Design and Methods of the Mood Disorder Cohort Research Consortium (MDCRC) Study

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Sep 22, 2022
  • participants needed
    500
  • sponsor
    Korea University Anam Hospital
Updated on 22 January 2021
bipolar disorder
depressive disorder
major depressive disorder
mood disorder

Summary

The Mood Disorder Cohort Research Consortium (MDCRC) study is designed as a naturalistic observational prospective cohort study for early-onset mood disorders (major depressive disorders, bipolar disorders type 1 and 2) in South Korea.

Description

The Mood Disorder Cohort Research Consortium (MDCRC) study is designed as a naturalistic observational prospective cohort study for early-onset mood disorders (major depressive disorders, bipolar disorders type 1 and 2) in South Korea. The study subjects consist of two populations: 1) patients with mood disorders under 25 years old and 2) patients with mood disorders within 2 years of treatment under 35 years old. After successful screening, the subjects are evaluated using baseline assessments and serial follow-up assessments at 3-month intervals. Between the follow-up assessments, subjects are dictated to check their own daily mood status before bedtime using the eMood chart application or a paper mood diary. In addition, wearable activity tracker(Fitbit charge series) is applied for data collection such as activity, sleep, and heart rate during every moments. At the regular visits every 3 months, inter-visit assessments are evaluated based on daily mood charts and interviews with patients. In addition to the daily mood chart, sleep quality, inter-visit major and minor mood episodes, stressful life events, and medical usage pattern with medical expenses are also assessed. Genomic DNA from blood is obtained for genomic analyses. From the MDCRC study, the clinical course, prognosis, and related factors of early-onset mood disorders can be clarified. The MDCRC is also able to facilitate translational research for mood disorders and provide a resource for the convergence study of mood disorders.

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Condition mood disorder, Affective Disorders, Mood Disorders, Mood Disorders (Pediatric), Major depression, Endogenous depression, Bipolar Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Manic Disorders, Bipolar Disorders (Pediatric), Bipolar Disorders (Pediatric), Mood Disorders (Pediatric), Affective Disorders, Manic Disorders, Mood Disorders, major depressive disorder, major depressive disorders, affective disorder
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03088657
SponsorKorea University Anam Hospital
Last Modified on22 January 2021

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Inclusion Criteria

under 25 years old with mood disorder
under 35 years old with mood disorder within 2 years of treatment

Exclusion Criteria

patients with intellectual disability
patients with organic brain injury
patients have difficulty reading and understanding the Korean language
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