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Manic Disorders Clinical Trials

A listing of Manic 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 (102) clinical trials

Bright Light Therapy in the Treatment of Non-seasonal Bipolar Depression

Bipolar disorder (BD) is a severe brain disorder characterized by the recurrence of mood episodes. Patients presenting with BD spend more time with depressive symptoms than with manic ones, which have a major impact on the quality of life and is associated with poorer outcomes including recurrences and suicide. In ...


Assessment of the Effectiveness of the NECT Program

Self-stigma refers to the transformation process wherein a person's previously held social identity is progressively replaced by a devalued and stigmatized view of oneself termed "illness identity". Self-Stigma is a severe problem in Serious Mental Illness (SMI). Self-stigma prevalence is high (41.7% of the 1229 participants with SZ and 21.7% ...

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A Cariprazine Study in the Prevention of Relapse in Bipolar I Disorder Patients Whose Current Episode is Manic or Depressive With or Without Mixed Features

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of cariprazine at a target dose of 3.0 mg/d compared with placebo in prevention of relapse in patients with bipolar I disorder whose current episode (i.e. index episode) is manic or depressive, with or without mixed features; 2) To evaluate the efficacy and safety ...


Examination of Glutamate and mGluR5 in Psychiatric Disorders

With the recent advancements in positron emission tomography (PET) and radioligand development, the investigators are now able to image and quantify the metabotropic glutamatergic system (mGluR5) in vivo in human subjects. The study proposes a novel investigation of mGluR5 in depression to obtain critical data to advance understanding of the ...

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Electronic Communication Augmented Mental Health Care

Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health disorder in the United States, and these disorders are associated with significant morbidity, mortality and overall impairment in functioning. These disorders often have an onset in adolescence, and suicide is now the second leading cause of death among 15-29 ...

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Treating Self Injurious Behavior: A Novel Brain Stimulation Approach

The purpose of this study is to explore the tolerability and effectiveness of transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) as a potential treatment for non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). NSSI is the deliberate attempt to harm oneself, most often through cutting or burning, without suicidal intent. NSSI is a maladaptive emotion-regulation strategy often ...

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Multi-modal Assessment of Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA) Function in Psychosis

Please note the collaborator (NIMH) is requesting that an NCT number be obtained prior to receiving the award number.


Effect of Regulated Add -on Sodium Chloride Intake on Stabilization of Serum Lithium Concentration in Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar affective disorder or manic -depressive psychosis (MDP) is a mood disorder affecting 2.4% of the global population. Lithium is considered as the "gold standard" for the treatment of bipolar disorder but the clinical use of lithium is often restricted due to its narrow therapeutic range and adverse effects.One of ...


Cerebellar Stimulation and Cognitive Control

Our recent work found that patients with Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia have impaired frontal EEG rhythms in the theta and delta range (1-8 Hz).We have been using transcranial direct current stimulation to recover these rhythms as patients perform elementary cognitive tasks. We found that although we are able to modulate ...

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Brain Imaging to Understand the Role of Inflammation in N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) Treatment of Bipolar Depression

We are trying to understand what causes bipolar disorder and how medications treat bipolar depression. Particularly, we are looking at the importance of inflammation in the process. If you participate, you will have two different brain scans (MRI and PET scan). You will also have an experimental treatment for your ...

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