Drug study of depression in the elderly

August 22, 2002

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SENIOR CITIZENS WITH MAJOR DEPRESSION MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR A STUDY AT U C SAN FRANCISCO, THAT WILL TEST AN EXPERIMENTAL NEW DRUG FOR MAJOR DEPRESSION.  TO PARTICIPATE, YOU MUST BE 60 OR OLDER, AND HAVE MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER. IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE, CALL THE INSTITUTE ON AGING RESEARCH, AT 415-386-3100.  AGAIN, THAT NUMBER FOR THE MAJOR DEPRESSION STUDY AT UCSF IS 415-386-3100.

Senior Citizens with major depression may be elegible for a study at UC San Francisco, that will test an experimental new drug for major depression.  to participate, you must be 60 or older, and have major depressive disorder.  If you know someone who might be eligible, call the institute on Aging Research, at 415-386-3100.  Again that number for the major depression study at UCSF is 415-386-3100.