Web-based Support for People With Schizophrenia and Their Families

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00177983
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: June 26, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

September 13, 2005
June 26, 2014
January 2003
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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.
Same as current
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For the primary caregiver, the distribution of the psychological distress measure will be examined and transformation will be made if necessary for further analysis.
Same as current
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Web-based Support for People With Schizophrenia and Their Families
Support to Patients and Families

This study will assess the feasibility of using the internet and in-home computers to provide advice from health care professionals, social support, and health information to people with schizophrenia and their families.

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.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Relapse Rates Related to Website Usage
Behavioral: (relapse rate)
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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January 2005
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of schizophrenia Able to speak and read English Regular contact with a family member

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Enrolled in another study
Both
14 Years to 55 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT00177983
R01 MH063484, R01MH063484
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University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Principal Investigator: Armando J Rotondi, PhD University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh
June 2014

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