Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is a condition the affects millions of people across the globe. At the Carolina Center, we aim to make improvements in our understanding and treatment of MDD through clinical research using noninvasive brain stimulation. If you're interested in our work with MDD, please explore our currently open studies Listed below.
Inclusion Criteria: The purpose of this clinical trial is to investigate the role brain oscillations play in decision-making in patients with major depressive disorder & anhedonia.
Participants may qualify if they: They are between the ages of 18 and 65 Are not currently pregnant Are feeling depressed
If eligible, participation includes 1 virtual session and 2 in-person sessions, including an MRI scan, in Chapel Hill, NC. Transportation accommodations can be made I necessary. Total Compensation for completion of all study visits is $120. For more information, check out our Research for Me page.
Inclusion Criteria: The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of transcranial alternating current stimulation (tACS) to reduce symptoms associated with major depressive disorder. The initial screening will be done remotely, and, if eligible, up to 5 sessions of tACS will be administered in-person.
Participants may qualify if they: Are between the ages of 18 and 65 years old Have a diagnosis of major depressive disorder Participation includes up to 6 sessions at our Chapel Hill location, and transportation accommodations can be made if needed. Total compensation for completion of all study visits is $285.