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New York, New York 10035


Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate in patients with schizophrenia, possibly in association with the increased use of atypical antipsychotics. In order to address the weight and metabolic syndrome issues, Manhattan Psychiatric Center (MPC) has implemented the Solutions for Wellness and Team Solutions Program. This program is designed to create a supportive, educational and monitoring environment to stabilize both the psychiatric and medical conditions and to prepare patients for independent management of their psychiatric and physical health condition in the community.

Study summary:

The present program is divided into five detailed segments with three progressive levels, that provide a manualized lesson-by-lesson curriculum for implementation on the treatment mall. - Medication Education - Symptom recognition and management - Living Healthy - Interpersonal Skills - Discharge Preparation The program comprised of detailed instructor and patient manuals, specific curriculums and pre- and post-tests to determine acquisition of the learned materials. All modules are imbedded in weekly small group sessions. - Each of the 5 modules are discussed in groups in weekly morning or afternoon session, Monday through Friday. - Each module is divided into three 12-week periods for a total of 36 sessions. - Upon completing 12 weeks at Level 1, each patient moves to Level 2 and then Level 3 for 12 weeks each. - Each group has two trained instructors. - Number of patients per group: ≤ 15. - Sessions are interspersed within the patient's regular treatment mall classes


Inclusion Criteria: 1. Are at lease 18 years of age; ≤ 65 years. 2. Are male or female 3. Are currently hospitalized at Manhattan Psychiatric Center and attend daily treatment mall programs. 4. Are fluent in the language of the investigator, and study staff (including testing administrators, group leaders and supervisors) 5. Have a documented current psychiatric diagnosis as obtained from patient's medical charts and recorded by a qualified psychiatrist. 6. Recently admitted patients will be included if their clinical state permits it. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Are > 65 years of age; 2. Are currently enrolled in the Intensive Psychiatric Services (IPS) program at Manhattan Psychiatric Center;



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer, M.D.
New York University School of Medicine & Manhattan Psychaitric Center

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Location Contact:

New York, New York 10035
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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