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Study of Genes in Relation to Seasonal Affective Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder (Season605)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01292889
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 10, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 7, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The investigators are looking for volunteers who have a history of Major Depressive Disorder, the Winter Blues, or Seasonal Affective Disorder or healthy volunteers who do not have a history of these disorders for a research study on genetics.

Condition or disease
Seasonal Affective Disorder

Detailed Description:
The investigators are looking for volunteers who have a history of Major Depressive Disorder, the Winter Blues, or Seasonal Affective Disorder or healthy volunteers who do not have a history of these disorders for a research study on genetics. Participation involves one 2-3 hour visit involving two diagnostic interviews, DNA collection, and questionnaires.

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Gene Polymorphisms in Mood Disorders
Study Start Date : October 2008
Primary Completion Date : December 2011
Study Completion Date : December 2011

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Groups and Cohorts

Group/Cohort
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Consists of Individuals with Seasonal Affective Disorder
Subsyndromal Seasonal Affective Disorder
Consists of individuals who do not meet SAD criteria,but present more symptoms for the disorder than do controls.
Major Depressive Disorder
Consists of individuals who have MDD.
Controls
Consists of individuals who do not present symptoms of SAD or MDD.


Outcome Measures

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Saliva samples for DNA collection

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
community sample
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • SAD or MDD
  • healthy control

Exclusion Criteria:

  • drug or alcohol dependence
  • Bipolar Disorder
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology 605 Old Engineering Hall
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 15260
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Pittsburgh
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Kathryn A Roecklein, PhD University of Pittsburgh
More Information

Responsible Party: Kathryn Ariel Roecklein, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01292889     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Seasonality605
First Posted: February 10, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: Summary data will be provided upon request to collaborators.

Keywords provided by Kathryn Ariel Roecklein, University of Pittsburgh:
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder
Depression
Winter Blues

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Mood Disorders
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders