Affect Management Intervention for Early Adolescents Wtih Mental Health Problems (Project TRAC)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 27, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 13, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rhode Island Hospital

August 25, 2008
August 27, 2008
April 13, 2012
April 2007
May 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Adolescent-reported sexual activity [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Same as current
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Adolescent-reported condom use [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Same as current
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Affect Management Intervention for Early Adolescents Wtih Mental Health Problems
Affect Management Intervention for Early Adolescents With Mental Health Problems
Adolescents are at risk for HIV because of sexual and drug use behavior initiated during early adolescence, and those with mental health problems appear to be particularly susceptible. Problems with managing emotions may make it difficult for early adolescents to make good decisions about sexual and substance use behaviors. This project will develop and evaluate interventions for early adolescents with mental health issues. An intervention focused on teaching affect management skills will be compared to an intervention addressing a variety of health topics to determine which intervention best reduces risk behavior among this at-risk population.
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Phase 1
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
HIV Infections
  • Behavioral: Affect Management
    12-session group intervention including affect management training as well as sexual health skills training
  • Behavioral: General Health Promotion
    12-session group intervention including health information on a variety of developmentally relevant health topics
  • Experimental: 1
    Affect Management
    Intervention: Behavioral: Affect Management
  • Active Comparator: 2
    General Health Promotion
    Intervention: Behavioral: General Health Promotion
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May 2010
May 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Seventh graders identified by counselors at participating public school

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adolescent is HIV positive
  • Adolescent is developmentally delayed
  • Adolescent in pregnant
  • Adolescent has a history of sexual crime
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
12 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
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United States
R34MH078750( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
R34MH078750 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
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Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Christopher D Houck, Phd Rhode Island Hospital
Rhode Island Hospital
February 2012

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