Paid research on depression, stress, and the brain

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Depression treatments that are available today are the result of decades of research.

Have you been feeling sad, blue, or down? Have you lost interest in activities you normally enjoy?
 
McLean Hospital and MGH researchers are looking for volunteers to understand the role of dopamine, a chemical that is naturally released by brain cells, in emotions and behavior. Participating in this study will take up to 14 hours. For your time, you will receive up to $731.
 
We are seeking adults who are between the ages of 18-45 years old, right-handed, and not currently taking any prescription drugs for depression, anxiety, or ADHD.
 
If you are interested in participating, please contact Lindsey at 617-724-7244 or sboyden@partners.org. Please include your phone number and some good times to reach you, and researchers will contact you to conduct a preliminary phone screen and to provide more information about the study.

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