Cognitive Behavioral vs. Interpersonal Therapy (IPT) Prevention of Depression in Adolescents

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Judy Garber, Vanderbilt University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00374439
First received: September 8, 2006
Last updated: December 16, 2013
Last verified: December 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a cognitive-behavioral vs. an interpersonal therapy program for preventing depressive symptoms in adolescents.


Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Symptoms
Behavioral: Cognitive-behavioral and Interpersonal Therapy
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Promoting Well-being in Teens

Further study details as provided by Vanderbilt University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Children's Depression Inventory
  • Center for Epidemiological Studies - Depression scale

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2006
Detailed Description:

Hypothesis -- The cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal therapy prevention programs will be significantly better than the no-intervention control group in preventing depressive symptoms measured at post-intervention and at the 6-month follow-up. Gender differences also will be explored.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 17 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All students in 9th grade Wellness classes who have parental consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Students without parental consent
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00374439

Locations
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203-5721
Sponsors and Collaborators
Vanderbilt University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Judy Garber, PhD Vanderbilt University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Judy Garber, Professor, Vanderbilt University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00374439     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Horowitz Dis
Study First Received: September 8, 2006
Last Updated: December 16, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Vanderbilt University:
depression
adolescents
prevention
schools

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