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The Efficacy of KIDNET in the Treatment of Traumatized Refugee Children in Germany

This study has been completed.
European Refugee Fund
German Research Foundation
Information provided by:
University of Konstanz Identifier:
First received: November 15, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted
The purpose of the study is to assess the effectiveness of KIDNET in treating traumatized refugee children in Germany

Condition Intervention Phase
Behavioral: KIDNET
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of KIDNET in the Treatment of Traumatized Refugee Children in Germany

Further study details as provided by University of Konstanz:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PTSD-Symptoms according to the UCLA Child PTSD INDEX [ Time Frame: 1-month, 6-months, 12-months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive Performance according to SPM, CPM, Rey-Figure-Test, d2; Other mental health disorders according to M.I.N.I.-KID [ Time Frame: 6-months, 12-months ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: December 2003
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Waitinglist Control
Experimental: KIDNET Behavioral: KIDNET
Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children


Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • refugee children
  • age range: 7-16
  • PTSD-Diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00559000

University of Konstanz, Research and Outpatient Clinic for Refugees
Reichenau-Lindenbühl, Germany, D-78479
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Konstanz
European Refugee Fund
German Research Foundation
Principal Investigator: Thomas Elbert, Prof. Dr. University of Konstanz
Principal Investigator: Martina Ruf, Dipl.-Psych. University of Konstanz
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00559000     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: mb
Study First Received: November 15, 2007
Last Updated: November 15, 2007

Keywords provided by University of Konstanz:
trauma-focused Treatment
Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children processed this record on April 26, 2017