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Evaluation of the H1-coil Deep TMS in the Treatment of Negative Symptoms and Cognitive Deficit in Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Shalvata Mental Health Center Identifier:
First received: March 8, 2007
Last updated: May 5, 2010
Last verified: May 2010

The study evaluates the feasibility of using a 4 week stimulation protocol with the deep TMS H-coils for the treatment of negative symptoms and cognitive deficit in schizophrenia patients

Condition Intervention Phase
Device: deep TMS H-coil
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Deep TMS With the H Coils as a Novel Strategy for the Treatment of Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

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Further study details as provided by Shalvata Mental Health Center:

Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2009
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • DSM IV Diagnosis of Schizophrenia
  • PANNS Negative > 21

Exclusion Criteria:

  • risk factors for convulsions
  • PANNS positive > 24
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00445926

Shalvata MHC
Hod Hasharon, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shalvata Mental Health Center
Principal Investigator: Eiran V Harel, MD Shalvata MHC
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Hilik Levkovitz, shalvataMHC Identifier: NCT00445926     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SH-40206
Study First Received: March 8, 2007
Last Updated: May 5, 2010
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mental Disorders
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features processed this record on November 27, 2014