Feasibility of a Technology-Based Treatment Support System
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03121937|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (No longer able to recruit participants)
First Posted : April 20, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 10, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Depression Depressive Disorder, Major||Behavioral: Mobile App||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||11 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Feasibility of a Technology-Based Treatment Support System|
|Actual Study Start Date :||August 1, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 30, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 30, 2018|
Experimental: Mobile App
Participants will receive a mobile app to be used during psychotherapy that syncs information with the participant's therapist from sessions.
Behavioral: Mobile App
The mobile app "mConnect" is an app designed to facilitate psychotherapy for depression and includes mood tracking, goal setting, and communication
No Intervention: Treatment as Usual
Participants will receive treatment as usual with aspects of the mobile app available through paper-based worksheets.
- Retention [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Number of completed sessions
- Adherence [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]The use of the mobile app. This data will be collected passively by the mobile app sending the following information to the secure server: the date and time the mobile app is launched, the date and time any information is entered into the mobile app, the content of any information entered into the mobile app, the date and time any lessons within the mobile app are read by the participant.
- Satisfaction [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Participant satisfaction with the mobile app will be assessed with a patient version of the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS) that addresses engagement, functionality, aesthestics, information quality, and one subjective rating of the app as a whole.
- Depression [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]Depression as measured by the PHQ-9
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03121937
|United States, Illinois|
|Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States, 60004|
|Principal Investigator:||Stephen M Schueller, PhD||Northwestern University|