Treatment of Schizophrenia Through Internet-Based Psychoeducation
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00051233|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 8, 2003
Last Update Posted : June 30, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder||Procedure: World Wide Web-Based Psychoeducation||Phase 2|
This study will provide a comprehensive psychoeducational program which includes education, social support, information, coping strategies, and guidance from mental health, social services, and medical professionals. This study will work to reduce relapse, facilitate patient rehabilitation, decrease family distress, and improve family well being.
Patients and their families participate in an in-person Psychoeducational Survival Skills Workshop that is designed to provide patients and their families with basic information about schizophrenia and its treatment. After the workshop, participants are provided with 6 Web-based modules that are designed to increase mental health and schizophrenia knowledge. Patient relapse, family distress, family knowledge of schizophrenia, and data on user's acceptance and utilization are measured to determine the intervention's effectiveness.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Schizophrenia Patient and Family Continuity of Care|
|Study Start Date :||January 2003|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2005|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00051233
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pittsburgh Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15261|
|Principal Investigator:||Armando J Rotondi||University of Pittsburgh|