Family Study in Schizophrenia
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
Schizophrenia is a severe mental illness which is considered to have, among other, a genetic etiology. One of the most efficient tools in genetic-psychiatry is the investigation of multiplex families.
The current study will identify patients of multiplex families and to map their family connections and the presence of mental illnesses among family members.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Prospective
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00418912
|Psychiatric unit, Sheba Medical Center|
|Tel Hashomer, Israel, 52621|
|Seba Medical Center|
|Tel Hashomer, Israel|
|Principal Investigator:||Raz Gross, MD||Mental Health Epidemiology & Psychosocial Aspects of Illness, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer , Israel|
|Study Director:||Michael Bunzel, MD||Psychiatric Unit, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel|