Pediatric & Adolescent Major Depression and Bipolar Depression
Are you worried your child may have major depression or a bipolar depression?
Core Clinical Research is currently conducting numerous research studies looking at investigational medications for mood disorders for children and adolescents. If you suspect a mood disorder, or if your child has already been diagnosed with major depression, or a bipolar depression, please contact our Core Clinical Research providers for a targeted evaluation. Your child would receive a no cost evaluation with a board-certified psychiatrist that specializes in the care of children and adolescents with mood disorders.
If you would like to receive a full no cost evaluation from a board-certified psychiatrist, please contact Core Clinical Research. Upon evaluation you and your child may be presented with one or several study treatment options. Participation in a clinical trial is 100% voluntary and at your discretion. There is no cost to participate and you will be compensated for your travel and research study time. Investigational medications and care will be provided by Core Clinical Research at no cost.
Some Signs and Symptoms of adolescent or pediatric mood disorders can be:
- Extreme changes in mood or personality
- Depressed mood, crying and isolation
- Unwarranted irritability or hostility
- Increase in risk taking behaviors that may have legal or other consequences
- Increased need for sleep or decreased need for sleep
- Changes in appetite
- Changes in concentration or ability to perform academically
- Loss of interest in hobbies, friends, and socializing
- Reported thoughts of death or suicidal thoughts
There are many symptoms to adolescent or pediatric mood disorders. If you suspect mood changes or depressed mood may be something bigger, please contact Core Clinical Research for a no cost evaluation. We will perform a targeted diagnostic evaluation which includes a full physical work up, with lab analysis, a full intake, including family history and structured assessments to help determine if your child may need additional care.
Study treatment options may vary from study medications are that currently already being prescribed to children in the U.S., to study medications that are currently only FDA approved for adults, to study medications that are only being used for the treatment of other indications or in other countries around the world.
If you have a child that may have depression or bipolar disorder, or a child has already been diagnosed, please contact Core Clinical Research to learn more about some of our paid research study options.