Major Depressive Disorder

People with major depressive disorder (MDD) are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by the Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least ≥ 18 years of age
• Have been diagnosed with MDD

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have severe renal impairment
• Have ongoing psychological treatments
• Have a history of malignancy within 5 years
• Have received any antidepressant treatment within the last 5 years
• Have a history of moderate-to-severe substance use disorder
• Have current, or a history (past 6 months), of seizures
• Have a history of, or symptoms and signs suggestive of, liver cirrhosis
• Have a positive test result(s) for alcohol and/or drugs of abuse
• Have current signs/symptoms of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
• Have a known history of peptic ulcer, or upper gastrointestinal bleeding
• Have recent history of cardiovascular, or endocrine disorders
• Are known to be positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
• Are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant

Contact Information
Jennifer Alexander, Study Coordinator
Phone: (929) 429-5644