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Local Research

Research is important to NAMI. From time to time, we post notifications of local mental health-related research studies we are made aware of.

Please note: Participating in a research study is your personal decision. We list the studies as a public service. NAMI Southwest Ohio neither endorses nor recommends any studies listed.

Children and Teens Who Have a Mood Disorder On or Starting 2nd Generation Antipsychotic Medication

Sponsor: PCORI, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Study: A study for children and teens between ages 8 and 17 who have a mood disorder, are overweight, and are taking or starting a 2nd-generation antipsychotic medication
What: To see if a lifestyle intervention or a lifestyle intervention plus metformin helps children and teens prevent or reverse weight gain caused by certain medications
Contact: Visit the website at Mobility Study or email mobilitystudy@uc.edu.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Sponsor: UC Health/Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation
Study: Research Study Looking at Improving Treatment for Families of Veterans with Combat-Related PTSD
What: To see if couple’s based therapy reduces PTSD symptoms and improves relationships with partners and children
Contact: Rich Gilman at (513) 558-5872

Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Sponsor: UC Health
Study: Research Study Looking at Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
What: To investigate brain changes in adolescents who are currently experiencing ADHD symptoms
Contact: Laura McLaughlin at (513) 558-6205

Healthy Adolescents

Sponsor: UC Health
Study: Research Study Looking at Brain Structure, Function and Chemistry
What: To use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to compare the brain structure, function and chemistry of typical adolescents with those of adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Contact: Laura McLaughlin at (513) 558-6205

Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity (ADHD) and a Parent with Bipolar Disorder

Sponsor: UC Health
Study: Research Study Looking at Adolescents with ADHD and a Parent with Bipolar Disorder
What: To investigate brain changes in adolescents who are currently experiencing ADHD symptoms and have a family history of bipolar disorder
Contact: Laura McLaughlin at (513) 558-6205

Children and Adolescents with Unusual Irritability or Euphoric Moods or Who Are Not Sleeping But Full of Energy

Sponsor: UC Health
Study: Research Study Looking at Children and Adolescents with Unusual Irritability or Euphoric Moods or Who Are Not Sleeping but Full of Energy
What: To evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication for bipolar disorder in children and adolescents
Contact: Brittany Dyce at (513) 558-5059

 

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