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Lay Description

We are looking for children ages 8-17 who are anxious or worry a lot AND who have a biological parent with Bipolar Disorder. We are also looking for healthy families in which the parents and child have not received psychiatric diagnoses. Mental health assessments and MRI will be completed.

Category

  • Behaviors and Mental Disorders
  • Nervous System
  • Children's Health
IRB Number
20170149HU
NCT Number
ct.gov registration not required
Open to Enrollment
Yes

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
8 - 17
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Yes

Inclusion Criteria

  • Child or adolescent with anxiety or anxiety symptoms
  • Parent with Bipolar Disorder, I or II


Exclusion Criteria

  • Child or adolescent with current diagnoses of Bipolar Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Post Traumatic Disorder (PTSD), Obessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), history of head trauma, primary psychotic disorder
  • Substance abuse/dependence within 1 month
  • MRI exclusion criteria: claustrophobia, any metal objects in body (metal braces)

Study Design

Study Contact


Regulatory Point of Contact
Rose Marie Larios
lariosr@uthscsa.edu

Local Recruitment Point of Contact
Rose Marie Larios
lariosr@uthscsa.edu

Principal Investigator
Donna Roybal