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Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Natural Disaster

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01661452
First Posted: August 9, 2012
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  Purpose
A survey (patient self-report) of patients presenting to UAB emergency room, outpatient trauma clinics and substance abuse center for symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and maladaptive coping responses after the widespread tornado disaster that occurred in Alabama in April 2011.

Condition Intervention
Development of PTSD After Natural Disaster Other: Referral to counseling services if desired

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Natural Disaster

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Further study details as provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Development of PTSD [ Time Frame: June 2011-December 2012 ]

Enrollment: 629
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
patients in UAB ER, Other: Referral to counseling services if desired

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients presenting to UAB emergency room, outpatient trauma clinics and substance abuse center.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 19 and older Able and willing to complete a questionnaire

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 19 Unwilling or unable to complete a questionnaire
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, Alabama
University of Alabama Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35205
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
  More Information

Responsible Party: University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01661452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: F110510007
First Submitted: August 7, 2012
First Posted: August 9, 2012
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2013
Last Verified: November 2013

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