This trial is evaluating whether Interview will improve 4 primary outcomes and 16 secondary outcomes in patients with Depression. Measurement will happen over the course of Baseline and 6 months.
This trial requires 390 total participants across 2 different treatment groups
This trial involves 2 different treatments. Interview is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.
"The diagnostic evaluation is not complete with the clinical and physical examination; as one of the most used and costly tests. If it is used to detect cancer in the early stages, it can drastically reduce it in the majority of patients." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"In the United States, nearly 8 million people get cancer in a year. Nearly 2 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Almost 3 in 10 cancer patients reported being on treatment during a cancer bout, which may be due to being diagnosed, diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, experiencing symptoms attributable to cancer or having had multiple treatments for cancer. Patients may be receiving treatment for various other conditions when their cancer symptoms are secondary to cancer." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"People with [prostate cancer](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/prostate-cancer) are able to reduce their risk of dying from cancer. Men are more likely to have this reduction if their disease is localized and has not spread to their bone or other tissue. However, these reductions in mortality from prostate cancer can fade over time." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"We conclude that the most accurate definition of cancer is a cell line or a patient with a cancerous tumor that has developed in their body. Cancer is not just a disease, it is a process in which cells fail to die." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Most cancer is caused by environmental exposure. However, a small percentage of cancer cases are unrelated to outside factors. More research is needed to determine if specific genes increase the risk for cancer." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"The majority of patients in this study have problems regarding a lack of physical contact and emotional closeness. The interview has the potential to alleviate some of these issues." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Cancer is still an enigma as to its origin. There is some evidence that environmental carcinogens may be a factor in sporadic cancers in some instances, but environmental carcinogen exposures do not cause most human cancers; rather, they are a catalyst, in the sense that they increase the likelihood of mutations and of subsequent carcinogenesis. A major focus for research in this area will be on identifying and evaluating novel environmental carcinogens. Cancer starts when cells that normally live out their full lifespan acquire defects in DNA repair proteins or in regulatory networks that control cell proliferation, which can lead to mutations during the life of the cell. The rate of accumulation of these mutations appears to be affected by genetic susceptibility, environmental exposures, and aging." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"This meta-analysis suggests that in the treatment of cancer with chemotherapy, interview is used in combination with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. It is also recommended that clinical trials should report results based on this criterion for the use of interview." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Participants in the interview group reported more anxiety and discomfort but fewer symptoms than the survey group. Results from a recent paper suggest that a phone interview might not be a safe alternative to a face-to-face interview in the exploration of symptoms of psychological distress." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"In an interview the interviewer asks many questions like: what was your thoughts before the symptoms developed and where were you when they started to occur? How often did you have them and how much time elapsed before they came to be perceived? What are the symptoms now and if they interfere with your life as well as your relationship with your family." - Anonymous Online Contributor
"Patient interviews with their oncologists had fewer patients receiving no treatment at admission to the study than matched controls did (p=0.02), but did not significantly reduce mortality, overall survival, or PFS at 12 months. This suggests that it is easier for patients to take charge of their treatment, and not the reverse, but warrants confirmation of our results in a larger study. Intervie will remain a part of study design and will continue to be an important component of communication between doctors and patients." - Anonymous Online Contributor