Below are current research studies being conducted in the field of perinatal mental health. The PSI Research Committee has reviewed study summaries and ethical procedures, and have approved these studies for inclusion on our website.
About 1 in 8 women develop postpartum depression. UMASS Medical School is currently recruiting for a study that looks at how investigational drug related to a natural substance that your body makes, especially during pregnancy, treats postpartum depression. Cash compensation as well as childcare & transportation compensation is provided.
Call Michelangela at 774-455-4136 to find out more or visit our webpage
Docket #: H-00009521
The National Pregnancy Registry for Atypical Antipsychotics is dedicated to evaluating the safety of atypical antipsychotic medications that may be taken by women during pregnancy to treat a wide range of mood, anxiety, or psychiatric disorders. The goal of this Registry is to gather information on the safety of these medications during pregnancy, as current data is limited. All pregnant women ages 18-45 are eligible to enroll in the registry. The Registry website houses information for both participants and clinicians, including enrollment guidelines, resources on atypical antipsychotics, and notes on some of preliminary research findings. Please visit the website HERE for more information.
Have you given birth recently and are you depressed?
Doctors at UNC Chapel Hill are seeking women for a medical research study of an investigational drug for Postpartum Depression.
You may be eligible if you are:
This study requires a 4-day in-patient stay on the Perinatal Psychiatry Unit at UNC hospital. Participants will have their in-patient costs paid for by the research study and will receive up to $1300 for participation.
For additional information, please call Katie at 919-445-0218.
UNC School of Medicine
This study was approved 2/23/15 by the Committee on the Protection of the Rights of Human Subjects Biomedical Institutional Review Board, IRB# 14-0516, and sponsored by the UNC Department of Psychiatry.