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Therapeutic Areas: Nutrition and Weight Loss | Endocrinology | Psychiatry/Psychology
Disease Category: Weight Loss
Location: United States, MO
Clinical Trial Details
Research Study Summary
Lean and Overweight Volunteers Are Needed For A Research Study!
Tamara Hershey, Ph.D. is testing whether dopamine receptors in the brain are altered in obesity, whether these differences are related to eating behaviors and attitudes, and whether they are a risk factor for or an effect of obesity.
This study lasts approximately 5 months. All volunteers will have 2 Testing Days, 2 Scan Days and monthly phone calls. Overweight volunteers are asked to make weekly study visits and to follow a low calorie diet including meal replacements. Compensation is provided for time and effort.
Patient Inclusion Criteria:
- Age 18 - 40
- Body Mass Index (BMI) 18.5 - 24.9 or 33 - 45
Patient Exclusion Criteria:
- Current smoker
- Weight of 350 pounds or greater
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Both Male and Female
Date Last Changed:
July 22, 2013
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