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A pilot trial for Think Effectively About Mood Swings (TEAMS)

A Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for People with Bipolar Disorders and Current Symptoms: Think Effectively About Mood Swings (TEAMS)

Portfolio Eligibility
Automatically eligible
MREC N° 11/LO/1326
UKCRN ID 11119
Research Summary
Study Type Interventional
Design Type Treatment
Disease(s) Bipolar affective disorder
Phase Pilot/Feasibility
Current Status Closed - follow-up complete
Closure Date 1/13/2014
Global Sample Size 82
Global Recruitment to Date
Geographical Scope UK Multi-Centre
Lead Country England
Study Website
Main Inclusion Criteria
1) Meet DSM-IV criteria for bipolar I or II disorder, or bipolar disorder nototherwise specified, characterised by a past major depressive episode and DSM-IV hypomania of two days or more (Akiskal et al., 2006). 2) Complete baseline assessment sessions in an outpatient setting 3) A baseline score of at least 15 on the Beck Depression Inventory that is maintained over two consecutive weeks prior to the study (to ensure presence of significant current distress as targeted in the trial) 4) Aged 16 and above
Main Exclusion Criteria
1) A diagnosis of a non-affective psychotic disorder according to DSM-IV 2) Current mania or mixed episode according to DSM-IV 3) A primary substance use disorder according to DSM-IV 4) Moderate to severe learning disability 5) Organic impairment that accounts for mental health problem 6) Non-English speaking (owing to the standardised assessment measures)
Chief Investigator(s)
Dr Sara Tai
Further details, please contact
Dr Sara Tai

University of Manchester
School of Psychological Sciences
Zochonis Building
Oxford Road
Greater Manchester
M13 9PL

Tel: 0161 275 2595
Funder(s) NIHR Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB)
Sponsor(s) University of Manchester
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