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Major Depression Value Framework

Title Generating Evidence to Inform a Value Framework for Major Depression
Therapeutic Area Depression, Major Depression
Principal Investigator Tara Lavelle
Min Age 18 Years
Max Age 100 Years
Gender All
Contact Marlena Keisler


The goal of this study is to understand what people with depression value from their medication and what they consider when making treatment decisions.  We will interview patients about what improvement with medication means for them and how they decide what treatment to use.

Study Details

Inclusion Criteria

  • Major depressive disorder
  • medication to treat major depressive disorder currently or in the past 12 months

Exclusion Criteria

  • Bipolar disorder
  • no medication for major depressive disorder in past 12 months
  • psychosis

Study Requirements

The study requires an in-person interview at Tufts Medical Center that will take approximately one hour.