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Affective Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Affective Disorders 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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Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor as a Predictor of Response to Treatment in Bipolar Depression and Mania: 16-weeks Follow-up With Quetiapine XR

There is sound evidence that quetiapine is effective in the treatment of manic and depressive episodes associated with Bipolar Disorder (BD) (Yatham et al 2006). However, even with the development of effective new treatment options, not all patients respond to treatments available. Biological markers have been investigated as predictors of ...

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Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor as a Predictor of Response to Treatment in Bipolar Depression and Mania

There is sound evidence that quetiapine is effective in the treatment of manic and depressive episodes associated with Bipolar Disorder (BD) (Yatham et al 2006). However, even with the development of effective new treatment options, not all patients respond to treatments available. Biological markers have been investigated as predictors of ...

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A Shared Decision Making Training for Inpatients With Schizophrenia

Patients suffering from schizophrenia who attend the communication skills program engage more deeply in therapeutic reasoning and treatment decisions. This results in stronger preferences to participate, greater perceived involvement and better long term adherence compared to patients who do not attend the training.

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Berlin Magnetic Seizure Therapy Depression Trial 01

This treatment pilot study will investigate clinical efficacy and adverse effects of magnetic seizure therapy (MST) in patients currently experiencing a unipolar or bipolar depressive episode. The investigators will perform add-on tests to assess clinical and cognitive response to treatment. It is hypothesized that MST will have an antidepressant efficacy ...

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Stage-specific Case Management for Early Psychosis

Psychotic disorder is a debilitating illness which imposes substantial impact to the patients, their families, and the society. The provision of early intervention provides a window of opportunity to minimize the social and economic burden incurred by the illness. Many previous studies of effectiveness of early intervention used the historical ...

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Role of Anti-Inflammatory Agents in Patients With Schizophrenia

There is some evidence that anti-inflammatory treatment may have beneficial effects in schizophrenia and major depression. Cox-2 inhibitors have been tested in preliminary clinical trials for schizophrenia and depression, showing favourable effects compared to placebo (Muller and Schwarz et al 2009). Statins were introduced as cholesterol-lowering agents but have found ...

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Asenapine for Bipolar Depression

86 patients with an episode of major depression associated with bipolar disorder, type I will be recruited by two sites for the study over fifteen months. Medication will be administered in a double-blind manner. Patients will receive asenapine (or placebo) beginning on day 0 at 5 mg bid. Dose may ...

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Evaluation of the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar affective disorder is a severe, heritable condition affecting about one percent of the population. The mode of inheritance is poorly understood and probably involves multiple loci of small to moderate effect. In this project, we use genetic mapping and sequencing methods to identify genetic markers and variations that contribute ...

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Inpatient Evaluation of Adults With Schizophrenia

Objectives: Schizophrenia and related psychoses are chronic brain disorders whose prognosis is often poor and whose pathophysiology remains obscure. Neuroimaging technologies such as PET (positron emission tomography), fMRI (functional magnetic resonance imaging), DTI (diffusion tensor imaging) and MRSI (magnetic resonance spectroscopic imaging) offer opportunities to elucidate the pathophysiology by studying ...

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Genetic Study of Schizophrenia

Objective: Schizophrenia is a complex genetic disorder which likely involves many genes each producing a slight increase in risk. Finding weak-acting genes in complex genetic disorders has been challenging and will likely require a number of approaches and large clinical samples. Several strategies have emerged recently that appear to markedly ...

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