This is a research study of mood and brain activation in adolescents
To be eligible for the study, your child must be:
In good physical health.
Willing to be evaluated for their feelings of sadness or irritability
To be eligible for the study, your child cannot:
Have braces, or other metal fragments in their body
Use alcohol or drugs
Have had major head trauma
Have migraine headaches or seizure disorder
Have bipolar disorder
Have anxiety disorders
Have major developmental problems
Be taking any prescribed medications other than stimulants for ADHD
Adolescents (accompanied by one parent or guardian) are asked to volunteer. Free comprehensive psychiatric evaluation for sadness and irritability, and one MRI scan. Payment is $150 for 2 visits, each visit may take up to 3 hours. Your child gets paid by check mailed to your house.
Please call Cindy at McLean Hospital, Belmont MA for details at (617) 855-2973