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Lay Description

The study examines the following: (a) whether cognitive abilities (attention, memory, problem solving ability) differ among patients with bipolar disorder, their siblings without bipolar disorder or unrelated people who do not have bipolar disorder (b) whether patients with bipolar disorder who have psychosis (such as hallucinations and delusions) differ in cognitive abilities from patients with bipolar disorder who do not have psychosis (c) whether differences in cognition are the same across several areas (memory and attention, for example) or if differences only occur in one area of cognition (d) the structure of the brain and how the brain functions in patients with bipolar disorder, their siblings and unrelated individuals

Category

  • Behaviors and Mental Disorders
  • Genetics
IRB Number
20110353HU
NCT Number
ct.gov registration not required
Open to Enrollment
Yes

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
18 Years - 90 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

Exclusion Criteria

Study Design

Study Contact


Local Recruitment Point of Contact
Melanie Carless
210-258-9766
mcarless@txbiomedgenetics.org

Principal Investigator
Melanie Carless