The effect of Isotretinoin on mood in patients with acne vulgaris
The effect of Isotretinoin on mood in patients with acne vulgaris
Document number : 182611
Created by: Stephanie Rea, 2015-09-11
Last revised by: Emma Anderson, 2016-06-28
Document created in: James Cook University

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Summary

Scientific title

The effect of Isotretinoin on mood in patients with acne vulgaris - a feasibility study for a randomized controlled trial and Dermatologists questionnaire

Abstract for the general public

Isotretinoin used for acne vulgaris is the most efficacious medication for this dermatological condition. It has been controversially associated with depression, suicidal ideation and suicide. Research lack well designed clinical trials on this topic. A questionnaire to Dermatologists and a feasibility study for a randomized trial was conducted.

Information for classification purposes

Date commenced

2013-09-01

Advisors, co-workers, project organisation and funding

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Docent, James Cook University Australia and R&D unit for primary health care Sodra Alvsborg County Sweden
Vega Frittelli
JCU School of Medicine Cairns - Mental Health Discipline
Simon Tucker
Cairns Base Hospital, Mount Sheridan Medical Centre, Omega Health Medial Centre

Ethics and other project databases

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Outcome

Principal investigators assessment of implementation

checked Some implementation nation wide


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