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A Study on Evaluation of Mental Health Index of Patients With Psychiatric Disorders

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00166764
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
  Purpose

Psychiatric patients under the mental impaired influences, their living function were disabled, and their social lives were handicapped consequently. Idea psychiatric treatment is to control the psychiatric symptoms in a better way, to develop efficient psychiatric adjustment, to manage living stress into a lower level, to gradually develop the meaning and value of the patients’ lives, and to obtain the satisfaction and happiness in life for them. In order to investigate the satisfaction for psychiatric patients under the current treatment and to evaluate their psychiatric health, it is necessary to measure the mental health status for the psychiatric patients, and to ensure the ideological status of psychiatric treatment. If there is a mental health measurement for the psychiatric patients, we may precisely identify the mental health levels of the patients and their mental disturbances degrees. Accordingly, we may develop efficient procedure to manage the mental health for the psychiatric patients, and to achieve the goal for the idea psychiatric treatment.

In this study, we established the mental health assessment data sheet according to the clinical experiences. It includes mental health index data sheet, mental-and-physical stress response data sheet, mental sustentation data sheet, and supplemented with a general living satisfaction assessment data sheet. We will evaluate the reliability and validity of this study to ensure the usability of these data sheet in clinics. We will also recruit the continuous treated and mentally stabilized patients as subjects. After obtaining their written informed consents, we will go through these mental health assessments to discover the mental health status of these psychiatric patients, and use it as a reference to develop idea psychiatric treatment. We will use ICC test for the repeated measurement validity, Pearson r correlation coefficient within our data analyses to evaluate the validity of the same measurement, and independent t-test to assess the differences between the patient group and the society group (from previously established data files). This study result may evaluate the possible deficits existing in the traditional psychiatric treatment and may be used as a reference for the development of idea psychiatric medicine.


Condition
Psychiatric Disorders

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Official Title: A Study on Evaluation of Mental Health Index of Patients With Psychiatric Disorders

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Further study details as provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: September 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2006
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Psychiatric Disorders

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00166764


Contacts
Contact: Hai-Gwo Hwu, Professor 886-2-2312-3456 ext 6785 haigohwu@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw

Locations
Taiwan
National Taiwan University Hospital Recruiting
Taipei, Taiwan
Contact: Hai Gwo Hwu, Professor    886-2-23123456 ext 6785    haigohwu@ha.mc.ntu.edu.tw   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Taiwan University Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hai-Gwo Hwu, Professor National Taiwan Univeristy
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00166764     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9461700816
First Submitted: September 11, 2005
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: September 2005

Keywords provided by National Taiwan University Hospital:
Psychiatric Disorders
Evaluation of Mental Health Index

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Mental Disorders
Problem Behavior
Pathologic Processes
Behavioral Symptoms