Evaluation of the H1-coil Deep TMS in the Treatment of Negative Symptoms and Cognitive Deficit in Schizophrenia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 9, 2007
Last Update Posted : May 6, 2010
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Shalvata Mental Health Center

Brief Summary:
The study evaluates the feasibility of using a 4 week stimulation protocol with the deep TMS H-coils for the treatment of negative symptoms and cognitive deficit in schizophrenia patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Device: deep TMS H-coil Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Deep TMS With the H Coils as a Novel Strategy for the Treatment of Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia
Study Start Date : July 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • DSM IV Diagnosis of Schizophrenia
  • PANNS Negative > 21

Exclusion Criteria:

  • risk factors for convulsions
  • PANNS positive > 24

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00445926

Shalvata MHC
Hod Hasharon, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shalvata Mental Health Center
Principal Investigator: Eiran V Harel, MD Shalvata MHC

Responsible Party: Hilik Levkovitz, shalvataMHC Identifier: NCT00445926     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SH-40206
First Posted: March 9, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2010
Last Verified: May 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders