Journal article

Psychoeducational Group Intervention for Adolescents With Psychosis and Their Families: A Two-Year Follow-Up

Ana Calvo, Miguel Moreno, Ana Ruiz-Sancho, Marta Rapado-Castro, Carmen Moreno, Teresa Sanchez-Gutierrez, Celso Arango, Maria Mayoral

Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2015


OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether the beneficial effects of a structured, psychoeducational, parallel-group program for adolescents with early-onset psychosis and their families observed immediately after the intervention were maintained 2 years later. METHOD: The present study examines the longitudinal efficacy of a randomized controlled trial based on a psychoeducational, problem-solving, structured group intervention for adolescents with early-onset psychosis and their families (PE) and compares it with that of a nonstructured group intervention (NS) after a 2-year follow-up. We analyzed whether the differences between PE and NS found after the intervention persisted 2 years later. Interg..

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Awarded by Madrid Regional Government

Awarded by European Union Seventh Framework Program

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, CIBERSAM, the Madrid Regional Government (S2010/BMD-2422 AGES), and the European Union Structural Funds and European Union Seventh Framework Program under grant agreements FP7-HEALTH-2009-2.2.1-2-241909 (Project EU-GEI), FP7-HEALTH-2009-2 2 1-3-242114 (Project OPTIMISE), FP7-HEALTH-2013-2 2.1-2-603196 (Project PSYSCAN), and FP7-HEALTH-2013-2.2.1-2-602478 (Project METSY). The study was also supported by Fundacion Alicia Koplowitz and Fundacion Mutua Madrilena.