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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00559000
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 16, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 16, 2007
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to assess the effectiveness of KIDNET in treating traumatized refugee children in Germany

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
PTSD Behavioral: KIDNET Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of KIDNET in the Treatment of Traumatized Refugee Children in Germany
Study Start Date : December 2003
Study Completion Date : April 2006
Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: Waitinglist Control
Experimental: KIDNET Behavioral: KIDNET
Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children


Outcome Measures

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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 ]

Eligibility Criteria

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

Inclusion Criteria:

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

Exclusion Criteria:

Contacts and Locations

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Locations
Germany
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
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Elbert, Prof. Dr. University of Konstanz
Principal Investigator: Martina Ruf, Dipl.-Psych. University of Konstanz
More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00559000     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: mb
First Posted: November 16, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Keywords provided by University of Konstanz:
PTSD
Children
trauma-focused Treatment
KIDNET
Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children