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Effective Measurement of Risperidone Treatment Outcome for Persons With Borderline Personality Disorder

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00204347
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 16, 2012
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The objective of Study A is to evaluate the efficacy of risperidone on the 4 behavioral dimensions of Berderline Personality Disorder (BPD)in an open label trial:mood swings, impulsivity, thing difficulties and disturbed relationships. The secondary objective of this study (Study B)is to validate a self-report measure of clinical symptoms specific to the treatment of patients with BPD, the UAB Borderline Rating Scale(BRS).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Borderline Personality Disorder Drug: risperidone Phase 4

Detailed Description:

Study A: An open-label, prospective trial of the efficacy and safety of risperidone in the treatment of BPD.The study is 8 weeks in duration, with a screening visit and follow-up visits at the end of Weeks 1,2,3,4,6, and 8. 20 female patients, 19 years or older will be recruited. A full medical and psychiatric history will be taken and a physical exam will be performed by a sstudy physician. A psychosocial assessment will be conducted during the screen.

Study B: The ofjective is to validate the UAB BRS by administering the BRS and other neuropsychological instruments as repeated measures over a 6 week period to 40 patients with BPD.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effective Measurement of Risperidone Treatment Outcome for Persons With Borderline Personality Disorder: The UAB Borderline Rating Scale (BRS)
Study Start Date : July 2003
Primary Completion Date : October 2007
Study Completion Date : October 2007

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Drug Information available for: Risperidone
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical Global Impression
  2. Brief Symptom Inventory

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Beck Depression Inventory
  2. Quality of Life Enjoyment and Satisfaction Questionnaire

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of BPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any other Axis I diagnosis except dysthymia, PTSD, or generalized anxiety disorder;substance abuse within a month; unstable medical illness.
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00204347

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35205
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V., Belgium
Principal Investigator: Celia T. Huston, PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham
More Information

Responsible Party: Bobbie May, Asst. Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00204347     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RIS-DED-WTJ
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Bobbie May, University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Personality Disorders
Borderline Personality Disorder
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents