In Treatment for Crack/Cocaine Use? Join our Study
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is conducting a research study examinig how drug addiction may change behavior and brain activity in women.
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New York, NY
Compensation
Provided
Woman
Use Crack or Cocaine
18-64 Years Old
Fast Facts

About Our Research Study
Drug use rates have increased in the last decade among women, comprising a major public health concern in the US.
The overall purpose of our research study is to find out how behavior and brain activity may be changed by drug addiction.

We seek to understand if your genetic makeup may play a part in your behaviors.
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Additional Information
Why is this study being done?
The overall purpose of our research study is to find out how behavior and brain activity may be changed by drug addiction.
Is this study for me?
You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:
  • Woman between the ages of 18-64
  • Use crack or cocaine
  • Able to have an MRI scan
  • Regular menstrual cycle
What will happen if I participate in the study?
  • If you qualify, your participation in the study will involve a variety of tasks, which include interviews, computer tasks, providing urine and blood samples, and brain imaging including an MRI scan. We may also record your brain activity with EEG. Both the MRI and the EEG are completely painless and non-invasive.
Will I be paid for being in this research study?
Yes, participants will be compensated. Transportation fee (and babysitting expenses if needed) are provided.
Will it cost me anything to participate in this study?
There is no cost to participate in the study.