Preventing Postpartum Depression With Intranasal Oxytocin (IN-OXT)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02505984|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : July 22, 2015
Last Update Posted : April 30, 2021
Massachusetts General Hospital
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sharon Dekel, PhD, Massachusetts General Hospital
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Active, not recruiting|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||April 2022|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||June 2022|
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