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Welcome!

We have three studies that are actively recruiting participants at this time. Please come back in the future for more research opportunities. Thank you for helping us on our mission to improve the diagnosis, early interventions, and the lives of people with bipolar disorder and their families! 

1.Paid Brain Imaging Research Study on Bipolar Disorder and Bullying

You may be eligible to participate if:

    • You are 15 to 25 years old
    • Have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    • Have been bullied at school 

This study looks at genes and how the brain works using MRI.

You will receive up to $140.

 

2.Paid Brain Imaging Research Study on Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol

You may be eligible to participate if:

    • You are 21 to 26 years old
    • Have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    • You are able to drink alcohol during study visits

-or-

    • You are 21 to 26 years old
    • Have no history of psychiatric disorders/neurological disease or seizures
    • You are able to drink alcohol during study visits

This study looks at individual differences in responses to alcohol.

You will receive up to $220.

 

3.Paid Alcohol Research Study on Family Risk of Bipolar Disorder and Alcohol

You may be eligible to participate if:

    • You are 21 to 26 years old
    • Have no history of psychiatric disorders/neurological disease or seizures
    • You are able to drink alcohol during study visits

-or-

    • You are 21 to 26 years old
    • Have not been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    • Have a parent diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    • You are able to drink alcohol during study visits

-or-

    • You are 21 to 26 years old
    • Have a parent with alcohol problems
    • You are able to drink alcohol during study visits

-or-

    • You are 21 to 26 years old
    • Have a parent diagnosed with bipolar disorder and alcohol problems
    • You are able to drink alcohol during study visits

This study looks at individual differences in responses to alcohol.

You will receive up to $175.

For more information on either study, call (512) 495-5198 or email behavioral.neuroimaging@austin.utexas.edu