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Coping Long Term With Attempted Suicide - Adolescents (CLASP-A)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01748760
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 13, 2012
Results First Posted : January 13, 2017
Last Update Posted : January 13, 2017
Butler Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Shirley Yen, Brown University

Brief Summary:
This study is to develop an adjunctive intervention for acutely suicidal adolescents who have been admitted to a psychiatric inpatient unit. The study intervention is comprised of: 1) two to three individual sessions delivered in an inpatient setting or immediately upon discharge; 2) one family session; 3) six months of follow-up phone interventions. The investigators hypothesize that those who receive the study intervention will have lower rates of suicide events and greater decreases in suicidal ideation after six months.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Suicide Behavioral: CLASP-A intervention Other: Treatment as Usual

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Coping Long Term With Attempted Suicide - Adolescents
Study Start Date : October 2012
Primary Completion Date : January 2014
Study Completion Date : January 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Suicide
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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: CLASP-A intervention
Adolescent participants and parents will receive adjunctive psychosocial intervention.
Behavioral: CLASP-A intervention
Three individual sessions with adolescent patient using acceptance based strategies and motivational interviewing techniques. Sessions focused on identifying personalized risk factors for suicidal behavior, identifying values and goals, and development of personalized safety plan.
Active Comparator: Treatment as Usual
Adolescent participants and parents will not receive study intervention
Other: Treatment as Usual
Referral to outpatient treatment as part of routine discharge planning.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of Participants Who Repoorted a Suicide Event [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    A suicide event is either a suicide attempts (actual, aborted, interrupted), or emergency interventions to intercede an attempt.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Admission to an inpatient unit due to suicide risk
  • English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active psychosis
  • Cognitive Disability

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01748760

United States, Rhode Island
Butler Hospital
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02906
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brown University
Butler Hospital
Principal Investigator: Shirley Yen, Ph.D. Brown University

Responsible Party: Shirley Yen, Assistant Professor (Research), Brown University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01748760     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R34MH090147 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: December 13, 2012    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: January 13, 2017
Last Update Posted: January 13, 2017
Last Verified: September 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Please contact PI for data.

Keywords provided by Shirley Yen, Brown University:
Suicide Attempts
Suicidal Ideation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Suicide, Attempted
Self-Injurious Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms