David Penn, Ph.D.
Linda Wagner-Martin Distinguished Professor of Psychology

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UNC-CH
Department of Psychology
250 Davie Hall
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Phone: 919-843-7514
Fax: 919--962-2537
e-mail: dpenn@email.unc.edu

EVALUATION OF SOCIAL COGNITION ASSESSMENT IN EARLY PSYCHOSIS (ESCAEP)

We are looking for research participants!

You may be eligible if you:

  • Are between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Have been diagnosed with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, or psychosis NOS
  • Started receiving treatment for this disorder within the past five years
  • Have no diagnosis of a serious neurological disorder (i.e. seizures)
  • Have no history of substance dependence in the last six months

Participants will be asked to complete a series of tasks involving attention, memory, problem-solving, emotion perception, empathy, and role plays.  Participation in the study will last approximately 10 hours total, and will consist of up to 3 visits. You will receive $15/hr for your participation and you will be reimbursed $5 per visit to help offset the cost of travel to/from sessions.

To find out more about this study, please call Kelsey Ludwig at (919) 962-4234, or email Kelsey_Ludwig@med.unc.edu

 

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