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A Shared Decision Making Training for Inpatients With Schizophrenia

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00885716
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified April 2010 by Technische Universität München.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 22, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 8, 2010
The German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development
Information provided by:
Technische Universität München

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment
Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder Behavioral: patient training in shared decision making Behavioral: cognitive training

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 80 participants
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
Study Start Date : May 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adherence to medication [ Time Frame: 6 months post intervention ]
  2. Participation preferences [ Time Frame: post intervention ]
  3. Treatment satisfaction [ Time Frame: post intervention ]

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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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00885716

Contact: Johannes Hamann, MD +49894140 ext 4282 j.hamann@lrz.tum.de

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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: PD Dr. Johannes Hamann, Technische universität München
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00885716     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GIF2168-1764.1
First Posted: April 22, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 8, 2010
Last Verified: April 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders