Testing a Neural Diathesis-Stress Model to Differentiate Adolescent Suicide Ideators and Attempters
Smartphones and the Teen Brain Following Emergency Room Discharge
Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health
Enrolling: Male and Female Patients
IRB Number: 8092
Contact: Alma Bitran: 347-501-2302 / alma.bitran@nyspi.columbia.edu
Additional Study Information: This study is designed to understand aspects of brain function that result in some adolescents experiencing difficulties with depression and suicide. We are currently recruiting adolescents ages 13-17 who recently visited the emergency room for suicide-related concerns. To participate in our study, we would ask your child to: (a) complete a mental health interview (over Zoom), (b) complete a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan, (c), provide a saliva sample, and (c) collect data from their smartphone for 3 months through a research app, which would be setup during the initial study appointment after you learn more and provide permission. There also would be brief follow-up assessments that would be completed by Zoom at 1-, 2-, 3-, 6-, and 12- months after the initial interview. For participating in the study, your child may receive up to $784.
Investigator
David Pagliaccio, PhD
Do You Qualify?
Does your teen have a smartphone (Android or iPhone)? Yes No
Has your teen ever been diagnosed with Bipolar disorder, psychosis, conduct disorder, or autism spectrum disorder? Yes No
Has your teen recently visited the emergency room following suicide-related concerns? Yes No
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For more information, please contact:
Alma Bitran
alma.bitran@nyspi.columbia.edu
347-501-2302