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Study Subjects Sought

Male Volunteers Needed

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, seeks male volunteers ages 18-45 for a 5-month study of the effects of reproductive hormones on brain and behavior. Volunteers must be free of medical illnesses and not taking any medication on a regular basis. They will complete daily rating forms and be asked to participate in one of several protocols. Payment is provided. Call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 6-9576.

Overweight Kids Needed

Healthy overweight children are needed for an NICHD study investigating body composition and the causes of overweight: African American and Caucasian boys and girls, ages 6-10. There will be two visits, one during the day and one overnight. Participants receive a thorough evaluation for medical causes of overweight including a physical exam, blood tests, metabolism tests, and x-rays. This is not a treatment study. Participants will be paid. Call 6-4168 for more information.

Feeling Sad? NIMH Wants You

The NIMH Behavioral Endocrinology Branch is seeking men and women over age 45 who are medication free and experiencing the following: feeling sad or "flat," sustained lack of enjoyment and motivation, loss of energy, and decreased sexual interest. Eligible subjects will be recruited for a treatment study that augments age-related decline in the hormone dehydroepiandrosterone. For information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 6-9576.

NIMH Study Needs Women

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, seeks women who are postmenopausal (no menstrual period for at least a year) and medication-free to participate in a study investigating the effects of hormones on behavior. Hormonal evaluation will be performed and payment is provided. For information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 6-9576.

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