Effectiveness of Antipsychotic Combination With Psychosocial Intervention on Outcome of Patients With Schizophrenia (ACPIOS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Sichuan University
Capital Medical University
Nanjing Medical University
Jiangxi Mental Hospital
Hunan Mental Hospital
Guangzhou Mental Hospital
Chongqing Metal Institute
Henan Mental Hospital
Information provided by:
Central South University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00654576
First received: April 3, 2008
Last updated: April 7, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
  Purpose

Antipsychotic alone is limit to improve the overall outcome of schizophrenia and has a high discontinue rate.To solve these problems, we provide practical and available psychosocial intervention. We hypothesize that there will be significant difference in the overall effectiveness between antipsychotic and antipsychotic combination with psychosocial intervention.


Condition Intervention Phase
Schizophrenia
Drug: Chlorpromazine, Sulpiride, Clozapine, Olanzapine, Risperidone, Quetiapine, Aripitrazole
Behavioral: psychosocial intervention
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Antipsychotic Combination With Psychosocial Intervention on Outcome of Patients With Schizophrenia:One-Year Follow up.

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Further study details as provided by Central South University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • the time to discontinued treatment and the rate of relapse/rehospitalization [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • clinical psychopathology, side effect, compliance, social function, neurocognitive function, quality of life, family/career burden, cost analysis. [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1400
Study Start Date: February 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
the comparator arm will only receive one of the seven antipsychotic
Drug: Chlorpromazine, Sulpiride, Clozapine, Olanzapine, Risperidone, Quetiapine, Aripitrazole
patient will receive one of the seven study drugs (Chlorpromazine, Sulpiride, Clozapine, Olanzapine, Risperidone, Quetiapine, Aripitrazole) as the maintain treatment. the dose is flexible, is based on the study doctor's judgment.
Experimental: 2
the experimental group will receive one of the seven study drugs combination with psychosocial intervention
Behavioral: psychosocial intervention
the psychosocial interventions include psychoeducaiton, family intervention, skill training, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Detailed Description:

The study is designed as a national, multicenter, randomized, naturalistic trial, with research assessors intended to be blind to the intervention status.

We plan to recruit 1400 patients at 10 china sites and randomly assign them to two group. the control group only receive antipsychotic and the study group receive antipsychotic combination with psychosocial intervention. The course is 12 months. Patients use one of the seven study drugs (chlorpromazine, sulpiride, clozapine, olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapine, and aripitrazole)to the maintain treatment. The psychosocial intervention include psychoeducation, family intervention, skills training, and cognitive-behavioral therapy. The primary aim is to delineate differences in the overall effectiveness of the two treatment model.The assessments include the outcome of symptomatology,neurobiology,social psychology,medical economics.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Eligible patients were 16 to 50 years of age;
  • had received a diagnosed of schizophrenia in accordance with criteria set out in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-fourth edition (DSM-IV);
  • were confirmed to be clinically stable by the investigator (the total score ≤60 on the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale [PANSS] or a decrease of fifty percent from acute period in the total score on PANSS)
  • and taken maintenance treatment with any one of the following seven oral antipsychotics:

    • chlorpromazine
    • sulpiride clozapine
    • risperidone
    • olanzapine
    • quetiapine
    • aripiprazole

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients were excluded if they had received a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder, mental retardation, or other cognitive disorders;
  • had a history of serious adverse reactions to the proposed treatment;
  • were pregnant or breastfeeding; or had a serious and unstable medical condition.
  • Patients were excluded if they were unable to provide informed consent
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Locations
China, Hunan
Institute of Mental Health of The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University
Changsha, Hunan, China, 410011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Central South University
Shanghai Mental Health Center
Sichuan University
Capital Medical University
Nanjing Medical University
Jiangxi Mental Hospital
Hunan Mental Hospital
Guangzhou Mental Hospital
Chongqing Metal Institute
Henan Mental Hospital
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00654576     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004BA720A22
Study First Received: April 3, 2008
Last Updated: April 7, 2008
Health Authority: China: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Central South University:
schizophrenia
antipsychotic
outcome
psychosocial intervention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features
Mental Disorders
Risperidone
Clozapine
Quetiapine
Antipsychotic Agents
Olanzapine
Chlorpromazine
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Antiemetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
GABA Antagonists
GABA Agents

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