PEERS Using Peer Mentors to Deliver Depression Care
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04319094|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 24, 2020
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2021
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Depression||Behavioral: PEERS Other: Social interaction||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||160 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Using Peer Mentors to Provide Self Care Support to Low Income and Minority Older Adults|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 17, 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 3, 2023|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||April 3, 2023|
Peer mentors who have experience of depression are trained and supervised to deliver depression care. Peers will meet with depressed older adults for 8 weekly meeting lasting approximately 45 minutes. Peer mentors will provide social support defined as emotional, informational and appraisal support that includes coping strategies. Peers will be supervised by a mental health professional.
Peer mentors deliver depression care that include social support and coping skills, focused on goal setting and small behavioral changes.
Active Comparator: Social interaction
A study staff member will provide eight weekly social interaction visits and phone calls to the depressed older adult.
Other: Social interaction
Study staff will provide a combination of 8 social interaction visits and phone calls to the participants randomized to this condition.
- Depression as assessed by the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Depression will be assessed with the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9. There are 9 items in the questionnaire and scores range from 0 to 27. A score of 5 indicates mild depressive symptoms, 10 - 14 indicates moderate depression, 15-19 indicates moderately severe depression, 20-27 indicates severe depression.
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): NCT04319094
|Contact: Jin Hui Joo, MDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: James Caracoglia, MAemail@example.com|
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224|
|Contact: Jin Hui Joo, MD MA 410-550-2282 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Johns Hopkins Hospital||Recruiting|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287|
|Contact: Jin hui Joo, MD 410-502-4110 email@example.com|
|Contact: Trina Brooks, MA 410-955-0512 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sub-Investigator: Joseph Gallo, MD|
|Sub-Investigator: Melissa Davey-Roth, PHD|
|Principal Investigator:||Jin Hui Joo, MD||Johns Hopkins University|