27 Mar 2014

Participants sought: Are you interested in trying a new non-medication treatment for Depression?

The Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre (MAPrc) is seeking volunteers who are currently experiencing depression to help us investigate a new antidepressant treatment.  This study is looking at whether cognitive control training can help alleviate the symptoms of depression. It is also investigating whether a mild form of brain stimulation called transcranial electrical stimulation can be used to boost the impact of cognitive control training. Transcranial electrical stimulation is a safe, mild and non-invasive means of stimulating nerves cells in the brain.
Participants will be provided with three weeks of daily treatment at MAPrc in Prahran. Each treatment session will involve cognitive training and mild brain stimulation and will take approximately 45 minutes. Participation in the study will also include clinical interviews and completion of some computerised activities.
Contact
Ms Cassandra Thomson on (03) 9076 6592 or email cassandra.thomson@monash.edu
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