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ECT Schizophrenia Serotonin Study

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified May 2008 by Sha’ar Menashe Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by:
Sha’ar Menashe Mental Health Center Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2006
Last updated: May 20, 2008
Last verified: May 2008
We suggest to investigate serotonin uptake in schizophrenia patients receiving ECT

Condition Phase
Phase 1

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Serotonin Uptake to Lymphocytes and Citalopram Platelets Binding of Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia Patients Before and After Electroconvulsive Therapy

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Further study details as provided by Sha’ar Menashe Mental Health Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: October 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2006
Detailed Description:
We suggest to investigate serotonin uptake in schizophrenia patients receiving ECT

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Participants must meet DSM-IV criteria for schizophrenia, as assessed by the Structured Clinical Interview - Patient Version (SCID) (First et al., 1995).

Ages 18 -55 Men and/or women -

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History of neurological disorders, active substance abuse in the previous 3 months.
  2. Estimated IQ less then 70.
  3. SSRIs treatment 4 weeks prior to the study.
  4. Any subject suffering from inflammatory fever disease will be excluded from the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00278668

Contact: Avi Peled, MD 972522844050

Sponsors and Collaborators
Sha’ar Menashe Mental Health Center
Principal Investigator: Avi Peled, MD Shaar Menashe MHC
Principal Investigator: Ilan Modai, M.D. MHA Shaar Menashe
Principal Investigator: Moshe Rehavi, Ph.D. TAU
  More Information Identifier: NCT00278668     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 123.ctil
Study First Received: January 16, 2006
Last Updated: May 20, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Serotonin Receptor Agonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on April 26, 2017