Suicide, Attempted | Study of Cognitive Inhibition Disorders in Depressed Older Suicide Attempters
Suicide, Attempted research study
What is the primary objective of this study?
The purpose of this study is to compare the cognitive inhibition deficit among depressed
older suicide attempters compared to depressed older suicide non-attempters.
Who is eligible to participate?
- Age > 65 years old
- Score of Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) > 23
- Score of Hamilton Depression Scale >27
- For Group 1 (depressed older suicide non-attempters): No history of suicide attempt
- For Group 2 (depressed older suicide attempters) : History of suicide attempt
- Neurological history or medical-surgical affection in the past 3 months.
- Dependence or alcohol abuse.
- Use of neuroleptics
Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?
Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.
Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.
Group 1Depressed older suicide non-attempters
Group 2Depressed older suicide attempters
Start Date: December 2010
Completed Date: July 2011
Primary Outcome: Cognitive inhibition deficit
Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references
Principal Investigator: Stephane Richard-Devantoy, Mr.
Lead Sponsor: University Hospital, Angers