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Assessment of Factors Which Predict Improvement in Children With PDD After a Year of Integrative Therapy

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 2007 by BeerYaakov Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00531830
First Posted: September 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2007
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Information provided by:
BeerYaakov Mental Health Center
  Purpose

The aim of the current research is to assess the efficiency of the Integrative Therapy among children with PDD after a year of treatment in kindergartens in Ashdod, Israel.

An additional aim is to pinpoint specific changes in communication quality and functioning in different areas and recognize the prognostic factors, such as social interaction, affect and level of play. This analysis will contribute to developing more efficient treatment program, adapted to the needs of the treated children.


Condition
Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Assessment of Factors Which Predict Improvement in Children With PDD After a Year of Integrative Therapy

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Further study details as provided by BeerYaakov Mental Health Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2011
Groups/Cohorts
Treatment Comparison: 1
Preschool children with PDD
Control: 2
Preschool children without PDD

Detailed Description:

Integrative Therapy among children with PDD after a year of treatment in kindergartens in Ashdod, Israel.

An additional aim is to pinpoint specific changes in communication quality and functioning in different areas and recognize the prognostic factors, such as social interaction, affect and level of play. This analysis will contribute to developing more efficient treatment program, adapted to the needs of the treated children.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 6 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children with PDD
  • Children aged from 2 years to 6 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children with severe retardation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00531830


Contacts
Contact: Beatriz Priel, Prof. 972-8-6472078 bpriel@gmail.com
Contact: Alexander Rejba, M.A. 972-54-4418486 alexrejba@gmail.com

Sponsors and Collaborators
BeerYaakov Mental Health Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Irit Orian, M.D. Mental health unit for preschoolers, Ashdod, Israel
Study Director: Beatriz Priel, Prof. Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva
Study Chair: Alexander Rejba, M.A. Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00531830     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Children with PDD -31CTIL
First Submitted: September 18, 2007
First Posted: September 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2007
Last Verified: September 2007

Keywords provided by BeerYaakov Mental Health Center:
children with PDD

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Developmental Disabilities
Autism Spectrum Disorder
Child Development Disorders, Pervasive
Autistic Disorder
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders