This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions geriatric disorder, depression
Sponsor Geir Selbaek
Collaborator Oslo University Hospital
Start date April 2011
End date December 2030
Trial size 19000 participants
Trial identifier NCT01415310, KVALAP (QualGeP)


QualGeP (KVALAP) is a quality register in Viken Research network for Geriatric Psychiatry. The objectives of the register are to enhance our knowledge of old persons with severe psychiatric disorders, and to secure an optimal medical evaluation, treatment and care for these patients. The data in the register will be used for quality assurance and for research.


- Quality assurance

- Further development of our diagnostic and screening tools

- Contributing to improving the treatment, with and without drugs

- Contributing to improving the dialogue and collaboration between primary healthcare and hospitals

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective
Elderly patients with psychiatric disorders in geriatric psychiatry units

Primary Outcomes

Depression and cognition
time frame: During admission

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 65 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients submitted to geriatric psychiatry units and their relatives who sign the consent form Exclusion Criteria: - Patients and relatives who refuse to sign the consent form

Additional Information

Official title Quality Register for Geriatric Psychiatry in Viken Research Network for Geriatric Psychiatry
Principal investigator Knut A. Engedal, professor
Description Data collected: - Demographic data - Previous and present disorders and use of drugs - Data from relatives regarding: - the patient's cognition - psychiatric health - behaviour - activities of daily living - the stress and care burden of relatives - Tests of cognitive functions - Methods and duration for treatment - Transfer to primary healthcare - Possible readmissions
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in October 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Norwegian Centre for Ageing and Health.