Plantar Sensation, Balance, Risk of Falling and Gait in Patients With Schizophrenia

Investigation of the Relationship Between Plantar Sensation, Balance, Risk of Falling and Gait in Patients With Schizophrenia


Lead Sponsor: Hacettepe University

Source Hacettepe University
Brief Summary

Cerebellar vermis anomalies are present in schizophrenic individuals. This condition leads to postural balance problems. Foot and ankle complex have a special role for maintaining balance. However, there is no study about this topic in schizophrenic individuals.

Overall Status Completed
Start Date 2017-04-20
Completion Date 2018-03-15
Primary Completion Date 2018-03-15
Phase N/A
Study Type Interventional
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Semmes-Weinstein Monofilament test 1 year
Berg Balance Scale 1 year
Tinetti Fall Risk Scale 1 year
Spinal Mouse 1 year
Walk a Line Battery 1 year
Enrollment 64

Intervention Type: Other

Intervention Name: Correlation / Observational

Description: correlation between Plantar Sensation, Balance, Risk of Falling and Gait in Patients With Schizophrenia

Arm Group Label: Single Group Correlation



Inclusion Criteria: - diagnose of schizophrenia according to DSM-5 - being an individual in remission against the risk of having an attack - individuals who use the same psychotropic drugs for at least 4 weeks Exclusion Criteria: - Individuals with physical and neurological comorbidities



Minimum Age:

18 Years

Maximum Age:

64 Years

Healthy Volunteers:

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Ahi Evran University | Kırşehir, Kirşehi̇r, Turkey
Ahi Evran University | Kırşehir, Turkey
Location Countries


Verification Date


Responsible Party

Type: Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation: Hacettepe University

Investigator Full Name: Caner Karartı

Investigator Title: Principal Investigator

Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Number Of Arms 1
Arm Group

Label: Single Group Correlation

Type: Experimental

Description: Correlation between these topics.

Patient Data Undecided
Study Design Info

Allocation: N/A

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment

Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Masking: None (Open Label)

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