Research

Neuromorphometry of Psychosis in Bipolar Study

Reference Number: 201105453

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THE STUDY?

To compare the brains of people with bipolar disorder (or manic depression) to the brains of people without this condition.

WHO IS NEEDED?

People between the ages of 18-30 years old who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

WHAT IS INVOLVED IF I PARTICIPATE?

Duration: We expect all evaluations to be completed within a month period.
 
Tests/Procedures: Completing four questionnaires, a clinical interview, a cognitive test, and a magnetic resonance (MR) scan
 
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 the study.
 
Compensation: Participants are compensated at a rate of $25 per hour for time and effort.

WHO IS THE PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR (DOCTOR)?

Daniel Mamah, MD, MPE

WHERE WILL THE STUDY TAKE PLACE?

Washington University School of Medicine

CONTACT INFORMATION

Lisa Sullivan: (314) 362-6952

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