We updated the design of this site on September 25th. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Study of the Effectiveness of Vestibular Stimulation as a Coadjuvant Treatment in Major Depression

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01399671
First Posted: July 22, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2012
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.
Collaborator:
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ana Maria Soza Ried, Fuerza Aérea de Chile
  Purpose
Major depression is characterized by vestibular anomalies. The investigators hypothesized that vestibular stimulation will improve depression symptoms in major depression patients.

Condition Intervention
Depression Major Depression Vestibular Disorders Other: vestibular stimulation

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Clinical Randomized Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Vestibular Stimulation as Coadjuvant Therapy in Major Depression

Further study details as provided by Ana Maria Soza Ried, Fuerza Aérea de Chile:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hamilton depression rating score [ Time Frame: 1 month after the treatment start ]

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Other: vestibular stimulation
    vestibular stimulation
  Eligibility

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • major depression patients,
  • actual Hamilton score > 14

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant,
  • neurological disorders,
  • epilepsy,
  • bipolar disorder,
  • schizophrenia,
  • anorexia,
  • bulimia.
  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01399671


Locations
Chile
Centro de Medicina Aeroespacial
Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fuerza Aérea de Chile
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Ana M Soza, MD Fuerza Aerea de Chile
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ana Maria Soza Ried, Dr, Fuerza Aérea de Chile
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01399671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SA10I220044
First Submitted: July 12, 2011
First Posted: July 22, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2012
Last Verified: March 2011

Keywords provided by Ana Maria Soza Ried, Fuerza Aérea de Chile:
depression
vestibular

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Vestibular Diseases
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Labyrinth Diseases
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases


To Top