Sponsor: NIH/NIMH AT-RISK: Adolescent
Study Name: CONTE: Mapping Brain Function in Adolescents IRB# 05-2119
PI: Aysenil Belger, PhD
Contact Person: Erin Douglas Phone: 843-3419 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brief Description: This study is looking at the risk factors of Schizophrenia. We will be looking at how the brain works and grows during adolescents using brain imaging. We are interested in children that are “at risk”, meaning that they have a first-degree relative (mother, father, brother, or sister) that has been diagnosed with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective disorder.
Subject Payment: Up to $150
At Risk Subjects
- 9-18 year olds with a first-degree relative diagnosed with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder.
- Child not diagnosed with a psychotic disorder, and not currently on anti-psychotic medication.
Healthy Control Subjects
- 9-18 year olds WITHOUT a first-degree relative diagnosed with Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder.
- Does not have a medical condition or ADHD/ADD
- No metal in the body (for brain imaging part with MRI)
Site of Study: UNC Psychiatry and Duke Brain Imaging and Analysis Center
Target Enrollment: 120
Date Enrollment Closes: Fall 2013