|- candidate number||9611|
|- NTR Number||NTR2942|
|- ISRCTN||ISRCTN wordt niet meer aangevraagd.|
|- Date ISRCTN created|
|- date ISRCTN requested|
|- Date Registered NTR||7-jun-2011|
|- Secondary IDs||10-3-029 METC AZM/UM|
|- Public Title||Weerbaarheid tegen stigmatisering bij mensen met een ernstige psychiatrische aandoening.|
|- Scientific Title||Destigmatizing Mental Illness.|
|- hypothesis||The Psycho-Education/Coping Skills Training is effective in reducing the negative consequences of stigma in people with a severe mental illness:|
1. Increasing quality of life;
2. Improving social functioning;
3. Reducing needs for care.
|- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied||Mental illness, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective disorder, Psychosis|
|- Inclusion criteria||1. Severe mental illness;|
2. Age between 18-65;
3. Sufficient knowledge of Dutch language.
|- Exclusion criteria||N/A|
|- mec approval received||yes|
|- multicenter trial||no|
|- Type||2 or more arms, randomized|
|- planned startdate ||1-jun-2011|
|- planned closingdate||31-dec-2013|
|- Target number of participants||140|
Innovative psycho-education and coping skills training consisting of 10 meetings of 1-1,5 hours (8-10 participants). There will be discussions on topics around coping with stigmatizing and psychosis (psycho-education) and copingskills will be practiced. Part of the exercises contain elements of cognitive behavioral therapy.
Befriending in newspaper reading group. This will consist of 10 meeting of 1-1,5 hours (8-10 participants). Social topics will be discussed using newspapers/news and exercises will be executed regarding readingskills.
Both conditions are executed by pairs of workers and experts. They will be repeated under D-STIGMI.
|- Primary outcome||Quality of Life (L-QOL).|
|- Secondary outcome||1. Social Functioning (GAF);|
2. Needs for Care (CANSAS-P).
|- Timepoints||1. Baseline;|
2. Post treatment (10 weeks);
3. Follow up (2 months later).
|- Trial web site||www.unimaas.nl/mhens/dstigmi|
|- status||stopped: trial finished|
|- CONTACT FOR PUBLIC QUERIES|| Catherine Zelst, van|
|- CONTACT for SCIENTIFIC QUERIES|| Philippe Delespaul|
|- Sponsor/Initiator ||Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), Mondriaan|
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
|EU-GEI (FP7 EU subsidy)|
|- Brief summary||Stigmatization is a social phenomenon in which people are approached using attributes that are assumed to be right but are not always applicable to the individual.|
This study evaluates the effectiveness of an intervention that combines psycho-education and coping skill training developed in collaboration with consumers.
|- Main changes (audit trail)|
|- RECORD||7-jun-2011 - 19-nov-2013|