Adolescent Writing Intervention
Are you a parent of a teen coping with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Carnegie Mellon University is currently recruiting adolescents (ages 12-17) diagnosed with IBS for a study testing whether writing exercises can improve well-being and GI symptoms.
MYTH Youth Collaborative
Are you the parent of a teen 13-17 years old? Your child may be eligible to participate in a research study to elicit youth knowledge and perceptions about youth-oriented social media platforms and emerging nicotine and tobacco products. Members of the Youth Collaborative will be scientific partners in the study who will assist in designing both a survey and informational materials.
Panda Study – Ages 14-17
Are you the parent of a child age 14-17 who is enrolled in high school? Does your child identify as LGBQ+? Your teen may be able to participate in a research study to help learn more about how social experiences, including difficult social experiences, impact brain function in ways that may contribute to depression. Eligible participants are right-handed and willing/able to undergo MRI scanning.
BEaM Study - Child
Do you have a child 11-13? Does your child have a biological parent or full biological sibling who has ever experienced symptoms of depression or bipolar disorder? You and your child may be able to participate in a study to compare the effects of a mindfulness intervention versus a health and wellness intervention on emotions & mood in children and adolescents with a family risk for mood disorder.
BRAINY Study – Healthy 10-13 year olds
Are you the parent of a 10-12 year old girl or an 11-13 year old boy? Your child may be able to participate in a study to learn more about the effects of puberty on brain development and anxiety in teenagers. Participation involves interviews and questionnaires, an fMRI scan, and providing hair and saliva samples. Compensation is provided.
BRain development during puberty and Anxiety In Youth (BRAINY) study
Are you the parent of a 10-12 year old girl or an 11-13 year old boy who is often anxious? Your child may be able to participate in a study to learn more about the effects of puberty on brain development and anxiety in teenagers. Participation involves interviews and questionnaires, an fMRI scan, and providing hair and saliva samples. Compensation is provided.
Are you the parent of a teen girl age 13-17 who is the mother of one child? If so, your daughter may want to participate in a study that will pair her with a mentor, or Maikuru, to provide her with a support network. Involves 5 weekly 2-hour educational sessions. Participants will receive a meal, child-care, bus tickets/parking at each session, and compensation for completing all sessions.