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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00531830
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2007 by BeerYaakov Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : September 19, 2007
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

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 or disease
Pervasive Developmental Disorder

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.


Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
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
Study Start Date : September 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2011

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
Treatment Comparison: 1
Preschool children with PDD
Control: 2
Preschool children without PDD


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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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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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 Posted: September 19, 2007    Key Record Dates
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