Evaluation of the Effect of rTMS on Attention in Adults Diagnosed With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2009 by Shalvata Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Shalvata Mental Health Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00825708
First received: January 19, 2009
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: January 2009

January 19, 2009
January 20, 2009
March 2007
March 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
PANNAS questionnaire modified for attention [ Time Frame: within one hour of the rTMS session ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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the CANTAB neurocognitive battery [ Time Frame: within 2 hours of the stimulation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Evaluation of the Effect of rTMS on Attention in Adults Diagnosed With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Evaluation of the Effect of rTMS on Attention in Adults Diagnosed With ADHD

The aim of the study is to evaluate the immediate effect of rTMS on attention in adults diagnosed with ADHD. the design is a double blind sham controlled crossover study.

The subjects were randomly assigned to two groups. group 1 starts with the real rTMS session followed within one week with a sham session. group 2 starts with a sham session and within one week recieve a real session. the subjects go through a neurocognitive evaluation before and after rTMS sessions and a clinical evaluation questionnaire modified for attention.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Device: rTMS
    42 2 sec trains of 20HZ rTMS in 100% MT
  • Device: shamTMS
    sham TMS session
  • Active Comparator: rTMS
    rTMS session
    Intervention: Device: rTMS
  • Sham Comparator: SHAM
    sham session
    Intervention: Device: shamTMS
Bloch Y, Harel EV, Aviram S, Govezensky J, Ratzoni G, Levkovitz Y. Positive effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation on attention in ADHD Subjects: a randomized controlled pilot study. World J Biol Psychiatry. 2010 Aug;11(5):755-8. doi: 10.3109/15622975.2010.484466.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruiting
20
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March 2008   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 18-65
  • diagnosis of ADHD according to DSM IV criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other axis I diagnosis
  • risk factors for seizure
Both
18 Years to 65 Years
No
Contact: Eiran V Harel, MD 097478644 evharel@clalit.org.il
Israel
 
NCT00825708
SH20107, SH20107
Yes
Yuval Bloch, shalvataMHC
Shalvata Mental Health Center
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Shalvata Mental Health Center
January 2009

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