Telephone Support During Overseas Deployment for Military Spouses
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01828983|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 11, 2013
Results First Posted : October 23, 2017
Last Update Posted : November 24, 2017
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Military Personnel Family Members Resilience, Psychological Deployment||Behavioral: Telephone support groups Other: Education webinars||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||161 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||Telephone Support During Overseas Deployment for Military Spouses|
|Study Start Date :||April 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 2015|
Experimental: Telephone support groups
Telephone support groups, each with participants and a trained group leader. Each hour-long telephone group will meet bi-monthly for six months for a total of 12 meetings. Groups are structured with education, skills building, and support. Participants will receive and use a Spouse Workbook with information and activities.
Behavioral: Telephone support groups
Active Comparator: Education webinars
Education Webinar session topics are the same that are covered in the intervention arm without telephone interaction/support and skills building components. Each session is 30-minutes. Each participant receives a Spouse Workbook with information and activities.
Other: Education webinars
- Spouse Self-report of Resilience [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6 months ]Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) measured at baseline, 6 and 12 months. Scores range from 0-100. Higher scores equal greater resilience.
- Spouse Self Report of Anxiety [ Time Frame: baseline, and 6 months ]Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7) measured at baseline, 6 and 12 months. Scores range from 0 to 21; higher scores equal more anxiety.
- Spouse Self Report of Depression [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6 months ]Patient Health Questionnaire - Depression (PHQ)-9 measured at baseline, 6 and 12 months. Scores range from 0-27 with higher scores indicating more depressive symptoms.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01828983
|United States, Tennessee|
|Memphis VA Medical Center|
|Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38104|
|Principal Investigator:||Linda O Nichols, PhD||Memphis VA Medical Center and University of Tennessee Health Science Center|
|Principal Investigator:||Jennifer L Martindale-Adams, EdD||University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Memphis VA Medical Center|