|Volume 6 Issue 231 Published - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 18-Aug-2004 Next Update - 14:00 UTC 08:00 EST 19-Aug-2004||Editor: Susan K. Boyer, RN
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Clinical trial information: Treatment of Adolescent Suicide Attempters (TASA)
This study is currently recruiting patients.
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of three types of treatments for depressed teenagers who have attempted suicide.
Study Type: Interventional
Further Study Details:
Suicide is the third leading cause of death in adolescents and is a major public health problem. Depression is the most common diagnosis for adolescent suicide attempts. Little is known about what treatment is best for these adolescents since they are usually excluded from participation in research studies.
Participants in this study will be randomly assigned to receive carefully monitored antidepressant medication with routine support and management, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), or a combination of antidepressant medication plus CBT.
Ages Eligible for Study: 12 Years - 18 Years, Genders Eligible for Study: Both
Expected Total Enrollment: 120
Location and Contact Information
Ben Vitiello, MD 301.443.4283 email@example.com
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, 21287, United States; Recruiting
Deidre Everist 410-955-7675 firstname.lastname@example.org
John Walkup, MD, Principal Investigator
Columbia University at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, New York, 10032, United States; Recruiting
Lisa Capasso 212-543-6039 email@example.com
Laurence Greenhill, MD 212.543.5340 firstname.lastname@example.org
Laurence Greenhill, MD, Principal Investigator
New York University Child Study Center, New York, New York, 10016, United States; Recruiting
Lori Evans, PhD 212-263-3661 email@example.com
Angela Chiu 212.263.3651 firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara Coffey, MD, Principal Investigator
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 27705, United States; Recruiting
Scott Compton, PhD 919-416-2416 email@example.com
Denny Hood 919.416.2410 firstname.lastname@example.org
Karen Wells, PhD, Principal Investigator
University of Pittsburgh - Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15213, United States; Recruiting
Jamie Zelazny, RN 412-246-6124 email@example.com
David Brent, MD, Principal Investigator
University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, 75235, United States; Recruiting
Jenny Hughes 214-648-4397 firstname.lastname@example.org
Graham Emslie, MD, Principal Investigator
Study chairs or principal investigators
Laurence Greenhill, MD, Study Chair
Study ID Numbers 1U10MH66762-01
Study Start Date March 2004
Record last reviewed June 2004
NLM Identifier NCT00080158
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on 2004-08-17
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