Effect of Depressin Screening and Care Program at Community Health Center

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2012 by National Clinical Research Coordination Center, Seoul, Korea.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
National Clinical Research Coordination Center, Seoul, Korea
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 20, 2012
Last updated: June 22, 2012
Last verified: June 2012

Depression affect between 5% and 10% of older adults seen in the primary care setting.Late-life depression is often chronic or recurrent and is associated with substantial suffering, functional impairment, and diminished health-related quality of life.Depressed, older primary care patients are frequent users of general medical services and may have poor adherence to medical treatments.They are also at increased risk of death from suicide and medical illnesses. The aim of this study is to examine whether depression screening and health care practitioner feedback are increased depression treatment rate.

Depression screening is provided 60 or more who visited community health care center with a 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale.GDS scores of 10 or more were classified depression positive. Intervention group participants received twice remind calls from primary care nurse.

Condition Intervention
Other: Reminding call

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Screening

Further study details as provided by National Clinical Research Coordination Center, Seoul, Korea:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reuptake rate [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • reduced depressive symptoms [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Geriatric Depression Scale Short Form (SGDS)

  • changed perceived heath status [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)

Estimated Enrollment: 86
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 60 or more
  • 10 or more in GDS scor

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe cognitive problem
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01626703

Contact: Hyeon-Woo Yim, MD, Ph.D +82-2-2258-7860 y1693@catholic.ac.kr
Contact: Hyunsuk Sue Jeong, MA +82-2-2258-7372 suejeong@catholic.ac.kr

Korea, Republic of
Chungju community health care center Recruiting
Chungju, Choongbuk, Korea, Republic of, 123456
Contact: Moon-Soon Song, BA    +82-43-850-3510    sms5609@korea.kr   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Clinical Research Coordination Center, Seoul, Korea
  More Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01626703     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A102065_2012_2 
Study First Received: June 20, 2012
Last Updated: June 22, 2012
Health Authority: Korea: Ministry of Health and Welfare

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