Computer exercises for emotions (Palo Alto, Stanford University)
We are looking for people who experience worry, depression, or stress to take part in a research study of the impact of computerized exercises on well-being. For those who are eligible, the study is at Stanford University Medical Center and compensates up to $350 for your time.
The study consists of:
1. Visit to Stanford University including fMRI scan of the brain, questionnaires, and computerized assessment of cognitive functioning, symptoms, feelings, thoughts, and behaviors.
2. Daily online games and exercises completed from the comfort of your home for 60 days
3. A second visit to Stanford University, including fMRI scan of the brain, questionnaires, and computerized assessment of cognitive functioning, symptoms, feelings thoughts and behaviors.
4. Periodic follow-up assessments of your functioning via the internet and one final in-person visit.
To be eligible:
- Men and Women ages 18-60 years old
- Meet criteria for selected disorders
- No current psychiatric medications
If you are interested in participating in this study, please book a phone appointment at http://etkinlab.stanford.edu/trials/Study_Pages/computer.html or leave a voicemail at (650) 725-9510 with your name and phone number.
If you'd like to text us your details, please use this number: (650) 206-9299
The Etkin lab is a neuroscience lab in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University and in the Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) at the Palo Alto VA. Our overarching aim is to understand the neural basis of emotional disorders and their treatment, with a particular emphasis on psychotherapy, and to leverage this knowledge to develop novel treatment interventions.
Learn more about us and our research at http://etkinlab.stanford.edu/participate.html
To speak to someone independent of the research team, please contact the Stanford Institutional Review Board (IRB) at (650) 723-5244 or toll free at (866) 680-2906. You can also write to the Stanford IRB, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5401.
Thank you very much.
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