Supportive Therapy for Adherence to ART(STAART)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00212940|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 26, 2007
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|HIV Infections||Behavioral: Supportive Therapy for Adherence to ART (behavior)|
Participants will be randomly assigned to one of two study groups:
- Group 1: participants in this group will engage in weekly psycho-educational sessions with an HIV therapist for four weeks prior to starting their regimens. The sessions will cover topics such as becoming active in treatment care, improving coping abilities and developing skills for treatment adherence. They will also involve questionnaires and readings.
- Group 2 (the control group):participants in this group will simply receive their regular treatment regimens.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||112 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Increasing Patient Adherence to HIV Medications: A Prospective Intervention Study|
|Study Start Date :||October 2000|
|Study Completion Date :||September 2006|
- psycho-educational intervention can help people living with HIV handle the changes of treatment adherence
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00212940
|The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus|
|Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1H 8L6|
|Principal Investigator:||William Cameron, MD||OHRI|