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Epidemiological Study to Evaluate Adherence to Treatment in Bipolar Disorder: Adherence Study

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2009
Last updated: October 29, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
The purpose of this study is to estimate adherence to treatment in bipolar patients, to characterize patients based on adherence degree and to describe the variables linked to poor adherence to treatment in real-life practice.

Bipolar Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Epidemiological Study to Evaluate Adherence to Treatment in Bipolar Disorder: Adherence Study

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Morisky-Green Scale [ Time Frame: Once, at the visit moment ]
  • Drug Attitude Inventory Scale (DAI-10) [ Time Frame: Once, at the visit moment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Global Impressions for Bipolar illness-modified (CGI-BP-M) [ Time Frame: Once, at the visit moment ]
  • Functioning Assessment Short Test (FAST) [ Time Frame: Once, at the visit moment ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder I or II (DSM-IV) in ambulatory settings


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder I or II (DSM-IV) in ambulatory settings

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder I or II DSM-IV
  • Patients treated with at least one oral antipsychotic
  • Subjects able to read and write

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients participating in clinical trials
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00927420

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Langreo, Asturias, Spain
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Las Palmas, Gran Canarias, Spain
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Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain
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La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
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Alicante, Spain
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Almeria, Spain
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Badajoz, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Cordoba, Spain
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Elche, Spain
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Leon, Spain
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Lerida, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Malaga, Spain
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Murcia, Spain
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Orense, Spain
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Salamanca, Spain
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Sevilla, Spain
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Toledo, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
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Valladolid, Spain
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Vitoria, Spain
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Zaragoza, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Elisa Gil AstraZeneca Spain EpidemiologyValue Demonstration Unit
  More Information

Responsible Party: MC MD, AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00927420     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-NES-DUM-2009/1
Study First Received: June 23, 2009
Last Updated: October 29, 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Bipolar disorder
real life practice

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Pathologic Processes
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 26, 2017