Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy
The purpose of this study is to determine if Cognitive - Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) improves functioning in older patients with schizophrenia.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
|Official Title:||Rehabilitation of Older Patients With Schizophrenia|
|Study Start Date:||May 2000|
|Study Completion Date:||April 2005|
|Primary Completion Date:||April 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
This is a randomized-control clinical trial. After completion the baseline assessment, subjects will be randomly assigned to either standard pharmacotherapy or SP+CBSST and will be followed for 18 months. The subjects will be 180 outpatients over the age of 45 with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00018629
|United States, California|
|VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego|
|San Diego, California, United States, 92161|
|Principal Investigator:||Eric L. Granholm, PhD||VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego|