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If you decide to this, please mention “DBSA TUCSON” so our group gets the $25 credit when you get your $75.00. Researchers from Optum are conducting a survey to explore quality of life in individuals who have been diagnosed with Major depressive disorder, Bipolar disorder, Schizophrenia/Schizo-affective disorder. Participation in this study will include asking your … Read more…

Bipolar study, men, ages 18-39

Echo Project Management Group, Inc. We are boutique style medical project coordinators and we are here to offer a voice to those that suffer, an opportunity to take an active role in treatment through their participation in our studies. We have a study for next week for men ages 18-39 diagnosed with Bipolar. It is … Read more…

This is Expired: Take a Study: Employees with Depression

Penn State Depression Study

Thank you for your interest in participating in our research study. This study is being conducted by Kayla Weaver, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University. The purpose of this study to better understand the work experiences of employees with depression, including whether or not employees disclose their depression at work. Although depression is the … Read more…

This is Expired: You are Invited to Participate in an Online Research Study

California State University San Marcos Scale Validation Survey (IRB Code Number: 893513-1) A new scale is being developed for people with various psychiatric diagnoses. The purpose of this online study is to test the validity of the scale among people from diverse backgrounds. It is hoped that this work will lead to further research and … Read more…

Interview Opportunity for Today.com

Interview Opportunity for Today.com A writer for TODAY/NBC.com is doing a feature on bipolar disorder and is looking for a woman to interview. It’s to be an upbeat, everyman type story which will help people understand bipolar disorder who are completely unfamiliar with it. Note that the interviewee’s must be willing to disclose her full … Read more…

Virtual Reality Used To Treat PTSD, phobia sufferers.

At Oxford University a new study has phobia sufferers immersed in claustrophobic or stressful situations. Professor Daniel Freedman explains, “After just 30 minutes of VR…there were large reductions in paranoia”. As a sensory stimulator, carers say Alzheimer sufferers enjoy reduced agitation when using the therapy. Trialed in 50 US hospitals, it has also become a … Read more…

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NIH researchers discover Ketamine can lift depression in hours or even minutes

Ketamine

In a series of studies carried out by NIH, scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, working together with the National Institutes of Mental Health, researchers discovered how Ketamine can lift Depression in a matter of hours or even minutes — when administered in a controlled setting, adding that the effects of a … Read more…

ECT: Patient Experiences and Perceptions

ECT

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): Patient Experiences and Perceptions. It’s difficult to find real patient experiences with, and perspectives on ECT, electroconvulsive therapy online. I want to change this with real data from real people who have experienced ECT. What I want is data that will prove or disprove the assumptions that people make about ECT. I … Read more…

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