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MINDS

Our MINDS research study is currently recruiting individuals between the ages of 17-23. We are looking for women without a history of depression and men with a history of depression. Participants cannot be on any depression or anxiety medications, but hormonal both control is alright. MINDS is a year long and involves the following visits:

 

  • A clinical interview lasting up to 4 hours.
  • A physical assessment involving a blood draw for genetics and urine drug/pregnancy screen.
  • Two sets of 3-hour long cognitive testing
  • Two sets of 3-hour long MRIs
  • A parent/guardian phone interview
  • Bimonthly questionnaires via the mail
  • A final phone interview at one year

 

Compensation will be provided based on study visits completed.

If this sounds like something you are interested in participating in or would just like to hear more about, please contact Laura at (312) 413-4584 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

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MNMS

Our MNMS research study is currently recruiting individuals between the ages of 18-30. We are looking for men and women with past experiences of either depression or bipolar disorder, as well as healthy comparison participants with no psychiatric history. Participants can be on stable medication and/or therapy. MNMS involves the following visits:

  • A clinical interview lasting up to 4 hours
  • A physical assessment involving a blood draw for genetics and urine drug/pregnancy screen>
  • Up to two sets of 4 hour long cognitive testing
  • Up to two sets of 3.5 hour long functional MRI
  • Self-report questionnaires
  • Parent/guardian/family member phone interview and questionnaires

Compensation will be provided based on study visits completed.

If this sounds like something you are interested in participating in or would just like to hear more about, please contact Kristy at (312) 996-5965 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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  1. Ambulatory Clinic:
    Neuropsychiatric Insitute
    912 S. Wood Steet, Chicago, IL 60612
  2. UIC Hospital
    1740 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL 60612
  3. Institute for Juvenile Research
    1747 W. Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, IL 60608
  4. Psychiatric Institute
    1601 W. Taylor St.Chicago, IL 60612

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