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Descriptive Study of Pain, Anxiety and Depression

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00378274
First Posted: September 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2007
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Information provided by:
Danish Pain Research Center
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to investigate pain, anxiety and depression in chronic pain patients with and without neuropathic pain compared with healthy volunteers

Condition Intervention
Pain Behavioral: Observation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Pain, Anxiety and Depression in Chronic Pain Patients With and Without Neuropathic Pain Compared With Healthy Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by Danish Pain Research Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Detailed Description:

Primary outcome measures:

  • Symptom checklist 92

Secondary outcome measures:

  • Hamilton Depression and Anxiety Rating Scale
  • Major Depression Inventory
  • GAD-10 Anxiety Scale
  • Health Survey SF-36
  • McGill Pain Questionnaire
  • Sweat test
  • Heart rate variability testing
  • Coping Strategy Questionnare
  • Quantitative sensory testing
  • Pain Catastrophizing Scale
  • Pain rating (VAS)
  • Interview
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Neuropathic pain patient or patient with fibromyalgia
  • Daily pain in more than 6 months
  • Weekly average pain score 4 or more (VAS)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with antidepressants, anticonvulsants or any other pain medication except paracetamol
  • Serious or unstable medical disease
  • Prior or present diagnosis of mania, bipolar or psychotic disorder, delirium, suicidal, drug and alcohol dependence, severe agitation
  • Patients who cannot cooperate and do not understand Danish
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00378274


Locations
Denmark
Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Danish Pain Research Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lise Gormsen, MD Danish Pain Research Center, Aarhus University Hospital
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00378274     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KVA2006LG
First Submitted: September 18, 2006
First Posted: September 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Keywords provided by Danish Pain Research Center:
Neuropathic pain
Chronic pain
Depression
Anxiety

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Behavioral Symptoms