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Dementia Clinical Trials

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


Found (9) clinical trials

Reducing Risk for Alzheimer's Disease in High-Risk Women Through Yogic Meditation Training

Overall, the investigators anticipate recruiting 100 women (50 or older) with MCI and high Alzheimer's disease risk. Subjects will either receive: (1) MET class for 60 minutes per week; or (2) Kundalini yoga and "Kirtan Kriya" meditation class for 60 minutes per week. Assessments will be completed immediately after the ...

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Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators for Women of Child-bearing Age With Schizophrenia

Estrogen is hypothesised to be protective for women against early onset of severe symptoms of schizophrenia (Hafner, 1991; Seeman, 1992). This 'estrogen hypothesis' was derived from epidemiological, clinical and animal studies. Following the results of such studies, the investigators conducted a study (Kulkarni et al 1996) in which a group ...


Treatment of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Rett Syndrome With Triheptanoin

The aim of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of triheptanoin in participants with Rett syndrome using laboratory values, electrocardiogram, rate of adverse events (AE), and physical exam. This study also seeks to evaluate the efficacy of UX007 (triheptanoin) in improving overall seizure frequency, dystonia severity, and ...


Effectiveness of Home-based Electronic Cognitive Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease

In the current study, the investigators are examining the use of a mobile electronic application used to deliver cognitive rehabilitation tasks to patients with mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease, and patients with mild Alzheimer's disease. An estimated 100 patients will be enrolled into the study (~50 patients with ...

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Effectiveness of a Psychoeducation and Support Protocol by Phone in the Aid of Caregivers of Patients With Dementia.

Dementias are neurodegenerative syndromes typical of the elderly population and cause a high degree of incapacity and dependence of the patient in relation to the care of others. Caregivers of patients with dementia, especially those belonging to the same family, suffer from a high degree of overload, and are often ...

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National Pregnancy Registry for Atypical Antipsychotics

The National Pregnancy Registry for Atypical Antipsychotics is dedicated to evaluating the safety of atypical antipsychotic medications that may be taken by women during pregnancy to treat a wide range of mood, anxiety, or psychiatric disorders. The primary goal of this Registry is to determine the frequency of major malformations, ...

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Tango for Alzheimer's Disease Patients' Caregivers

The importance of informal family caregiving in Alzheimer's disease (AD) is well-established. African-American caregivers are most often middle aged adult children of AD patients (vs. spouses), women, and are at higher risk for chronic health problems. AD lifestyle interventions offer an alternative to medication, and are generally affordable, accessible, and ...

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Development of a Behavioral Outcome Measure for Rett Syndrome (RettBe)

Behavioral abnormalities, ranging from autistic symptoms to anxiety and mood lability, are now recognized as major clinical issues in RTT. These clinical manifestations are particularly problematic in higher functioning individuals since they seem to substantially affect their quality of life. Moreover, novel drug treatments aiming at RTT's neurobiological mechanisms have ...

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Connecting Through Caregiving: Reappraising Intergeneration Relationships

Dementia caregiving presents a particular challenge wherein the adult child is parenting his or her parents. Facilitating relational insights, the key components of the Connecting Through Caregiving (CTC) intervention involves the following: 1) enhancing self-awareness of the caregiver, 2) developing interpersonal empathy of the care-recipient, 3) help-seeking, 4) balancing self-care ...

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