Major Depression

For those overwhelmed by depression, it’s not uncommon to try multiple medications without relief. Consider a new clinical trial to increase your options for treatment. To potentially participate in our MDD study, you must:

  • Between 18 - 74 years of age
  • Have been diagnosed with depression
  • Experiencing depressive symptoms despite currently taking antidepressant medication
*Participants may be compensated for time and travel.


Your mental health is important to us

Are you suffering from persistent depression? Have you tried multiple medications without success? Don't give up on finding options for the treatment of your depression.

Help us learn more

Discover possible investigational medication for Depression by participating in a research trial.

Help a loved one

Watching Depression’s impact on a loved one in hard. Additional research on treatment is needed.

Help yourself

Know your options. Every participant receives a free medical and psychiatric evaluation.

* Other criteria may apply.

Study Medications for Major Depression Disorders

Southern California based Advanced Research Center, is an area leader in psychiatric clinical trials. Hundreds of volunteers have 
participated in treatment research for conditions including Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, and more. Our staff of highly trained psychiatric professionals are experienced in treating Depression and other illnesses. 



Depression Does Not Define You

Around the world, depression affects hundreds of million of people. If you have depression and are taking antidepressant medication but still have symptoms, our MDD study may be an option for you.

Purpose of this study?

The purpose of this study is to see if the investigational drug is effective and safe when it is taken with your current antidepressant medication. The study medication is investigational, which means that it is not approved to treat depressions. It is only available to people with depression who agree to be in this study.

Symptoms of Depression?

  • Depressed mood
  • Loss of interest or pleasure
  • Suicidal thought/behavior 
  • Difficulty falling asleep or over sleeping
  • Loss of energy
  • Difficulty concentrating 
  • Changes in appetite
  • Feeling guilt, worthlessness, or helplessness

What are the Benefits & Risks?

You may or may not benefit from participating in the study. However, your study participation may help people with depression in the future. You may experience one or more side effects during this study. You will be closely monitored for for any study-related side effects or changes in your health while you are in this study.