Motivational Interviewing to Improve Medication Adherence Among Hispanic Adults With Depression

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 25, 2006
Results First Posted : May 8, 2014
Last Update Posted : May 8, 2014
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alejandro Interian, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Depression
Interventions: Behavioral: Motivational interviewing
Behavioral: Treatment as usual

  Participant Flow

  Baseline Characteristics

Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Antidepressants Participants in this condition received TAU that was enhanced with three sessions of META. Two sessions were provided between the time 1 and time 2 evaluations, with a booster session occurring between the time 2 and time 3 evaluations. These participants were also receiving psychopharmacologic/psychotherapeutic care that was naturalistic.
Treatment as Usual Participants in this condition received usual care provided at the bilingual division of the CMHC. This included medication management, as well as some psychotherapy treatment. All aspects of care for participants in TAU was naturalistic and determined by CMHC psychiatrists and therapists who were not part of the study.
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Baseline Measures
   Motivational Enhancement Therapy for Antidepressants   Treatment as Usual   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 26   24   50 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 40.2  (10.8)   41  (13)   40.6  (11.8) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   19   19   38 
Male   7   5   12 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   26   24   50 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Medication Adherence, as Measured by Electronic Pill Container   [ Time Frame: Measured immediately post-treatment and at Months 2 and 5 months follow-ups ]

2.  Secondary:   Beck Depression Inventory-II (BDI-II)   [ Time Frame: Measured at Month 5 ]

3.  Secondary:   Treatment Retention   [ Time Frame: Measured at Month 5 ]
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4.  Secondary:   Medication Attitudes   [ Time Frame: Measured at Month 5 ]
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  Serious Adverse Events

  Other Adverse Events

  Limitations and Caveats

Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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  More Information

Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Alejandro Interian, Principal Investigator
Organization: VA New Jersey Healthcare System
phone: 908-647-0180 ext 4617

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Responsible Party: Alejandro Interian, Ph.D., National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Identifier: NCT00356304     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: K23MH074860 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
K23MH074860 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: July 21, 2006
First Posted: July 25, 2006
Results First Submitted: February 24, 2014
Results First Posted: May 8, 2014
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2014