PSYT 640 Non-Pharmacological Clinical Trials (3 credits)

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Offered by: Psychiatry (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Psychiatry : This course will provide an introduction to the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of randomized clinical trials with a focus on issues particularly important to non-pharmacological interventions (e.g., psychotherapy, care management interventions, physical therapy interventions) including blinding, intervention complexity, and intervention fidelity. Topics will include trial design and specification of a primary question; ethical considerations; randomization and stratification; sample size determination; analysis and reporting; quality and sources of bias; interpretation of results; and design alternatives, including considerations of particular relevance to trials of non-pharmacological interventions

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

  • Enrollment is limited to 20 students.