Treatment of Mild and Subthreshold Depressive Disorders

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2002 by Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00226642
First received: September 23, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2002
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of a SSRI, cognitive-bahavioral-therapy and a free choice between SSRI and CBT in a sample of primary care patients suffering from mild to moderate depression.

Hypotheses:

  • SSRI is superior to placebo
  • CBT is superior to a non-specific supporting group therapy

Condition Intervention Phase
Depression
Drug: Sertralin
Behavioral: Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Drug: Placebo
Behavioral: Non-specific supporting group therapy
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Behandlung Von Leichten Und Unterschwelligen Depressionen. Eine Randomisierte, Kontrollierte Studie Zum Wirksamkeitsnachweis Eines Serotonin-Wiederaufnahme-Hemmers (SSRI), Einer Kognitiven Verhaltenstherapie Und Einer Freien Therapiewahl ("Treatment of Mild and Subthreshold Depressive Disorders". A Randomized, Controlled Trial on the Efficacy of a Serotonin-Reuptake-Inhibitor (SSRI), a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and of Free Choice Between SSRI and CBT")

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Further study details as provided by Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HAMD (changes between baseline and individual endpoint)
  • IDS (changes between baseline and individual endpoint)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • BDI (changes between baseline and individual endpoint)
  • CGI (changes between baseline and individual endpoint)

Estimated Enrollment: 369
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:(e.g.)

  • subthreshold and mild depressive disorders including dysthymia (HAMD: 8-22)
  • informed consent
  • 18 years

Exclusion Criteria:(e.g.)

  • severe mood disorders
  • bipolar disorder
  • recurrent brief depression
  • suicidality
  • alcohol or drug dependency
  • obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • schizoaffective disorder / schizophrenia
  • pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00226642

Locations
Germany
Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Department of Psychiatry
Munich, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ulrich Hegerl, Prof, MD LMU, Department of Psychiatry
  More Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00226642     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KNDS-2.1
Study First Received: September 23, 2005
Last Updated: September 23, 2005
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich:
depression
primary care

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Serotonin Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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