search  
 


Home

Who are we?

Why
register?


Signup for
registration


Online registration

Log in to register
your trial


Search a trial

NRT en CCMO

Contact

NEDERLANDS





MetaRegister
van CCT (UK)


ISRCTN-Register
van CCT (UK)


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as a self-help intervention.


- candidate number6383
- NTR NumberNTR1985
- ISRCTNISRCTN wordt niet meer aangevraagd.
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR31-aug-2009
- Secondary IDs20086339 / NL28042.097.09 Fonds Psychische Gezondheid / METIGG
- Public TitleAcceptance and Commitment Therapy as a self-help intervention.
- Scientific TitleAcceptance and Commitment Therapy as a preventive self-help intervention for adults with mild to moderate psychological distress: a randomized controlled trial.
- ACRONYMACT
- hypothesisThe main hypothesis is that a preventive self-help intervention based on ACT for adults with mild to moderate distress leads to a decrease in psychological distress (depression and anxiety), fatigue and an increase in psychological flexibility and mental health, compared with a wait list group.
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedDepression, Anxiety
- Inclusion criteriaPeople of 18 years and older with mild to moderate psychological distress (anxiety, depression), fatigue and/or with low mental health.
- Exclusion criteria1. Serious psychopathology requiring immediate treatment;
2. Recently started on pharmacological treatment;
3. Currently undergoing treatment at a mental health institution;
4. Reporting no psychological complaints (a score of 9 or below on the CES-D or a score of 2 or below on the HADS-A);
5. Not enough time for following the self-help intervention;
6. Poor control of the Dutch language (reading or learning difficulties);
7. Not having an e-mail address.
- mec approval receivedyes
- multicenter trialno
- randomisedyes
- masking/blindingNone
- controlActive
- groupParallel
- Type2 or more arms, randomized
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 3-mrt-2009
- planned closingdate11-nov-2010
- Target number of participants180
- Interventions1. Experimental condition: The self-help intervention “Living to the fullest” with process monitoring by a counselor with e-mail contact. The intervention is a self-help book that consist of 9 modules. The intervention is based on six core processes of ACT for creating more psychological flexibility and is based on mindfulness exercises;
2. Experimental condition: The self-help intervention with process monitoring and personal support by a counselor with e-mail contact;
3. Control condition: A waitlist group, the participants receive the self-help intervention after three months.
- Primary outcomeDecreased psychological distress (depression measured with the CES-D and anxiety measured with the HADS-A).
- Secondary outcomeIncreased mental health, measured with the MHC-SF.
- TimepointsExperimental condition: The participants will be asked to complete measurements at baseline (T0), three weeks and six weeks after starting with the intervention (T1, T2), directly after the intervention (9 weeks) (T3) and three months after the intervention (T4).

Control condition: The participants will be asked to complete measurements at baseline (T0), directly after the intervention (9 weeks) (T3) and three months after the intervention (T4).
- Trial web sitewww.cursusmindfulness.nl
- statusopen: patient inclusion
- CONTACT FOR PUBLIC QUERIES Martine Fledderus
- CONTACT for SCIENTIFIC QUERIESProf. dr. E.T. Bohlmeijer
- Sponsor/Initiator University of Twente
- Funding
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
Fonds Psychische Gezondheid, Utrecht
- PublicationsN/A
- Brief summaryThis study will evaluate a self-help book based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for adults with mild to moderate depression or anxiety. The participants will get email counseling. The effects on depression, anxiety and mental health will be examined in a randomized controlled trial.
- Main changes (audit trail)
- RECORD31-aug-2009 - 12-okt-2009


  • Indien u gegevens wilt toevoegen of veranderen, kunt u een mail sturen naar nederlands@trialregister.nl