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Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Donald Black, University of Iowa
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00055315
First received: February 25, 2003
Last updated: March 15, 2017
Last verified: March 2017
February 25, 2003
March 15, 2017
July 2002
December 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder
A Cognitive Group Treatment for Borderline Outpatients
This study will expose patients to either a Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) or treatment as usual (TAU) to determine the more effective therapy for treating borderline personality disorder.
Participants are randomly assigned to receive either Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) or treatment as usual (TAU) for 20 weeks. STEPPS is a new cognitive behavioral treatment which involves skills training for emotion management and lifestyle behaviors as well as education for the affected individual's family members, friends, and professional caregivers. Participants are assessed at baseline and Weeks 4, 8, 12, 16, and 20. Interviews of patient's health care providers and family members and self-rating scales are used to assess patients. Follow-up assessments are made 1, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months after study completion. Participants must live within a reasonable driving distance of Iowa City, IA.
Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Behavioral: Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS)
    STEPPS is a 20-week, manual-based, psychoeducational group treatment that combines skills training with cognitive-behavioral techniques. It includes a systems component to train family members, friends, and significant others.
  • Behavioral: Treatment As Usual (TAU)
  • Active Comparator: STEPPS
    Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Each subject met DSM-IV criteria for BPD, confirmed through a clinical interview and a review of the patient's case notes
    Intervention: Behavioral: Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS)
  • Placebo Comparator: Treatment as Usual

    Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Each subject met DSM-IV criteria for BPD, confirmed through a clinical interview and a review of the patient's case notes.

    TAU for this BPD population includes medical management, group and individual therapy.

    Intervention: Behavioral: Treatment As Usual (TAU)

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
383
April 2011
December 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
 
NCT00055315
200112066
R01MH063746 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
DATR A2-AIR
No
Not Provided
No
There is no plan to share individual participant data.
Donald Black, University of Iowa
University of Iowa
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Not Provided
University of Iowa
March 2017

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