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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.


Found (30) clinical trials

Testing the Ability of JNJ-18038683 to Improve Cognition and Reduce Depressive Symptoms in Stable Bipolar Patients

Most, but not all, patients with bipolar disorder (BPD) have clinically significant cognitive impairment. Impairment is present in both the manic and depressed phases of BPD, as well as in euthymic periods. The percentage of BPD patients with cognitive impairment (CIBD) varies among studies, with 40-60% representing the best estimate. ...


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 ...


rTMS in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression

Bipolar affective disorder is a serious mental illness with significant mortality and morbidity [1]. Some estimates of prevalence in Western populations are as high as 6.4% [2]. The depressive aspect of bipolar disorder is often overlooked, possibly due to its less dramatic nature, despite its significant impact on the lives ...


Development and Pilot Evaluation of Modified Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents With Early Onset Psychosis

In the last decade cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approaches for patients with schizophrenia have been developed, which where especially designed to reduce severity of positive symptoms, readmission rates, treatment non-compliance and disability. Although CBT addresses the key problems of early onset psychoses (EOP)treatment and first evaluations of CBT in adults ...


A Controlled Trial of Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Added to Stimulant Medication in Youth With Severe Mood Dysregulation

Objective: To test the efficacy of citalopram plus methylphenidate vs. placebo plus methylphenidate in decreasing irritability in youth with severe mood dysregulation. Study population: Youth ages 7-17 with severe mood dysregulation (SMD). SMD is characterized by nonepisodic, impairing irritability (defined as increased reactivity to negative emotional stimuli at least 3 ...


tDCS as an add-on Treatment for Resistant Major Depression in Uni- or Bipolar Patients

The aim is to investigate the effect of transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) applied at the anodal left CDLPF of patients with resistant depression compared to patients treated with conventional therapy. The tDCS is used in add-on drug treatment in resistant depression stabilized for 4 weeks (antidepressant as SSRIs (Selective ...


Adjunctive Curcumin for Symptomatic Adolescents With Bipolar Disorder: Brain and Body Considerations

This study will enroll 30 adolescents with bipolar disorder (BD) who are suffering from symptoms of depression despite already taking a traditional mood-stabilizing medication. Curcumin will be added to their current medications for 8 weeks. During these 8 weeks, their mood symptoms will be assessed regularly. Height, weight, and blood ...


A clinical trial to evaluate treatments using Placebo Oral Tablet, N-Acetylcysteine, Gabapentin for patients

Bipolar disorder (BD) is the Axis I psychiatric condition most strongly associated with substance use disorder (SUD); diagnostic co-occurrence is particularly high between BD and alcohol use disorder (AUD). Individuals with co-occurring SUD and BD (SUD+BD) have substantially worse clinical outcomes than those with either BD or SUD alone. Nonetheless, ...


The Safety and Effectiveness of Probiotic Supplementation on Bipolar Depression

Depression has emerged as the major challenge for short- and long-term management of bipolar disorder; new treatments are needed to help control this illness. Studies indicate that probiotics in the stomach improves mood and reduces anxiety symptoms lending further support to the notion that probiotic bacteria positively influence emotional states. ...


Irish Omega-3 Study

The Irish Omega-3 study is a clinical trial designed to investigate the potential of Omega-3 fatty acids in the reduction of risk of psychosis. The study is being coordinated by the HRB Clinical Research Facility at University College Cork. The Principal Investigator is Dr Maeve Rooney, Consultant Psychiatrist in the ...