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Cognition and Control in Youths
This study is researching all of the following topics: ADHD ( Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ) CD ( Conduct disorder ) ODD ( Oppositional defiant disorder ) Wellness
Location of study visits: Ann Arbor, MI
This study is looking for: male   female  Both men and women
  • Volunteers with specific conditions and Healthy volunteers
  • 7 years to 17 years
The purpose of this study is to learn more about how the brain functions and, in general, to learn more about externalizing disorder such as ADHD, ODD, and CD. Hopefully, this research will better our understanding of the brain and eventually optimize diagnosis and treatment for others.
44 HEROES have already shown interest in this study. I am interested! Print Study | Contact Study Team
Who can participate?
What is involved? This is a two year follow up study where participants come in for two visits now, each lasting up to 3 1/2 hours then, after two years they will come in for the last two visits, which also last up to 3 1/2 hours each. Visits involve answering questions and survey’s regarding your child’s personal and medical history and playing some games on the computer and iPad. Your child will also perform an fMRI scan which takes a special kind of picture of the brain to allow us to see how the brain works. During the scan your child will be asked to lie still and watch a Disney/Pixar movie of their choice. Your child will be compensated $140 now for participating in the first couple visits and then another $140 at the two year follow-up.
Compensation Participants will be compensated $18.50/hour for their participation in the study. Also put, $140 now and another $140 at the two year follow-up visits. Therefore, total compensation is up to $280 for participating in the study. Your child will be given their compensation in the form of a MasterCard Gift Card which they will receive immediately after they've completed their first couple of visits then they will receive another gift card at the two year follow-up visits.
More about the study
We are looking for both healthy children volunteers as well as children who have attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), ADD, Oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), and/or conduct disorder (CD).

IRB number: HUM00088188
Study posted on: 03/23/2016
Posting will be taken down on: 03/01/2019
Study Team Principal Investigator:  Sripada, Sekhar Chandra Department:  Psychiatry
For questions about this study, contact: Christy Bohensky
(734) 232-0353
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