The UT Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders, a part of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences within The University of Texas medical School at Houston
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Research


The Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders is currently conducting the following studies. To learn more about the specific studies, contact the Research Coordinator. If you would like to learn more about the general aims of the center’s research, follow this link: Primary Areas of Research. If you would like to know more about any of the studies listed below, please contact us at 713-486-2627 or utmooddisorders@uth.tmc.edu

  • Major depressive disorder adjunctive therapy study
    This study evaluates the efficacy, safety and tolerability of cariprazine adjunctive to antidepressant treatment in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) who have an inadequate response to antidepressant treatment. You may be eligible to participate if you are:
    • 18 to 65 years old
    • In a current major depressive episode of at least 8 weeks and less than 12 months in duration
    • Currently on antidepressant treatment without adequate response
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder Study
    Are you currently being treated for GAD and still experiencing constant worry? If so, you may wish to consider participating in a clinical research study for people who suffer from Generalized Anxiety Disorder. We are looking for men and women who are:
    • 18 to 70 years old
    • Currently suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder Adjunctive Therapy Study
    Are you currently being treated and still feeling DEPRESSED or MOODY? If so, you may wish to consider participating in a clinical research study for Bipolar Disorder. You may qualify for a 16-week trial if you are:
    • 18 to 65 years old
    • Currently feeling depressed or moody despite treatment
  • Bipolar Siblings Study
    Do you or a loved one experience depression or mood swings? If so, you and your family may consider participating in a clinical research study for families suffering from Bipolar Disorder. Currently, we are recruiting for a brain imaging study at the UT Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders. We are looking for sibling pairs that are:
    • The same gender
    • 21 to 50 years old
    • Less than 5 years apart in age
    • One sibling suffers from bipolar disorder

Research