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The Diagnostic Assessment and Intervention Study of Amphetamine Type Stimulus

Information source: Shanghai Mental Health Center
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 20, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Amphetamine Addiction

Intervention: psychological rehabilitation training (Behavioral); physical and neurological rehabilitation training (Behavioral); rTMS 10HZ high frequency stimulation (Radiation); fake rTMS 10HZ high frequency stimulation (Radiation)

Phase: N/A

Status: Recruiting

Sponsored by: Shanghai Mental Health Center

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Min Zhao, ph.D., Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Shanghai Mental Health Center

Overall contact:
Min Zhao, ph.D., Phone: 86 21 64387250, Ext: 3250, Email: drzhaomin@163.com


The purpose of this research is to inspire new medical ideas using brain image technology for the treatment of Amphetamine Type Stimulus addition, at the same time lowing the addition damage.

Clinical Details

Official title: The Diagnostic Assessment and Intervention Study of Amphetamine Type Stimulus

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Primary outcome:

the prevalence of ATS abuse or dependence characteristics and pathogenesis

the physiological psychology and cognitive impairment characteristic of ATS addicts,trends and ATS conducted cases.

Detailed description: The study will increase the sample size based on the preliminary work,also, establish drug dependence induced craving associated environmental experiments , by using the multi-lead biofeedback instrument , CogState tester, event-related potentials Recorder and 3. 0T high-field magnetic resonance imaging system to record the physiology , electrophysiology and brain changes during craving, taking a subjective self-assessment , clinical observations and physiological responses combined system to evaluate the ATS addiction degree.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 49 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- No previous history of any mental disorder meet the DSM-IV diagnosis

- aged 18-49 years old , men and women

- junior high school or higher education

- use of amphetamine-type substances time for more than one year

- cumulative use of amphetamines, substances dose of 50 grams or more.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Current or past had suffered neurological diseases

- exclusion of antisocial personality disorder and borderline personality disorder

- addicts in addition to other substances in tobacco , coffee, social drinking outside

- AIDS virus (HIV) detection positive patients .

Locations and Contacts

Min Zhao, ph.D., Phone: 86 21 64387250, Ext: 3250, Email: drzhaomin@163.com

Shanghai Mental Health Center, Shanghai, Shanghai, China; Recruiting
qian bian, ph.D, Phone: 13916878750, Email: biankathy0602@gmail.com
Additional Information

Starting date: March 2012
Last updated: November 4, 2014

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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