Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
23/01/2004
Date assigned
23/01/2004
Last edited
21/12/2009
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 Ray Jones

ORCID ID

Contact details

Public Health
University of Glasgow
1 Lilybank Gardens
Glasgow
G12 8RZ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)141 330 5007

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

PSI C-9

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To develop, and then compare use, effect and cost of personalised computer education with community psychiatric nurse (CPN) education, for patients with schizophrenia.

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

Other

Trial type

Other

Patient information sheet

Condition

Schizophrenia and other psychoses

Intervention

Randomised trial with three groups:
1. Computer intervention combining information from patient¿s medical record with general information about schizophrenia
2. Sessions with a community psychiatric nurse (CPN)
3. (¿Combination¿) First and last sessions with the CPN and remainder with the computer. Each intervention had five educational sessions.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Patient attendance, opinions, change in knowledge and psychological state; costs of the interventions and patients¿ use of NHS community services; modelling of costs for these three, and alternative, interventions.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/1997

Overall trial end date

01/12/1999

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

112 patients with schizophrenia, in contact with community services; 67 completed follow up.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

112

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/01/1997

Recruitment end date

01/12/1999

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Public Health
Glasgow
G12 8RZ
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHS R&D 'Time-Limited' National Programme Register - Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

NHS Primary and Secondary Care Interface National Research and Development Programme (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

2001 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11290639

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Jones RB, Atkinson JM, Coia DA, Paterson L, Morton AR, McKenna K, Craig N, Morrison J, Gilmour WH, Randomised trial of personalised computer based information for patients with schizophrenia., BMJ, 2001, 322, 7290, 835-840.

Additional files

Editorial Notes