Combined Illness Management and Psychotherapy in Treating Depressed Elders (COPE)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified September 2013 by University of Iowa
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Carolyn L Turvey, University of Iowa
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01337726
First received: March 24, 2011
Last updated: September 27, 2013
Last verified: September 2013

March 24, 2011
September 27, 2013
February 2011
December 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Reduction in depressive symptoms [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Change from Baseline in depressive symtoms at 10 weeks
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01337726 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Improvement in quality of life/functioning [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Change from Baseline in quality of life/functioning at 10 weeks
Same as current
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Not Provided
 
Combined Illness Management and Psychotherapy in Treating Depressed Elders
Combined Illness Management and Psychotherapy in Treating Depressed Elders

The purpose of this research study is to test a program developed to help patients with chronic heart or lung problems take care of themselves and cope with their illness or limitations.

Not Provided
Interventional
Not Provided
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Depression
  • Heart Failure
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Behavioral: Combined Psychotherapy and Illness Management
    Participants will have 10 weekly visits with a study clinician at their home and by phone. They will focus on their self care and illness management as well as how to manage their mood/cope emotionally. Follow up assessments will occur at 26 and 52 weeks.
  • Behavioral: Illness Management Only
    Participants in this group will have 10 weekly sessions with a study clinician at home and by phone. They will focus only on how they manage their illness. Follow up assessments will occur at 26 and 52 weeks.
  • Active Comparator: Illness Management Only
    Intervention: Behavioral: Illness Management Only
  • Experimental: Combined Psychotherapy & Illness Management
    Intervention: Behavioral: Combined Psychotherapy and Illness Management
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
216
December 2015
December 2015   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 55 years or older
  • Diagnosis of Heart Failure or COPD
  • Depressive symptoms indicated by a BDI-II score of 10 or higher
  • Functional impairment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Psychiatric diagnosis
  • Active suicidal thoughts
  • Significant vision or hearing impairment
  • Residence in long term care facility
Both
55 Years and older
No
Contact: Dawn M Klein, MSW 319-353-5630 dawn-m-klein@uiowa.edu
United States
 
NCT01337726
R01MH086482, R01MH086482
Yes
Carolyn L Turvey, University of Iowa
University of Iowa
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Principal Investigator: Carolyn L. Turvey, PhD University of Iowa
University of Iowa
September 2013

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