Psychoeducation Versus Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Bipolar Disorder
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00188838|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2005 by University Health Network, Toronto.
Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2005
To examine the impact of cognitive-behavioural therapy on both the episodic and functional outcome of bipolar disorder, in combination with pharmacotherapy.
Primary Hypothesis is twofold:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy will reduce the total symptom burden, as measured both by percentage of time spent ill (both syndromic and subsyndromal) and number of episodes, as compared to psychoeducation
- Cognitive behavioural therapy will reduce social and occupational disability to a greater extent than psychoeducation.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Bipolar Disorder||Behavioral: Psychoeduction Behavioral: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy|
To compare the impact of cognitive -behavioral therapy to that of properly structured psycho education on the 'illness burden' and functional outcome of bipolar disorder, in combination with pharmacotherapy.
Subjects will be randomized to either a "control" treatment group cosisting of 6 sessions of group psycho-education (topics include illness recognition, treatment approaches, and monitoring and coping strategies; based on manual by Bauer & McBride, 2002: Life Goals Phase I) or they will be randomized to the "experimental" treatment group: 20 sessions of individual Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Bipolar Disorder (topics include limited psychoeducation, activity scheduling/behavioural interventions, cognitive techniques, including thought monitoring and challenges to dysfunctional assumptions and other coping techniques; based on manual by Lam et al., 1999: Cognitive Therapy for Bipolar Disorder)
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||210 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Psychoeducation Versus Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Bipolar Disorder|
|Study Start Date :||July 2002|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||August 2006|
- Longitudinal Interval Follow-up Evaluation (LIFE; Keller et al, 1987).
- Modified Social Adjustment Scale (SAS II-B; Bauer, 2001)
- ***Note: all primary outcomes obtained prospectively every 3 months for 18 months
- Clinician Administered Rating Scale for Mania
- Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
- Quality of Life, Enjoyment, and Satisfaction Questionnaire
- Dysfunctional Attitudes Scale
- Patient Satisfaction Index
- Activity and Utilisation Questionnaire
- Medication Compliance scale
- Intensity of Somatotherapy Index
- Coping Inventory for Prodromes of Mania
- Khavari Alcohol Test.
- *****Note: all secondary outcomes measured prospectively over 18 months
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00188838
|Canada, British Columbia|
|University of British Columbia, Department of Psychiatry|
|Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T-2A1|
|St. Joseph's Healthcare, CMHS|
|Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N-3K7|
|Centre for Addiction and Mental Health|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T-1R8|
|University Health Network|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T-2S8|
|McGill University Health Centre|
|Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G-1A4|
|Douglas Hospital-McGill University|
|Verdun, Quebec, Canada, H4G-1E2|
|Principal Investigator:||Sagar V Parikh, M.D.||University Health Network, Toronto|