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Measuring Quality of Decisions About Treatment of Depression

This study has been completed.
Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making
Massachusetts General Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carol Cosenza, University of Massachusetts, Boston Identifier:
First received: June 22, 2010
Last updated: July 13, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
Results First Received: June 12, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Condition: Depression
Intervention: Behavioral: DVD/Booklet: Coping with Symptoms of Depression

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Patients were recruited through online and newspaper ads by the Center for Survey Research in 17 cities: Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Denver, Detroit, Ft. Myers, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh-Durham, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. August 5, 2010-Jan 10, 2011.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
Eligible patients received a mailed survey and were randomly selected to receive a DVD or no DVD and booklet about depression.

Reporting Groups
Decision Aid Group receiving the decision aid (DVD/booklet)
Control Group not receiving the decision aid (DVD/booklet)

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Decision Aid     Control  
STARTED     191     214  
COMPLETED     191     214  
NOT COMPLETED     0     0  

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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
Decision Aid Group receiving the decision aid (DVD/booklet)
Control Group not receiving the decision aid (DVD/booklet)
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Decision Aid     Control     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  191     214     405  
[units: participants]
<=18 years     0     0     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     186     209     395  
>=65 years     5     5     10  
[units: years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
  39.5  (13.4)     43.5  (16.8)     42  (15.4)  
[units: participants]
Female     122     144     266  
Male     69     70     139  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
United States     191     214     405  

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Depression Knowledge   [ Time Frame: 2 weeks, on average ]

2.  Secondary:   Value Concordance   [ Time Frame: 2 weeks, on average ]
Results not yet reported.   Anticipated Reporting Date:   No text entered.   Safety Issue:   No

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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
Those who answered fewer than half of the knowledge questions do not have a total knowledge score (primary outcome).

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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: Dr. Karen Sepucha
Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital
phone: 617-724-3350

Responsible Party: Carol Cosenza, University of Massachusetts, Boston Identifier: NCT01152307     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSR-DQ1-002
Study First Received: June 22, 2010
Results First Received: June 12, 2012
Last Updated: July 13, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board