Treatment of Late-life Anxiety in Primary Care Settings
This study has been completed.
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
First Posted: July 13, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2017
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gretchen Brenes, Wake Forest University Health Sciences
The research study proposed is designed to examine the outcomes of a cognitive behavioral guided self-care intervention with older adults diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder and recruited from a primary care setting. It is hypothesized that the cognitive behavioral guided self-care intervention will produce greater declines in worry and anxiety than enhanced usual care.
|Generalized Anxiety Disorder Panic Disorder Anxiety Disorder Not Otherwise Specified||Behavioral: Cognitive behavioral therapy Behavioral: Enhanced usual care|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Treatment of Late-life Anxiety in Primary Care Settings|
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Further study details as provided by Gretchen Brenes, Wake Forest University Health Sciences:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- PSWQ-A [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
- HAM-A [ Time Frame: 4 months ]
|Study Start Date:||March 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Active Comparator: Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Behavioral: Cognitive behavioral therapy
Participants receive 10 telephone therapy sessions and an accompanying workbook focused on cognitive-behavioral techniques for managing anxiety.
Placebo Comparator: Enhanced usual care
enhanced usual care
Behavioral: Enhanced usual care
Participants receive written information about anxiety, referrals for treatment, and an optional letter to their primary care physician.
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