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Study of Cognitive Inhibition Disorders in Depressed Older Suicide Attempters (ETIC)

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 December 2010 by University Hospital, Angers.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Angers Identifier:
First received: April 7, 2011
Last updated: April 8, 2011
Last verified: December 2010
The purpose of this study is to compare the cognitive inhibition deficit among depressed older suicide attempters compared to depressed older suicide non-attempters.

Suicide, Attempted Cognitive Symptoms

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Etude Des Troubles de l'Inhibition Cognitive Chez le Sujet âgé déprimé Suicidant

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Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Angers:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive inhibition deficit [ Time Frame: baseline ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: December 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Group 1
Depressed older suicide non-attempters
Group 2
Depressed older suicide attempters

Detailed Description:
The main objective consists in examining the association between cognitive inhibition and suicide attempt in depressed older adults (> 65 year old).

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients are recruited during their hospitalisation at Angers University Hospital with respect to the eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age > 65 years old
  • Score of Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) > 23
  • Score of Hamilton Depression Scale >27
  • For Group 1 (depressed older suicide non-attempters): No history of suicide attempt
  • For Group 2 (depressed older suicide attempters) : History of suicide attempt

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Neurological history or medical-surgical affection in the past 3 months.
  • Dependence or alcohol abuse.
  • Use of neuroleptics
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01333215

Contact: Stephane Richard-Devantoy, Mr. ++33 2 41 35 32 43

University Hospital Recruiting
Angers, France, 49933
Contact: Stephane Richard-Devantoy, Mr.    ++33 2 41 35 32 43   
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Angers
Principal Investigator: Stephane Richard-Devantoy, Mr. Angers University Hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Stéphane Richard-Devantoy, Angers University hospital Identifier: NCT01333215     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010/24
Study First Received: April 7, 2011
Last Updated: April 8, 2011

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Angers:
Suicide, Attempted
Cognitive Symptoms

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Suicide, Attempted
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Self-Injurious Behavior
Behavioral Symptoms
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on September 21, 2017