|Appears in Collections:||Psychology Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Early intervention for relapse in schizophrenia: results of a 12-month randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy|
|Author(s):||Gumley, Andrew Ian|
Power, Kevin George
|Citation:||Gumley AI, O'Grady M, McNay L, Reilly J, Power KG & Norrie J (2003) Early intervention for relapse in schizophrenia: results of a 12-month randomized controlled trial of cognitive behavioural therapy. Psychological Medicine, 33 (3), pp. 419-431. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291703007323|
|Abstract:||Background. The paper describes a randomized controlled trial of targeting cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) during prodromal or early signs of relapse in schizophrenia. We hypothesized that CBT would result in reduced admission and relapse, reduced positive and negative symptoms, and improved social functioning. Method. A total of 144 participants with schizophrenia or a related disorder were randomized to receive either treatment as usual (TAU) (N=72) or CBT+TAU (N=72). Participants were prospectively followed up between entry and 12 months. Results. At 12 months, 11 (15.3%) participants in the CBT group were admitted to hospital compared to 19 (26.4%) of the TAU group (hazard ratio=0.53, P=0.10, 95% CI 0.25, 1.10). A total of 13 (18.1%) participants in CBT relapsed compared to 25 (34.7%) in TAU (hazard ratio=0.47, P|
|Rights:||Published in Psychological medicine, copyright by Cambridge University Press.|
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