Cincinnati—A University of Cincinnati Biological Psychiatry
Department study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH),
is beginning to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of St. John's
Wort in the treatment of major depression. St. John's Wort is a popular
herbal supplement sold in health food stores.
Individuals who are
experiencing depressive symptoms may be eligible for this study.
Symptoms of clinical depression may include: sad, unhappy, empty, or
helpless feelings; sleep problems; worthless or guilty feelings; energy
decrease, fatigue, or lack of motivation; appetite changes; or a loss
of interest or pleasure in usual activities.
For more information, please contact Natalie at (513) 558-3249. All inquiries are kept strictly confidential.