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Research of Prevention and Intervention of Mental Health Problems (RPIMHP)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shanghai Mental Health Center Identifier:
First received: August 18, 2011
Last updated: November 24, 2015
Last verified: November 2015
The purpose of this research is to establish a suitable community-based model for Chinese culture,to improve the community recognition of common mental disorders,as well as its treatment and control.

Condition Intervention
Other: regular intervention
Other: community intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Prevention and Mental Health Education for Mental Health Problems in Community: A Model of Common Mental Health Problems in Seven Metropolis of China

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Further study details as provided by Shanghai Mental Health Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • evaluate the changes of mental health state of community residents before and after intervention [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    we will use several scales such as SRHMS,SE,SEI,PSS,SCSQ,PHQ,AUDIT,scale of mental health knowledge and attitude survey and suicide related problems to evaluate the effect of our intervention.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • prevalence of depression,anxiety and alcohol abuse [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    use scales of PHQ-9,PHQ-7 and AUDIT to investigate prevalence of depression,anxiety and alcohol abuse.

  • public awareness and attitude towards mental health knowledge [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    designed related questionnaires to investigate the public's awareness and attitude towards mental health knowledge.

  • service needs and utilization [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    use qualitative research methods to ivestigate service needs and utilization of three target population in community.

  • the reliability and validity of PHQ-9, HPQ-7 and AUDIT [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    use MINI as the gold standard to evaluate the reliability and validity of PHQ-9, HPQ-7 and AUDIT in community and university students

  • assessment of the situation of community mental health service resources [ Time Frame: 1 month ]
    we use scales to evaluate the situation of community mental health service resources

  • assessment the changes of early stage of mental disorders in population before and after intervention [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    we will use several sacles such as assessment scale of motivation changes,alclhol behavior and willingness and confidence of abstain from drinking to evaluate the changes before and after intervention with people who have alcohol abuse problems and use SAS,SDS and IBS to evaluate the changes in people who have depression and anxiety problems.

Enrollment: 42016
Study Start Date: October 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: community intervention
Feedback on assessment results: distribute relevant brochures and hold regular lectures on depression, anxiety and alcohol—abuse.
Other: community intervention
in addition to regular intervention, those subjects in the intervention group will be given education intervention.
Active Comparator: regular intervention control
the subjects in the control group live in the used model
Other: regular intervention
the subjects in the control group live in the used model

Detailed Description:
The project will select seven metropolis,through multi-center collaborative research,use of interdisciplinary methods and combining qualitative and quantitative research methods.Community resources will be integrated so as to build the Chinese model of community mental health services and to establish the routine for common mental disorders. Evaluation criteria for community mental health needs to be developed for the process of health education and intervention techniques.

Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 65 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. general population: 13-65-year-old,
  2. high-risk groups: not yet shown symptoms of mental disorders, but exposed to epidemiological risk factors for anxiety,depression and alcohol abuse.A part may be at risk for future depression,anxiety and alcohol abuse,for example: post-disaster population,Stress-related groups, the unemployed and laid-off people, high risk of psychological disorders (chronic treatment of various medical institutions and disabled, the mentally ill family members).
  3. early stage of mental disorders in population:the subjects have the problem of depression, anxiety or alcohol abuse, but not yet diagnosed with depression, anxiety disorders or alcohol abuse.

Exclusion Criteria:

those who have been diagnosed with depression,anxiety or alcohol abuse and other psychiatric disorders will be excluded from this study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01422447

China, Beijing
Capital Normal University
Beijing, Beijing, China
China, Guangdong
Shenzhen mental health center
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
China, Hunan
Mental Health Center in Hunan Province
Hunan, Hunan, China
China, Jilin
Harbin medical university
Harbin, Jilin, China
China, Shanghai
Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200030
China, Sichuan
Mental Health of Sichuan Province
Sichuan, Sichuan, China
China, Xinjiang
Mental Health of Xinjiang Province
Xinjiang, Xinjiang, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Principal Investigator: Min ZHAO,, Ph.D. Shanghai Mental Health Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Shanghai Mental Health Center Identifier: NCT01422447     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MZhao-001
Study First Received: August 18, 2011
Last Updated: November 24, 2015

Keywords provided by Shanghai Mental Health Center:
mental health education

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017