Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Participants Wanted for Mt. Sinai Hospital on Learning How Cognition Works in OCD

Behavioral and fMRI studies of cognition in healthy individuals and patients with anxiety

ID Number 11-1344

Principal Investigator(s) 
Emily Stern 

Department(s) or Division(s) 
Psychiatry 

Description 
The current research study is designed to learn more about how cognition works in individuals with anxiety disorders, specifically Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD).  This study uses neuroimaging techniques (fMRI) to examine the neural mechanisms underlying switching attention in individuals with a diagnosis of OCD.  
Potential participants may qualify to take part in this research study if they are between the ages of 18 and 50 without a history of serious problems with their health (such as a heart attack), emotions (such as depression) or nervous system (such as seizures), have received a diagnosis of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and are interested in participating in psychological research.


Contact Information 
Alexandra Muratore
(212) 824-8995
sinaibrainlab@mssm.edu 

Recruiting Patients: Yes 


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