alexa Early detection and intervention evaluation for people at high-risk of psychosis-2 (EDIE-2): trial rationale, design and baseline characteristics.
Medicine

Medicine

Journal of General Practice

Author(s): Morrison AP, Stewart SL, French P, Bentall RP, Birchwood M, , Morrison AP, Stewart SL, French P, Bentall RP, Birchwood M,

Abstract Share this page

Abstract AIMS: Much research has begun to focus on the identification of people who are at high risk of developing psychosis, and clinical services have been initiated for this population. However, only a small number of studies have reported on the efficacy of interventions for preventing or delaying the onset of psychosis. The results of prior work suggest that cognitive therapy (CT) may be an effective, well-tolerated treatment. We report on the rationale and design for a large-scale, multi-site randomized, controlled trial of CT for people who are assessed to be at high risk of psychosis because of either state or state-plus-trait risk factors. METHODS: The study employs a single-blind design in which all participants receive frequent mental-state monitoring, which will efficiently detect transition to psychosis, and half are randomized to weekly sessions of CT for up to 6 months. Participants will be followed-up for a minimum of 12 months and to a maximum of 2 years. RESULTS: We report the characteristics of the final sample at baseline (n=288). CONCLUSIONS: Our study aimed to expand the currently limited evidence base for best practice in interventions for individuals at high risk of psychosis. © 2011 Blackwell Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. This article was published in Early Interv Psychiatry and referenced in Journal of General Practice

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Recommended Conferences

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords