Journal article

Functional remediation in bipolar disorder: 1-year follow-up of neurocognitive and functional outcome

CM Bonnin, C Torrent, C Arango, BL Amann, B Sole, A Gonzalez-Pinto, JM Crespo, R Tabares-Seisdedos, M Reinares, JL Ayuso-Mateos, MP Garcia-Portilla, A Ibanez, M Salamero, E Vieta, A Martinez-Aran

BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY | ROYAL COLL PSYCHIATRISTS | Published : 2016

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Few randomised clinical trials have examined the efficacy of an intervention aimed at improving psychosocial functioning in bipolar disorder. AIMS: To examine changes in psychosocial functioning in a group that has been enrolled in a functional remediation programme 1 year after baseline. METHOD: This was a multicentre, randomised, rater-masked clinical trial comparing three patient groups: functional remediation, psychoeducation and treatment as usual over 1-year follow-up. The primary outcome was change in psychosocial functioning measured by means of the Functioning Assessment Short Test (FAST). Group×time effects for overall psychosocial functioning were examined using repeat..

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Grants

Awarded by ETES grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness


Awarded by integrado en el Plan Nacional de I+D+I y cofinanciado por el ISCIII-Subdireccion General de Evaluacion y el Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER)


Awarded by Comissionat per a Universitats I Recerca del DIUE de la Generalitat de Catalunya


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by an ETES grant from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (PI080180 & PI08/90825, PI08/90327, PI08/90675, PI08/90224, PI08/90654, PI08/90189, PI08/90916, PI08/90416, PI08/90094). PI11/00637, PI12/00912, integrado en el Plan Nacional de I+D+I y cofinanciado por el ISCIII-Subdireccion General de Evaluacion y el Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER)", the CIBERSAM and the Comissionat per a Universitats I Recerca del DIUE de la Generalitat de Catalunya to the Bipolar Disorders Group (2014 SGR 398).M R. was supported by Beatriu de Pinos, Secretaria d'Universitats i Recerca del Departament d'Economia I Coneixement, de la Generalitat de Catalunya i del programa COFUND de les Accions Marie Curie del 7e Programa marc de recerca I desenvolupament tecnologic de la Unio Europea. M.R -C (CIBERSAM Functional Remediation Group) was supported by a Sara Borrell Health Research Fellowship from the Institute of Health Carlos III, Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, an Alicia Koplowitz Research Grant and Alicia Koplowitz Grant for Short-Term Placements from the Alicia Koplowitz Foundation (Madrid, Spain).