West Haven, Connecticut 06516


Purpose of study is to evaluate impact of brief motivational interviewing vs. feedback on learning styles in improving attendance to cognitive training

Study summary:

This study is evaluating whether motivational enhancement can improve outcomes of cognitive rehabilitation in Veterans with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. Approximately 120 individuals will be randomized to either a 2-session motivational interview (MI, experimental condition) or a 2-session assessment and feedback on learning styles (CI, active control), and will then be asked to participate in 4 months of cognitive rehabilitation. Booster MI or CI sessions will be administered monthly over the course of the cognitive rehabilitation. Primary outcome is number of cognitive rehabilitation sessions attended.


Inclusion Criteria: - diagnosis of psychotic disorder - 18 years old or older Exclusion Criteria: - meeting criteria for substance abuse/dependence in past 30 days - psychiatric hospitalization in past 30 days - change in psychiatric medications in past 30 days - severe auditory/visual impairment - evidence of developmental disability



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Joanna Fiszdon, PhD
VA Connecticut Healthcare System West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT

Joanna Fiszdon, PhD
Phone: (203) 932-5711 ext. 2231
Email: joanna.fiszdon@va.gov

Backup Contact:


Location Contact:

West Haven, Connecticut 06516
United States

Joanna Fiszdon, PhD
Phone: 203-932-5711
Email: joanna.fiszdon@va.gov

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: November 18, 2019

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