Men and Providers Preventing Suicide (MAPS)

Enter your info and the study team will contact you soon!
Your data is securely stored and only shared with the research team
Data is not saved in preview.
"Comparison of two different ways to identify and treat middle aged men to prevent suicide"
Age:
35 to 64 years old
Gender:
Male
Healthy Volunteers:
No
Keywords:
suicide, thinking about suicide, attempted suicide, men
Type:
Behavioral study
Investigator:
Description
This study will determine if suicidal middle-aged men who use a personalized computer program addressing suicide risk before a primary care visit are more likely to discuss suicide and accept treatment, reducing their suicide preparatory behaviors and thoughts.This is important because half of all men who die by suicide visit primary care within a month of death, yet few broach the topic, missing chances for prevention.
This study requires
Electronic pre-questionnaire at MD office
Watch a video intervention at MD office
Electronic post- questionnaire at MD office
Follow up telephone calls from study care manager
Who can participate?
Inclusion Criteria:

- Self-identified male gender

- Aged 35-64 years

- Has a PCP at a primary care office in one of the two participating health systems who is actively enrolled in the RCT

- Active suicide thoughts within past 2 weeks

- Able to read and speak English; and self-reported adequate vision, hearing, and hand function to engage with an interactive computer program on a touchscreen electronic tablet device.


Exclusion Criteria:

- Reported or apparent highly unstable medical status (e.g. acute decompensated heart failure requiring immediate care)

- Reported or apparent highly unstable mental health status (e.g. acute uncontrolled psychosis)

- Presence of terminal illness with death anticipated within 3 months

- Plan to leave the current primary care office (e.g., transfer care) within 3 months

- Incarcerated

- Inability to understand and/or provide informed consent, following appropriate explanation
Resources
Schedule
Study duration and period
3 months
Recruitment period
From Oct. 5, 2016
Location
Department of Family and Community Medicine
4860 Y Street
2300
Sacramento, CA 95817
Contact
Camille Cipri
Research Topic
Conditions:
  • Suicidal Intention
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Suicide, Attempted

Have any questions or want to learn more? Leave your contact details below and the research team will reach out to you.


Sending

Send SMS with Study Info:

SMS Sent!

Share Study Info via Email:


E-mail Preview