Research

Connectomics in Psychiatric Classification

Reference Number: 201404123

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY?

To better understand differences in brain connection between those with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia and those without these conditions. Also, to better understand the genetics or inheritance of brain connectivity patterns.

WHO IS NEEDED?

Individuals 18-30 years old and have bipolar disorder or schizophrenia

WHAT IS INVOLVED IF I PARTICIPATE?

Duration: Two private sessions to be completed through 1 full day or 2 separate days.
 
Tests/Procedures: Eight questionnaires and a computerized cognitive test, an MRI scan, and a saliva sample.
 
Risks: There are no known risks to subjects receiving MRI scans who meet our inclusion and exclusion criteria. There are no known risks to subjects completing cognitive tasks on the computer. Some of the questions in the interview are sensitive and could make someone uncomfortable.
 
Benefits: There are no medical or financial benefits for taking part in this study.
 
Compensation: $25 per hour for your time and participation in the assessments and MRI scanning

WHO IS THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (DOCTOR)?

Daniel Mamah, MD

WHERE WILL THE STUDY TAKE PLACE?

Washington University School of Medicine

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lisa Sullivan
314-362-6952
sullivanl@psychiatry.wustl.edu

WEB SITE

werc.wustl.edu