Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Postpartum Depression

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
Postpartum DepressionCognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) - Behavioral
18 - 99
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is testing whether a group CBT intervention, delivered online by trained Peer facilitators, is helpful for postpartum depression.

Eligible Conditions
  • Postpartum Depression

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

2 Primary · 11 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
Dyadic Adjustment Scale (DAS)
Early Child Behavior Questionnaire-Very Short Version
Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS)
Healthcare Resource Utilization Questionnaire
Infant Behavior Questionnaire-Revised Very Short Form (IBQ-R)
MINI International Neuropsychiatric Interview
Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support (MSPSS)
Parenting Stress Index (PSI-SF)
Social Provisions Scale (SPS)
Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire
The Postpartum Bonding Questionnaire (PBQ)
9 weeks
CBT Skills Questionnaire (CBTSQ)
Client Satisfaction Questionnaire (CSQ-8)
Peer Support Integrity, Quality and Impact Survey (PSIQI)
Therapeutic Factors Inventory 8 (TFI-8)
Working Alliance Inventory (WAI-SR)
Week 1
Adherence Checklist
Competence Checklist

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Arm 2: Control Group
1 of 2
Arm 1: Experimental, intervention
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

167 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) · No Placebo Group · N/A

Arm 1: Experimental, intervention
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Arm 2: Control GroupNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Arm 2: Control Group · Intervention Types:
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

McMaster UniversityLead Sponsor
801 Previous Clinical Trials
1,727,710 Total Patients Enrolled
11 Trials studying Postpartum Depression
2,511 Patients Enrolled for Postpartum Depression
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)OTHER_GOV
1,232 Previous Clinical Trials
24,675,485 Total Patients Enrolled
4 Trials studying Postpartum Depression
994 Patients Enrolled for Postpartum Depression
Ryan Van Lieshout, MD PhDPrincipal InvestigatorMcMaster University

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 99 · Female Participants · 5 Total Inclusion Criteria

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You are eligible for screening if you are at least 18 years of age.