TMS 1 hz for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
Post Traumatic Stress DisorderTMS 1 hz - Device
Eligibility
19 - 70
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is testing whether transcranial magnetic stimulation, a treatment for depression, is also effective for treating PTSD in veterans.

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 6 months

6 months
CAPS
QIDS SR-16
WHODAS

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

TMS
1 of 2
Sham
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

91 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: TMS 1 hz · Has Placebo Group · N/A

TMS
Device
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: TMS 1 hz · Intervention Types: Device
Sham
Device
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Sham TMS · Intervention Types: Device

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 6 months

Who is running the clinical trial?

VA Office of Research and DevelopmentLead Sponsor
1,485 Previous Clinical Trials
2,742,128 Total Patients Enrolled
Bradley V Watts, MD MPHPrincipal InvestigatorWhite River Junction VA Medical Center, White River Junction, VT

Eligibility Criteria

Age 19 - 70 · All Participants · 7 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are eligible for VA healthcare.
You have agreed to have your voice recorded for the purpose of being heard by a clinician.
If female with childbearing potential, use of acceptable method of birth control (i.e., use of contraceptives, abstinence).
You have moderate to severe PTSD.
You are able to obtain a Motor Threshold using the TMS device during screening.

Who else is applying?

How old are they?
18 - 65100.0%
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Did not meet criteria100.0%