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COPD Assessment Test Can Predict Depression

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified February 2011 by Hallym University Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hallym University Medical Center Identifier:
First received: November 12, 2012
Last updated: November 18, 2012
Last verified: February 2011

The frequency of depression in COPD patients are substantial and early detection and prevention of depression is critical.

Recently, COPD assessment test (CAT) was developed and validated to assess the impact of COPD on patients' quality of life.

In this prospective study, we will investigate the predictive utility of CAT for predicting depression in COPD patients.

Depression, COPD

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: COPD Assessment Test Can Predict Depression

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Further study details as provided by Hallym University Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The predictive utility of the COPD assessment test (CAT) scores for predicting depression in COPD patients [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    The association of CAT with depression score

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: December 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

This study is aimed to investigate the association between the COPD Assessment Test (CAT) and depression in stable COPD patients. Stable COPD patients will be enrolled from the tertiary hospitals. All patients will undergo lung function tests. The Korean versions of the CAT (COPD assessment test) and Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) will be used to assess COPD symptoms and depressive disorder, respectively.

We will compare the depresssion frequency among GOLD classifications of airway limitation and among the four CAT groups. And. we will also investigate which items of the CAT are the strongest indicators of depression.


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Stable COPD patients who visit outpatient departments.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • COPD patients who aged > or = 40 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute exacerbation within 3 months
  • bronchial asthma or an increase in FEV1 of more than 12% of the predicted value with the use of 400 µg of albuterol.
  • other lung diseases such as bronchiectasis, interstitial lung disease, and tuberculosis-destroyed lungs.
  • who denied to consent.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01727219

Contact: Sunghoon Park, Dr. 82-31-380-3803

Korea, Republic of
Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine Not yet recruiting
Anyang-, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, Republic of, 431-070
Contact: Sunghoon Park, MD    82-31-380-3803   
Contact: Sun Hyang Kim    82-31-380-1975   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hallym University Medical Center
Principal Investigator: KI-Suck Jung, Dr. Hallym University Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hallym University Medical Center Identifier: NCT01727219     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2011-I010
Study First Received: November 12, 2012
Last Updated: November 18, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 17, 2017