Illness Management and Recovery for Veterans With Severe Mental Illness

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Indiana University
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00515671
First received: August 10, 2007
Last updated: October 8, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
Results First Received: October 3, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Schizophrenia
Schizo-affective Disorder
Interventions: Behavioral: Illness Management and Recovery
Behavioral: Problem Solving

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1

Receives IMR groups once a week for 9 months in addition to care as usual.

Illness Management and Recovery Training: a structured curriculum to help mental health consumers manage their illnesses and pursue goals related to recovery from mental illness

Arm 2

Receives support groups once a week for 9 months in addition to care as usual.

Illness Management and Recovery Training: a structured curriculum to help mental health consumers manage their illnesses and pursue goals related to recovery from mental illness


Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Arm 1     Arm 2  
STARTED     60     58  
COMPLETED     43     41  
NOT COMPLETED     17     17  
Lost to Follow-up                 13                 10  
Withdrawal by Subject                 3                 5  
incarcerated                 1                 2  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Arm 1

Receives IMR groups once a week for 9 months in addition to care as usual.

Illness Management and Recovery Training: a structured curriculum to help mental health consumers manage their illnesses and pursue goals related to recovery from mental illness

Arm 2

Receives support groups once a week for 9 months in addition to care as usual.

Illness Management and Recovery Training: a structured curriculum to help mental health consumers manage their illnesses and pursue goals related to recovery from mental illness

Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Arm 1     Arm 2     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  60     58     118  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  47.7  ± 9.3     47.6  ± 8.5     47.7  ± 8.9  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     46     48     94  
Male     14     10     24  
Race/Ethnicity, Customized  
[units: participants]
     
white     22     18     40  
African American     32     40     72  
More than one     6     0     6  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     60     58     118  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Illness Management Ratings   [ Time Frame: Baseline, 9 months, 18 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Psychiatric Symptoms (PANSS Total)   [ Time Frame: Baseline, 9 months, 18 months ]


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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Low attendance in both groups, may not have had enough "exposure" Study embedded in a treatment-rich environment, cannot sort out other impacts on outcomes.


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Michelle Salyers
Organization: IUPUI
phone: 317-274-2904
e-mail: mpsalyer@iupui.edu


Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Department of Veterans Affairs
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00515671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IAC 05-254
Study First Received: August 10, 2007
Results First Received: October 3, 2014
Last Updated: October 8, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government