Family Workshops for Bipolar Disorder

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00296283
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 24, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 23, 2007
Information provided by:
University of Miami

Brief Summary:
This pilot study is looking at the effects of a brief psychoeducational workshop. These one day workshops are designed to increase family members knowledge about bipolar disorder and to help with processing emotions that go along with having a relative with bipolar disorder.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bipolar Disorder Behavioral: integrative behavior couples therapy Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Acceptance Based Psychoeducation Intervention to Reduce Expressed Emotion in Family Members of Bipolar Patients
Study Start Date : August 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bipolar Disorder

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Knowledge
  2. Anger
  3. Attributions
  4. Expressed Emotion

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • self-identified adult relatives of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder between ages 18 and 64; up to two persons per family can participate in the multifamily group

Exclusion Criteria:

  • relative with bipolar disorder will not be involved in the workshop

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00296283

United States, Florida
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, United States, 33146
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Miami
Principal Investigator: Sheri Johnson, PhD University of Miami Identifier: NCT00296283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20051107
First Posted: February 24, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2007
Last Verified: May 2007

Keywords provided by University of Miami:
Bipolar Disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Mental Disorders