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Brain Stimulation Study

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Description

This is a single session study looking at the effects of a non-invasive brain stimulation technique called transcranial alternating current stimulation (or tACS) in patients with depression and in non-patient age- and sex-matched controls. The session includes several assessments of your mental health, including a urine drug test and urine pregnancy test, as well as several brain recordings. The entire session takes approximately 4 hours.


Keywords:

Brain/Head


Category:

Device

Qualifications

 


Age
45 - 52 years


Gender
Female


Study Population

45-52 year old female with no personal and immediate family history of psychiatric illness and/or neurological disorders


Investigator

Flavio Frohlich
Associate Professor
Psychiatry - Research

For questions, contact:

Alana Atkins
alana_atkins@med.unc.edu
(919) 966-9929


Recruitment Period End

August 17, 2019

Location

Primary Location
Carolina Center for Neurostimulation
Medical School Wings, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA

Study Qualifications

Gender Female

Age Range 45 - 52 years

Participant qualification(s) Healthy

Not eligible if: Personal history of psychiatric illnesses and neurological disorders First degree relative (parent, sibling, child) with history of psychiatric illnesses and neurological disorders

Number of Visits

    » 1 In person visit(s)

    Single 4-hour session

    » 0 Remote visit(s)

Participation Period

Four hours

Compensation

$90

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