Bone Density in Patients With Schizophrenia
People with chronic mental disorder such as schizophrenia and alcohol abuse are high risk groups for developing osteoporosis.
To evaluate the prevalence of bone mineral density in men patients with schizophrenia with alcohol abuse, the investigators will compare bone mineral density between patient with schizophrenia with and without alcohol abuse.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control|
|Official Title:||Bone Mineral Density in the Korean Patients With Chronic Schizophrenia With Alcohol Abuse|
- The change of bone mineral density [ Time Frame: cross sectional and prospective ]
- The effects of Smoking and antipsychotic drug on BMD [ Time Frame: Cross sectional Study ]
|Study Start Date:||November 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||November 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Chronic schizophrenia with aged 18-80 years
Other: No Intervention
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00540267
|Korea, Republic of|
|Busan, Korea, Republic of, 614-735|
|Study Director:||Joo-Cheol Shim, MD,PhD||Inje University|