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

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2010 by University Hospital, Angers.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 11, 2011
Last Update Posted : April 11, 2011
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Angers

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to compare the cognitive inhibition deficit among depressed older suicide attempters compared to depressed older suicide non-attempters.

Condition or disease
Suicide, Attempted Cognitive Symptoms

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

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Etude Des Troubles de l'Inhibition Cognitive Chez le Sujet âgé déprimé Suicidant
Study Start Date : December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Suicide
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Group 1
Depressed older suicide non-attempters
Group 2
Depressed older suicide attempters

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

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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 (NCT number): 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

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
First Posted: April 11, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 11, 2011
Last Verified: December 2010

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