Randomised controlled trial of a digitally assisted low intensity intervention to promote personal recovery in persisting psychosis: SMART-Therapy study protocol
Neil Thomas, John Farhall, Fiona Foley, Susan L Rossell, David Castle, Emma Ladd, Denny Meyer, Cathrine Mihalopoulos, Nuwan Leitan, Cassy Nunan, Rosalie Frankish, Tara Smark, Sue Farnan, Bronte McLeod, Leon Sterling, Greg Murray, Ellie Fossey, Lisa Brophy, Michael Kyrios
BMC PSYCHIATRY | BMC | Published : 2016
BACKGROUND: Psychosocial interventions have an important role in promoting recovery in people with persisting psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. Readily available, digital technology provides a means of developing therapeutic resources for use together by practitioners and mental health service users. As part of the Self-Management and Recovery Technology (SMART) research program, we have developed an online resource providing materials on illness self-management and personal recovery based on the Connectedness-Hope-Identity-Meaning-Empowerment (CHIME) framework. Content is communicated using videos featuring persons with lived experience of psychosis discussing how they have navigat..View full abstract
Awarded by State Government of Victoria Department of Health Mental Illness Research Fund
Awarded by NHMRC ECR grant
This trial is funded by the State Government of Victoria Department of Health Mental Illness Research Fund (MIRF33). From 2012 to 16, CM was funded by a NHMRC ECR grant (APP1035887). The funders had no role in the design of the study or reporting of results.