Interpersonal Psychotherapy in Youth With Severe Mood Dysregulation-Pilot
The purpose of this study is to determine the feasibility and acceptability of an utilizing an adapted form (IPT-SMD)of a psychosocial intervention, Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Adolescents, for youth with severe mood dysregulation (SMD).
The investigators hypothesize that retention rates will be >80%,satisfaction scores will average 6 (high) on a 7 point satisfaction scale, and that youth who receive the IPT-SMD intervention will have overall improvement in SMD symptoms.
|Severe Mood Dysregulation||Behavioral: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for youth with SMD (IPT-SMD)|
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Interpersonal Psychotherapy in Youth With Severe Mood Dysregulation-Pilot|
- Retention rate [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ]We are assessing the feasibility and acceptability of IPT-SMD in anticipation of conducting a larger trial.
- Clinical Global Impressions Scale CGI-I (SMD) [ Time Frame: 20 weeks ]We will utilize the CGI-I (SMD) to assess the effectiveness of IPT-SMD on the severity of SMD symptoms in youth with SMD.
|Study Start Date:||July 2012|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2013|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
All participants will receive the intervention.
Behavioral: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for youth with SMD (IPT-SMD)
Youth will receive weekly therapy sessions for 16 weeks and then bi-weekly session until week 20. Parent sessions will also be included.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01591564
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21224|
|Principal Investigator:||Leslie Miller, M.D.||Johns Hopkins University|