Mental Imagery of the future and Mood: an fMRI study
We are looking for participants (aged 18 – 40) who have had experiences typical of Bipolar Disorder (mood swings, low mood etc.) OR who had no present or past mental health problems for a neuroimaging study. The study (ethics ref. number 15/EE/0199) investigates how imagining future events impacts on mood and anxiety.
The study consists of two separate testing sessions:
1) Screening Visit + (if eligible) Testing session one with questionnaires = and 2 computer-based tasks (2hrs);
2) Testing session two involving a brain fMRI scan during which volunteers = are asked to imagine a range of future daily events.
We are looking for volunteers aged 16 – 40 years old native-level English speakers who:
a) either have NO present or past mental health problems; OR
b) have experiences typical of bipolar disorder, such as depression in combination with mood swings; or a relative with bipolar disorder.
Participants are reimbursed for their time and travel.
Please don’t hesitate to contact us for any other information by emailing MoodandImagery@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk