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Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder

This study has been completed.
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University of Iowa
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00055315
First received: February 25, 2003
Last updated: July 25, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

February 25, 2003
July 25, 2013
July 2002
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Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder
A Cognitive Group Treatment for Borderline Outpatients

This study will expose patients to either a Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) or treatment as usual (TAU) to determine the more effective therapy for treating borderline personality disorder.

Participants are randomly assigned to receive either Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS) or treatment as usual (TAU) for 20 weeks. STEPPS is a new cognitive behavioral treatment which involves skills training for emotion management and lifestyle behaviors as well as education for the affected individual's family members, friends, and professional caregivers. Participants are assessed at baseline and Weeks 4, 8, 12, 16, and 20. Interviews of patient's health care providers and family members and self-rating scales are used to assess patients. Follow-up assessments are made 1, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months after study completion. Participants must live within a reasonable driving distance of Iowa City, IA.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Borderline Personality Disorder
Behavioral: Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving (STEPPS)
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Completed
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April 2007
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Borderline Personality Disorder
Both
18 Years and older
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United States
 
NCT00055315
R01 MH63746, R01MH063746, DATR A2-AIR
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University of Iowa
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
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University of Iowa
July 2013

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