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Culturally Sensitive Depression Care Management for Latino Primary Care Patients

This study has been completed.
Neighborhood health Plan of RI
Beacon Health Strategies
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Information provided by:
Butler Hospital Identifier:
First received: December 10, 2007
Last updated: October 28, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
The purpose of this study is to determine whether telephonic depression care management can improve depression outcomes for Latino primary care patients who are enrolled in Medicaid and are receiving an antidepressant from their primary care doctor.

Condition Intervention Phase
Behavioral: telephone depression care management
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Culturally Sensitive Depression Care Management for Latino Primary Care Patients

Further study details as provided by Butler Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology - Clinician Administered (QIDS-C) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Center for Epidemiological Studies-- Depression [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • WHO Disability Assessment Schedule (WHO-DAS) [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • Treatment Utilization [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • Treatment Satisfaction [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
  • costs: health care utilization [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 38
Study Start Date: May 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Telephone depression care management + treatment as usual
Behavioral: telephone depression care management

1 call per week for first 4 weeks

1 call every other week for next 8 weeks

No Intervention: 2
Treatment as usual


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Latino
  • Adult
  • Received an antidepressant prescription from primary care provider
  • Not current receiving care from behavioral health provider
  • Diagnosis of major depression, minor depression, dysthymia, or significant depression symptoms
  • English or Spanish speaking
  • Member, Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00571454

United States, Rhode Island
Neighborhood Health Plan of RI
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02908
Sponsors and Collaborators
Butler Hospital
Neighborhood health Plan of RI
Beacon Health Strategies
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Principal Investigator: Beth Ann Marootian, MPH Neighborhood health Plan of RI
Principal Investigator: Ivan W Miller, PhD Butler Hospital
Principal Investigator: Lisa A Uebelacker, PhD Butler Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Beth Marootian, Director of Business Development, Neighborhood Health Plan of RI Identifier: NCT00571454     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RWJ
Study First Received: December 10, 2007
Last Updated: October 28, 2009

Keywords provided by Butler Hospital:
primary care
care management

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 24, 2017