Last updated on March 2020

Evaluation of the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Bipolar Disorder | Depression (Major/Severe) | Schizoaffective | Manic Disorders | mood disorder | Mood Disorders (Pediatric) | Mood Disorders | Depression (Adolescent) | Affective Disorders | Bipolar Disorders (Pediatric) | Depression (Adult and Geriatric) | Endogenous depression | Depression (Pediatric) | Depression | Depression (Treatment-Resistant)
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

  • INCLUSION CRITERIA:

Age > 18 yr

Able to provide informed consent

Bipolar disorder or related conditions not attributable to substance abuse, neurological disease; or a 1st or 2nd degree relative of an enrolled participant. Related conditions are defined as those found more often among relatives of people with bipolar disorder or which have been shown to be genetically correlated with bipolar disorder through molecular genetic studies. These include major depression, schizophrenia, panic disorder, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Able to safely provide a blood or saliva sample

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

Active alcohol or substance abuse.

NIMH employees/staff and their immediate family members will be excluded from the study per NIMH policy.

Recruitment Status: Open


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