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Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Intervention for Women With Mild to Moderate Depression (BackonTrack)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of Bristol Identifier:
First received: April 18, 2008
Last updated: January 13, 2010
Last verified: February 2009
The purpose of this study is to develop a structured CBT group intervention for women with depression of mild or moderate severity and to pilot a randomized controlled trial to compare this intervention with usual care in socially deprived areas in Bristol, incorporating qualitative methods to assess acceptability.

Condition Intervention Phase
Behavioral: Brief CBT Group therapy
Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Pilot Study to Develop a Brief Group Intervention for Women With Mild and Moderate Depression

Further study details as provided by University of Bristol:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PHQ-9 Score [ Time Frame: 3 months and 6 months ]

Enrollment: 75
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A
Group A: Women from GP practices and area of Knowle West, Bristol
Behavioral: Brief CBT Group therapy
CBT based therapy also expert patient programme
Experimental: B
Group B: Women from Wellspring, GP practice or geographical area of Barton Hill Bristol.
Behavioral: Brief CBT Group therapy
CBT based therapy also expert patient programme


Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 54 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • mild to moderate depression
  • antidepressant use is also OK

Exclusion Criteria:

  • able to speak english
  • abusing drugs or alcohol
  • using secondary mental health services
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00663078

United Kingdom
Merrywood GP Practice Knowle West,
Bristol, United Kingdom, BS
Wellspring Healthy Living Centre
Bristol, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Bristol
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Professor Ricardo Araya, University of Bristol Identifier: NCT00663078     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07/H0107/60
Study First Received: April 18, 2008
Last Updated: January 13, 2010

Keywords provided by University of Bristol:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
expert patient programme
deprived population

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 28, 2017