Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG) and Low-resolution Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA) Analysis in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 25, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 7, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Doron Todder, Beersheva Mental Health Center

Brief Summary:
In this study the Quantitative Electroencephalography and low resolution topographic analysis of chronic Post-traumatic stress disorder and normal subjects will be compared.

Condition or disease
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: QEEG and LORETA Analysis in PTSD Patients
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2009

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PTSD veterans
18 PTSD veterans
20 controls

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Veterans with chronic PTSD of at least 2 years.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 10 veterans suffering for PTSD according to the DSM-IV-TR for at least 2 years.
  • The 10 age matching controls will be recruited from the Beer Sheva mental stuff.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Without any neurological or head trauma.
  • Without alcohol or substance abuse.
  • No evidence of psychotic episode in there history.
  • Stable doses of different specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant for at least two months.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01020695

Beer Sheva Mental Health Center
Beer Sheva, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Beersheva Mental Health Center

Responsible Party: Doron Todder, Dr., Beersheva Mental Health Center Identifier: NCT01020695     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BHC-4917
First Posted: November 25, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 7, 2012
Last Verified: November 2012

Keywords provided by Doron Todder, Beersheva Mental Health Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders