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Available Limited Access Datasets From NIMH Clinical Trials

Data from NIMH-funded clinical trials are available through the National Database for Clinical Trials Related to Mental Illness (NDCT) , part of the NIMH Data Archive. Instructions on requesting access to these data can be found here .

The following Limited Access Datasets are not yet available through NDCT and may be requested using the procedures described below.  For study descriptions, click on the Identifier (NCT Number).

Bipolar Disorder

  • Effectiveness of Lithium Plus Optimized Medication in Treating People With Bipolar Disorder (LiTMUS)* (NCT00667745)  



  • Treatment of Early Onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Study (TEOSS) (NCT00053703)  

Procedures for Requesting Limited Access Datasets

Investigators wishing to request the datasets listed above must obtain and submit a Data Use Certificate (DUC) in order for NIMH to release the dataset. Please note that the DUC required for access to the datasets above is a different DUC than that required for access to datasets in the NIMH Data Archive. The institution's Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) number and the signature of the institution's official are required to complete the DUC.

To request a DUC, send an email to: Be sure to specify the dataset that you are requesting.

*NOTE: Trials marked with an asterisk (*) also collected genetics-related biomaterials from willing participants. The biomaterial, genetics data, and companion clinical data for those participants are available from the NIMH Center for Collaborative Genomics Research on Mental Disorders  and may be requested under the Center’s Distribution Agreement . These genetics data and companion clinical data are not available from the NIMH Clinical Trials Limited Access Datasets office.