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Examining Neurocognitive Profiles of Bipolar Disorder and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

This study is currently Recruiting

April 2010 By National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

First Recieved on August 18, 2009

Last Updated on April 23, 2010

Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Collaborators: The State Family Fund
Information provided by: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Identifier: NCT00961935


The UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience in Los Angeles, CA, is conducting a study looking at similarities and differences in how the brain works between bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional


Ages Eligible for Study:7 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:No

Inclusion Criteria: - Subject suffers clinically impairing symptoms of mood lability. - Child has resided with primary caretaker for at least 6 months. - Caretaker speaks sufficient English to complete all study evaluations and measures. Exclusion Criteria: - Lifetime history of mental retardation, autism, or primary diagnosis of psychosis. - Subject is pregnant or nursing.


  • Investigator: Patricia Walshaw, Ph.D. - Principal Investigator - University of California, Los Angeles


  • UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

    Los Angeles, California 90095 United States

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