A Community Intervention Trial of Multimodal Suicide Prevention Program in Japan (NOCOMIT-J)
1. The primary goal for this study is to examine the effectiveness of community-based multimodal intervention program for suicide prevention in relatively high suicide rate region compared to control region.
2. The secondary goal for this study is to explore the effectiveness of community-based multimodal intervention program for suicide prevention in the highly populated regions. In addition, we examine the effectiveness of the prevention program in the all regions combined.
Suicide is a major public health problem and the number of suicide victims has exceeded 30,000 a year since 1998 in Japan. Suicide rate is almost 25/100,000, which are remarkably high numbers among advanced countries. To examine the effectiveness of community-based multimodal intervention program for suicide prevention, a trial by J-MISP (Japanese Multimodal Intervention Trials for Suicide Prevention). This research project is one of the strategic research projects funded by The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Multimodal suicide prevention program, Suicide prevention program as usual
Chiba region group
Active, not recruiting
Japan Foundation for Neuroscience and Mental Health
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00737165
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Specific practices for the prevention of disease or mental disorders in susceptible individuals or populations. These include HEALTH PROMOTION, including mental health; protective procedures, such as COMMUNICABLE DISEASE CONTROL; and monitoring and regulation of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTANTS. Primary prevention is to be distinguished from SECONDARY PREVENTION and TERTIARY PREVENTION.
The prevention of recurrences or exacerbations of a disease that already has been diagnosed. This also includes prevention of complications or after-effects of a drug or surgical procedure.
Branch of psychiatry concerned with the provision and delivery of a coordinated program of mental health care to a specified population. The foci included in this concept are: all social, psychological and physical factors related to etiology, prevention, and maintaining positive mental health in the community.
The process of formulating, improving, and expanding educational, managerial, or service-oriented work plans (excluding computer program development).
A medical specialty primarily concerned with prevention of disease (PRIMARY PREVENTION) and the promotion and preservation of health in the individual.
The purpose of this study is to design a program to prevent suicide in elderly patients by educating patients, their families, and physicians on depression and suicidal thoughts. A progra...
This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an individually tailored suicide prevention treatment program called SAFETY in reducing suicide and suicide attempts in adolescents.
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of the SOS suicide prevention program on help-seeking, attitudes toward depression and suicide, and suicidal behavior among high sch...
This study will determine whether a training program designed to help school staff members identify adolescents at risk for suicide will increase the number of students who are referred to...
The purpose of this study is to examine the proposed suicide preventive effects of lithium in a randomized controlled trial within a group of individuals with depressive disorders. The hyp...
A management-oriented system for the evaluation of school-community prevention programs is described and examples of how the system has been applied to serve program management decisions with primary,...
Indigenous Australian youth (aged 15 to 34) have up to four times the risk of suicide compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts. Barriers to help-seeking include shame, feared loss of autonomy a...
Many school-based suicide prevention programs do not show a positive impact on help-seeking behaviors among emotionally troubled teens despite their being at high risk for suicide. This study is a sec...
Suicide risk behavior is a significant contributor to the mortality and morbidity of schizophrenia. We previously reported affected sibship status in a Xhosa schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder...
On an average day in the USA more than 100 Americans die by suicide-half use firearms. Suicide rates overall and by firearms are higher, on average, in states where household firearm ownership is more...