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PS-Omega3 Supplementation to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Children (ADHD-3)

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 June 2008 by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Identifier:
First received: June 17, 2008
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2008
History: No changes posted
To assess the effect of phosphatidylserine-omega-3 consumption on the immune system parameters in children suffering from attention and concentration deficits.

Condition Intervention Phase
ADHD Dietary Supplement: PS-Omega3 conjugate supplementation Dietary Supplement: placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 2b Study of PS-Omega3 Conjugate Supplementation to ADHD Diagnosed Children

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Further study details as provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:

Estimated Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: July 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Patients receiving active product
Dietary Supplement: PS-Omega3 conjugate supplementation
Placebo Comparator: 2
Patients receiving placebo
Dietary Supplement: placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 13 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Parental written informed consent.
  2. Age: 13≥ years ≥8 (including).
  3. Gender: both male and female.
  4. TOVA computerized test score ≤-1.8 at baseline.
  5. Language: Subjects, parents, and teachers must be able to read, write and speak Hebrew.
  6. Normal weight and height according to Israeli standards.
  7. 21 days without any treatment for ADHD symptoms, whether medication or food supplement.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History or current diagnosis of any serious systemic (e.g., diabetes, hyper/hypothyroidism, etc.) or neurological condition (e.g., epilepsy, brain tumors, etc.)
  2. Pervasive developmental disorder or Non-Verbal Learning Disability
  3. Any evidence of psychotic disorders, suicidal risk, any current psychiatric co-morbidity that required psychiatric pharmacotherapy.
  4. History of allergic reactions or sensitivity to marine products (seafood), soy or corn as well as any illness, which may jeopardize the participants health or limit their successful trial completion.
  5. Having a sibling already included in the study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00700323

Contact: Nachum Vaisman, Prof' 972-3-697-4807

Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Tel-Aviv, Israel
Contact: Nachum Vaisman, Prof'    972-3-697-4807   
Principal Investigator: Nachum Vaisman, Prof'         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Principal Investigator: Nachum Vaisman, Prof' Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Yoni Manor STUDY PROJECT MANAGER, Enzymotec Ltd. Identifier: NCT00700323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TASMC-08-NV-263
Study First Received: June 17, 2008
Last Updated: June 17, 2008

Keywords provided by Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center:
ADHD diagnosed children

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 19, 2017