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Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness (SMI)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00264823
First received: December 9, 2005
Last updated: October 3, 2008
Last verified: October 2008

December 9, 2005
October 3, 2008
June 2003
May 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
How to best help people with serious mental illness follow HIV treatment regimens [ Time Frame: baseline, 3, 12 and 24 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
How to best help people with serious mental illness follow HIV treatment regimens
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Nursing Intervention for HIV Regime Adherence Among People With Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
Nursing Intervention for HIV Regimen Adherence Among Serious Mental Illness (SMI)

The purpose of this research study is to investigate how nurses can best help people with serious mental illnesses (SMI) follow their HIV treatment plans.

There is concern that HIV positive SMI persons may be a greater risk for poor treatment adherence, increasing risk for poorer outcomes and development of treatment resistance virus, and also placing others at greater risk. Involvement of advance practice nurses has been previously shown to improve outcomes for persons with HIV/AIDS.

Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • HIV
  • Mental Illness
Behavioral: Use of Memory Aids to take medications
Experimental participants will receive an integrated intervention tailored to the communication and comprehension of the individual, and will include memory aid devices, education regarding side effects and other treatment aspects, and active community outreach. For those who fail to adhere using the basic intervention, a treatment cascade that increases in intensity will be implemented. Using 80% adherence as a target, the cascade will include involvement of family and significant others in prompting participants through use of beepers, cellphones, and for those who still fall short of 80% adherence, directly observed therapy.
  • Experimental: 1 - Experimental
    Intervention: Behavioral: Use of Memory Aids to take medications
  • No Intervention: 2 - Control
Blank MB, Hennessy M, Eisenberg MM. Increasing quality of life and reducing HIV burden: the PATH+ intervention. AIDS Behav. 2014 Apr;18(4):716-25. doi: 10.1007/s10461-013-0606-x.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
273
May 2008
May 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of serious mental illness; HIV positive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
Both
18 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00264823
708134, 5-R01-NR-008851-03
Yes
Michael B. Blank, PhD, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research Department of Psychiatry University of Pennsylvania
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
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Principal Investigator: Michael Blank, PhD University of Pennsylvania
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
October 2008

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