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Effectiveness of Group Based Schema Therapy in the Treatment of Personality Disorders

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00247234
First Posted: November 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  Purpose
This study intends to compare the effectiveness of schema therapy with standard psychiatric outpatient care for patients with borderline or avoidant personality disorder.

Condition Intervention
Personality Disorder, Borderline Avoidant Personality Disorder Behavioral: Schema Therapy Behavioral: standard care

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Group Based Schema Therapy in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder and Avoidant Personality Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • quality of life [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Self-report measures

  • depression [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Self-report measures

  • anxiety [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Self-report measures

  • suicidal ideation [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Self-report measures


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Use of psychotropic medication [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Enrollment: 90
Actual Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: January 2015
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: schema therapy Behavioral: Schema Therapy
group based schema therapy
Active Comparator: standard care
standard psychiatric out-patient care
Behavioral: standard care
standard psychiatric out-patient care

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Avoidant or Borderline personality disorders

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Do not speak Scandinavian languages
  • Antisocial personality disorder
  • Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Affective bipolar disorder I
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mental impairment/organic brain disorder
  • Substance dependence
  • Planned pregnancy
  • Serious somatic illness
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00247234


Locations
Norway
St. Olavs Hospital
Trondheim, Norway, 7030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Investigators
Study Chair: Are Holen, M.D., Ph.D. Department of Neuroscience, NTNU - Faculty of Medicine, MTFS, NO-7489 Trondheim, Norway
  More Information

Responsible Party: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00247234     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ursula.falkmer+AEA-stolav.no
First Submitted: October 31, 2005
First Posted: November 1, 2005
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Personality Disorders
Borderline Personality Disorder
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders