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Attentional Bias Modification in Patients With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00764101
First Posted: October 1, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2011
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Collaborators:
Leiden University Medical Center
ZonMw: The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development
Information provided by:
PsyQ
  Purpose
Randomized, placebo-controlled trial of 9 sessions of computerized attentional bias training on attentional bias and on symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

Condition Intervention Phase
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Behavioral: Attentional Bias Modification Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Attentional Bias Modification on Attentional Bias and Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

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Further study details as provided by PsyQ:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS) [ Time Frame: End of Trial + 3 week Follow-Up ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PTSD symptoms (self-report) [ Time Frame: end of trial + 3wk Follow Up ]
  • Attentional Bias (dot-probe test) [ Time Frame: End of trial + 3wk Follow-up ]
  • Emotional Stroop Interference [ Time Frame: End of trial + 3wk Follow Up ]

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2010
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
9 sessions of attentional bias modification (computerized training program)
Behavioral: Attentional Bias Modification
computerized training to reduce attentional bias in posttraumatic stress disorder
Other Name: Attentional Training
Placebo Comparator: 2
Attentional control condition (placebo training program)
Behavioral: Attentional Bias Modification
computerized training to reduce attentional bias in posttraumatic stress disorder
Other Name: Attentional Training

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of psychosis, drug- or alcohol dependency/abuse;
  • Unable to fill in questionnaires in Dutch;
  • Color blindness (Stroop test).
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00764101


Locations
Netherlands
PsyQ Haaglanden, department of psychotrauma
Den Haag, Zuid Holland, Netherlands, 2593 HR
Sponsors and Collaborators
PsyQ
Leiden University Medical Center
ZonMw: The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development
Investigators
Study Director: Willem van der Does, professor Leiden University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Maartje Schoorl, MS PsyQ Nederland bv
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Willem Van der Does, PhD, Leiden University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00764101     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 60-60105-98-128
First Submitted: September 29, 2008
First Posted: October 1, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Pathologic Processes
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders