Alternative Support for Rural and Isolated Women in an HMO

This study has been completed.
University of California, Berkeley
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: June 29, 2011
Last verified: June 2011

Evaluate the effects of a workbook/journal for helping isolated women to cope with breast cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Stress Disorders, Post-traumatic
Breast Cancer
Behavioral: workbook/journal on coping with breast cancer
Behavioral: standard educational materials on breast cancer
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Alternative Support for Rural and Isolated Women in an HMO

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • depression
  • posttraumatic stress disorder

Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: September 2000
Study Completion Date: May 2002
Primary Completion Date: May 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 1) is a woman; and 2) has been diagnosed with primary breast cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • 1) is under 18; or 2) can not speak and read in English
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00186212

United States, California
Stanford University
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
University of California, Berkeley
Principal Investigator: Cheryl Koopman, Ph.D. Stanford University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cheryl Koopman, Ph.D., Professor (Research), Stanford University Identifier: NCT00186212     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5BB-1801
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: June 29, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Depressive Disorder
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Anxiety Disorders processed this record on April 14, 2014