MANAS

Project name MANAshanti Sudhar Shodh (MANAS)
Objective To develop and evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of a primary care intervention strategy for the treatment of common mental disorders
Dates October 2005 to March 2011
Principal investigator Prof Vikram Patel
Sites 24 primary health centres in Goa; 12 public and 12 private
Study design Enhanced Usual Care and Collaborative Stepped Care
Sample description 2,796 patients detected for common mental disorder
Sample size 2,796
Randomisation Cluster level randomisation
Recruitment: No of participants 2,796 patients enrolled in the study. 1,648 in Phase 1 (public facilities) and 1,148 in Phase 2 (private facilities)
Intervention models Enhanced Usual Care Model versus Collaborative Stepped Care Model
Codebook available Yes
Instruments used Socio-economic data, General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12), Revised Clinical Interview Schedule (CISR), WHODAS, Cost of Illness Schedule (CIS)
Database type SPSS 16
Database description Individual level data on severity of symptoms of depression and anxiety, suicidal behaviour and levels of disability and costs related to illness
Funder The Wellcome Trust, UK, through the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Collaborating institutions London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK; Directorate of Health Services of Goa; Voluntary Health Association of Goa