Middle School Matters Study (MSM)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01220635|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 14, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 14, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Depression||Behavioral: Positive Thoughts and Actions Program Behavioral: Individual Support Program|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||120 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Prevention of Depression Within Salient Adolescent Contexts|
|Study Start Date :||October 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||October 2012|
|Study Completion Date :||October 2012|
Experimental: Skill Group Program
Positive Thoughts and Actions Program
Behavioral: Positive Thoughts and Actions Program
Students in the skills group will attend a 12-session (50 minutes each), 12-week program with 4-6 other students. The skills group will take place at school during school hours. Parents in the skill group will be asked to participate in two parent group workshops to take place at their child's school or other participating middle school (2-hours each). In addition, the skill group leader will conduct two individual family meetings with the student and parent(50 minutes each).
Active Comparator: Individual Support Program
Measure of Adolescent Potential for Suicide (MAPS) - modified
Behavioral: Individual Support Program
Students will be individually interviewed (60-90 minutes) at school to review areas of stress and support. The health professional conducting the interview will reinforce the student's strengths, and provide connections to sources of help from caring adults at home and at school. Parents will be called following the assessment to help the family locate appropriate resources if needed (e.g., tutoring resources, school counselor).
- Moods and Feelings Questionnaire (MFQ; child and parent version) [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]Depressive symptoms of the child are assessed on the MFQ. Youth completed the MFQ at all 4 timepoints, parent ratings of students symptoms were collected at baseline, post-intervention, and 12 month follow up.
- Parent-Child Communication (PCC; child and parent version) [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]Parent child communication were assessed using the child and parent version of the PCC. Children completed the PCC at all 4 timepoints, parent ratings were collected at baseline, post-intervention, and 12 month follow up.
- Behavioral Assessment System for Children-2nd Edition (BASC-2; student, parent, & teacher version) [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]The adolescent version of the Teacher Rating Scale, Parent Rating Scale, and the Student Self-Report of Personality of the BASC-2 were used to assess school functioning and social functioning.
- Health Enhancing Behavior Index (HEBI) [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]Health behaviors (diet, exercise, and sleep) are self-reported by the youth on the HEBI.
- Service Use Interview (Service for Children and Adolescence Parent Interview-modified) [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]The service use interview was used to measure treatment history and services received during the course of the intervention and follow up.
- Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia for School-Age Children (KSADS) [ Time Frame: up to 1 year ]The depression module of the KSADS was used to assess DSM-IV symptoms of major depression and depressive disorder at the 12-month follow up.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01220635
|United States, Washington|
|Seattle, Washington, United States, 98115|
|Principal Investigator:||Carolyn A McCarty, Ph.D.||Seattle Children's Research Institute|