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Hoarding Older Adults

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01227057
First Posted: October 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
VA Office of Research and Development
Results First Submitted: March 11, 2016  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Compulsive Hoarding
Interventions: Behavioral: Cognitive Rehabilitation and Exposure Therapy for Compulsive Hoarding
Behavioral: Case Management

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1: Cognitive Rehabilitation

Cognitive rehabilitation and exposure therapy for hoarding

Cognitive Rehabilitation and Exposure Therapy for Compulsive Hoarding: The intervention includes cognitive remediation for deficits in executive functioning and exposure therapy for discarding/acquiring.

Arm 2: Case Management Case Management: Case management

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Arm 1: Cognitive Rehabilitation   Arm 2: Case Management
STARTED   31   27 
COMPLETED   25   19 
NOT COMPLETED   6   8 



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1: Cognitive Rehabilitation

Cognitive rehabilitation and exposure therapy for hoarding

Cognitive Rehabilitation and Exposure Therapy for Compulsive Hoarding: The intervention includes cognitive remediation for deficits in executive functioning and exposure therapy for discarding/acquiring.

Arm 2: Case Management Case Management: Case management
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Arm 1: Cognitive Rehabilitation   Arm 2: Case Management   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 31   27   58 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 69.35  (6.49)   64.19  (5.35)   66.95  (6.48) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   24   17   41 
Male   7   10   17 
Race (NIH/OMB) 
[Units: Participants]
     
American Indian or Alaska Native   0   0   0 
Asian   2   0   2 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander   0   0   0 
Black or African American   1   0   1 
White   27   24   51 
More than one race   0   3   3 
Unknown or Not Reported   1   0   1 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   31   27   58 
Saving Inventory Revised [1] 
[Units: Units on a scale]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 57.35  (10.23)   59.48  (14.01)   58.34  (12.08) 
[1] Total score is 0-92, with higher scores indicating worse hoarding severity.
Clutter Image Rating [1] 
[Units: Units on a scale]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 4.15  (1.71)   4.33  (2.11)   4.24  (1.89) 
[1] Mean score is 1-9, with higher scores indicating worse clutter severity.
University of California, Los Angeles Hoarding Severity Scale [1] 
[Units: Units on a scale]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 26.35  (5.31)   28.85  (5.82)   27.52  (5.65) 
[1] Total score is 0-40, with higher scores indicating worse hoarding severity.
Activities of Daily Living - Hoarding [1] 
[Units: Units on a scale]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 30.85  (9.3)   31.90  (13.53)   31.31  (11.23) 
[1] Mean score is 1-75, with higher scores indicating worse impairment due to hoarding.
Hospital Anxiety and Depression [1] 
[Units: Units on a scale]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
     
Hospital Anxiety and Depression - Anxiety   9.06  (4.39)   10.15  (3.41)   9.56  (3.98) 
Hospital Anxiety and Depression - Depression   7.13  (3.23)   8.56  (4.97)   7.79  (4.16) 
[1] Total score for each subscale is 0-21, with higher scores indicating worse anxiety or depression severity.
Clinician Global Improvement - Severity scale [1] 
[Units: Units on a scale]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 3.67  (.92)   3.96  (1.19)   3.81  (1.06) 
[1] Total score is 1-7, with higher scores indicating worse severity of mental illness.


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Hoarding Symptom Severity as Measured by the Saving Inventory-Revised (SI-R) at 6 Months   [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Executive Functioning as Measured by the Delis Kaplan Executive Functioning System (D-KEFS) at 6 Months   [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

3.  Secondary:   Change in Functional Impairment as Measured by the Activities of Daily Living, Functional Disability Index, Clutter Image Rating Scale   [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
Results not yet reported.   Anticipated Reporting Date:   No text entered.  


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  Limitations and Caveats
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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
The study was under-powered to fully detect the differences between CREST and Case Management.


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Catherine Ayers
Organization: VASDHS
phone: 8585528585 ext 2976
e-mail: catherine.ayers1@va.gov


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Responsible Party: VA Office of Research and Development
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01227057     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSRD-068-10S
First Submitted: October 20, 2010
First Posted: October 22, 2010
Results First Submitted: March 11, 2016
Results First Posted: June 3, 2016
Last Update Posted: September 1, 2016