Web-based Support for People With Schizophrenia and Their Families
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00177983|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 30, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Relapse Rates Related to Website Usage||Behavioral: (relapse rate)||Not Applicable|
The objective of this study is to assess the feasibility of using the World Wide Web (Web) and in-home computers to provide patients suffering from schizophrenia and their families advice from health care professionals, social support, and information.
The purposes of this intervention are to improve: 1) the availability, convenience and use of needed mental health services; 2) family support for their ill family members; and 3) patient and family outcomes.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||80 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Factorial Assignment|
|Official Title:||Support to Patients and Families|
|Study Start Date :||January 2003|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2005|
- The outcome, patient relapse, will be assessed for the patients in the intervention group and control group by estimating the size of the intervention's effect on relapse rate.
- For the primary caregiver, the distribution of the psychological distress measure will be examined and transformation will be made if necessary for further analysis.
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): NCT00177983
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|University of Pittsburgh|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15261|
|Principal Investigator:||Armando J Rotondi, PhD||University of Pittsburgh|