Finding Novel Ways to Improve Well-Being in Caregivers of Patients with Bipolar Disorder

In this research study, we are seeking to find novel ways to improve well-being in spouses and partners of individuals with bipolar disorder.

We are currently recruiting:

  • Spouse or partner of a person with Bipolar Disorder

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
PIRL-M@uth.tmc.edu
713-486-2515
713-500-2068


Endophenotypes of Bipolar Disorder

A sibling study for same-sex patients within 10 years of each other, where one sibling has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.

We are currently recruiting:

  • Adults, ages 18-65
  • Suffering from Bipolar Disorder
  • Have a same gender sibling who does not suffer from Bipolar Disorder

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
utmooddisorders@uth.tmc.edu
713-486-2627


Genetics of Bipolar Disorder

We are currently recruiting:

  • Adults, ages 18-65
  • Suffering from Bipolar Disorder

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
utmooddisorders@uth.tmc.edu
713-486-2627


Monitoring patients receiving psychotherapy and assessing the therapeutic needs of adults with bipolar disorder

Do you sometimes feel sad, empty and worthless? And other times fee confident, energetic or on top of that world? Have you received a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder? This study involves talking about psychosocial interventions, especially those focused on making healthy lifestyle changes.

We are currently recruiting:

  • Adults, ages 18-65
  • Living with bipolar disorder
  • Struggling to maintain a healthy lifestyle

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
PRIL.M@uth.tmc.edu
713-486-2515


Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform or Bipolar I Disorder: Body Weight Trial

Olanzapine is an atypical antipsychotic that has been approved by a number of different countries to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. A common side effect of olanzapine is that it causes weight gain. ALKS 3831 is designed to reduce some of olanzapine’s weight gain. This study will see if there is a reduction in weight gain when ALKS 3831 is given to adolescents and young adults.

We are currently recruiting:

  • Adolescents, ages 16-17
  • Adults, ages 18-39
  • Diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Schizophreniform or Bipolar I Disorder

Compensation: Yes

Contact:
utmooddisorders@uth.tmc.edu
713-486-2627