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Table 1 Summary of outcome measures

From: Mindfulness-Based Crisis Interventions for patients with psychotic symptoms on acute psychiatric wards (amBITION study): protocol for a feasibility randomised controlled trial

Pilot data—inpatient/crisis service use
Outcome Method Time period
Primary outcome:   
 1) Re-hospitalisation (≥1 OBD) Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
Secondary outcomes:   
 2) Time to re-admission (days) Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
 3) Total number of OBDs Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
 4) Episodes of care with crisis/home treatment team Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
 5) Contact with CMHT (number of meetings/contact with CMHT including care co-ordinator) Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
 6) Reference to therapy goal which was shared with team Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
 7) Relapse rate Clinical notes Discharge—3- and 6-month follow-up
Pilot data—clinical measures
Construct assessed Questionnaire Method Time points
Credibility of therapy 1) Therapy credibility Self-report Baseline only (immediately post-randomisation)
In the moment rating of stress and interference from symptoms and hope for the future 2) Stress bubbles Self-report At the beginning and end of every therapy session
Frequency, distress and believability of most distressing symptom 3) Self-ratings of psychotic symptoms
(based on Bach and Hayes, 2002; Gaudiano and Herbert, 2006)
Self-report Baseline, end of therapy, 3-month mid-point and 6-month follow-up
Mood—depression, anxiety and stress 4) DASS-21
(Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale; Lovibond and Lovibond, 1995)
Self-report Baseline, end of therapy, 3-month mid-point and 6-month follow-up
Self-defined recovery 5) QPR
(Questionnaire about the Process of Recovery; Neil et al 2009)
Self-report Baseline, end of therapy, 3-month mid-point and 6-month follow-up
Voices (incl. frequency, distress, interference and compliance) 6) HPSVQ
(Hamilton Program for Schizophrenia Voices Questionnaire; Van Lieshout and Goldberg, 2007)
Self-report Baseline, end of therapy, 3-month mid-point and 6-month follow-up
Mindfulness 7) SMQ
(Southampton Mindfulness Questionnaire; Chadwick et al, 2008)
Self-report Baseline, end of therapy, 3-month mid-point and 6-month follow-up
  1. OBD occupied bed day, CMHT community mental health team