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Effects of L-Theanine in Boys With ADHD

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00291070
First Posted: February 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2008
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Information provided by:
University of British Columbia
  Purpose
This study will examine the effects of L-theanine (an amino acid found in green tea) on the behavior, cognitive performance and sleep quality of boys with ADHD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Drug: L-theanine Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double Blind, Randomized Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial Examining the Effects of L-Theanine (Suntheanine®) in Male Child Subjects With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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Further study details as provided by University of British Columbia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Cognitive performance [ Time Frame: Unspecified ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sleep quality, hyperactive behaviors, anxiety [ Time Frame: Unspecified ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: July 2006
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: L-theanine
    This study will examine the effects of L-theanine (an amino acid found in green tea) on the behavior, cognitive performance and sleep quality of boys with ADHD.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   8 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00291070


Locations
Canada, British Columbia
Canadian Center for Functional Medicine
Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of British Columbia
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dr. Michael Lyon University of British Columbia
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Michael Lyon, University of British Columbia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00291070     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C04-0605
First Submitted: February 9, 2006
First Posted: February 13, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Keywords provided by University of British Columbia:
ADHD
attention
insomnia
hyperactivity
anxiety

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Hyperkinesis
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Dyskinesias
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms


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