Prevention of Seasonal Affective Disorder

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00046241
First received: September 24, 2002
Last updated: February 11, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
  Purpose

This is a placebo controlled study evaluating the effectiveness of medication in preventing depressive episodes in subjects with a history of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).


Condition Intervention Phase
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Drug: Extended-release bupropion hydrochloride
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 7 Month, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Comparison of 150-300mg/Day of Extended-release Bupropion Hydrochloride and Placebo for the Prevention of Seasonal Affective Disorder in Subjects With a History of Seasonal Affective Disorder Followed by an 8-week Observational Follow-up Phase

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time between randomization and onset of a seasonal depressive episode. Proportion of depression-free subjects.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HAMD-24 and -17 total score. Change in pain score.

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: June 2003
Primary Completion Date: June 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a history of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with a seasonal pattern.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a current or past history of seizure disorder or brain injury.
  • Patient has a history or current diagnosis of anorexia nervosa or bulimia.
  • Patient has recurrent summer depression more frequently than winter depression.
  • Patient has primary diagnosis of panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), acute distress disorder, bipolar II disorder or other psychotic disorders.
  • Patient has initiated psychotherapy within the last 3 months.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00046241

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Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trial, MD GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00046241     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AK130930
Study First Received: September 24, 2002
Last Updated: February 11, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
seasonal depression winter blues winter depression

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Mood Disorders
Depressive Disorder
Mental Disorders
Bupropion
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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