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Emotional and Cognitive Abilites of Schizophrenia Patients at Various Time Points

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518999
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2007 by Shalvata Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : August 21, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2007
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Shalvata Mental Health Center

Brief Summary:
Longitudinal investigation of cognitive, emotional and illness awareness of schizophrenia outpatients (Shalvata Mental Health Center). The study uses computerized assessment of cognitive functioning and questionnaire to assess performance of patients assessed in the past as part of a routine clinical assessment.

Condition or disease
Schizophrenia

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Official Title: Emotional and Cognitive Abilites of Schizophrenia Patients at Various Time Points
Study Start Date : August 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2008

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Group/Cohort
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Schizophrenia patients who performed earlier cognitive assessment as part of routine assessment for patients in the Shalvata Mental Health Center.




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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Schizophrenia diagnosis by a senior psychiatrist (according to DSM-4 criteria).
  2. Age between 18-65 (male and female).
  3. Prior cognitive assessment in the Emotional-Cognitive Research Laboratory (Shalvata Mental Health Center)
  4. Signed informed consent by participants.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Hospitalization at the time of experiment.
  2. A history of brain-injury or other neurological condition precluding participation in the study.
  3. Guardianship.
  4. Current alcohol or drug abuse

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Contacts
Contact: Yoram Braw, PhD. 972-54-8132604 yorambraw@gmail.com

Sponsors and Collaborators
Shalvata Mental Health Center
Investigators
Study Director: Hilik Levkovitz, MD. Shalvata Mental Health Center

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00518999     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 007-07-SHA
First Posted: August 21, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Keywords provided by Shalvata Mental Health Center:
cognition, attention, memory, executive functions, illness-awareness, insight.

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