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Affective Disorders Clinical Trials

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


Found (15) clinical trials

Comparison Study of the Different Abbreviated Versions of the Geriatric Depression Scale

Depression is the most common mental health problem among older people, both in Portugal and around the world. Due to the fast aging of the world population, depression is a significant problem, with an estimated prevalence between 8% and 16%, which is more common in institutionalized elderly. Several studies have …

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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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Study of Premenstrual Syndrome and Premenstrual Dysphoria

The purpose of this screening protocol is to identify a population of women who experience menstrually-related mood or behavior difficulties and to describe the symptoms in this group and their relationship to the menses. This will be accomplished by means of clinical interviews, self-rating scales, and periodic evaluation of mood …

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Family Study of Affective and Anxiety Spectrum Disorders

Objective The chief goal of this study is to identify the endophenotypes of the spectrum of mood disorders using the methods of genetic epidemiology, developmental psychopathology and clinical psychiatry/psychology. The major research questions focus on the specificity of familial transmission of the mood disorder spectrum (i.e., symptoms, symptom clusters, subtypes) …

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Title: Safety and Feasibility of Individualized Low Amplitude Seizure Therapy (iLAST)

Despite advances in antidepressant interventions, none has replaced electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in its acute efficacy and spectrum of action in severely depressed patients, including in psychotic depression, catatonia, and acutely suicidal patients. However, ECT carries a risk of significant adverse effects including cognitive and physiological side effects, some of which …


Evaluation of the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar affective disorder is a severe, heritable condition affecting about one percent of the population. The mode of inheritance is poorly understood and probably involves multiple loci of small to moderate effect. In this project, we use genetic mapping and sequencing methods to identify genetic markers and variations that contribute …

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Massive Mental Health Screening Using Smartphones in 24 Pre-graduate Education Centers in Mexico City: TEDUCA Survey Protocol

The objective of this study is to make a massive suicide risk and social behavior assessment in 24 pre-graduate education centers in Mexico City (approximately 30,000 students aged between 15 and 22 years), taking also into account other outcomes such as depression, anxiety, alcohol and drugs. For this, an app …

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Perimenopause-Related Mood and Behavioral Disorders

Controversy exists regarding the relevance of changes in gonadal steroids for midlife onset depressions. The purpose of this protocol is to allow for the careful screening of patients and healthy volunteers for participation in research protocols that examine the role of gonadal steroids in depressions occurring during the perimenopause and …

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Pharmacogenomic-Guided Antidepressant Drug Prescribing in Cancer Patients

This is a prospective, randomized clinical trial to investigate the clinical impact of a preemptive pharmacogenomics strategy to guide antidepressant therapy in cancer patients. Those enrolled onto the clinical trial will be randomized to either DNA-guided choice of therapy or clinical management alone. Scores on self-reported measures of depressive and …

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Mental Health Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on NIMH Research Participants and Volunteers

Study Description: This protocol leverages existing NIMH studies and participants to accomplish time-sensitive research on the mental health impact of environmental stressors imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The study will describe the relationship between stressors related to COVID-19 and self-rated measures of mental health symptoms and distress among a range …

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