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Depression Clinical Trials

A listing of Depression medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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Found (1207) clinical trials

A Phase III Study of SM-13496 in Patients With Bipolar I Depression.

The primary objective is to compare the efficacy of SM-13496 (20-60 or 80-120 mg/day) monotherapy with that of placebo in patients with depressive symptoms associated with bipolar I disorder by assessing the change from baseline in the MADRS total score at Week 6.

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Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy for Treatment Resistant Depression

Study Design: Subjects will be ten patients with MDD identified via the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV, manifesting a current major depressive episode of disabling severity, refractory to prolonged treatment trials with conventional medication, electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) and psychotherapy. A marked impact of depression on their health and functional status ...

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Impact of Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period on Women With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a serious medical illness that causes shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. In women, it is particularly prevalent during the childbearing years. It is estimated that 100,000 of the women who give birth each year have bipolar disorder. Very little is known, however, ...

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Efficacy and Safety of Psychopharmacotherapy in Patients With Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorders

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are renowned for chronic and deteriorating course. Although atypical antipsychotics and mood stabilizers are widely used as treatment of choice for these illness based on acute efficacy and safety, long-term efficacy and safety of these agents are still open to debate. Prospective follow-up study in naturalistic ...

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A Placebo Controlled Trial of the Dopamine D-2 Receptor Agonist Ropinirole in Treatment of 60 Patients With Refractory Bipolar Depression.

Most pharmacologic treatments of depression rely on serotonergic and/or noradrenergic mechanisms. Yet, evidence both from animal studies and from human trials suggests a role for dopaminergic pathways and particularly for dopamine D2-like receptors in the treatment of depression. In recent years, two new selective agonists of dopamine D2-like receptors have ...

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The Effect of Duloxetine on Interoceptive Awareness

This study focuses on possible mechanism mediating duloxetine effects on painful physical symptoms in patients suffering from MDD. Our hypothesis is based on the assump¬tion of dual impairment of the somatosensory system in these patients. Hypalgesia to phasic experimental pain may be due to diminished spinal and brainstem transmission. Hyperalgesia ...

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Early Detection and Prevention of Mood Disorders in Children of Parents With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder (BD) is a serious medical illness that causes drastic shifts in a person's mood, energy, and ability to function. BD symptoms alternate from increased energy, restlessness, and overly good mood to a lasting sad, anxious, or empty mood and feelings of hopelessness or pessimism. Research suggests that children ...

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Immunonutrition and Thoracoabdominal Aorta Aneurysm Repair

Elective surgical repair of a Thoraco (Abdominal) Aneurysm Aorta (T(A)AA) is associated with high mortality and morbidity. Important complications are renal failure, paraplegia and respiratory failure. A retrospective study we performed also revealed high post operative infection rates and high incidence of respiratory failure. Improving immune status may reduce the ...

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Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment Resistant Depression

Major Depression is one of the most common and costly of all psychiatric disorders. While depression can be effectively treated in the majority of patients by either medication or some form of evidence-based psychotherapy, up to 20% of patients fail to respond to standard interventions. For these patients, trial-and-error combinations ...

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Comparison of Thiopental and Propofol as Anaesteticum During ECT

Electroconvulsive therapy is the most effective treatment in severe depression and the effect is related to the generalized seizure induced by the treatment. General anesthesia is used during the treatment. Since only a brief period of unconsciousness is required anesthetics with a rapid recovery profile are used. Methohexital, a barbiturat, ...

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