Effect of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified February 2009 by National Healthcare Group, Singapore.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Nayang Technological University, Singapore
Autism Resource Centre, Singapore
Information provided by:
National Healthcare Group, Singapore
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01031511
First received: December 11, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: February 2009
History: No changes posted

December 11, 2009
December 11, 2009
June 2005
January 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Anxiety level of child [ Time Frame: Pre Treatment, Post-treatment, 3 months follow-up, 6 months follow-up, One year follow-up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
Parent Stress Level [ Time Frame: Pre Treatment, Post-treatment, 3 months follow-up, 6 months follow-up, One year follow-up ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Effect of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders
A Randomised Controlled Trial on the Effect of Cognitive-behavioural Therapy for High-functioning Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an effective intervention program for children with High-Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder to remediate anxiety issues.

Not Provided
Interventional
Phase 0
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
    16 weekly sessions of 1.5 hrs in small groups of 3-4 children conducted by 2 therapists
  • Other: Social Recreational
    16 weekly sessions of 1.5 hrs in small groups of 3-4 children, conducted by 2 therapists
  • Experimental: Treatment Group - CBT
    Intervention: Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • No Intervention: Control Group
    Intervention: Other: Social Recreational
Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Active, not recruiting
73
February 2011
January 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Assessed to have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Not Otherwise Specified by the DSM-IV criteria, based on clinical interview, Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale (ASDS) or Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)
  • Child have a Verbal Comprehension Index of 80 and Perceptual Reasoning Index of 90 and above
  • No change of medication dosage 1 month prior to the commencement of program for the child and through out the duration of the study
  • Written parental consent and assent from children above 12 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children with Verbal Comprehension Index of 80 and Perceptual Reasoning Index of 90 and below.
  • Children who are undergoing other Cognitive Behavioural treatment program concurrently
  • Those without parental consent will not be able to participate
Both
9 Years to 16 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Singapore
 
NCT01031511
DSRB Ref Code: A/05/091, NMRC/1002/2005, 130/2005
Yes
Min, Sung / Dr., Institute of Mental Health
National Healthcare Group, Singapore
  • Nayang Technological University, Singapore
  • Autism Resource Centre, Singapore
Principal Investigator: Min Sung Institute of Mental Health, Singapore
National Healthcare Group, Singapore
February 2009

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