Brain Imaging Study on Teen Depression

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Study

Study Title: Brain Imaging Study on Teen Depression

 
Want to learn more? Contact:
Emily
6178554245
ebelleau@mclean.harvard.edu
 
Principal Investigator name: Emily Belleau  

Condition(s) being studied: Depression

 

This study protocol does not include a treatment intervention.
(such as medication, talk therapy, or another therapeutic intervention)


Study Description

Seeking female teens between the ages of 14 – 17 who are feeling down, depressed, or experiencing little pleasure. Our clinical research aims to better understand brain functioning and emotion regulation, with the goal of improving therapies designed to improve emotional health. Our research team includes clinical neuroscientists, psychiatrists, and psychologists, dedicated to exploring the neurodevelopmental basis of self-regulation and emotion. In this research, we hope to make scientific discoveries that will inform the development of better therapeutic interventions and improve the lives of teens and families. Teens will answer questions about their thoughts and feelings. Teens will also undergo an fMRI brain scan. Teen participants can earn up to $100.

What will I do?

Teens will answer questions about their thoughts and feelings. Teens will also undergo an fMRI brain scan.

Study participants will need to attend in person.

Where is the study being conducted? McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
Who is sponsoring the study? Livingston Award, Harvard Medical School;Adam J. Corneel Young Investigator Award McLean Hospital; Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation  
Internal Review Board Approval Number: 2017P001221  
Telephone number: 6178554245  
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