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Bipolar disorder is a condition characterized by succession of episodes- manic, hypomanic, and depressive episodes. Major risks factors of relapses are poor compliance, sleep disorder, and toxics consumption. The aims of psychoeducation programs are to increase compliance and knowledge about bipolar disorder. Serious game are supposed, in bipolar disorder, to strengthen the efficacy of psychoeducation programs. Bipolife® is a serious game which purpose is to help bipolar patients to deal with their conditions, through 3 mains messages : to pursue the treatment, to have daily routine and to request the psychiatrist in case of relapse.
This is a multicentric randomized controlled study with two harms parallels. After a classic psychoeducation group program, patients are randomized in two groups : interventional group and control group with treatment as usual.
The main objective is to evaluate the observance in the two groups. The other objectives are to evaluate daily routine, global functioning, and access to health care. Evaluations are realized at one and four months after inclusion visit. Acceptability and satisfaction about the serious game Bipolife® will be assessed in the interventional group.
Bipolife® is a serious game for bipolar patients, developed by Astra Zeneca laboratory in collaboration with a french company named Ubisoft. The aim of this interactive tool is to help patient to have a better understanding of their condition and to identify their daily routine which can impact on it.
Three visits :
At the inclusion visit (V0), on the 15days following the end of the psychoeducation group, the investigator evaluate mood, habits, daily routine, and verify inclusion criteria of the participants, in particular euthymic status. The participants are randomized by bloc in each center, in two groups : interventional group (Bipolife®) and control group.
Instructions on interventional group are to periodically connect to BIPOLIFE until next visit.
On the first visit, one month later (V1) and on the second visit, four months later (V2), the investigator evaluate compliance, routine habits and mood.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
University Montpellier Hospital
University Hospital, Montpellier
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400
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