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Evaluation of a Health Promotion Intervention for Persons With Mental Illness

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Endowment for Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Information provided by:
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00215189
First received: September 15, 2005
Last updated: September 22, 2009
Last verified: September 2009
  Purpose

This pilot study evaluates an individualized health promotion program for people with mental illness receiving services at a mental health center in Keene, NH. The study will test the following hypotheses:

Hypothesis 1: Compared to baseline (pre-study) levels, participants in the In SHAPE program will demonstrate increased physical activity as indicated by self-report and observed measures.

Hypothesis 2: Compared to baseline (pre-study) levels, participants in the In SHAPE program will demonstrate improved fitness and health status as indicated by greater capacity on the 6-minute walk test, one mile walk test, weight and body composition, and flexibility indexes.

The following secondary (exploratory) hypotheses will be considered:

Compared to baseline (pre-study) levels, participants in the In SHAPE program will demonstrate improved subjective health status, quality of life, mood, and self-efficacy. In addition, participants will demonstrate improved cardiovascular fitness as indicated by lower pulse rate and blood pressure.


Condition Intervention
Mental Illness
Behavioral: In SHAPE (Pilot Health Promotion Intervention)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of a Health Promotion Intervention for Persons With Mental Illness

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Further study details as provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:

Enrollment: 145
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The In SHAPE program aims to improve the physical fitness and health of persons with mental illness. Participants in the program are assigned a health mentor who assesses individual lifestyle habits and health status, identifies goals for lifestyle change, and serves as a motivator and physical trainer. The individualized components of the In SHAPE program are supplemented with group-level positive reinforcement and motivational incentives. This evaluation project systematically evaluates the In SHAPE health promotion intervention.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Community Mental Health Center

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Age 18 or older, and enrolled in the In SHAPE program. Mental illness Receiving mental health services for 3 months or longer Voluntary informed consent or guardian consent Signed letter of permission to participate by a physician for individuals with a history of a medical illness or indications of health problems during the evaluation -

Exclusion Criteria:

Inability to give informed, voluntary consent. Primary diagnosis of dementia or a diagnosis of a psychiatric disorder secondary to a medical condition.

Co-morbid dementia as indicated by an MMSE score <20. Exclusion for eligibility as determined by the participant's physician due to medical contraindications (e.g., recent myocardial infarction, stroke (thrombotic or embolic), uncontrolled insulin-dependent diabetes).

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00215189

Locations
United States, New Hampshire
Monadnock Family Services
Keene, New Hampshire, United States, 03431
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Endowment for Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Stephen J Bartels, MD Professor in Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Stephen J. Bartels, MD MS, Dartmouth Medical School
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00215189     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IS200406
Study First Received: September 15, 2005
Last Updated: September 22, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:
health
mental illness
fitness

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mental Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 22, 2014