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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

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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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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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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The Role of Hormones in Postpartum Mood Disorders

The appearance of mood and behavioral symptoms during pregnancy and the postpartum period has been extensively reported. While there has been much speculation about possible biologically based etiologies for postpartum disorders (PPD), none has ever been confirmed. Preliminary results from two related studies (protocols 90-M-0088, 92-M-0174) provide evidence that women ...

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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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Implementation Trial of Evidence Based Practices for Mood Disorders

The objective of this Implementation Trial is to evaluate the implementation of evidence based practices for Bipolar Disorder and Treatment Resistant Depression in small rural Federally Qualified Health Centers. The evidence based practices were chosen and adapted by Health Center providers and patients in consultation with clinical experts. The evidence ...

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of Neuropsychiatric Patients and Healthy Volunteers

This protocol is meant to provide a matrix for multiple, simultaneous brain imaging investigations using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at 3.0 Tesla (3T). We intend to study regional brain structure, physiology, and biochemistry in living human subjects, both healthy and ill. Based on multiple clinical, neuropathological, and functional neuroimaging studies, ...

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Child & Adolescent Bipolar Disorder Brain Imaging and Treatment Study

Objective: For this protocol we define Bipolar Spectrum disorders (BSD) as the propensity to have a manic episode by having Bipolar Disorder or Substance/Medication-Induced Bipolar and Related Disorder. BSD in children and adolescents is receiving increased research attention, but important questions remain about its developmental trajectory, phenomenology and behavioral correlates, ...

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