Trial ID or NCT#

NCT01831882

Status

RECRUITING

Purpose

The primary objective of this study is to investigate the biological components of major depression. The investigators are particularity interested in genetic variation and how it contributes to cortisol (because cortisol is higher in severe depression than mild depression or healthy controls) and how it contributes to clinical symptoms, especially suicidal ideation/behavior and psychosis.

Official Title

Identifying Biological Markers for Severe Depression

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 70 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes

Investigator(s)

Alan F. Schatzberg
Psychiatrist
Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Jennifer Keller
Psychologist
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

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CONTACT

Maureen H Chang, B.S.
(650) 725-4620