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Lifeline-NET (Narrative Exposure Therapy): A Short-term Treatment for Traumatized Refugees and Asylum Seekers

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01720732
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 2, 2012
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Martina Ruf, University of Konstanz

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of a short version of Narrative Exposure Therapy

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Trauma Treatment Lifeline NET Modification of Narrative Exposure Therapy Behavioral: Lifeline NET Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 32 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : October 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Lifeline NET
Lifeline-NET (Short Version of NET)
Behavioral: Lifeline NET
Short Version of Narrative Exposure Therapy
Other Name: LL-NET
No Intervention: TAU
Treatment as Usual



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. PTSD [ Time Frame: 9 months follow up ]
    Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Clinician Administered PTSD Scale


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Other Symptoms following and related to Trauma, e.g. Depression, Dissociation [ Time Frame: 9 months follow up ]
    Other Symptoms following and related to Trauma, e.g. Depression, Dissociation


Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Social functioning, Life Satisfaction, Aggression [ Time Frame: 9 months follow up ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PTSD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Psychotic Disorder,
  • Severe Substance Dependence

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01720732


Locations
Germany
University of Konstanz
Konstanz, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Konstanz

Additional Information:
NGO  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site

Publications:
Schauer M, Neuner F, Elbert T (2005/2011): Narrative Exposure Therapy. A Short-Term Intervention for Traumatic Stress Disorders. 2nd Ed. Cambridge/ Göttingen: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers.

Responsible Party: Martina Ruf, PhD, University of Konstanz
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01720732     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LL-NET2012
First Posted: November 2, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014