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Table 2 Planned assessments in the course of the trial (t7 to t10 are options for extension, depending on funding)

From: Psychoanalytic and cognitive-behavior therapy of chronic depression: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Measure point Patient Therapist Diagnostician
t0 intake BDI-2, SCL90-R, DAS, DEQ, CTQ, IIP   SKID I/II, QIDS-C, OPD-2, HUS, SRS, SOFAS
t1 (weekly, weeks 1–6) QIDS-S, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ  
t2 (3 mo) QIDS-S, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ  
t3 (6 mo) QIDS-S, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ  
t4 main assessment (12 mo) BDI-2, SCL-90R, DAS, DEQ, IIP, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ LIFE, QIDS-C, OPD-2, HUS, SRS, SOFAS
t5 (18 mo) QIDS-S, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ  
t6 main assessment (24 mo) BDI-2, SCL-90R, DAS, DEQ, IIP, HAQ   LIFE, QIDS-C, HUS, SRS, SOFAS
t7 (30 mo) QIDS-S, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ  
t8 main assessment (36 mo) BDI-2, SCL-90R, DAS, DEQ, IIP, HAQ QIDS-C, HAQ LIFE, QIDS-C, OPD-2, HUS, SRS, SOFAS
t9 main assessment (48 mo) BDI-2, SCL-90R, DAS, DEQ, IIP, HAQ   LIFE, QIDS-C, HUS, SRS, SOFAS
t10 final assessment (60 mo) BDI-2, SCL-90R, DAS, DEQ, IIP, HAQ   LIFE, QIDS-C, OPD-2, HUS, SRS, SOFAS
  1. Notes: BDI 2 Beck Depression Inventory II, CTQ Childhood Trauma Questionnaire, DAS Dysfunctional Attitude Scale, DEQ Depressive Experience Questionnaire, HAQ Helping Alliance Questionnaire (patient-, therapist-form), HUS Heidelberger Restructuring Scale, IIP Inventory of Interpersonal Problems, LIFE Longitudinal Follow-up Evaluation, OPD-2 Operationalized Psychodynamic Diagnostics, PEI Psychoanalytic Intake Interview, QIDS Quick Inventory of Depressive Symptoms [self- (QIDS-S) and clinician-rating (QIDS-C)], SCID I, II Structured Clinical Interview according to DSM-IV, SCL-90R Symptom-Checklist, SOFAS Social functioning, SRS Self-Reflective Functioning Scale.