Participants needed for study on PCOS

The Johns Hopkins Center for Reproductive Mental Health (formerly the Women's Mood Disorders Center) is currently recruiting women with previously diagnosed or suspected medical diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This research study aims to understand the psychological effects of PCOS. Women in the study will come in person for bloodwork and an ultrasound to confirm the diagnosis of PCOS and answer some brief questions about their mood. Eligible participants will be seen and evaluated every 14 days for up to three months. You will be compensated for participating in this study. Participation in this study is voluntary.

Other factors that might make you qualify to participate in this study include:

  • Irregular menstrual cycles
  • Trouble with acne, weight gain, or excessive hair growth
  • Struggled with symptoms of anxiety or depression

If interested, click here to take the eligibility survey.

If you have questions for a research team member before you complete the eligibility survey, please contact Dr. Lindsay Standeven at

Principal Investigator: Lindsay R. Standeven, MD
Protocol # IRB00271514