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.
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.
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.
The purpose of this study is to understand how small molecules in the blood change after early exposure to atypical antipsychotics in patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder with psychosis, or related disorders.
The Psych Registry
The Psychiatry Registry was created by members of the PREP team in order to bridge the gap between volunteers and researchers. The Psych Registry makes it easier for those interested in research to get involved in studies by connecting them directly to teams of investigators in the department.