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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00370448
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2008 by Anhui Medical University.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : August 31, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 14, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Anhui Medical University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether school-based social support systems are effective in preventing suicide in medical students.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Behavioral: school-based social support system Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 12000 participants
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
Study Start Date : September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Suicide
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
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



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

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


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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

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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

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

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