Program for Risk Evaluation and Prevention

The PREP research team consists of an interdisciplinary group from the fields of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Pharmacy. We conduct state-of-the-art research aiming to understand and advance the field of early psychosis. Our research also encompasses related disorders, such as bipolar illness and schizophrenia.

You can find more information about our current studies below, and more information about our research program here.

Do you experience difficulties in social situations? Are you between the ages of 14 and 30?

Help us learn more about social difficulties experienced in psychiatric disorders. Participation involves a remote video assessment visit, an in-person assessment visit, and a third, optional, MRI scan session. You can earn up to $180 for your participation in this study.

Interested in participating?

Help us learn about the connection between the brain and symptoms of psychosis

Ever see or hear things other people cannot, worry about other people watching you, or confused about whether an experience was real or imaginary?

This study uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), a non-invasive brain scan, to better understand the symptoms of psychosis.

Interested in participating?

Neuromodulation plus cognitive training to improve working memory among individuals with serious mental illness

The purpose of this study is to test whether combining a type of non-invasive brain stimulation with computerized cognitive exercises is feasible and helpful in improving a type of memory skill among people who experience mental health symptoms and difficulty with those memory skills.

Interested in participating?

Interested in psychiatry research but have limited time to search for studies?

The Psychiatry Registry makes getting involved in research simple! Volunteers interested in psychiatry research join our secure registry. Researchers contact registry volunteers to invite them to participate in new research opportunities. Volunteers can accept the invitation and proceed with the participant eligibility process.

Interested in participating?