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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.

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Found (85) clinical trials

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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Donepezil Double Blind Trial for ECT Memory Disfunction

This is a double blind randomized investigation of donepezil for patients suffering from schizophrenia, undergoing ECT. Patients will be randomized to receive either donezepil or plasebo, in order to gauge whether donezepil has a protective effect on memory disfunction, while patients are treated with ECT. Several parameters will be invistigated ...

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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 ...

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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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High Dose Risperidone Consta for Patients With Schizophrenia With Poor Response to Risperidone

This six month double-blind,randomized trial is designed to compare the efficacy of high dose long acting risperidone ( 75 mg-100 mg q2 weeks or its equivalent) with standard doses of long acting risperidone (≤50 mg/q 2weeks) for Total Psychopathology, positive, negative, and depressive symptoms, and cognition in patients who are ...

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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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The Role of Dopamine Metabolism in the Antidepressant Effects of Sleep Deprivation and Sertraline in Depressed Patients

This study evaluates the efficacy of sleep deprivation treatment in accelerating antidepressant responses when administered during the first week of medications and augmenting a sustained response with chronobiological interventions. Sleep deprivation and chronobiological augmentation may offer a rapid and sustained antidepressant response in mood disorder patients treated with medication, sleep ...

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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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