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Prevention of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Behavioral Problems in Children After Road Traffic Accidents: a Randomized Controlled Trial

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Children's Hospital, Zurich
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00296842
First received: February 24, 2006
Last updated: December 8, 2011
Last verified: December 2011

February 24, 2006
December 8, 2011
November 2004
February 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • CAPS-CA [ Time Frame: 10 days, 2 months, 6 months after intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • CBCL [ Time Frame: 10 days, 2 months, 6 months after intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • DIKJ [ Time Frame: 10 days, 2 months, 6 months after intervention ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Prevention of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Behavioral Problems in Children After Road Traffic Accidents: a Randomized Controlled Trial
Prevention of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Behavioral Problems in Children and Adolescents After Road Traffic Accidents: a Randomized Controlled Trial

The purpose of this study is to study the effectiveness of an early psychological intervention 7-10 days after a road traffic accident on posttraumatic stress and behavior of children and adolescents

Within a randomized controlled design the effects of a brief psychological intervention (child, parents) after a road traffic accident shall be examined in a sample of 100 children and adolescents. After a baseline assessment 7-10 days after the accident participants are randomly assigned to an intervention or a control group. Both are re-assessed at 2 and 6 months after the accident by means of standardized questionnaires assessing posttraumatic stress symptoms, depression, and behavior.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Injury
Behavioral: Early psychological intervention
Psychoeducation, trauma narrative, provision of coping skills
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Zehnder D, Meuli M, Landolt MA. Effectiveness of a single-session early psychological intervention for children after road traffic accidents: a randomised controlled trial. Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2010 Feb 8;4:7. doi: 10.1186/1753-2000-4-7.

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Completed
99
February 2008
February 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

Age 7-16 y Command of German language Road traffic accident inpatient or outpatient treatment at the University Children's Hospital Zurich no pretraumatic developmental delay

Exclusion Criteria:

severe head injury No command of the German language Age below 7 y or above 16 y Other major systemic illness

Both
7 Years to 16 Years
No
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Switzerland
 
NCT00296842
PICARTA-1
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University Children's Hospital, Zurich
University Children's Hospital, Zurich
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Principal Investigator: Markus A Landolt, PhD University Children's Hospital
University Children's Hospital, Zurich
December 2011

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