Genetics of Symptomatology and Treatment Response in Psychotic Major Depression

Not Recruiting

Trial ID: NCT00691535,25503

Purpose

We hope to learn more about the biology of psychiatric illness with the hope of improving the diagnosis and treatment of such psychiatric conditions as major depression.

Official Title

Association of BDNF, COMT, MDRI, CRH, CRF, and GC Receptor Genetic Polymorphisms With Symptomatology and Treatment Response in Psychotic Major Depression

Stanford Investigator(s)

Alan F. Schatzberg
Alan F. Schatzberg

Kenneth T. Norris, Jr. Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Eligibility

Inclusion Criteria:

1. You are currently experiencing symptoms that are consistent with an episode of major depression without symptoms of psychosis (such as hallucinations, delusions or disorder of thought process), or
2. You are currently experiencing symptoms that are consistent with an episode of major depression with symptoms of psychosis (such as hallucinations, delusions or disorder of thought process), or
3. You have been diagnosed with either schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder, or
4. You are a volunteer without a history of psychiatric illness (a healthy control subject).

Not Recruiting

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Gregory H Cohen, MSW
650-723-3305