Social Cognition Training in Schizophrenia

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2012 by Oslo University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anja Vaskinn, Oslo University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01206842
First received: September 10, 2010
Last updated: January 2, 2012
Last verified: January 2012

September 10, 2010
January 2, 2012
August 2011
December 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Social cognitive tests [ Time Frame: Within one week and within three months of completed training ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
PFA and MASC
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01206842 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Functional capacity tests [ Time Frame: Within one week and within three months of completed training ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    AIPSS and UPSA-brief
  • Neuropsychological tests [ Time Frame: Within one week and within three months of completed training ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    MATRICS
Same as current
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Social Cognition Training in Schizophrenia
Social Cognition Training in Schizophrenia

People with schizophrenia show deficits in social cognition, the ability to process information about other people such as identifying their emotional expressions. Social cognition is associated with everyday life functioning and could therefore be an important treatment target. Several social cognitive training programs have been developed during the last years. Results indicate that social cognitive performance can be ameliorated through commonly used intervention techniques. However, it is less clear whether this improvement generalizes to everyday life. The purpose of this study is to investigate if a social cognitive training program (Training in Affect Recognition) improves performance on social cognitive and neuropsychological tests and leads to improved everyday life functioning in persons with schizophrenia. The study also aims at examining if an improvement is present three months after completion of the training intervention.

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Interventional
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Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Schizophrenia
  • Social Cognition
Other: Training in Affect Recognition
A 12-session social cognitive training programming covering emotion perception and social perception administered in a group setting to up to four participants with schizophrenia at the time
Experimental: social cognition training
Intervention: Other: Training in Affect Recognition
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
25
December 2012
December 2012   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18-55
  • diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
  • IQ > 69
  • sufficient mastery of Norwegian to undergo assessments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of head trauma
  • neurological/medical condition known to interfere with central nervous system
  • receiving outpatient care at time of recruitment
Both
18 Years to 55 Years
No
Contact: Anja Vaskinn, PhD +4722923908 anja.vaskinn@medisin.uio.no
Norway
 
NCT01206842
2010/1538 (REK)
No
Anja Vaskinn, Oslo University Hospital
Oslo University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Anja Vaskinn, PhD Oslo University Hospital, Psychosis Research Unit
Oslo University Hospital
January 2012

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