Effects of Comorbid Personality Disorder on the Treatment of Bipolar I Disorder
This study will examine the impact of comorbid personality disorder on the outcome of treatment among patients with bipolar I disorder.
Bipolar I Disorder
Borderline Personality Disorder
Behavioral: Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT)
|Study Design:||Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Treatment of Primary Mood Disorders in the Comorbidly Ill|
- Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HRSD-25)
- Raskin Severity of Depression and Mania Scales
|Study Start Date:||August 1997|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||August 2002|
The major aim of this proposal is to examine the impact of comorbid personality disorder on the outcome of treatment among patients with bipolar I disorder.
The specific aims are to create a research and supervisory team and to identify potential moderators of treatment response and mediators of outcome over the course of treatment.
Members of the team will meet weekly to begin a treatment development process for enhancing Interpersonal Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT) for these patients. Additional assessment measures will be utilized to examine the proposed mediators and moderators of treatment.
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Principal Investigator:||Ellen Frank||University of Pittsburgh|