New Depression Treatment, Compensated Study
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are conducting a research study aimed at developing better medications to alleviate the symptoms of depression.
Research Conducted in Philadelphia, PA
Compensation is Provided
Still Experiencing symptoms with medication
Depression Diagnosis
18-65 Years Old
Fast Facts
Study Background
Are you being treated for depression?

If you take medication for depression but are continuing to experience symptoms, you may qualify to be a part of our research study.

Our study aims to find better treatments for those who still experience symptoms of depression even while taking antidepressant medication.

Contribute to the development of better treatment options for people living with depression!

Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
Our researchers aim to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an antidepressant medication in participants with Treatment-Resistant Depression on Stable Antidepressant Therapy.
Is this study for me?
You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:
  • You are 18-65 years old
  • You have been diagnosed with depression
  • You have had an inadequate response to at least two but no more than four antidepressant medications
  • You are on a stable course of antidepressant therapy
What will happen if I participate in the study?
Once our researchers have determined your eligibility, you will participate in our study for up to 8 weeks.

After a pretreatment screening and lead-in period of 2 weeks, you will receive antidepressant medication for 4 weeks.

After the end of treatment, you will be evaluated for 2 weeks.
Will I be paid for being in this research study?
You will be compensated up to $775 for your participation.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There will be no cost to participate in our research study. The study drug and study-related tests will be provided at no cost.