This study, to be conducted at Columbia's Neuroscience Clinic for Mood and Personality Disorders in New York City, will involve brain imaging/analysis, and compensation will include up to 6 months of outpatient treatment.
PTSD: Serotonin & Stress System Interactions
Please refer to this study by Identifier # 4344
Principal Investigator: Gregory Sullivan
For More Information Contact: Brendan Carroll;
firstname.lastname@example.org phone 212 543-5902
PURPOSE & DETAILS Eligible participants receive two brain positron emission tomography (PET) scans on one day which assess the amounts of two proteins of the brain’s serotonin system in various brain regions.
A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is also obtained, and there are interviews and rating scales that are part of the study.
Participants also receive a test of the stress system known as the low dose dexamethasone test.
Up to 6 months of outpatient treatment is offered to participants in the study at no cost.
Also, participants may be compensated $350 for time and inconvenience. For info call 212 543-5902
This is a brain imaging research study of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with and without depression.
Type of Study: Clinical Trial
Setting of Study: both
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Providing Clinical Treatment?: Yes
No Cost Treatment?: Yes
STUDY ACTIVITIESComputer Tasks
Blood Samples for DNA
Provides Payment: Reimbursement for transportation
Provides Payment: Compensation for study related procedures
Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years-65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study: Both
This study is not recruiting Healthy Volunteers.
Clinic: Neuroscience Clinic for Mood and Personality Disorders
Gregory Sullivan MD