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Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00018629
First Posted: July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2009
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Information provided by:
VA Office of Research and Development
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine if Cognitive - Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) improves functioning in older patients with schizophrenia.

Condition Phase
Schizoaffective Disorder Schizophrenia Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Official Title: Rehabilitation of Older Patients With Schizophrenia

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Further study details as provided by VA Office of Research and Development:

Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: May 2000
Study Completion Date: April 2005
Primary Completion Date: April 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
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.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients must be 45 years of age or older with a diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00018629


Locations
United States, California
VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego
San Diego, California, United States, 92161
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Eric L. Granholm, PhD VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego
  More Information

Responsible Party: Granholm, Eric - Principal Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018629     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MHBS-043-99S
First Submitted: July 3, 2001
First Posted: July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2009
Last Verified: September 2008

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
Aging
Neuropsychology
Psychotherapy
Rehabilitation
Schizophrenia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders