A Novel Computer-Based Therapy for Social Anxiety IRB #7527
Please note that this is an opportunity to participate in research for compensation and is not a job
Are you shy?
Do you have social anxiety?
Would you like to participate in a study of a novel treatment?
You may be eligible to participate in a research study of a computer-based treatment for social anxiety disorder. All information will be kept strictly confidential.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:
People between the ages of 18 and 60 suffering from social anxiety disorder and who are able to travel to the New York State Psychiatric Institute (1051 Riverside Drive) in Manhattan
COMPENSATION FOR PARTICIPATION:
$250 paid for completion of 11 visits
l) Screening by phone (time estimate: 25 minutes)
2) If eligible, an in-person psychiatric evaluation, clinical assessment, and standard health assessment, two computer games (time estimate: 3 hours)
3) If eligible, 8 research treatment visits to our clinic over a 4-week period. First and last visits include an MRI scan and take 2-3 hours, interim visits are each 30 minutes)
4) 30-minute follow-up visits at one and three months later.