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Geodon for the Treatment of Refractory Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University Identifier:
First received: September 20, 2005
Last updated: October 23, 2014
Last verified: April 2013
Results First Received: December 13, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Social Anxiety Disorder
Interventions: Drug: Ziprasidone
Drug: Sertraline

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Recruitment Details
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Recruitment was from the immediate surrounding area, by use of Institutional Review Board (IRB) approved television and radio advertisements, along with flyers.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
Open Label Treatment 8 weeks of open label treatment with sertraline (50-200mg/day)followed by 8 weeks of randomized, Double Blind (DB), placebo-controlled augmentation with ziprasidone (40-160mg/day)for qualifying subjects.

Participant Flow for 3 periods

Period 1:   Open Label Phase
    Open Label Treatment
STARTED   51 [1] 
Lost to Follow-up                7 
Withdrawal by Subject                1 
Did not complete a post base visit                13 
Did not meet randomization criteria                9 
[1] Number of subjects consented

Period 2:   Randomization Phase Ziprasidone
    Open Label Treatment
Lost to Follow-up                2 
Withdrawal by Subject                1 

Period 3:   Randomization Phase Placebo
    Open Label Treatment
Withdrawal by Subject                1 

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Population Description
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This is the intent to treat population consisting of subjects completing at least one post baseline visit.

Reporting Groups
Study Treatment 8 weeks of open label treatment with sertraline followed by 8 weeks of treatment with ziprasidone/placebo for qualifying subjects

Baseline Measures
   Study Treatment 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
[Units: Participants]
<=18 years   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   38 
>=65 years   0 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 33.5  (10.3) 
[Units: Participants]
Female   15 
Male   23 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
United States   38 

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Brief Social Phobia Scale(BSPS)   [ Time Frame: Baseline, 8 and 16 weeks ]

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Wei Zhang, MD
Organization: Duke University Medical Center
phone: (919) 684 5645


Responsible Party: Duke University Identifier: NCT00215150     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00012882
6479 ( Other Identifier: Duke legacy protocol number )
Study First Received: September 20, 2005
Results First Received: December 13, 2012
Last Updated: October 23, 2014