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Vol. LVIII, No. 22
November 03, 2006

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Study Needs Male Teens

Parents! Your healthy male children, ages 14-17, who are right-handed and native English speakers are needed for a study that determines whether specific brain areas are related to aggressive behavior. Your child will be asked to play video games in addition to watching video clips that show aggressive behavior or to imagine aggressive scenes. The study will include MRI testing and completing questionnaires. Youths with neurological disease, psychiatric disorder or implanted metal in their bodies do not qualify. Compensation is provided for time and inconvenience. For more information call 1-800-411-1222 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Autism Studies Recruit

NIMH is conducting treatment and natural history studies for children with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. Typically developing children are also being enrolled in the natural history study and will receive compensation. Call (301) 435-7962 (TTY 1-866-411-1010) or email

Follicular Lymphoma Vaccine Study

Your own body may be your best defense. Patients who have not had chemotherapy are asked to call for a lymphoma vaccine study. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Men with Osteoarthritis Sought

A study of osteoarthritis is recruiting men ages 30-65. They can take part in NIH study 04-AT-0239 evaluating hormones in men with osteoarthritis pain. Compensation is provided. Call 1-866-444-2214 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Mood/Anxiety Disorder Studies Seek Healthy Volunteers

Doctors at NIMH are seeking healthy volunteers to participate in studies on mood and anxiety disorders. Participation may include a physical exam, lab work, brain imaging, medication and/or psychological interviews. The studies are conducted at the Clinical Center. You may be eligible if you are between ages 18-65, medically healthy, free of current or past history of psychiatric illness, free of a history of head trauma with loss of consciousness and not currently taking any medication. Compensation is provided. Call 1-866-627-6464 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

Are You a Woman Who Has Been Depressed?

NIMH is looking for female volunteers to participate in a study that examines the role of hormones in depression. Participants should have experienced depression in the past but not be currently depressed, be between ages 18-45, be medically healthy and not be taking any medications, including birth control pills. Study includes thorough evaluations and compensation. For more information call Linda Simpson-St. Clair, (301) 496-9576 (TTY 1-866-411-1010).

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