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Beta-CIT-SPECT and Neurophysiology in Depression

2014-08-27 03:51:54 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Aim of this project is to investigate the effects of escitalopram on monoamine transporter (SERT, DAT) availabilities as assessed by b-CIT and SPECT, and on neurophysiological parameters such as the loudness dependence of auditory evoked potentials (LDAEP) in patients with depression.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic

Conditions

Depression

Intervention

β-CIT-SPECT, Neurophysiology

Location

Depts. of Psychiatry and Nuclear Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
Munich
Germany
D-80336

Status

Completed

Source

Ludwig-Maximilians - University of Munich

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:51:54-0400

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