The Efficacy of KIDNET in the Treatment of Traumatized Refugee Children in Germany

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
European Refugee Fund
German Research Foundation
Information provided by:
University of Konstanz
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00559000
First received: November 15, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to assess the effectiveness of KIDNET in treating traumatized refugee children in Germany


Condition Intervention Phase
PTSD
Behavioral: KIDNET
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of KIDNET in the Treatment of Traumatized Refugee Children in Germany

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of Konstanz:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PTSD-Symptoms according to the UCLA Child PTSD INDEX [ Time Frame: 1-month, 6-months, 12-months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive Performance according to SPM, CPM, Rey-Figure-Test, d2; Other mental health disorders according to M.I.N.I.-KID [ Time Frame: 6-months, 12-months ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: December 2003
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Waitinglist Control
Experimental: KIDNET Behavioral: KIDNET
Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 16 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • refugee children
  • age range: 7-16
  • PTSD-Diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • none
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00559000

Locations
Germany
University of Konstanz, Research and Outpatient Clinic for Refugees
Reichenau-Lindenbühl, Germany, D-78479
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Konstanz
European Refugee Fund
German Research Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Elbert, Prof. Dr. University of Konstanz
Principal Investigator: Martina Ruf, Dipl.-Psych. University of Konstanz
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00559000     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: mb
Study First Received: November 15, 2007
Last Updated: November 15, 2007
Health Authority: Germany: Ethics Commission

Keywords provided by University of Konstanz:
PTSD
Children
trauma-focused Treatment
KIDNET
Narrative Exposure Therapy for Children

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