Study Status: Enrolling participants

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We're learning more about brain functioning in youth with specific neurobehavioral functioning disorders in youth, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Tic Disorders/Tourette (TD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD); and their healthy peers.

Tags: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Healthy Peers, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tic Disorders/Tourette
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This study is focused on visual perception and thought processes in individuals with Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder and their relatives.

Tags: Psychosis
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We’re learning more about Tic Disorders and how the brain is involved when adolescents suppress tics or allow their tics to happen.

Tags: Anxiety, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tic Disorders/Tourette
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The purpose of the study is to better understand brain development in early-to-mid adolescence, and to find out how brain and behavior patterns change over time in girls with versus without self-injury.

Tags: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Self-injury
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TRuSST is investigating whether computerized training might help people with schizophrenia lessen their symptoms and learn new thinking and problem-solving skills.

Tags: Psychosis
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The purpose of this study is to measure the health effects of smoking among tobacco smokers, marijuana smokers, and those who smoke both.

Tags: Alcohol & Substance Abuse
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The University of Minnesota is testing a new smartphone app designed to enhance bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder outpatient treatment.

Tags: Eating disorders
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This is a study examining how transcranial electrical stimulation (tES) affects auditory hallucinations.

Tags: Psychosis
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Study of thinking functions and visual perception in individuals with Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder and their relatives

Tags: Psychosis
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A study of computerized cognitive training and computer games delivered entirely remotely for individuals with psychosis.

Tags: Psychosis
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This study is testing the effects of an experimental software program targeting social cognitive abilities versus a computer-based software control condition.

Tags: Psychosis
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A study to examine how computerized training might help people with recent-onset schizophrenia lessen their symptoms and learn new thinking and problem-solving skills, and improve their overall quality of life

Tags: Psychosis
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A research study to compare brain differences in adolescents who self-harm and those who do not

Tags: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Self-injury
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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) for Adolescent Treatment-Resistant Depression

Tags: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorders
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The purpose of this study is to learn more about the biology of mood disorders in youth. Specifically, we are examining the relationships between the brain, how cells work, and stress hormones in youth with and without mood disorders.

Tags: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorders
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Individuals who are currently struggling with binge eating behavior are invited to participate in a research project sponsored by the University of Minnesota.

Tags: Eating disorders
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The University of Minnesota is seeking adults who have never had an eating disorder to participate in a study examining how individuals with anorexia nervosa compare to other adults on decision-making on a computer task that involves watching Internet video clips.

Tags: Eating disorders
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This study examines how individuals with anorexia nervosa make decisions on a computer task that involves watching Internet video clips.

Tags: Eating disorders
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The purpose of this study is:

  1. To confirm a test that measures blood proteins can correctly diagnose whether a depressed person has bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, or major depressive disorder. 
  2. To investigate whether the blood test can predict response to antidepressant treatment over 8 weeks.

Tags: Bipolar disorder, Mood Disorders
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Mayo Clinic Individualized Medicine Biobank for Bipolar Disorder

The purpose of this study is to establish a bipolar disorder biobank with genetic data from 4000 people with Bipolar I Disorder (BDI), Bipolar II Disorder (BDII), and Schizoaffective Disorder, Bipolar Type (SA-BD) for use in genomic disease risk studies and pharmogenomic studies.

Tags: Bipolar disorder, Mood Disorders

SPARK is a landmark national autism research study designed to speed up research and advance our understanding of autism to help improve lives. SPARK is sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative.

Tags: Autism, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Focus in NeuroDevelopment (FIND) Network: A statewide network for research in neurodevelopmental disorders

Tags: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tic Disorders/Tourette
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A research study to measure a new kind of therapy for families with teens who are at risk for using alcohol or other drugs.

Tags: Alcohol & Substance Abuse, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry