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Male Volunteers Needed

The Behavioral Endocrinology Branch, NIMH, is seeking male volunteers ages 18-45 to participate in a 5-month study of the effects of reproductive hormones on brain and behavior. Volunteers must be free of medical illnesses and not taking any medication on a regular basis. They will complete daily rating forms and be asked to participate in one of several protocols. Payment will be in accordance with the duration of each visit and the type of protocol. For more information, call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, 496-9576.

Teens, Moms Needed for Study

An NIH study of teens and families is recruiting 13-year-olds and their mothers. Participants will spend 3-4 hours at NIH. Involves questionnaires and interviews only, not physical testing. Confidentiality is guaranteed, and participants will earn $100. If interested, contact Dr. Marie Suizzo, 496-6432.

Healthy Married Men, Women Needed

The Pediatrics and Developmental Neuropsychiatry Branch, NIMH, seeks men ages 56-73 and women ages 51-59, to participate in an fMRI study on the visual processing of faces. Participants must be right-handed and currently married. Volunteers should have no history of medical or psychiatric disorders, and should not be taking prescription medications, with the exception of hormone replacement therapy (estrogen and/or progesterone), thyroid medications, and/or medications for high blood pressure (diuretics or ACE inhibitors). Volunteers must have normal vision or wear contacts. Participation requires a 2-hour screening interview, a followup visit and a 3-hour visit for fMRI scan. Participants will be paid. For more information about this study, call Christen Deveny or Tara Harrison at 496-8381.

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