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Affective Disorders Clinical Trials

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Efficacy and Safety of Psychopharmacotherapy in Patients With Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorders

Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are renowned for chronic and deteriorating course. Although atypical antipsychotics and mood stabilizers are widely used as treatment of choice for these illness based on acute efficacy and safety, long-term efficacy and safety of these agents are still open to debate. Prospective follow-up study in naturalistic ...

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Side Effects of Antipsychotic Medications

Objectives: The use of atypical antipsychotics has been associated with increased weight gain, the development of type-2 diabetes, and, in rare cases, diabetic ketoacidosis. It is not clear if these changes are a direct function of antipsychotics on either insulin action or insulin secretion, or simply related to their ability ...

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Development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques for Studying Mood and Anxiety Disorders

A major component of understanding the pathogenesis of mood and anxiety disorders is expected to involve elucidation of abnormalities of brain structure and function associated with these conditions. Historically, post-mortem histopathological and neurochemical assessments constituted the primary methods for investigating abnormalities of brain structure and function in psychiatric disorders. However, ...

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Myths About Bipolar Affective Disorder: The Role of Structured Group Psychoeducation Therapy

Methods: Effect psychoeducation: Study population - 30 patients diagnosed with BAD treated in the outpatient clinic, in a state of remission will be evaluated with the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression, Young Mania Rating Scale, and will then participate in 7 weekly sessions of brief structured psycho education therapy Control ...

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A Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Exercise on Physical Cognitive and Affective Function in Dementia Subjects

Studies have shown conflicting results of the effect of exercise on dementia patients. The aim of this study is to examine the role of physical activity on the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia in older persons. To promote the benefits of aerobic exercise on dementia patients and encourage exercise ...

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Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Long-acting Risperidone Microspheres in Patients With Schizophrenia or Other Psychotic Disorders When Switching From Typical Antipsychotic (Oral/Depot) or Atypical Oral Other Than Risperidone

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of patients on long-acting Risperidone microshpheres injection. The major advantage of long-acting injection over oral medication is facilitation of compliance in medication taking. Non-compliance is very common among schizophrenic and is a frequent cause of relapse.

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Ceftriaxone in the Management of Bipolar Depression

We aim to study the efficacy of intravenous ceftriaxone in a four-week, inpatient, placebo-controlled, double-blind study, as an augmentation therapy in patients with bipolar disorder, currently depressed, who have failed to respond to conventional treatments.

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Light-Therapy in the Treatment of the Acute Phase of the Bipolar Type II Depression

Bipolar type II depression is a very frequent condition for which we still have a significant lack of acute treatments. There is now consistent evidence that light-therapy treatment produced a significant decrease of depressive symptoms for seasonal and non-seasonal unipolar depression. But there are no long-term studies of light therapy ...

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Double Blind Randomized Controlled H1 Coil In Subjects With Bipolar Depression

The purpose of the study is to explore the efficacy and safety of H1-Coil deep brain rTMS in subjects with bipolar depression , currently treated with mood stabilizer and previously unsuccessfully treated with antidepressant medications

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A German Multicenter Study on Toxoplasma Gondii in First-episode Schizophrenia

Environmental risk factors for the development of schizophrenia include infections during the perinatal period or later in life with Toxoplasma gondii (TG) being one of the candidate agents. A recent review (Torrey and Yolken, 2003) on TG in schizophrenia and other serious mental disorder reported higher antibodies to TG in ...

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