TRIAD Project: Qualitative Study of Adolescent Depression and Smoking

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Suzanne Levy, Drexel University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00592696
First received: January 2, 2008
Last updated: March 27, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose

It has been shown in the adult literature that smoking is related to depression and visa versa. Not much is known about how this relationship is started or if one perhaps leads to the other. We are performing 1 hour long interviews with adolescents ages 12-19 who meet criteria for major depression and who smoke. They are interviewed along with their parent. Questions center around their view of depression and their history of depression as well as questions around their smoking as well as the interrelationships between the two. Transcripts are made of the interview and are being analyzed for themes.


Condition
Adolescent - Emotional Problem
Smoking

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: TRIAD Project: Qualitative Study of Adolescent Depression and Smoking

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Further study details as provided by Drexel University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine relationships that exist between smoking and depression in adolescents [ Time Frame: 1 hour ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Observation

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 19 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Adolescents ages 12-19 who live with their parental guardian who meet criteria for major depression and who smoke cigarettes.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 12-19 years old
  • Major depression
  • Smoke cigarettes
  • Lives with parents
  • No confidentiality issues related to smoking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non English speaking
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00592696

Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19134
Sponsors and Collaborators
Drexel University College of Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Don Schwarz, MD Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Suzanne Levy, Investigator, Drexel University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00592696     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 16039
Study First Received: January 2, 2008
Last Updated: March 27, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Drexel University:
Adolescent depression
Adolescent smoking

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Smoking
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Habits

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 28, 2014