Effect of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for Children With Autistic Spectrum Disorders

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National Healthcare Group, Singapore

Status and phase

Unknown
Early Phase 1

Conditions

Autism Spectrum Disorder
Anxiety

Treatments

Other: Social Recreational
Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT01031511
NMRC/1002/2005 (Other Grant/Funding Number)
130/2005 (Other Identifier)
DSRB Ref Code: A/05/091

Details and patient eligibility

About

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an effective intervention program for children with High-Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorder to remediate anxiety issues.

Enrollment

73 patients

Sex

All

Ages

9 to 16 years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Assessed to have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, Not Otherwise Specified by the DSM-IV criteria, based on clinical interview, Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale (ASDS) or Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)
  • Child have a Verbal Comprehension Index of 80 and Perceptual Reasoning Index of 90 and above
  • No change of medication dosage 1 month prior to the commencement of program for the child and through out the duration of the study
  • Written parental consent and assent from children above 12 years old

Exclusion criteria

  • Children with Verbal Comprehension Index of 80 and Perceptual Reasoning Index of 90 and below.
  • Children who are undergoing other Cognitive Behavioural treatment program concurrently
  • Those without parental consent will not be able to participate

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

Single Blind

73 participants in 2 patient groups

Treatment Group - CBT
Experimental group
Treatment:
Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Control Group
No Intervention group
Treatment:
Other: Social Recreational

Trial contacts and locations

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