Last updated on May 2018

Placebo-controlled Trial in Subjects at Ultra-high Risk for Psychosis With Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Europe


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to determine whether omega-3 fatty acids are effective in the prevention of psychosis in individuals at ultra-high risk for psychosis.

Detailed Study Description

PURPOSE is a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study. Main objective is to assess the effectivity of omega-3 fatty acid treatment in the prevention of psychosis. The primary outcome measure is the rate of transition to psychosis as determined through CAARMS. Subjects in the age range of 13-20 years with a higher chance of developing psychosis, as determined by the CAARMS, are treated for 6 months with omega-3 fatty acids or placebo. This study in conducted at 18 sites in 9 countries.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02597439

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