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This study will evaluate electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in patients who have not responded adequately to clozapine.
ECT augmentation of clozapine will be compared to clozapine monotherapy in schizophrenic patients who continue to have psychotic symptoms despite optimal treatment with clozapine.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Zucker Hillside Hospital
Active, not recruiting
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:55:54-0400
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