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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00178061
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic|
|Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15213|
|Principal Investigator:||Ellen Frank||University of Pittsburgh|