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Internet-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Persons Diagnosed With Bipolar II

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01742351
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 3, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Örebro University
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Fredrik Holländare, Örebro County Council

Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to test the feasibility and acceptability of internet-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for persons diagnosed with bipolar disorder, type II. The idea is to treat residual depressive symptoms as well as using psychoeducation to improve their prognosis. Each participant will have a personal therapist that will provide guidance and support throughout the treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bipolar Disorder, Type II Behavioral: Guided internet-based cognitive behavior therapy Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 7 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Internet-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Persons Diagnosed With Bipolar II - a Pilot Study
Study Start Date : January 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2013

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Bipolar Disorder

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Guided internet-based cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) Behavioral: Guided internet-based cognitive behavior therapy



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in score on the Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale - Self rated (MADRS-S) between baseline and post treatment [ Time Frame: 9 weeks ]
    A nine item questionnaire of depressive symptoms


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in the score on the Affective Self Rating Scale (AS-18-M) between baseline and post treatment [ Time Frame: 9 weeks ]
    A nine item subscale of the AS-18 measuring symptoms of mania/hypomania.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A diagnosis of bipolar disorder type II
  • Mild to moderate depressive symptoms
  • 18 years of age
  • Stable medication with a mood stabiliser
  • Access to the internet

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of psychosis
  • Having received psychiatric in-patient care during the past year
  • Ongoing psychotherapy
  • Previous manic episode
  • Previous suicide attempt
  • Previous parasuicidal behavior documented in patient record (e.g. self-injury)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01742351


Locations
Sweden
Psychiatric Research Centre
Örebro, Sweden, 701 16
Sponsors and Collaborators
Örebro County Council
School of Law, Psychology and Social Work, Örebro University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Fredrik Holländare, PhD School of Health and Medical Science, Psychiatric Research Centre

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Fredrik Holländare, Psychologist, PhD, Örebro County Council
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01742351     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 39:2012
First Posted: December 5, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 3, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Mental Disorders