Evaluating CBT Delivered by Community Health Workers on Maternal Mental Health and Infant Cognitive Development in Insecure Environments
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||maternal anxiety, maternal depression, infant cognitive development|
|Treatment||cognitive behavioral therapy|
|Start date||December 2015|
|End date||October 2016|
|Trial size||262 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02911441, 0721-03|
This study evaluates a cognitive behavioral therapy intervention for mothers with symptoms of anxiety and depression living in insecure environments using a randomized controlled methodology. Key outcomes of interest include maternal mental health and infant cognitive development. The intervention will be delivered by community mental health workers who will be trained to administer 8 to 12 cognitive behavioral therapy sessions.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
Symptoms of anxiety and depression as measured by Hopkins Symptoms Checklist
time frame: 10 months post-birth of their infant
Infant Cognitive Development as measured by Mullen Scales of Early Learning
time frame: 10 months post-birth
Female participants of any age.
Inclusion Criteria: - Women in their third trimester of pregnancy - Who exhibited symptoms of anxiety and depression Exclusion Criteria: - Women who express suicidality
|Principal investigator||Constantin Kahorha|
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