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Functional Assessment of Patients With Acute Bipolar Depression After 8 Months of Follow-up

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: December 7, 2010
Last updated: October 25, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
This study aims to study prospectively for 8 months a sample of bipolar patients with acute depressive episode in order to identify that factors associated with functional impairment, with especial attention to the presence of subsyndromal symptoms beyond the acute phase.

Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Depression

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Functional Assessment of Patients With Acute Bipolar Depression After 8 Months of Follow-up

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference between basal and final Functional Assessment Staging (FAST) score to evaluate the functional change [ Time Frame: Range of Days 0-3 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • FAST score to estimate the proportion of patients that not achieve functional remission [ Time Frame: Range of Days 0-3 ]
  • Test Screen for Cognitive Impairment in Psychiatry (SCIP) to evaluate cognitive impairment both in the depressive phase and during clinical remission [ Time Frame: Range of Days 0-3 ]
  • Mood chart (self-report) [ Time Frame: Range of Days 0-3 ]
  • The presence of subsyndromal symptoms after the acute depressive phase using Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS), Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS), Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental disorders (DSM-IV-TR) [ Time Frame: Range of Days 0-3 ]

Enrollment: 249
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: October 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Diagnosed with bipolar I or II disorder, and with an acute episode of bipolar depression at inclusion


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Outpatients from Mental Health Centres or Psychiatric Offices, diagnosed with bipolar I or II disorder experiencing an acute depressive episode.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder I or II (DSM-IV-TR)
  • Acute depressive episode at inclusion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Inability (in investigator´s opinion) to carry out the follow-up plan
  • Patients participating or having participated within previous 6 months, in clinical trials
  • Mental retardation or any other medical condition affecting cognitive performance
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01255982

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Elche, Alicante, Spain
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Villajoyosa, Alicante, Spain
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Sama de Langreo, Asturias, Spain
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Granollers, Barcelona, Spain
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San Boit de LLobregat, Barcelona, Spain
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Monforte de Lemos, Lugo, Spain
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Tudela, Navarra, Spain
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Mos, Pontevedra, Spain
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Catarroja, Valencia, Spain
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Almería, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Cordoba, Spain
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Granada, Spain
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Lerida, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Malaga, Spain
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Orense, Spain
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Palencia, Spain
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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Sevilla, Spain
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Tarragona, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
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Zamora, Spain
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Zaragoza, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01255982     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-NES-DUM-2010/1
Study First Received: December 7, 2010
Last Updated: October 25, 2012

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Bipolar depression
subsyndromal symptoms
cognitive function

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Bipolar and Related Disorders processed this record on September 20, 2017