Clinical Trial of Brain Stimulation for ADHD
Providence, Rhode IslandView Study WebsiteView PDF
Primary Contact Dr. Brian Kavanaugh
Phone (401) 432-1359
Parents of Teens with ADHD: Join our Clinical Trial of Brain Stimulation for ADHD
What is this study about?
This study is investigating whether magnetic brain stimulation can: a) change dysfunctional brain dynamics, and b) subsequently improve ADHD clinical symptoms in teenagers with ADHD. Our goal is to develop a brain-based treatment for ADHD.
- Your child may experience a temporary improvement in ADHD-related symptoms
- Your child will be compensated for participating in this study
- Your child may help us develop treatments for teens who have ADHD in the future
Who may be eligible to participate?
- Teenagers (13-18 years old) who have been diagnosed with ADHD
- Experience ongoing difficulties with attention or memory
- English speaking
- Without medical conditions contraindicated for brain stimulation
- Able to attend 24 study visits that involve brain imaging, brain stimulation, and cognitive tasks
- Every teen receives the treatment, which is two weeks of daily brain stimulation.
- Every teen also receives the fake or “placebo” intervention for a separate two weeks.
- Teens do not have to stop their medications or therapies to participate.
- Teens are compensated for participation.