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Eligibility
for people ages 18–65
Healthy Volunteers
healthy people welcome
Location
at San Francisco, California
Dates
study started
estimated completion:
Principal Investigator
Sabra S Inslicht

Description

Summary

This is a research study examining the use of two medications, Hydrocortisone and D-Cycloserine, compared to an inactive substance (placebo), on their ability to reduce fear responses and memory of fear in Veterans with symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). These responses will be tested using a fear learning and memory task administered by computer.

Official Title

Effects of Hydrocortisone and D-Cycloserine on Fear Extinction in Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Keywords

Stress Disorders, Posttraumatic Hydrocortisone Cycloserine Extinction, Psychological PTSD San Francisco Hydrocortisone 17-butyrate 21-propionate Cortisol succinate Hydrocortisone acetate

Eligibility

You can join if…

Open to people ages 18–65

  • Veterans and civilians with an age range of 18 to 65 years
  • Participants must be physically healthy volunteers

You CAN'T join if...

  • Individuals who fall outside the age range
  • Individuals with medical conditions that would interfere with participation
  • Other criteria

Location

Details

Status
in progress, not accepting new patients
Start Date
Completion Date
(estimated)
Sponsor
VA Office of Research and Development
ID
NCT00674570
Lead Scientist
Sabra S Inslicht
Study Type
Interventional
Last Updated
March 1, 2017