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Dementia Clinical Trials

A listing of Dementia medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (115) clinical trials

Rapamycin Treatment for ALS

This is a phase II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial for people with ALS. The aim is to study the biological and clinical effect of Rapamycin (in two different doses) in addition to Riluzole on ALS patients through comparison with patients treated with Riluzole and placebo. Rapamycin has been ...


DAOIB for the Treatment of Cognitive Function and Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia

The population of dementia is increasing rapidly. Cognitive impairment as well as Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) add heavy burdens to caregiver. NMDA activation is critical for learning and memory. Individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD) have fewer NMDA receptors in the frontal cortex and hippocampus than controls. This ...


Efficacy and Mechanisms of Change of an Emotion-oriented Version of Cognitive-behavioral Therapy for Psychosis

Numerous meta-analyses have found Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for psychosis (CBTp) to be effective. The effect sizes that are achieved for positive symptoms in addition to antipsychotic treatment vary between small to medium. However, the effect sizes for changes in delusions are somewhat lower. Thus, it could prove beneficial to tailor ...


Efficacy of ORM-12741 on Agitation/Aggression Symptoms in Alzheimer's Disease

ORM-12741 is a potent and selective alpha-2C adrenoceptor (AR)-antagonist. Previous results suggest that the compound may have positive effects on both cognitive and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease. In this study, the effect of ORM-12741 will be evaluated on agitation/aggression symptoms and other neuropsychiatric symptoms. Furthermore, cognition and psychotic and ...


Trial of DMXB-A in Schizophrenia

The objective of the trial is to determine if dosing DMXB-A twice daily for 4 weeks will improve cognition and be safe. Secondary goals are to determine if these neurocognitive effects also have effects on neurobiological paradigms previously shown to be responsive to nicotinic receptor stimulation: suppression of P50 auditory ...


A Double-Blind Controlled Study of Aripiprazole in Co-Morbid Schizophrenia and Cocaine Dependence

The purpose of this study is to gather systematic clinical data on whether aripiprazole, a partial dopamine agonist, beneficially affects schizophrenia plus cocaine dependence subjects. Since aripiprazole has established effects against schizophrenia, the study focuses on whether aripiprazole concurrently reduces co-morbid cocaine dependence in schizophrenia plus cocaine dependence sufferers compared ...


Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Primary outcome measure: ADAS-COG (time frame baseline, 2 months, 4 months) Secondary outcome measure: CGI-C, Neuropsychological computerized test (Mindstream), FAB,ADL, Beck Depression Inventory-time frame baseline,1 month (visit 12) 2 months (visit 16), 4 months (visit 17). Estimated enrollment: 45 patients Estimated Study start Date: November 2008 Estimated Study Completion date: ...


Cistanche Total Glycosides for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Randomized Control Trial (RCT) Study Assessing Clinical Response

This study will examine the effectiveness of Cistanche Total Glycosides(CTG) in treating patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - a fatal neurological degenerative disease that causes adult-onset, progressive motor neurons loss in the spinal cord, brain stem and motor cortex. Patients develop progressive wasting and weakness of both upper and ...


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 ...


The Effect of Intranasal Administration of Oxytocin on Empathic Abilities.

Social cognition encompasses a wide spectrum of abilities, enabling us to function properly in interpersonal interactions. Empathy constitutes one prominent ability of social cognition, which represents the human capability of understanding mental state of the other, and responding in sympathetic way (Leiberg & Anders, 2006). Two sets of theoretical mechanisms ...