Family Workshops for Bipolar Disorder

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Miami
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00296283
First received: February 23, 2006
Last updated: May 22, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
  Purpose

This pilot study is looking at the effects of a brief psychoeducational workshop. These one day workshops are designed to increase family members knowledge about bipolar disorder and to help with processing emotions that go along with having a relative with bipolar disorder.


Condition Intervention Phase
Bipolar Disorder
Behavioral: integrative behavior couples therapy
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Acceptance Based Psychoeducation Intervention to Reduce Expressed Emotion in Family Members of Bipolar Patients

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of Miami:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Knowledge
  • Anger
  • Attributions
  • Expressed Emotion

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: August 2005
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • self-identified adult relatives of people diagnosed with bipolar disorder between ages 18 and 64; up to two persons per family can participate in the multifamily group

Exclusion Criteria:

  • relative with bipolar disorder will not be involved in the workshop
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00296283

Locations
United States, Florida
University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, United States, 33146
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Miami
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sheri Johnson, PhD University of Miami
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00296283     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20051107
Study First Received: February 23, 2006
Last Updated: May 22, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Miami:
Relatives
Bipolar Disorder
Psychoeducation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Disease
Affective Disorders, Psychotic
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Pathologic Processes

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