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Psychological First Aid With Children in a High Risk Group - a Repeated Single Case ABA Design

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified February 2013 by Uni Research
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Norwegian Directorate of Health
Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Eastern and Southern Norway
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Uni Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01612104
First received: May 31, 2012
Last updated: February 21, 2013
Last verified: February 2013

May 31, 2012
February 21, 2013
March 2012
July 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Children's Revised Impact of Event Scale (CRIES) [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01612104 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Child Post-Traumatic Cognition Inventory (CPTCI) [ Time Frame: One year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Not Provided
Not Provided
 
Psychological First Aid With Children in a High Risk Group - a Repeated Single Case ABA Design
Psychological First Aid With Children in a High Risk Group - a Repeated Single Case ABA Design

The purpose of this pilot-study is to evaluate a cognitive behavioral method "Psychological First Aid" used with a group of children (11-16 years) in high risk of developing psychological problems. Participants are recruited from a low-threshold program ("Statens Barnehus in Oslo") where counseling is given to children suspected of being physically or sexually abused, or having witnessed domestic violence. The study includes twelve children and teenagers that receive 2 to 6 sessions of counseling. Psychological problems (e.g. anxiety, depression, reactions to trauma) and quality of life will be assessed at pre- post and follow-up (after 3, 6 and 12 months). In addition, some symptoms of will be assessed daily.

Not Provided
Interventional
Phase 1
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Adjustment Disorder
Behavioral: Psychological First Aid
A cognitive behavioral (CBT) method structuring and focusing psychological therapy sessions with children and adolescents having been exposed to potential trauma
Experimental: Psycholigial First Aid
Intervention: Behavioral: Psychological First Aid
Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
12
July 2014
July 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children/adolescents that:

    • contact "Barnehuset i oslo" after having experienced potential traumatic event(s).
    • are assessed as having psychological symptoms related to potential trauma
    • are between 11 and 16 years old
    • agree to participate in the study (both the youth and his/her parents(s)
  • understand and speak Norwegian

Exclusion Criteria:

- Children/adolescents with:

  • mental retardation
  • reading skills below 8 year
  • psychosis
  • high risk of suicidal behavior is assumed
Both
11 Years to 16 Years
No
Contact: Solfrid Raknes, Psychologist +47 41617343 solfrid.raknes@hotmail.com
Contact: Bente SM Haugland, Ph.D +47 97582317 bente.haugland@uni.no
Norway
 
NCT01612104
RKBU62
No
Uni Research
Uni Research
  • Norwegian Directorate of Health
  • Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Eastern and Southern Norway
Principal Investigator: Bente SM Haugland, PhD Centre for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Western Norway
Uni Research
February 2013

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