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Childhood Mood Disorders and Brain Function

Join a Research Study: Enrolling locally from the Washington, D.C. metro region

To find out if you qualify, email NIMH or call 1-301-402-2352 [TTY: 1-866-411-1010].

This study seeks healthy children between the ages of 8-17 to participate in research comparing healthy children to those with ADHD, mood, and/or anxiety disorders. Healthy children are medically and psychologically healthy, and medication-free. Participation may include psychological interviews and brain imaging. Both parent and child must consent to participate. Outpatient visits (3 to 8) are conducted at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

First steps to participate include, calling NIMH, learning study details, asking about your eligibility, and consenting to participate. There is no cost to participate and compensation is provided.

If your child has ADHD or Bipolar Disorder, please click that diagnosis in the column on the left for more information.