Are you the parent of a 12-17 year old who has had recent changes in thinking and behavior such as hearing/seeing things that others do not, confusion about what is real or imaginary, feeling suspicious or paranoid, or other unusual experiences? Your child may be able to join a research study to learn more about why some teens develop these symptoms while others do not.
IRB: 20-1250A- ProNET: Psychosis-Risk Outcomes Network
MEET THE RESEARCHER
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.