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If you are interested in participating in our research, please complete the appropriate survey!

CAMP Study

The Child and Adolescent Mood Program (CAMP) is currently conducting research investigating a type of treatment called Behavioral Activation (BA) Therapy with adolescents.

One aim of this study is to examine how brain functioning changes over the course of this treatment. Participants will undergo functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) scans throughout the 16 Weeks of treatment.

Would this study be a good fit?

This study might be a good fit if your teen is:

  • Between the ages of 13-17
  • Right-handed
  • Willing and able to complete fMRI scans
  • Not taking psychotropic medications for depression
  • Diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

 What does the study entail?

  • A screening visit
  • 6 days of cellphone surveys
  • 16 BA therapy sessions (scheduled weekly)
  • Up to six fMRI visits (four outside of regularly scheduled therapy sessions)
  • Compensation is provided for your participation in the fMRI visits

To learn more, or to find out if your child qualifies, call 404-727-4799, email, or complete our Interest Survey:

MoA Study

Would the study be a good fit for me?

The study could be a good fit if:

  • You’re right-handed
  • You’re between the ages of 18 and 50

What does the study entail?

  • A screening session
  • A scanning session where we will use functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to examine brain activity while you complete computer tasks
  • An optional at-home daily assessment on your cellphone
  • If you are eligible to participate, you will receive $40-260 for in lab visits and $50-200 for at-home assessments

To learn more, or to see if you qualify, complete our Interest Survey: