Clinical Trial

Psychotherapy for Depressed Parkinson`s Disease Patients

Study Description

Efficacy of Psychotherapy for Depressed Parkinson`s Disease Patients

The primary aim of this randomized controlled trial is to determine the acute antidepressant efficacy of interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT) in depressed patients with Parkinson`s Disease.

Location

Locations Selected Location

Methods

No pharmaceutical medication involved No pharmaceutical medication involved
Recruiting patients only Recruiting patients only

Behavioral - Interpersonal Psychotherapy

A 12-week intervention that focuses on resolving interpersonal stressors that are linked to the onset, maintenance or exacerbation of depressive symptoms

Behavioral - Supportive Psychotherapy

A 12-week intervention that focuses on non-specific factors that contribute to therapy outcome

Additional Information

Official Study Title

Evaluation of Two Psychotherapies for Depressed Patients With Parkinson`s Disease

Clinical Trial ID

NCT02552836

ParticipAid ID

9avDMd