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Familial Early-Onset Suicide Attempt Biomarkers with PET/MRI
A Study of Familial Depression
Sponsor:NIMH
Enrolling:Male and Female Patients
Age Range:Between 25 and 60 years old
IRB Number:7172
Contact: Mohammad Lesanpezeshki: 646-774-7560 / Mohammad.Lesanpezeshki@nyspi.columbia.edu
Additional Study Information:

Depression affects 15 million Americans each year. Depression and suicidal behavior are transmitted in families due to a combination of genes and environment. Depressive illness and the risk of suicidal behavior are associated with altered brain function that we can detect with brain imaging. Therefore, this study aims to examine brain function in adults who have a relative who has suffered from depression and made a suicide attempt. The goal of the study is to detect which adult children are at risk of developing depression and who is not going to develop depression. Procedures include brain imaging (MRI and PET), neuropsychological testing, as well as a clinical assessment. The compensation for participating is up to $600.

Do You Qualify?
Are you between the ages of 25-60?YesNo
Has one of your relatives had a Major Depressive Episode?YesNo
Has your relative attempted or completed suicide?YesNo
Do you know or could you obtain information about your relatives suicide attempt?YesNo
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Who Can I Contact?
For more information, please contact:
Mohammad Lesanpezeshki
Email: Mohammad.Lesanpezeshki@nyspi.columbia.edu
Phone: 646-774-7560