Multicenter randomized controlled trial (RCT) testing the effect of a dialogue-based psychosocial intervention for stroke acute survivors in primary care one to six months poststroke. Primary outcome is psycho-social health and wellbeing, measured by GHQ28 (primary outcome) and SAQoL (secondary outcome). 400 stroke survivors are randomized into intervention group or control group. Patients are followed up for 12 months.
- Dialogue-based psychosocial rehabilitation Behavioral
ARM 1: Kind: Experimental Label: Dialogue-based psychosocial intervention Description: Participants receive six individual meetings with trained health care professional in additional to usual rehabilitation and care. Dialogues focus on individual psychosocial challenges and needs and provide emotional and informational support to encourage and facilitate coping.
- Allocation: Randomized
- Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
- Purpose: Treatment
- Endpoint: Efficacy Study
- Intervention: Parallel Assignment
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||General Health Questionnaire (GHQ 28)||T2 (6 months poststroke)||No|
|Secondary||The Stroke and Aphasia Quality of Life scale (SAQOL-39)||T2 (6 months poststroke)||No|