A longitudinal, naturalistic exploration of outcome and recovery in schizophrenia and related psychoses using a clinically based research evaluation (CBRE)

The purpose of this study is to identify factors related to outcome and recovery in schizophrenia and other diagnoses related to psychosis. This project will allow us to see if multiple, follow-up evaluations helps to better understand the road to recovery and the treatment experience. Participation involves an interview/evaluation (lasting less than 70 minutes) every six months over a two-year period. 

Age range 

18-65 (inclusive) 



Individuals are eligible if they

  • Currently have a diagnosis related to psychosis (e.g., schizophrenia, schizoaffective, schizophreniform, delusional, BP w. psychotic features, etc.);
  • Have a psychiatrist or general practitioner is currently following them;
  • Can speak and read either English or French

Individuals are not eligible if they

  • Are not under the care of a psychiatrist or a general practitioner in Ottawa

Location of study

The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research, affiliated with the University of Ottawa
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON 

Recruitment via

  • Self-Referral (by participant) 
  • Internal Referral (by ROMHC staff) 
  • External Referral (by doctors or other mental health specialist outside of ROMHC) 

Principal investigator 

Michael Bodnar, PhD (C Psychology), PhD (Neuroscience)


Krysta Boutin-Miller 
+1 (613) 722-6821 ext. 6407