Depression and Adherence in Head and Neck Cancer
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00498875|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : July 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 29, 2017
- Develop and pilot test an innovative intervention to determine its feasibility and acceptability to patients. Recruitment rate, patient satisfaction, attendance, questionnaire completion rates and the reliability and validity of the questionnaires will be assessed.
- Conduct preliminary analyses on the efficacy of the intervention in improving patients' depression. Evaluate whether depression levels in patients receiving the intervention decreases, and whether the decrease is greater among those who complete more sessions.
- Test the relationship between patients' depression levels and adherence to swallowing rehabilitation and to dental preventive maintenance regimens.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Oropharyngeal Cancer Head and Neck Cancer||Behavioral: Questionnaire Behavioral: Depression Intervention|
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|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||350 participants|
|Official Title:||Depression and Adherence in Head and Neck Cancer|
|Actual Study Start Date :||March 2005|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 2019|
|Questionnaire + Depression Intervention||
Questionnaire regarding mood, coping with cancer, how closely you follow your treatment schedule, your thoughts, your demographic information (such as age and race), and your medical history. If the answers to your questionnaire indicate that you may be depressed, you will be offered the intervention portion of the study.
Other Name: SurveyBehavioral: Depression Intervention
Sessions given over 7 weeks and each lasting 30-45 minutes, that use "cognitive-behavioral" techniques.
- Recruitment rate, Patient satisfaction, Attendance, Questionnaire Completion Rates (questionnaire responses) [ Time Frame: 5 Years ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00498875
|United States, Texas|
|University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center|
|Houston, Texas, United States, 77030|
|Principal Investigator:||Eileen H. Shinn, PhD||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|