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Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Suicide of Medical Students Through the School-Based Social Support System

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 November 2008 by Anhui Medical University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00370448
First Posted: August 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2008
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Information provided by:
Anhui Medical University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether school-based social support systems are effective in preventing suicide in medical students.

Condition Intervention
Healthy Behavioral: school-based social support system

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluation of Interventions to Prevent Suicide of Medical Students Through the School-Based Social Support System

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Anhui Medical University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of suicide ideation [ Time Frame: half of one year and one year after intervention ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of suicide attempt [ Time Frame: half of one year and one year after intervention ]

Estimated Enrollment: 12000
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2008
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors
Behavioral: school-based social support system
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors for group 1; training counsellors for group 2; No special intervention for group 3
Active Comparator: 2 Behavioral: school-based social support system
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors for group 1; training counsellors for group 2; No special intervention for group 3
No Intervention: 3 Behavioral: school-based social support system
Training gatekeeper recruited from students and tutors and counselors for group 1; training counsellors for group 2; No special intervention for group 3

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Medical university students Grades 1 through 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychopath
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00370448


Locations
China, Anhui
Wannan Medical College Recruiting
Wuhu, Anhui, China, 241002
Contact: Y. S. Yao, MM    86-553-3932230    yingshuiyao@163.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Anhui Medical University
Investigators
Study Chair: Yehuan Sun, Ph.D. Anhui Medical University
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00370448     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CMB-57
First Submitted: August 30, 2006
First Posted: August 31, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 14, 2008
Last Verified: November 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Suicide
Self-Injurious Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms