Personality, Affect, Interactions, and Risk for Suicide (PAIRS) Study
Are you between the ages of 18-35? You may be able to participate in a study that understand how certain types of social interactions influence mood, decision-making, and biological responses that may contribute to risk for suicidal behaviors among young adults.
Mental Health Literacy and Treatment-seeking Behaviors in Youth - Young Adult Arm
Are you in 8th-12th grade? Do you identify as Black? You may be able to participate in a research study examining mental health literacy and treatment-seeking behaviors of Black youth. This study involves completing one online survey to better understand your understanding of mental health illness and what can be done to help other youth feel more comfortable seeking mental health treatment.
Decentralized Biobanking "de-bi": An app for tracking research donations
Are you 18 and older and interested what happens to the tumor/tissue/blood you donate for research? This research project is developing an app for those who want to track or learn about their biosample donations and studying patient preferences for feedback about research on their biosamples.
Neurofeedback for Borderline Personality Disorder Study
Are you 18-55 years old and been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder? If so, you may be able to participate in a research study to find out if an intervention called neurofeedback can improve symptoms in people with borderline personality disorder. Participation involves interviews, questionnaires, and MRI scanning. Compensation provided.
MyPaTH Story Booth 2.0
Interested in sharing your story about health, illness, or research? Patients and caregivers are needed to participate in a research study to help learn more about topics that are important to you and that may improve health and health care. Participation involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
MyPaTH Story Booth – COVID-19 Stories
Participants are invited to share how they are maintaining their health during the coronavirus pandemic, or to share what it is like being ill with COVID-19 and/or caring for a loved one who is ill with COVID-19. Participation in this research study involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
Have you recently started experiencing psychotic symptoms, such as hallucinations, paranoia, or confusing thoughts and disorganization? You may be eligible to participate in a research study recruiting individuals between the ages of 18 and 40 who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizophreniform, or schizoaffective disorder within the last 3 years. Compensation provided.
BEaM Study - Parent with a history of depression or bipolar disorder
Have you ever experienced symptoms of depression or bipolar disorder? Are you the biological parent of a child aged 11-13 who has mood swings, but doesn’t have bipolar disorder or depression? You and your child may be able to participate in a research study to assess the effects of two group-based interventions on emotions and mood among adolescents with a family risk for mood disorders.
BEaM Study - Parent
Are you the parent of 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 research study to assess the effects of two group-based interventions on emotions and mood in adolescents with a family risk for mood disorders.
Familial Pathways Study (FamPath): The Role of Inflammation and Stress in Youth Suicidal Behavior
Are you 18-30 years old and have a history of depression or a mood disorder diagnosis? You may be eligible to participate in a study to learn more about the role of biological markers of suicidality that may run in families and brain inflammation in suicidal behavior in young adults. Studies suggest increased inflammation is associated with suicidal behavior. Compensation provided.
All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program
You may be able to change the future of medicine. The All of Us PA Research Program is enrolling adults 18 years of age or older. This may be your chance to improve how your children and your children’s children receive medical care.
GENEOS Research Study – Ages 18-21
Have you been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, or schizoaffective disorder? Are you between the ages of 18-21? If so, you may be able to participate in a research study to help better understand the causes of mental illness. Some visits may be done virtually. Compensation provided.
EASY Research Study – Ages 18-24
Are you an 18-24 year old who has recently accessed emergency or crisis services for behavioral health related issues? If so, you may be able to take part in a research study to help better understand how to assess mood, behaviors, and suicide risk in young adults. This study involves four online or phone sessions over about one year. Compensation is provided.