Cognitive - Behavioral Therapy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00018629
First received: July 3, 2001
Last updated: January 5, 2009
Last verified: September 2008
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if Cognitive - Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) improves functioning in older patients with schizophrenia.


Condition Intervention Phase
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizophrenia
Other: N /A
Phase 2

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

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:

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)
Intervention Details:
    Other: N /A
    N/A
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

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00018629

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

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Granholm, Eric - Principal Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018629     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MHBS-043-99S
Study First Received: July 3, 2001
Last Updated: January 5, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Department of Veterans Affairs:
Aging
Neuropsychology
Psychotherapy
Rehabilitation
Schizophrenia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psychotic Disorders
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features
Mental Disorders

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