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Stress Relief Effect of Korean Red Ginseng

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01542905
First Posted: March 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: May 27, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
In Kyoon Lyoo, MD, PhD, MMS, Seoul National University Hospital
February 26, 2012
March 2, 2012
May 27, 2015
May 2010
April 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Change from Baseline in Stress Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Stress Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Stress Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Change from Baseline in Neurocognitive Function at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Brain Function, Chemistry, and Structure Measured Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Stress Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Stress Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Stress Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Change from Baseline in Neurocognitive Function at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change from Baseline in Brain Function, Chemistry, and Structure Measured Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Number of Participants Who Experienced Adverse Events [ Time Frame: 1, 4, 8 Weeks ]
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01542905 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • Change in Fatigue Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change in Fatigue Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change in Fatigue Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Change in Depressive Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change in Depressive Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change in Depressive Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Change in Anxiety Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change in Anxiety Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change in Anxiety Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Number of Participants Who Experienced Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Week 1 ]
  • Number of Participants Who Experienced Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Week 4 ]
  • Number of Participants Who Experienced Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Week 8 ]
  • Change in Fatigue Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change in Fatigue Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change in Fatigue Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Change in Depressive Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change in Depressive Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change in Depressive Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
  • Change in Anxiety Scores at 8 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ]
  • Change in Anxiety Scores at 4 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 Weeks ]
  • Change in Anxiety Scores at 1 Week [ Time Frame: Baseline and 1 Week ]
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Stress Relief Effect of Korean Red Ginseng
Effects of Korean Red Ginseng on Stress Relief and Cognitive and Mental Function Enhancement Using Neuroimaging: Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial
The purpose of this study is to examine clinical and neuropsychiatric effects of Korean Red Ginseng and examine changes in brain structure, function and metabolites. A total of 60 healthy volunteers will be recruited and will be assigned to either Korean Red Ginseng group or placebo group. Individuals will be examined through clinical assessment, neuropsychological function tests and neuroimaging.
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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Stress Relief
  • Dietary Supplement: Korean Red Ginseng
    Korean Red Ginseng Capsule (1g/day) for 8 Weeks
  • Other: Placebo
    Placebo Capsule (1g/day) for 8 Weeks
  • Experimental: Korean Red Ginseng
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Korean Red Ginseng
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Intervention: Other: Placebo
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Completed
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April 2011
April 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ages between 18~65

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current or past medical history, medical illnesses that are detected during clinical and physical evaluations
  • Current Axis 1 diagnosis or past history of schizophrenia, bipolar, or psychotic disorders assessed by SCID-IV
  • Current diagnosis of substance abuse assessed by SCID-IV
  • Taking or have taken psychiatric medication in the past 2 months
  • Head trauma accompanied by loss of consciousness or seizure
  • IQ 80 or below
  • Planning pregnancy, currently pregnant, or breastfeeding
  • Claustrophobia or other fMRI incompatible factors such as pace makers
  • Taking drugs, including over the counter drugs
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Yes
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Korea, Republic of
 
 
NCT01542905
KG2010
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In Kyoon Lyoo, MD, PhD, MMS, Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul National University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: In Kyoon Lyoo, MD, PhD, MMS Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul National University Hospital
May 2015

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