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Behavioral Intervention

Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Suicide Risk in Psychosis

Research Sponsored by University of Maryland, Baltimore
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
At least 18 years old
Be older than 18 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up four months
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will study an intervention to reduce suicide risk in people with psychotic disorders by targeting emotion dysregulation. Measurement and modeling techniques will help inform future suicide prevention research for this high-risk group.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for adults with a psychosis spectrum disorder confirmed by an interview, who are already receiving outpatient mental health services. They must be able to read at a 6th-grade level and have a heightened risk of suicide as indicated by specific questionnaire scores. People with intellectual disabilities, traumatic brain injury, or deafness cannot participate.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training aimed at managing emotional turmoil in people with psychotic disorders to reduce their suicide risk. It includes advanced data collection methods like Ecological Momentary Assessment for real-time tracking of emotions and behaviors.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
Since the intervention involves therapy rather than medication, typical medical side effects are not expected. Participants may experience emotional discomfort when discussing difficult topics during therapy sessions.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I am 18 years old or older.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~four months
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and four months for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Emotion Dysregulation
Feeling suicidal (finding)

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: Dialectical Behavior Therapy - Skill TrainingExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Group II: Treatment As UsualActive Control1 Intervention

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Who is running the clinical trial?

University of Maryland, BaltimoreLead Sponsor
692 Previous Clinical Trials
376,796 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05440214 — N/A
Psychosis Research Study Groups: Dialectical Behavior Therapy - Skill Training, Treatment As Usual
Psychosis Clinical Trial 2023: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05440214 — N/A
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05440214 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Are there any vacancies to join this experiment?

"According to the information posted on clinicaltrials.gov, this research project is still open for recruitment and has been since December 2nd 2022. The data was most recently updated on March 1st of 2023."

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How many participants is this trial accommodating?

"Affirmative. The information provided on clinicaltrials.gov demonstrates that this medical experiment is actively looking for new participants. This investigation was put up to the public eye on December 2nd 2022, and has since been updated as of March 1st 2023. 68 individuals are required at one site in order to conduct it properly."

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~25 spots leftby Apr 2025