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Schizophrenia and Genetic Counseling

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2005 by Sarah Lawrence College.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00111202
First Posted: May 18, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
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Information provided by:
Sarah Lawrence College
  Purpose

This research is designed to investigate the perceptions and opinions of individuals who either have schizophrenia or who have a family member with schizophrenia, in relation to genetic counseling. Data will be collected via a 15 minute online questionnaire. There is also an option for respondents to participate in a 45 minute interview if they wish.

It is expected that the study will show that adequate information about genetic counseling is not provided to these individuals. It is also hoped that this research will help to make genetic counseling sessions more specific to people with schizophrenia in their family.


Condition Phase
Schizophrenia Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Official Title: Schizophrenia and Genetic Counseling: A Survey of People With Schizophrenia and Their Relatives

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Sarah Lawrence College:

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2006
Detailed Description:

For more information please go to the following website:

http://schizophreniageneticcounseling.blogspot.com

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • anyone diagnosed with schizophrenia OR who has family member diagnosed with schizophrenia
  • Over 18 years old
  Contacts and Locations
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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): NCT00111202


Sponsors and Collaborators
Sarah Lawrence College
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Study Completed SLC
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00111202     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLC1012005
First Submitted: May 17, 2005
First Posted: May 18, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 9, 2005
Last Verified: May 2005

Keywords provided by Sarah Lawrence College:
Genetic counseling
Genetic counselling
Genetics
Schizophrenia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders