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Quantitative Electroencephalography (QEEG) and Low-resolution Electromagnetic Tomography (LORETA) Analysis in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Patients

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Doron Todder, Beersheva Mental Health Center Identifier:
First received: November 23, 2009
Last updated: November 6, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
In this study the Quantitative Electroencephalography and low resolution topographic analysis of chronic Post-traumatic stress disorder and normal subjects will be compared.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: QEEG and LORETA Analysis in PTSD Patients

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Further study details as provided by Doron Todder, Beersheva Mental Health Center:

Enrollment: 10
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
PTSD veterans
18 PTSD veterans
20 controls

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Veterans with chronic PTSD of at least 2 years.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 10 veterans suffering for PTSD according to the DSM-IV-TR for at least 2 years.
  • The 10 age matching controls will be recruited from the Beer Sheva mental stuff.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Without any neurological or head trauma.
  • Without alcohol or substance abuse.
  • No evidence of psychotic episode in there history.
  • Stable doses of different specific serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) antidepressant for at least two months.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01020695

Beer Sheva Mental Health Center
Beer Sheva, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Beersheva Mental Health Center
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Responsible Party: Doron Todder, Dr., Beersheva Mental Health Center Identifier: NCT01020695     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BHC-4917
Study First Received: November 23, 2009
Last Updated: November 6, 2012

Keywords provided by Doron Todder, Beersheva Mental Health Center:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 20, 2017