford University
December 2013

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