Study of Genetic Differences in People With Depression
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||depressive disorder, major|
|Sponsor||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Start date||January 2002|
|Trial size||200 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00229463, 01-10-049|
The purpose of this study is to identify genes involved in depression. Specifically, the investigators will analyze some genes that may be related to whether or not a person responds to antidepressant medication. This project is part of basic scientific research to increase understanding of the role of genetic influences in psychological and mental processes involved in the response to treatment for depression.
|Observational model||case control|
Male or female participants from 18 years up to 75 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - History of Unipolar Major Depression - Control subjects must be healthy normal adults Exclusion Criteria: - Subjects with mood symptoms that are not severe enough to qualify for MDD - Subjects with any active medical illness that may be related to ongoing mood disorder - Normal subjects must be free from: a psychiatric diagnosis, substance abuse, a history of seizure disorder, and any serious medical illness
|Official title||Study of Genetic Differences in People With Depression|
|Principal investigator||Andrew F. Leuchter, M.D.|
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