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Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Natural Disaster

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01661452
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 9, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Development of PTSD After Natural Disaster Other: Referral to counseling services if desired

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 629 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder After Natural Disaster
Study Start Date : June 2011
Primary Completion Date : December 2012
Study Completion Date : September 2013

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
patients in UAB ER, Other: Referral to counseling services if desired


Outcome Measures

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

Eligibility Criteria

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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 Posted: August 9, 2012    Key Record Dates
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