Behavioral activation and medication optimization for Depression

Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO
Depression+3 More ConditionsBehavioral activation - Behavioral
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial will test a combined treatment of talk therapy & meds to reduce depression & anxiety in elderly orthopedic patients, compared to usual care.

Eligible Conditions
  • Aging Adults
  • Depression
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Anxiety

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 3 months post-operatively

3 months post-operatively

Trial Safety

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo Group
All patients enrolled in this trial will receive the new treatment.

Trial Design

1 Treatment Group

Behavioral activation and medication optimization
1 of 1

Experimental Treatment

100 Total Participants · 1 Treatment Group

Primary Treatment: Behavioral activation and medication optimization · No Placebo Group · N/A

Behavioral activation and medication optimizationExperimental Group · 2 Interventions: Behavioral activation, Medication optimzation · Intervention Types: Behavioral, Other
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Behavioral activation

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 3 months post-operatively

Who is running the clinical trial?

Washington University School of MedicineLead Sponsor
1,846 Previous Clinical Trials
2,280,473 Total Patients Enrolled
60 Trials studying Depression
6,906 Patients Enrolled for Depression
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)NIH
2,616 Previous Clinical Trials
1,982,827 Total Patients Enrolled
627 Trials studying Depression
238,520 Patients Enrolled for Depression
Ryan Calfee, MDPrincipal InvestigatorWashington University School of Medicine
3 Previous Clinical Trials
455 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any openings for enrolment at this time?

"As indicated by the information posted on, this trial is no longer recruiting at this time as it was last updated January 14th 2023. Despite that fact, there are still 1366 other medical studies actively searching for volunteers." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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