Mood, Emotion and Development Lab looking for research participants

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Studies include:

Teen and Mom Study

Teens ages 14 to 17 years and their mothers may be eligible to participate. Teens and mothers will complete initial interview and questionnaire assessments. Teens will also complete computer tasks and surveys on their smart phones. Financial compensation will be provided.

Teen Depression Treatment Study 

Teens with symptoms of depression who are ages 14 to 18 years may be eligible to participate. Participants will complete interview and questionnaire assessments, along with computer games. Participants will then be offered an 8-week research-based cognitive behavior therapy group that teaches skills to cope with depression, and will be asked to complete additional assessments during and after treatment. Financial compensation will provided.

Child Study

Children ages 8-10-years-old may be eligible to participate with a parent or legal guardian. Parents and children will be asked to complete questionnaires. Additionally, children will be asked to complete computer tasks, as well as surveys on a smart phone provided by the study team. A small number of children can also complete an fMRI brain scan. Financial compensation and prizes will be provided.

Undergraduate Study 

If a VU student is interested in participating for either pay or course credit, find the “Neurophysiological, Circuit, and Behavioral Measures of Emotion and Social Functioning in Emerging Adults” study on SONA here or here.

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