Morphological, Structural and Functional Neural Substrates of Quality of Life in Schizophrenia

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified April 2013 by Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille
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First received: February 9, 2011
Last updated: April 29, 2013
Last verified: April 2013

The aim of the investigators analysis is to identify the neural correlates of quality of life scores in schizophrenia. For this, the investigators will constitute group of patients according to their quality of life scores and the investigators will analyze their differences in patterns of brain structures and activations.

Condition Intervention
Device: Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: Morphological, Structural and Functional Neural Substrates of Quality of Life in Schizophrenia

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Further study details as provided by Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to study the relationships between quality of life and the morphologic, structural and functional substrates in schizophrenia [ Time Frame: 36 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • to determine whether quality of life is correlated with brain modifications using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging [ Time Frame: 36 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
schizophrenia PATIENTS Device: Magnetic Resonance Imaging Other: EVALUATION NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of schizophrenia according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) criteria (American Psychiatric Association(APA), 1994),
  • age over 18 years,
  • informed consent to participate in the studies
  • French as native language

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis other than schizophrenia on Axis I of DSM-IV,
  • decompensated organic disease and mental retardation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01295411

Contact: CHRISTOPHE LANCON 0491384744

Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Marseille Recruiting
Marseille, France, 13354
Principal Investigator: christophe LANCON         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique Hopitaux De Marseille
Study Director: BERNARD BELAIGUES Assistance Publique hôpitaux de Marseille
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Responsible Party: direction de la recherche, ASSISTANCE PUBLIQUE HOPITAUX DE MARSEILLE Identifier: NCT01295411     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2010-A01421-38, 2010-29
Study First Received: February 9, 2011
Last Updated: April 29, 2013
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 19, 2014