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Identifying Predictors of Response to Antipsychotics Using a Treatment Algorithm

2014-08-27 03:17:55 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to evaluate predictors of response to antipsychotic medication in subjects with schizophrenia. The investigators will evaluate psychopathology,brain MRI, genetics and neuropsychological profile. Two groups of treatment will be compared: first generation antipsychotics vs. second generation antipsychotics. Participants will be randomized to one of the groups. Trial duration: 12 weeks.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder

Intervention

Antipsychotics, Antipsychotics

Location

Instituto de Psiquiatria - Hospital das Clinicas FMUSP
Sao Paulo
Brazil
05403-010

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Sao Paulo

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:55-0400

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