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STUDY BASICS

Are you 18-55 and currently depressed, but have not yet started treatment? If so, you may be able to participate in a study to look at brain mechanisms that lead to recovery from depression. This study involves 4 visits over a month that may include transcranial magnetic stimulation and fMRI scanning. Compensation is provided.


IRB:
  STUDY19050307 - Neurocomputational Mechanisms of Antidepressant Placebo Effects

RESEARCH AREAS:
  Featured Research

Age Range
AGE:   18 - 55

Duration DURATION:  About 1 month
VISITS:  4

Location LOCATION: 
1 Virtual Visit, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, UPMC Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) - Oakland
Compensation COMPENSATION: 

Up to $475

Phone Number PHONE NUMBER:
1-866-438-8230
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MEET THE RESEARCHER


Marta Pecina Iturbe

Marta Peciña Iturbe, MD, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. A graduate of the University of Navarra, Dr. Peciña’s research interests include examination of the complex interaction between a patient’s beliefs, properties of antidepressant medications, and the neurobiology of depression.




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