Affective Processing in Depression and Epilepsy
The goal of this study is to determine whether there are unique markers on neuroimaging that are associated with depression in epilepsy.
Other: Hamilton Depression Rating Scale
Other: Beck's Depressive Inventory
Other: Interictal Dysphoric Disorder Inventory (IDDI)
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
|Official Title:||Affective Processing in Depression and Epilepsy; An fMRI Study|
|Study Start Date:||June 2008|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2009|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Symptoms of depression is commonly seen in patients with epilepsy. There are similarities and differences between depressive symptoms in epilepsy when compared with primary depression. Through the use of fMRI (Functional MRI), we hope to determine whether there are unique markers on neuroimaging that are associated with depression in epilepsy.
|United States, New York|
|North Shore LIJ Health System|
|Manhasset, New York, United States, 11030|
|Principal Investigator:||Alan Ettinger, M.D.||North Shore LIJ Health System|