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Socio-Educational Intervention for Rural Suicide Attempters

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00808873
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2008 by Beijing HuiLongGuan Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : December 16, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 16, 2008
Information provided by:

December 15, 2008
December 16, 2008
December 16, 2008
November 2008
February 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
the severity of depressive symptoms [ Time Frame: one year ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
frequency and intensity of suicidal ideation [ Time Frame: one year ]
Same as current
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Socio-Educational Intervention for Rural Suicide Attempters
A Randomized Control Trial of a Socio-Educational Intervention for Rural Suicide Attempters in Tianjin Municipality and Shandong Province of China
Compared to a treatment-as-usual group, providing brief mental health education to suicide attempters from rural parts of China at the time of their treatment in the emergency departments of general hospitals or local clinics and 6 home-visits (FOR those subjects WITH PHONES refuse home visits, THE INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED OVER THE PHONE) over the twelve months after the attempt demonstrate continuing concern about the attempters ('befriending'), strengthen their social support networks and improve their problem-solving skills will significantly reduce their hopelessness, the severity of depressive symptoms, and level of suicidal ideation.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Investigator)
Suicide, Attempted
Other: socio-educational intervention
brief mental health education and 6 follow-up visits
Other Name: psychosocial intervention on suicide prevention
  • Experimental: 1
    brief education and 6 follow-up visits
    Intervention: Other: socio-educational intervention
  • No Intervention: 2
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Unknown status
March 2011
February 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • suicide attempters
  • must be 18 years or older
  • no-zero intent to die

Exclusion Criteria:

  • with communication difficulties
  • living outside of the research sites
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Xianyun Li, Beijing Hui Long Guan Hospital
Beijing HuiLongGuan Hospital
  • Suicide Prevention International
  • Harvard University
  • University of Rochester
  • People's Hospital of Yuncheng County
  • Bureau of Health of Ji County
Principal Investigator: Xianyun Li, Bachelor, Master of Medicine Beijing HuiLongGuan Hospital
Beijing HuiLongGuan Hospital
November 2008

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