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A listing of Mental Disability 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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Repetitive Behavior Disorders in People With Severe Mental Retardation

Abnormal repetitive behaviors (odd or inappropriate movements, self-injury, and compulsions) are among the aberrant behaviors exhibited by individuals with mental retardation. However, little is known about their pathobiology and treatments are largely unconfirmed by controlled trials. For example, few controlled studies have examined the efficacy of pharmacological treatment of abnormal ...


Pivotal Response Treatment for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

The investigators will assess the efficacy of Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT) in the treatment of communication deficits in children with intellectual disabilities. By collecting information about parent and child functioning before and after PRT, The investigators will be able to determine whether the intervention is effective in improving child communication ...

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Effect of Sensory Adapted Dental Environment on Dental Anxiety of Children With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The aim of this pilot study is to determine the effect of sensory adapted dental environment (SADE) on reducing dental anxiety of children with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (ID/DD). With the growing number of children diagnosed with ID/DD and their inclusion in the community, there are more opportunities for dentists ...

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Weight Management for Adolescents With IDD

Rates of obesity and obesity related chronic health conditions are higher in adolescents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) than those in the general population. Many of the negative health consequences observed in obese adults are already present in obese adolescents with IDD. This study is a 3 group randomized ...

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Building Community Capacity for Disability Prevention for Minority Elders (Positive Minds - Strong Bodies)

The researchers have partnered with 5 community-based organizations and 2 clinics, each of whom will recruit 60 elder participants to be randomized into either the intervention (CBT+exercise) or control (enhanced usual care) groups. Each participant randomized into the intervention group will receive 10 sessions of individual CBT for depression and ...

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Down Syndrome Memantine Follow-up Study

This study seeks to investigate if the medication Memantine Hydrochloride can help young adults with Down syndrome. Two hundred persons with Down syndrome from both genders and between 15 and 32 years of age will be recruited from two sites: Cleveland, OH, USA and So Paulo, SP, Brazil. Participants will ...


"Cognitus & Moi": a New Cognitive Remediation Tool

Cognitus & ME is a remediation program focused on attentional functions and visuospatial, to limit the presence of behavioral disorders among children with intellectual disabilities.The main objective is to validate the effectiveness of Cognitus & ME program on behavioral disorders in children with intellectual disabilities (with or without autism spectrum ...

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Enhanced Medical Rehabilitation in Older Adults

The intervention involves physical and occupational therapy for patients who have been admitted to a skilled nursing facility for therapy following a disabling medical event. Participants in this study will be randomly assigned to receive either Enhanced or standard of care therapy, meaning they will either receive their PT (Physical ...

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Effects of Social Gaze Training on Brain and Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

The purpose of the study is to evaluate a 2-3 day treatment probe targeted to improving social gaze behavior in children with fragile X syndrome (FXS). The investigators will use the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to shape appropriate social skills. Importantly, the investigators propose to examine the effects ...


Dialectical Behaviour Group Therapy for Adults With Intellectual Disabilities

1.2 Introduction This pilot intervention attempts to deliver and evaluate an adapted Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in group format. It is hypothesized that the strategies taught through this adapted modality will increase adults with dual diagnosis skills in managing difficult situations and their emotional reactions, thereby decreasing risk of crisis ...

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