Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Schizophrenia

Zucker Hillside Hospital, New York, NY
Schizophrenia+2 More ConditionsTranscranial Magnetic Stimulation - Device
18 - 40
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial is investigating the effects of 4-week rTMS treatment on brain and cognitive functions in patients with schizophrenia. Subjects will be randomized to receive either active or sham rTMS. fMRI scans, clinical assessments, and cognitive tests will be performed at baseline, end of the 2nd week, and end of the 4th week.

Eligible Conditions
  • Schizophrenia
  • Conditioning
  • Cerebellar Dysfunction

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: end of 2nd week and 4th week

end of 2nd week and 4th week
Cerebellar function
Cerebellum-cognition associations
Cognitive function

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

60 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation · Has Placebo Group · N/A

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation · Intervention Types: Device
ShamComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation · Intervention Types: Device
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Completed Phase 4

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: end of 2nd week and 4th week

Who is running the clinical trial?

Northwell HealthLead Sponsor
431 Previous Clinical Trials
466,866 Total Patients Enrolled
27 Trials studying Schizophrenia
4,286 Patients Enrolled for Schizophrenia

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 40 · All Participants · 1 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You have been diagnosed with a type of mental illness called schizophrenia.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the age restriction for this clinical trial encompass individuals who are over 25?

"The requirements for those wanting to join this clinical trial are between 18 and 40 years of age. For patients younger than 18, there are 49 studies available whereas for adults over 65, 173 studies can be found." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

What is the upper limit to the number of volunteers engaged in this experiment?

"Affirmative. demonstrates that this clinical trial is currently looking for volunteers, having been first posted on August 18th 2022 and edited most recently the same day. The project needs to find 60 participants from 1 research centre." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Would I qualify to partake in this clinical exploration?

"This medical trial is recruiting 60 individuals with a DSM-V diagnosis of schizophrenia, who are between 18 and 40 years old. Furthermore they must meet the criteria of being legally competent to give informed consent as well as their gender identity." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

Are participants being accepted at this stage of the clinical trial?

"Correct. has data affirming that this medical trial, which was originally posted on August 18th 2022, is presently enrolling patients. 60 participants are needed from a single center to complete the study's goals." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer
Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.