Treatment of Depressed Women Who Have Been Sexually Abused
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00042237|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 26, 2002
Last Update Posted : August 22, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Depression||Behavioral: Schema Therapy||Phase 1|
Schema-Focused (SF) Therapy is an extension of cognitive therapy that was developed to address the treatment needs of patients with long-standing mental disorders. SF therapy focuses on early maladaptive schemas (EMS): broad, pervasive themes regarding oneself and one's relationship with others, developed during childhood and elaborated throughout one's lifetime, which are dysfunctional to a significant degree. SF Therapy involves the identification of the particular EMS that is most relevant for each patient and attempts to modify the relevant schemas by altering the distorted views of self and others.
Participants are assessed pretreatment, after 12 weeks, posttreatment, and 3 and 6 months posttreatment. The severity of depressive symptomatology is measured and a self-report Beck Depression Inventory is administered. At the end of the study and at the follow-up intervals, participants are given the Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Evaluation, an instrument that assesses the severity of depression and dysthymia symptoms.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||24 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Treatment of Women With Depression and Sexual Abuse|
|Study Start Date :||September 2001|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00042237
|United States, Rhode Island|
|Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02906|