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Subjective Well Being of Schizophrenic Patients in Greece (AURA)

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: March 3, 2009
Last updated: December 7, 2010
Last verified: December 2010
Non-interventional study aiming to provide data on the subjective effects of antipsychotic medication assessing subjective well-being and global functioning of patients with Schizophrenia under antipsychotic medication. Moreover it aims to assess their adherence to the treatment and will investigate whether there is any correlation of these factors with the clinical condition of these patients.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Subjective Well Being of Schizophrenic Patients in Greece

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of Subjective well being [ Time Frame: Relative score reported in SWBN scale at the visit. No baseline comparison ]
  • Assessment of functioning [ Time Frame: Relative score reported in GAF scale at the visit. No baseline comparison ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Assessment of Compliance to therapy [ Time Frame: Relative score reported in BARS scale at the visit. No baseline comparison ]
  • Assessment of General Psychopathology [ Time Frame: Relative score reported in PANNS scale at the visit. No baseline comparison ]
  • Assessment of Clinical Condition [ Time Frame: Relative score reported in CGIS scale at the visit. No baseline comparison ]

Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Target Group:Patients suffering from Schizophrenia treated in private practice

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provision of written informed consent
  • Diagnosis of schizophrenia according to DSM-IV
  • The patient must have been prescribed an atypical antipsychotic for at least 4 weeks before the first study visit

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00857064

Research Site
Agrinio, Greece
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Alexsandroupoli, Greece
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Argos, Greece
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Arta, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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Crete, Greece
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Drama, Greece
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Edessa, Greece
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Elefsina, Greece
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Giannitsa, Greece
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Ioannina, Greece
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Karditsa, Greece
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Katerini, Greece
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Kavala, Greece
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Kozani, Greece
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Larisa, Greece
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Patra, Greece
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Peiraias, Greece
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Preveza, Greece
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Rodos, Greece
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Serres, Greece
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Thessalonica, Greece
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Thiva, Greece
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Volos, Greece
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Errikos Tzempelikos, Dr Sismanoglio Hospital, Psychiatric Department, Greece
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Pontikis Panagiotis, MD Medical and Regulatory Affairs Director, AstraZeneca, SA Greece Identifier: NCT00857064     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-NGR-DUM-2008/2
Study First Received: March 3, 2009
Last Updated: December 7, 2010

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
social functioning
subjective well being
Patients suffering from Schizophrenia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 20, 2017