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A Shared Decision Making Training for Inpatients With Schizophrenia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2010 by Technische Universität München.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
The German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
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Technische Universität München Identifier:
First received: April 20, 2009
Last updated: April 7, 2010
Last verified: April 2010
Patients suffering from schizophrenia who attend the communication skills program engage more deeply in therapeutic reasoning and treatment decisions. This results in stronger preferences to participate, greater perceived involvement and better long term adherence compared to patients who do not attend the training.

Condition Intervention
Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder Behavioral: patient training in shared decision making Behavioral: cognitive training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Shared Decision Making: Ein Kommunikationstraining für Patienten Mit Schizophrenie

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Further study details as provided by Technische Universität München:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Decision Self Efficacy [ Time Frame: post intervention ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adherence to medication [ Time Frame: 6 months post intervention ]
  • Participation preferences [ Time Frame: post intervention ]
  • Treatment satisfaction [ Time Frame: post intervention ]

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: May 2009
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: communication skills training
group training in shared decision making.
Behavioral: patient training in shared decision making
Active Comparator: cognitive training
standard group training of cognitive skills (Konzentrationstraining)
Behavioral: cognitive training


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female inpatients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder according to ICD 10
  • between 18 and 60 years of age are eligible for the study
  • informed consent
  • inpatients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • poor German language skills
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00885716

Contact: Johannes Hamann, MD +49894140 ext 4282

Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Technische Universität München Recruiting
München, Germany
Sub-Investigator: Werner Kissling, MD         
Principal Investigator: Johannes Hamann, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Technische Universität München
The German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: PD Dr. Johannes Hamann, Technische universität München Identifier: NCT00885716     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GIF2168-1764.1
Study First Received: April 20, 2009
Last Updated: April 7, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 18, 2017