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Validation of the French Version of Ask Suicide-Screening Questions (ASQ) in Adolescents Managed in Pediatric Emergency Unit (ASQ-Fr)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02900989
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2016
Last Update Posted : July 11, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Réunion

Brief Summary:
The ASQ-Fr study aims at validating the French version of Ask Suicide-Screening Questions composed of 5 items in adolescents managed in pediatric emergency department. Therefore, use of this brief valid screening instrument could assess the risk for suicide in pediatric patients and then improve the prevention of suicidal tendencies in this population.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Suicidal Ideation Behavioral: Suicide screening Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

ASQ-Fr is a prospective, cross-sectional instrument-validation study evaluated 5 candidate screening questions assessing suicide risk in adolescents between 10 and 18 years of age managed in two urban, pediatric emergency departments associated with tertiary care hospitals.

ASQ-Fr questionnaire is conducted by a psychologist before or after the French version of the SIQ/SIQ Junior (Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire), depending on the randomisation in the unit. SIQ is composed of 30 items and valid for adolescents aged 15 years or more. SIQ Junior is composed of 15 items and valid for children up to 14 years old.

Questionnaires are followed by an interview in adolescents and parents separately by the psychologist to evaluate perceptions, feasibility and acceptability of questionnaires.

It is planned a convenience sample of 200 patients aged 10 to 18 years who presented with either medical or surgical chief concerns to the emergency department.


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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Screening
Official Title: Etude de Validation de la Version française d'un Questionnaire " Ask Suicide-Screening Questions " (ASQ) Dans Une Population de Patients Adolescents Pris en Charge en unité d'Urgences pédiatriques
Actual Study Start Date : July 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Suicide

Arm Intervention/treatment
ASQ-Fr
Adolescents undergo the ASQ-Fr questionnaire composed of 5 items.
Behavioral: Suicide screening

Patients of the emergency unit usually do not pass this kind of questionnaire in the absence of warning signs. Then it could result in adverse effects on behavior and ideation.

The study had to be declared as an interventional study according to French law.


SIQ-Fr
Adolescents undergo the SIQ-Fr questionnaire composed of 30 items if >=15 yo and the SIQ-Fr Junior composed of 15 items if <15 yo
Behavioral: Suicide screening

Patients of the emergency unit usually do not pass this kind of questionnaire in the absence of warning signs. Then it could result in adverse effects on behavior and ideation.

The study had to be declared as an interventional study according to French law.





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Proportion of adolescents detected at suicide risk by the French version of Ask Suicide-Screening Questions and by the SIQ or SIQ Junior [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Adolescents are interviewed by the psychologist who administer SIQ/SIQ Junior questionnaire then ASQ or the opposite according to the randomisation process


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Type and proportion of answers about perceptions by parents of a questionnaire on suicidal ideation conducted in their child [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Questionnaires are followed by an interview in adolescents and parents separately by the psychologist

  2. Type and proportion of answers about perceptions by adolescent of the questionnaires [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Questionnaires are followed by an interview in adolescents and parents separately by the psychologist



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Ages Eligible for Study:   10 Years to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patient with informed consent of adolescents and at least one of parents or a guardian
  • patient with social protection cover
  • in adequation with emergency management

Exclusion Criteria:

  • patients with mental disorder
  • minor without parent/gardian at the emergency unit

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02900989


Locations
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France
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de La Réunion
Saint Pierre, France, 97448
Sponsors and Collaborators
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Réunion
Investigators
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Study Director: Erick Gokalsing, MD INSERM U1178

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Responsible Party: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Réunion
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02900989     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2016/CHU/01
First Posted: September 15, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 11, 2017
Last Verified: July 2017
Keywords provided by Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Réunion:
Psychiatry
Pediatrics
Suicide
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Suicide
Suicidal Ideation
Self-Injurious Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms