Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
02/04/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Christine Barrowclough

ORCID ID

Contact details

Academic Department of Clinical Psychology
Mental Health Unit
Tameside General Hospital
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 9RW
United Kingdom
Christine.Barrowclough@man.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N/A

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To test the effectiveness of a needs-based family intervention service for patients recruited as out-patients and their carers, including those of low expressed emotion status.

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Schizophrenia and other psychoses

Intervention

Intervention group: Needs based intervention service in addition to treatment as usual
Control group: Treatment as usual alone

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1998

Overall trial end date

31/12/1998

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. A clinical International Classification of Diseases, Tenth revision (ICD-10) diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or delusional disorder
2. Minimum of two years history of illness
3. One relapse of psychotic symptoms requiring hospital admission in the two years preceding the study entry

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Organic brain disease or learning difficulties

Recruitment start date

01/01/1998

Recruitment end date

31/12/1998

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Academic Department of Clinical Psychology
Ashton-under-Lyne
OL6 9RW
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

NHS R&D Regional Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Executive North West (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10616628

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Barrowclough C, Tarrier N, Lewis S, Sellwood W, Mainwaring J, Quinn J, Hamlin C, Randomised controlled effectiveness trial of a needs-based psychosocial intervention service for carers of people with schizophrenia., Br J Psychiatry, 1999, 174, 505-511.

Additional files

Editorial Notes