Menopause Study at MGH Centre

Official Name of the Study: Menopause Study

Medical Field: Women’s health

Purpose of Menopause Study  

This is a research study for the treatment of depression with a non-hormonal medication on Women experiencing symptoms of menopause and feeling depressed or down.

Menopause Study Details 

Study Start Date: 11/05/2015
Study Completion Date: 12/30/2015


  • Experiencing symptoms of MENOPAUSE
  • Feeling depressed or down
  • If you are a peri- or postmenopausal
  • woman age 40-62
  •  Have experienced changes in your menstrual cycle
  • Are feeling down or depressed
  • Are not currently taking antidepressants or hormone therapy
  • Women who participate will receive study medication and evaluations of their depression at no cost, and will be compensated up to $225 over the course of the 8 week study.

Contact and Location

Signing up for a clinical trial is an important and personal decision. Make sure that you talk to your doctor and potential family members before you decide to join a study. If you want to learn more about this particular study, you and your doctor may contact the clinical trial contacts provided below. For general information about Clinical Trials, see FAQs about Clinical Trials.


Please contact:

Laura at (617) 724-6540 or



You can participant at MGH Center for Perinatal & Women’s Mental Health

About the Research Facility

Massachusetts General Hospital is one of the largest hospitals in New England and is recognized as a top hospital by U.S. News & World Report. The facility is also a Magnet hospital, making it a leader in nursing excellence. Massachusetts General Hospital is known for its outstanding patient care and also operates four health centers throughout the Boston area. Specialties include cancer, digestive disorders, heart disease, transplantation and vascular medicine. Massachusetts General Hospital boasts a research budget of over $750 million each year. Its research program, which is the largest hospital-based program in the country, includes translational research, clinical trials, and other discovery components. Clinical trials are an important part of Massachusetts General Hospital’s research efforts. Its Clinical Research Center, which is made up of over 80 U.S. research centers, focuses on abnormal physiology, as well as the cause, prevention, control and treatment of a wide variety of diseases. The research arm of Massachusetts General Hospital consists of over 6,000 active projects. Its education and training programs are also made up of tomorrow’s leaders in medicine and science.