Clinical Trial Details

A Randomised Control Trial of people with psychosis taking Risperdal Consta compared to people with psychosis taking Risperdal Consta and receiving Collaborative Therapy (a psychoeducational program) in a naturalistic setting

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Trial Information

Broad Health Condition Mental Health

Specific Health ConditionPsychosis and personality disorders

Trial FocusTreatment

Recruitment statusRecruiting


Postcode
3065

Anticipated date of first participant enrolment2/01/2008

Anticipated date of last participant enrolment2/01/2008

Phase of TrialNot Applicable

Has the study received ethics approval?Further information iconApproved

Trial summary

This study aims to see whether providing an educational program to people with psychosis who take a stable anti-psychotic medication do better than people with psychosis on a stable anti-psychotic medication who recieve usual care from their General Practitioner or case manager.  We are particularly interested in people's engagement with treatment, psychiatric symptoms and everyday functioning.
Eligibility

Key inclusion criteria

Age 18 – 65 years 
Currently taking Risperdal Consta (must have been on consta for a minimum of 6 weeks). 
Able to converse in English without an interpreter
Absence of developmental disability or amnestic syndrome that would impair ability to learn from the intervention.

Minimum age18 Years

Maximum age65 Years

GenderBoth males and females

Can Healthy volunteers participate?No

Key exclusion criteria

Age under 18 years
Not taking Risperdal Consta
Unable to converse in English without an interpreter
Presence of developmental disability or amnestic syndrome that would impair ability to learn from the intervention
Contact details and further information

Sponsor Primary Sponsor Type: Individual
Primary Sponsor Name: Prof. David Castle
Primary Sponsor Address: St Vincent's Health Melbourne Department of Psychiartry PO Box 2900 Fitzroy Victoria 3065
Primary Sponsor Country: Australia

Trial IDACTRN12609000317291

Contact person for information and recruitment
Monica Gilbert
Frameworks for Health St Vincent's Health Melbourne PO Box 2900 Fitzroy Victoria 3065
+61 3 9288 2291
+61 3 9288 2360
Further information iconmonica.gilbert@svhm.org.au
Australia