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Evaluation of the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder

This study is currently recruiting participants.
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Verified August 1, 2017 by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) )
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00001174
First received: November 3, 1999
Last updated: August 4, 2017
Last verified: August 1, 2017
  Purpose
This study looks to identify genes that may affect a person's chances of developing bipolar disorder (BP) and related conditions.

Condition
Mania Bipolar, Disorder Depression Mood Disorder Schizoaffective Manic Depression

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Bipolar Genetics: A Collaborative Study

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) ):

Estimated Enrollment: 4000
Study Start Date: August 4, 1980
Detailed Description:

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 to the risk of bipolar disorder. Individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder are studied, along with their relatives. Phenotypic information obtained from clinical interviews and family history is correlated with genotypic information obtained from genetic marker and sequencing methods. The goal is to identify genes involved in bipolar disorder and related conditions so that better methods of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention can be developed.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Age > 18 yr

Able to provide informed consent

Diagnosed with bipolar disorder not attributable to substance abuse, neurological disease; or a 1st or 2nd degree relative of an enrolled participant

Able to safely provide a blood or saliva sample

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Active alcohol or substance abuse.

NIMH employees/staff and their immediate family members will be excluded from the study per NIMH policy.

  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00001174

Contacts
Contact: Emily Besancon (301) 594-0576 emily.besancon@nih.gov
Contact: Francis J McMahon, M.D. (301) 451-4453 mcmahonf@mail.nih.gov

Locations
United States, Maryland
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 9000 Rockville Pike Recruiting
Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 20892
Contact: For more information at the NIH Clinical Center contact Patient Recruitment and Public Liaison Office (PRPL)    800-411-1222 ext TTY8664111010    prpl@mail.cc.nih.gov   
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Francis J McMahon, M.D. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Hou L, Heilbronner U, Degenhardt F, Adli M, Akiyama K, Akula N, Ardau R, Arias B, Backlund L, Banzato CEM, Benabarre A, Bengesser S, Bhattacharjee AK, Biernacka JM, Birner A, Brichant-Petitjean C, Bui ET, Cervantes P, Chen GB, Chen HC, Chillotti C, Cichon S, Clark SR, Colom F, Cousins DA, Cruceanu C, Czerski PM, Dantas CR, Dayer A, Étain B, Falkai P, Forstner AJ, Frisén L, Fullerton JM, Gard S, Garnham JS, Goes FS, Grof P, Gruber O, Hashimoto R, Hauser J, Herms S, Hoffmann P, Hofmann A, Jamain S, Jiménez E, Kahn JP, Kassem L, Kittel-Schneider S, Kliwicki S, König B, Kusumi I, Lackner N, Laje G, Landén M, Lavebratt C, Leboyer M, Leckband SG, Jaramillo CAL, MacQueen G, Manchia M, Martinsson L, Mattheisen M, McCarthy MJ, McElroy SL, Mitjans M, Mondimore FM, Monteleone P, Nievergelt CM, Nöthen MM, Ösby U, Ozaki N, Perlis RH, Pfennig A, Reich-Erkelenz D, Rouleau GA, Schofield PR, Schubert KO, Schweizer BW, Seemüller F, Severino G, Shekhtman T, Shilling PD, Shimoda K, Simhandl C, Slaney CM, Smoller JW, Squassina A, Stamm T, Stopkova P, Tighe SK, Tortorella A, Turecki G, Volkert J, Witt S, Wright A, Young LT, Zandi PP, Potash JB, DePaulo JR, Bauer M, Reininghaus EZ, Novák T, Aubry JM, Maj M, Baune BT, Mitchell PB, Vieta E, Frye MA, Rybakowski JK, Kuo PH, Kato T, Grigoroiu-Serbanescu M, Reif A, Del Zompo M, Bellivier F, Schalling M, Wray NR, Kelsoe JR, Alda M, Rietschel M, McMahon FJ, Schulze TG. Genetic variants associated with response to lithium treatment in bipolar disorder: a genome-wide association study. Lancet. 2016 Mar 12;387(10023):1085-1093. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00143-4. Epub 2016 Jan 22.

Responsible Party: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00001174     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 800083
80-M-0083
Study First Received: November 3, 1999
Last Updated: August 4, 2017

Keywords provided by National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) ):
Bipolar Manic-Depressive Illness
Depression
Affective Disorder
Genetic
DNA
Mania
Affected Sibling Pairs
Family Study
Genome-Wide Scan
Lymphoblastoid Cell Lines
Diagnostic Interview for Genetic Studies (DIGS)
Panic Disorder
Bipolar Disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Mood Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Behavioral Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Bipolar and Related Disorders

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 18, 2017