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Psychosis Clinical Trials

A listing of Psychosis 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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Found (71) clinical trials

The Neurobiology of Depressive Illness

We aim to determine why patients with depression are at an elevated risk for the development of coronary heart disease, and resolve whether the severity of a patient's depression has a counterpart in demonstrable abnormalities in brain chemistry. Studies will be completed in 28 patients with depression; both males and ...

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Memantine for Agitation in Dementia

Agitation is a cause of morbidity and mortality in Alzheimer's due to distress and use of medication with side effects. Memantine has beed shown to be associated with less agitation and a recent study by forrest pharmaceuticals failed to recruit. We will perform a 12 week rct in 164 patients ...

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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 ...

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A Double Blind Sham Controlled Trial of tDCS in Treating Schizophrenia and Depression

TREATMENT OF MAJOR DEPRESSION USING TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION Rationale: Depression and tDCS Major depression is a disorder with major clinical and economic significance locally and internationally. It is a disorder of high prevalence and results in substantial disease burden and health-care costs. Critically, a significant percentage of patients, usually ...

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An Innovative Psychosocial Intervention for Adult-Child Caregivers of Parents With Alzheimer's Disease

Caring for an elderly parent is a growing societal problem, and many studies have shown that caring for a person with dementia can have a negative impact on a caregiver's psychological and physical health, social life and career, and relationship with the patient. Stress and coping models proposed in the ...

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Efficacy Study for Treatment of Dementia in Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

to show that 1. patients improve and stabilize after 12 -24 week treatment with rivastigmine in memory function 2. use of rivastigmine has a positive effect on apathy in PSP patients 3. therapy with rivastigmine has a no positive benefit on speech and overall results of the MMST 4. changes ...

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A Double-Blind Sham Controlled Trial of rTMS in Treatment Resistant Major Depression

Justification for project TRD is clearly a major health issue - depression is common, results in marked morbidity and mortality and a large percentage of patients do not respond to, or cannot tolerate standard treatment. The development of new treatments for this condition is undoubtedly required. International efforts are underway ...

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Dopaminergic Enhancement of Learning and Memory in Healthy Adults and Patients With Dementia/Mild Cognitive Impairment

Prior work of our group shows that the dopamine precursor levodopa markedly improves word learning success in healthy subjects. In this randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind trial, we probe whether administration of levodopa improves learning performance as compared to placebo administration on neuropsychological tests and in an associative learning paradigm. We postulate ...

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The Serotonergic Transmitter System in Dementia and Affective Disorders

The aim of this project is to examine the serotonergic transmitter system using functional imaging of the brain (positron emission tomography [PET]) to gain knowledge about early pathophysiological changes in Alzheimer's dementia and mood disorders.

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Couples Coping With Alzheimer's Disease

The majority of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) live at home with their spouses. AD erodes the ability of each member of the couple to support each other. Moreover, couples may be unaccustomed to seeking or accepting emotional and practical support from family members or formal resources. Even though AD ...

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