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Boston, Massachusetts 02118


Purpose:

This study will determine the efficacy of a computerized telephone system called Telephone-Linked Care (TLC) in improving adherence to antidepressant medication regimens in people with depression.


Study summary:

The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of a computerized telephone system called TLC (Telephone-Linked Care) in helping subjects adhere to their antidepressant medication regimens.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - A clinical diagnosis of major depressive disorder, dysthymic disorder, depressive disorder not otherwise specified, or any combination of the three - Prescribed at least one antidepressant medication - Access to a telephone with touch-tone service - Speak and understand conversational English Exclusion Criteria: - Current significant alcohol or drug abuse - Clinical diagnosis of bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, or significant personality disorder - Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or other neurodegenerative diseases - Alzheimer's disease and other dementia - Cancer, undergoing radiation therapy or chemotherapy - Suffering from Renal disease or on dialysis - Immunologic disorder (rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus [SLE], etc.) - HIV - Terminal illness - Homeless - Legally blind - Planning to leave the geographic area during the study period


NCT ID:

NCT00136240


Primary Contact:

Study Director
Ramesh Farzanfar
Boston University


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Boston, Massachusetts 02118
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 17, 2017

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