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Participate In Brain Research On High Functioning Autism! (Kennedy Krieger)


Child & Adolescent Bipolar Disorder Brain Imaging and Treatment Study (NIMH)


Michigan State University Study – Depression Diagnosis in the Workplace (Closed)

Executive Summary of the Report (Click Here)


Attention Parents of Children Ages 8-12 (Kennedy Krieger)


National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health & Human Services

Understanding Chemical Changes in the Brain after Depression Treatment

If you (or someone you know) have been diagnosed with major depression, you may be eligible to participate in an NIMH research study. The scientific aims of the study are to measure levels of the neurotransmitter glutamate in the brain before and after antidepressant treatment and to compare these changes to treatment outcome. This is an 8-week outpatient research study in Bethesda, MD. Eligibility Criteria: 25 - 55 years of age; currently in an episode of Major Depressive Disorder; and are otherwise medically healthy. Research evaluations and medications are provided at no cost. Compensation is provided for portions of the study. After completion of the study, NIMH will provide short-term follow-up care, and then you will return to the care of your own provider. To find out if you qualify or for more information, please call 301-451-7214 or email us at (TTY: 1-866-411-1010). Atendemos pacientes de habla hispana.

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posted March 16. 2013

Paid Study Opportunity for Adults Diagnosed with a Mental Illness: 

I am a graduate student in Clinical Psychology at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.  My dissertation project involves better understanding the experiences of individuals with serious mental illness.  I am interested in learning more about how people recover from mental health problems and about the losses or setbacks they experience.

Participation in this study involves completing an online questionnaire at a time and place that is convenient for you.  It should take you no longer than 30-40 minutes to complete this survey.

For your participation in this study, you will be given a $5 gift card from your choice of one of two major retailers (Target or  

If you have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, or major depression, please consider participating in this important study.   If you are a parent or family member, please consider sharing this message with your relative with a serious mental illness.

To participate in the study, please contact Jaclyn Leith at expressing your interest in and eligibility for the study.  A link to the research opportunity can also be found on by clicking here.

Thank you in advance for your help!  

Jaclyn Leith, M.A.
Department of Psychology
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
IRB Approval #: #290026-6



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