Training of Psychosocial Skills for Patients With Parkinson's Disease
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Conditions||parkinson's disease, mild cognitive impairment|
|Treatments||psycho-social cbt based training, unspecific group training|
|Sponsor||University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland|
|Start date||February 2014|
|End date||January 2016|
|Trial size||40 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT02048605, BSLTraining2|
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) will be trained using a cognitive behavioral group-training-program to reduce stress and augment quality of life. An unspecific group with the same amount and frequency of meetings is used as a control group. For the evaluation of the training effects, scales to assess quality of life, analyses of psychopathological variations as well as neurocognitive tests will be used.
|Endpoint classification||efficacy study|
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||double blind (subject, investigator, outcomes assessor)|
Schedule for the Evaluation of Individual Quality of Life-Direct Weighting (SeiQol-DW)
time frame: Before and after 9 weeks of training, After 6-month
Scale for the assessment of management of daily living (Alltagsbewältigungsskala: A-B-S)
time frame: Before and after 9 weeks training, after 6 month
Male or female participants from 45 years up to 95 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with idiopathic Parkinson's disease according to United Kingdom Parkinson's Disease Brain Bank Criteria, being either cognitively normal, suffering from Mild Cognitive Impairment or having mild dementia. Patients must be able to give their written informed consent. Exclusion Criteria: - Moderate or severe dementia (DMS-IV, Mini Mental Status (MMS) <24), other neurological or psychiatric diseases of the brain not related to PD, secondary parkinsonism, physical impairment hindering the adequate execution of the training, insufficient knowledge of German or pregnancy are exclusion criteria. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is no exclusion criterion.
|Official title||Basel Training Study II: Training of Psychosocial Skills for Patients With Parkinson's Disease|
|Principal investigator||Peter Fuhr, Prof.|
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