Search / Trial NCT00000375

Continuation Electroconvulsive Therapy Vs Medication to Prevent Relapses in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

Launched by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH) · Nov 2, 1999

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Trial Information

Current as of April 22, 2024

Completed

Keywords

Adult Antidepressive Agents Depressive Disorder Electroconvulsive Therapy Female Human Lithium Male Nortriptyline Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors Antidepressive Agents *Therapeutic Use Antidepressive Agents Adverse Effects Lithium *Therapeutic Use Lithium Adverse Effects Nortriptyline *Therapeutic Use Nortriptyline Adverse Effects

Description

To define the role of continuation electroconvulsive therapy (C-ECT) in relapse-prevention of seriously ill patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). To determine the relative efficacy and safety of C-ECT in comparison to the traditional approach of continuation pharmacotherapy (C-PHARM) to prevent relapses of MDD. Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a highly effective treatment for MDD that is helpful for patients with the most severe forms of affective illness; however, relapse after successful acute phase ECT or pharmacotherapy remains a major public health problem. To prevent relap...

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All

Eligibility criteria

  • Inclusion Criteria:
  • -
  • Patients must have:
  • Major depressive disorder that is responsive to acute phase ECT.

Attachments

readout_NCT00000375_2024-04-22.pdf

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NCT00000375_study_protocol.pdf

4.5 MB

About company

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID, /ˈnaɪ.æd/) is one of the 27 institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIAID's mission is to conduct basic and applied research to better understand, treat, and prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases.

Contacts

JC

Jennifer Cobb

Immunology at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Locations

Newark, New Jersey, United States

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Timeline

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