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This study is not currently recruiting. Please check back at a later time.

STUDY BASICS

Are you a healthy 18-20 year-old young person who has no history of any psychiatric, drug use, or alcohol use disorder? You may be able to join a research study to learn more about why some young people experience symptoms such as hearing or seeing things that others do not, having beliefs which others do not share, and/or having other unusual experiences. Compensation is provided.


STUDY PURPOSE

The purpose of this research study is to learn more about why some young people develop puzzling or unusual symptoms while others do not. To learn about this, we will study thinking patterns, stress responses, and social relationships.


COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?
  • You are between ages 18-20
  • Not diagnosed with a psychotic disorder

WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT

The study will take place over a 1-year period with 3 different time points including:

  • In person lab visit with tasks while connected to a heart rate monitor
  • Clinical interviews
  • Saliva samples
  • 14 days of at-home surveys and wearing a chest strap. 

IRB: STUDY20060092F
- Ambulatory Monitoring of Threat Dysregulation in Adolescents at Risk for Psychosis



PHONE NUMBER: 1-866-438-8230
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INTERESTED?

Visit https://pittplusme.org/study/2541 and click on "I'm Interested" or call 1-866-438-8230.


LEARN MORE

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MEET THE RESEARCHER


Leslie Horton

Leslie E. Horton, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Horton, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, is an experienced and trusted researcher. She specializes in investigating social conditions for people dealing with schizophrenia and related conditions. Aside from her research work, Dr. Horton offers counseling and therapy through the Services for the Treatment of Early Psychosis (STEP) Clinic at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC.