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Magnetic Prefrontal Stimulation for Studying the Role of the Cortex in High-level Cognition Processes and Reward System

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00912522
First Posted: June 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 22, 2015
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Collaborator:
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Moshe Isserles, Hadassah Medical Organization
  Purpose
The investigators intend to study the role of the cortex in high- level cognition processes and sensory adaptation, by the use of non-invasive Transcranial Magnetic stimulation and various cognitive tests.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Volunteers Device: TMS Early Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Magnetic Prefrontal Stimulation for Studying the Role of the Cortex in High-level Cognition Processes and Reward System

Further study details as provided by Moshe Isserles, Hadassah Medical Organization:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in scoring of different tests and questionnaires [ Time Frame: One year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Correlation of different tests and questionnaires [ Time Frame: One year ]

Enrollment: 91
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2014
Primary Completion Date: June 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: LT PFC HIGH FREQ TMS Device: TMS
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
Active Comparator: LT PFC LOW FREQ TMS Device: TMS
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
Active Comparator: RT PFC HIGH FREQ TMS Device: TMS
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
Active Comparator: RT PFC LOW FREQ TMS Device: TMS
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
Sham Comparator: SHAM STIMULATION Device: TMS
TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy men and women, age of 18-60
  • answered negatively to questions of TMS safety questionnaire
  • signed and declared about their agreement to participate in the study
  • hebrew speaker

Exclusion Criteria:

  • self history of significant mental disorder
  • self history or first-degree relatives history of epilepsy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00912522


Locations
Israel
Hadassah medical org
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Moshe Isserles, Dr. Hadassa Medical Organization
  More Information

Responsible Party: Moshe Isserles, MD, Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00912522     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0116-09-HMO-CTIL
First Submitted: June 2, 2009
First Posted: June 3, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 22, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Keywords provided by Moshe Isserles, Hadassah Medical Organization:
reward
TMS
cognition
Motivation
Perception
Decision making