SCENE WP5

The best way to help people with psychosis to increase their social activities and the number of people they meet.

What is this study about?

This research is looking at the best way to help people with psychosis to increase their social activities and the number of people they meet.

Who can take part?

18-65 years old

– Diagnosis of psychosis-related condition (ICD-10 F20-29)

– Capacity to provide informed consent

– Ability to communicate in English

– Limited social network size (three or less social contacts with non-first degree relatives in the previous week)*

– Low quality of life (Score 5 or less on MANSA quality of life assessment) *

What is involved?

People who are eligible and accept to participate in the study will either receive active support to meet new people or receive information about local opportunities for social activities. There will be a 50% chance of receiving either the active support or the information. This will be based solely on chance rather than individual characteristics. They will also be visited by a researcher 4 times over 2 years (at 6 month intervals).

How to get involved?

Please contact Alicia Rodgers by email at aliciarodgers@nhs.net or call 0113 85 52320 or contact Diane Langthorne by email at diane.langthorne1@nhs.net or call 0113 85 52634 or contact Holly Taylor by email at hollytaylor2@nhs.net or call 0113 85 58307.