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LQD (Lithium versus Quetiapine in treatment resistant Depression)

29 September 2017

Have you tried different antidepressants but have found that they’ve not fully helped you?
We are investigating whether lithium or quetiapine is more effective at treating depression and are looking for volunteers to take part in this research study.


  • You will be eligible to take part in the trial if you are:
  • • Aged 18 or over
  • • Currently depressed
  • • Have tried two or more antidepressants in your current depressive episode but have not fully recovered with these
  • • Are currently taking an antidepressant
  • However, you will not be suitable if you are:
  • • Currently breastfeeding or pregnant
  • • Currently experiencing psychotic symptoms
  • • Have bipolar depression

Take part in this study


Ethical approval

This study was approved by the Cambridge South Research Ethics Committee on 20.09.2016 and the MHRA on 11.07.2016.

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