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Morphological, Structural and Functional Neural Substrates of Quality of Life in Schizophrenia

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille Identifier:
First received: February 9, 2011
Last updated: April 27, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
The aim of the investigators analysis is to identify the neural correlates of quality of life scores in schizophrenia. For this, the investigators will constitute group of patients according to their quality of life scores and the investigators will analyze their differences in patterns of brain structures and activations.

Condition Intervention
Device: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Morphological, Structural and Functional Neural Substrates of Quality of Life in Schizophrenia

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Further study details as provided by Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to study the relationships between quality of life and the morphologic, structural and functional substrates in schizophrenia [ Time Frame: 36 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • to determine whether quality of life is correlated with brain modifications using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging [ Time Frame: 36 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2015
Primary Completion Date: January 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
schizophrenia PATIENTS Device: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Other: EVALUATION NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of schizophrenia according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria (American Psychiatric Association(APA), 1994),
  • age over 18 years,
  • informed consent to participate in the studies
  • French as native language

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis other than schizophrenia on Axis I of DSM-IV,
  • decompensated organic disease and mental retardation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01295411

Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille
Marseille, France, 13354
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille
Study Director: BERNARD BELAIGUES Assistance Publique hôpitaux de Marseille