Psychiatry – Research and Clinical Trials

The Department of Psychiatry is committed to improving our understanding of disease, enhancing treatment options, and working to prevent mental illnesses.  You can help by participating.

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Find clinical research studies and learn how to volunteer. Visit StudyFinder

Current clinical trials

IRB Study 35933 

(4/14/2011)
NCT01348542    
Study of Trazodone and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Treat Insomnia

Contact(s): Carrie Criley, BS (Research Coordinator), 717-531-4284, ccriley@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Gender: Male or Female
Age: 30 to 60 year(s) old
Phase:  N/A
Healthy Volunteers: This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers

System ID: NCT01348542
Interventions: drug: trazodone; Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Conditions: Insomnia


IRB Study 00001543

(8/14/17)
Social Skills Treatment for Girls with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): A pilot study

Contact(s):  

Gender: Female
Age: 7 to 11 year(s) old
Phase: N/A
Healthy Volunteers: This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers

System ID: IRB STUDY00001543 
Interventions: Behavioral: Social Skills Intervention and Parent Management Training
Conditions: ADHD


IRB STUDY00001920

(1/12/2017)
Reward and Punishment Sensitivity and Treatment Response in Children with Disruptive Behavior Disorders and Callous-Unemotional Traits

Contact(s):

Gender: Male or Female
Age: 7 to 12 year(s) old    
Phase: N/A
Healthy Volunteers: This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers

System ID: IRB STUDY00001920
Interventions: Behavioral: Parent Management Training
Conditions: Attention and behavioral problems at home or school


IRB Study 00003056

(12/20/2016)
NCT02638168
Effects of Evening Dose of Immediate Release CNS Stimulants on Sleep in Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study 

Contact(s):  

Gender: Male or Female
Age: 6 to 12 year(s) old
Phase: Phase 4
Healthy Volunteers: This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers.

System ID: NCT02638168
Interventions: Drug: Placebo; Drug:  Immediate Release Methylphenidate
Conditions: Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity and/or Child Behavioral Problems currently being treated with a stimulant medication and having a hard time falling asleep 


IRB Study 00004491 

(3/30/16)
Assessing Irritability in School Aged Children

Contact(s):

Survey Strictly for Physicians

Gender: N/A
Age: N/A
Phase: N/A
Healthy Volunteers: N/A

System ID: IRB STUDY00004491
Interventions:  Behavioral: Social Skills Intervention, Assessing Mental Health
Conditions: Not Applicable


IRB Study 00005218    

Study of Inflammation in Mild-to-Moderate Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Contact(s): Carrie Criley, BS (Research Coordinator) – ccriley@pennstatehealth.psu.edu
Gender: Male or Female
Age: 18 to 100 years old
Phase: N/A
Healthy Volunteers: This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers

System ID: STUDY00005218
Interventions: N/A
Conditions: Obstructive Sleep Apnea

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Psychiatry
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033
717-531-8515

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Learn more about research and clinical trials at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center