Are you healthy and looking to help advance medical science?

You may be eligible to participate in a mood disorder clinical study, and could be compensated for your time.

Are you healthy and looking to help advance medical science? You may be eligible to participate in a mood disorder clinical study, and could be compensated for your time.

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Mood Disorder Clinical Trial in Bethesda MD
NCT00001177 | Observational

Are you healthy and looking to help advance medical science?

You may be eligible to participate in a mood disorder clinical study, and could be compensated for your time.

Are you healthy and looking to help advance medical science? You may be eligible to participate in a mood disorder clinical study, and could be compensated for your time.

Recruiting

Female

18 - 50

Years old

This study is looking to recruit 1600 Participants

The purpose of this study is to identify and describe the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Women who experience PMS symptoms will complete clinical interviews, self-rating scales, and evaluations of mood and endocrine function. A subgroup of women with severe PMS (Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD) will be offered additional research studies that focus on: 1) identifying the endocrine changes that may be responsible for changes in mood and behavior during the premenstrual period, 2) evaluating treatments for PMS symptoms, and/or 3) identifying genetic factors in women with and without PMS. Women with recurrent brief depression will also be recruited to serve as a comparison group....