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Neurotransmitter PET and MRI Imaging and Cognitive Phenotype Neural Circuitry In Vivo In Mood Disorders and Suicidal Behavior (1)
Imaging Brain Functions Related to Depression and Suicidal Thinking
Sponsor:NIMH
Enrolling:Male and Female Patients
Age Range:Between 18 and 65 years old
IRB Number:6786
Contact: Christiana Silva, B.A.: 646-774-7561 / christiana.silva@nyspi.columbia.edu
Additional Study Information:

This NIH-funded research study uses brain imaging to explore the biological causes of major depression and suicide. We hope to develop a better understanding of how people who feel depressed and suicidal cope with their feelings so we can improve treatment and prevention. You may qualify if you have depression with or without suicidal thoughts or previous suicide attempts. Participation involves a set of diagnostic interviews, brain imaging scans (MRI and PET) and neuropsychological tasks. Eligible individuals will be compensated up to $750 and may receive up to 6 months of free doctor visits for medication treatment. If you also sign up for our companion behavioral study, you could receive up to $1,250. Our rigorous safety protocols minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure

Do You Qualify?
Are you between the ages of 18-65 years?YesNo
Are you currently depressed?YesNo
Are you taking medication that is effectively treating your depression?YesNo
Are you currently pregnant, breastfeeding, or trying to become pregnant?YesNo
Do you have a parent, child, or sibling with a history of schizophrenia?YesNo
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Who Can I Contact?
For more information, please contact:
Christiana Silva, B.A.
Email: christiana.silva@nyspi.columbia.edu
Phone: 646-774-7561