Researchers at CAMH are conducting a PET (positron emission tomography) imaging study to look at the endocannabinoid system in the brain of individuals with social anxiety disorder. This study involves a screening phone call, an assessment visit, cognitive tests, and one or more scan days involving one MRI and one PET scan with blood draws.
More information may be found at: http://camhstudies.ca/cgi-bin/findCAMHstudy_study.php?d=238
Social anxiety disorder (social phobia)
experience severe shyness or anxiety in social settings /in front of others
no current drug or alcohol abuse
no unstable medical condition
no neurological illness (seizures, epilepsy) or head trauma
no metal implants in body
not pregnant / breastfeeding
not have been exposed to radiation more than 4 times (in the past year)
Health and Wellness
Interview, Observational Study
1.5 hour(s) - 4 hour(s) per session
Study sessions include: Phone call (15 min); Screening visit (~4 hours); MRI scan (~2 hours); Neurocognitive testing (~1.5 hours); and PET scan (~3 hours); Total visit time (~11 hours)
$ Cash compensation
This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!