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Emotional and Cognitive Abilites of Schizophrenia Patients at Various Time Points

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 August 2007 by Shalvata Mental Health Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Shalvata Mental Health Center Identifier:
First received: August 20, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: August 2007
History: No changes posted
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.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Shalvata Mental Health Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: August 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2008
Schizophrenia patients who performed earlier cognitive assessment as part of routine assessment for patients in the Shalvata Mental Health Center.


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

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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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00518999

Contact: Yoram Braw, PhD. 972-54-8132604

Sponsors and Collaborators
Shalvata Mental Health Center
Study Director: Hilik Levkovitz, MD. Shalvata Mental Health Center
  More Information Identifier: NCT00518999     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 007-07-SHA
Study First Received: August 20, 2007
Last Updated: August 20, 2007

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 21, 2017