Behavioral Health Trials

  • PSYCH: Neural Architecture of Social Emotional Processing and Regulation in Autism Spectrum Disorder

    This study delineates the temporal dynamics of the neural networks underlying social behaviors and emotional processing in relation to the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and its social traits.

  • PSYCH: Children of Parents with Alzheimer's Needed for Research on Brain Structure/Function

    Children of parents with alzheimer's are needed for research on brain structure/function. To be eligible individuals must be between the ages of 40 and 60, have a mother or father diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer's after age 60, not be currently exercising, be willing to exercise 3 times per week for 6 months at Hartford Hospital, and be willing to undergo an MRI scan.

  • PSYCH: Healthy Volunteers Needed for Neuroimaging (Brain Scan) Study

    Investigators at The Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital are recruiting participants without psychiatric problems for a neuroimaging (brain scan) study. We are offering a study that involves undergoing a neuroimaging (brain) scan while also participating in tasks that will examine your brain functioning.

  • PSYCH: Participants Needed for Sickle Cell/Brain fMRI Research Study

    This research study intends to understand how pain affects the brains of people with sickle cell disease. Healthy volunteers who are African-American and between the ages of 15-30 years are eligible. One 3-hour visit will be required and you will be compensated for your time!

  • PSYCH: Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression

    This clinical research study is being conducted to evaluate an investigational medication for treatment-resistant depression. We are currently enrolling patients for a clinical research study to look at the effectiveness and dosing requirements of an investigational medication that may help with the symptoms of depression.

  • PSYCH: Clinical Research Study on Pediatric and Adolescent Depression is Now Enrolling Participants

    Does your child have depression? If so, s/he may be eligible to participate in a new research study being conducted by Dr. Salma Malik testing the effects of Vilazodone for the treatment of Depression. Participants must be 7 to 17 years of age and generally healthy.

  • PSYCH: Researchers seeking adolescents with and without ADHD, ages 9-18

    The Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at The Institute of Living is conducting a study of adolescents with ADHD ages 9-18 and healthy adolescents ages 9-18 to look at how the brain functions during decision-making in cognitive tasks. The study will require at least 1 visit to complete interviews with clinical staff and MRI scans. Qualified volunteers will be compensated $20 per hour for participation.

  • PSYCH: Researchers Seeking Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Ages 18-40

    The Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at The IOL is conducting a study of adults with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) ages 18-40 to look at how our brains process social interactions and how it is different in individuals with ASD. The study may require two or more visits to complete interviews with clinical staff, MRI scans and an EEG. Qualified volunteers are compensated $20/hour for their time.

  • PSYCH: Researchers Seeking Participants for an Adult Depression Observational Study

    The Burlingame Research Center at The Institute of Living is conducting a study on patients ages 18-64 that are currently taking an anti-depressant and responding to this therapy. This study will last up to 12 months and financial compensation for time and travel may be provided.

  • PSYCH: Healthy Adults Sought For Research Study

    The Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at The Institute of Living is looking for healthy adults 18-60 with no significant history of mental illness. Participation will include: interviews and questionnaires, pencil and computer games, and an MRI. Qualifying persons will be compensated $20 per hour for their time. Lunch provided.

  • PSYCH: Participants with a Family History of Alcoholism Needed for Research Study

    Are you a healthy, right-handed adult between the ages of 18 and 35? You may qualify to participate in a research study at The Olin Neuropsychiatry Research Center at the IOL. Individuals matching that description who have relatives with alcoholism or a history of alcoholism are eligible to participate in this research study.

  • PSYCH: Depression in Pediatric and Adolescents

    The Burlingame Center for Psychiatric Research and Education is currently recruiting patients 7-17 years of age for a double-blind, clinical trial using Vilazodone for the treatment of pediatric and adolescent major depressive disorder. After completion of the 8-week study, subjects are eligible for a 6-month open-label trial of Vilazodone.

  • PSYCH: Sertraline Pediatric Registry (SPRITES)

    This non-interventional study will examine the risks and benefits of up to 3 years of treatment with sertraline on cognition, emotional and physical development, and pubertal maturation in children ages 6 to 14 years. Recruitment Needs: Patients ages 6-14 diagnosed with an anxiety or depressive disorder that are starting sertraline or starting therapy but not taking sertraline, with an IOL psychiatrist or psychologist. This study will not alter treatment regimen.

  • PSYCH: Research Study for Adults Treated for Depression

    The purpose of this study is to compare the accuracy and reliability of self-administered memory and thinking skills tests taken on an iPad tablet against the same tests administered by a doctor. The method for administering these tests could be used in future clinical studies when a study medication is being researched.

  • PSYCH: Help for Hoarding at No Cost

    The Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital is conducting a study for people with Hoarding Disorder.

  • PSYCH: Healthy Volunteers Needed for Research Study

    The Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital is recruiting participants with no current or lifetime history of psychiatric problems for a research study.

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