Enhancing the Outcome of Skills Training for People With Schizophrenia
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00069433|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 9, 2003
Last Update Posted : September 24, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Schizophrenia||Procedure: Social skills and symptom management training|
People with schizophrenia have a large number of social and symptom management training programs available to them. Studies suggest that these training programs are effective, but their generalizability and effectiveness in outpatient settings has not been thoroughly examined. This study will examine the treatment outcomes of a skills training approach in schizophrenic individuals taking antipsychotic medication.
Participants taking stable doses of risperidone, olanzapine, or quetiapine will be randomly assigned to receive either intensive symptom management and social skills training or group therapy for 12 months. A verbal memory test will be used to stratify the randomization procedure and to control for neurocognitive functioning.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Skills Training for Schizophrenia: Enhancing Outcomes|
|Study Start Date :||April 2001|
|Primary Completion Date :||November 2005|
|Study Completion Date :||November 2005|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00069433
|United States, Connecticut|
|Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, 06606|
|Hall-Brooke Behavioral Health Services|
|Westport, Connecticut, United States, 06880|