Featured studies include only those currently recruiting participants. They are listed according to the date they were added to the ClinicalTrials.gov registry, with the most recent studies appearing first.
- Effectiveness of a Web-Based Intervention for Guardians of Children Whose One Parent Has Murdered the Other.
Interventional study. This study will determine whether a specialized Web site geared for the guardians of children whose one parent has murdered the other can increase guardian capabilities, reduce guardian stress, and improve child behavior and mental health. Ages 18 and over. Location in Charlottesville, VA.
- Evaluating the Effects of Stress in Pregnancy.
Evaluation study. This study will evaluate pregnant women with a past or current diagnosis of depression or anxiety to gain a better understanding of how these disorders can affect an infant's development, both during and after pregnancy. Ages 18-45. Location in Atlanta, GA.
- Comparing Behavioral Therapies for Treating Adolescents With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Related to Sexual Abuse.
Interventional study. This study will evaluate the comparative effectiveness of prolonged exposure therapy and client centered therapy in treating adolescents with post-traumatic stress disorder related to childhood sexual abuse or assault. Ages 13-18. Location in Philadelphia, PA.
- Development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques for Studying Mood and Anxiety Disorders.
Evaluation study. This study is intended to help develop new MRI imaging techniques for studying mood and anxiety disorders. Ages 18-65. Location in Bethesda, MD.
- Learn more about Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters, accidents, or military combat.
Clinical Research at NIMH
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