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Bipolar Remediation of Affective Control and Emotional Stability (BRAINS) Study

The purpose of this study is to determine whether cognitive control of emotion can be enhanced in young adults with recent on-set Bipolar I Disorder using a targeted cognitive training program. The study will last approximately six weeks with the majority of the study being completed at home. Participants will be asked to complete two tesing visits and two brain scans. Participation pays $600. 

Who is eligible?

The study is recruiting individuals who meet for the diagnosis of Bipolar I Disorder. In order to participate, you must:

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 30 years old
  • Have had onset of bipolar disorder in the last five years
  • Have not had a psychiatric hospitalization in the 4 weeks prior to enrollment
  • Have not had a change in psychiatric medication in the 4 weeks prior to enrollment