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Emotional Processing Clinical Trials

A listing of Emotional Processing medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (27) clinical trials

Researchers in the Stress, Trauma, and Recovery Research Center (STARRC) within the UK Department of Psychology are inviting college women to participate in an ongoing research study. This study is focused on understanding ways of managing negative emotions after experiences involving physical or sexual assault/abuse.  The long-term goal of this study ...

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Sex- and Context-dependent Effects of Oxytocin on Social Reward Processing

In a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, between-subject design healthy volunteers will receive either oxytocin or placebo nasal spray (40IU in 10 puffs). Subjects will come to the experiment in pairs (two friends of the same sex). 45 min after drug administration, the two subjects will simultaneously undergo a social reward task ...

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Process and Outcomes in CBT for Anxious and Depressed Youth

The current study will evaluate the efficacy of manual-based psychological therapies administered with youth with anxiety and mood problems. It will also assess the role of several mediators (e.g., coping skills, negative self-statements, parenting practices) hypothesized to maintain youth anxiety and depression. Youth (ages 7 - 16) diagnosed with a ...

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To Enhance Cognition in Late Life Depression Using Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

tDCS is a non-invasive brain stimulation method that utilizes low intensity electrical current either to increase cortical excitability with an anodal electrode or to suppress cortical excitability with a cathodal electrode. tDCS produces its effects through long lasting changes in neuroplasticity: in animal studies, tDCS results in long-term potentiation and ...

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Treating Emotional Processing Impairments in Individuals With TBI

Emotional processing deficits have a significant negative impact on the lives of persons with TBI. There is emerging research indicating that, in addition to cognitive and behavioral impairments, social and emotional difficulties following TBI are common and are related to significant problems in social relationships, poor social participation, impaired empathy, ...

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Effects of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy on Emotional Processing

BACKGROUND Mindfulness is typically defined as a present-centered non-judgmental awareness (Kabat-Zinn, 1990). In the last 30 years mindfulness-based approaches have been extensively used for a variety of mental disorders, including affective disorders characterized by emotion dysregulation (Khoury et al., 2013). Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) includes meditation techniques to help participants ...

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Dimensional Approach to Evaluate Reward Processing in Major Depressive Disorder Pre- and Post-Desvenlafaxine Treatment

Anhedonia (the lack of pleasure in normally pleasurable things) is a common symptom of major depressive disorder (MDD), and it may impact how patients with depression experience reward. Understanding how anhedonia is related to the experience of reward may help improve how depression is treated. Computer tasks can be used ...


Dialogical and Narrative Processes in Couple Therapy for Depression

In each of these research centres qualified family therapists will conduct the couple therapy in case of depressed patients in a team of two therapists. To be a responsible therapist in this study the minimum criterion is three years specialist- level family therapy training and thus a qualification as psychotherapist ...


Prevention of the Age-Related Cognitive Impairment by Exercise and Mental Activity - Berlin Bleibt Fit

Two-hundred and fifty-two women older than 70 years will be randomize to one of three groups. The first (exercise) will participate at an exercise program three times weekly for 90 minutes. The training will consist of an endurance and resistance training and will be carried out in a group. Participants ...


Emotional Processing and Memory Evaluation in Epilepsy Patients

Epilepsy is a relatively common neurological disorder diagnosed when individuals suffer from repeated unprovoked seizures. Estimates of prevalence rates vary, but it is generally considered to be about 1% of the U.S. population. Of the patients diagnosed with epilepsy, about 60-70 percent are diagnosed with complex-partial seizures, and of these ...