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Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)- Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00517400
First Posted: August 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2015
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Information provided by:
Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose

Evaluation of the novel deep TMS H-Coil designs as a treatment measure in post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Comparing real to sham treatment.


Condition Intervention Phase
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Device: Deep repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) real or sham Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the H-Coil Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Device- Treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • CAPS SCORE [TOTAL, INTRUSION] [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Exposure-Stimulation Device: Deep repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) real or sham
Other Name: Brainsway H-Coil
Active Comparator: Sham exposure - Real stimulation Device: Deep repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) real or sham
Other Name: Brainsway H-Coil
Active Comparator: Exposure - Sham Stimulation Device: Deep repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) real or sham
Other Name: Brainsway H-Coil

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PTSD diagnosis per DSM IV

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar I
  • severe Axis II diagnosis
  • risk factors to convulsions
  • drug / alcohol abuse
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00517400


Locations
Israel
Psychiatric department, Hadassah-Hebrew universityMedical Organization
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Moshe Isserles, MD, MSc Hadassah Medical Organization
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Moshe Isserles, MD, MSc, Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00517400     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 364/3.8.07(HMO)
First Submitted: August 16, 2007
First Posted: August 17, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2015
Last Verified: July 2010

Keywords provided by Hadassah Medical Organization:
PTSD

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Pathologic Processes
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders