CLINICAL TRIAL

Treatment for Emotional Memory

Recruiting · 18+ · All Sexes · Los Angeles, CA

This study is evaluating whether a virtual reality environment can be used to study the brain mechanisms that produce fear and anxiety in humans.

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About the trial for Emotional Memory

Eligible Conditions
Emotional Memory · Fear · Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) · GAD

Treatment Groups

This trial involves a single treatment. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Main TreatmentA portion of participants receive this new treatment to see if it outperforms the control.
Control TreatmentAnother portion of participants receive the standard treatment to act as a baseline.

Eligibility

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. There are 4 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Inclusion & Exclusion Checklist
Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Willing to provide informed consent and participate in the study
Ability to read and write English fluently
You are eligible for screening if you are at least 18 years of age. show original
You have undergone acute depth or chronic responsive neurostimulation (RNS) electrode placement. show original
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Odds of Eligibility
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Approximate Timelines

Please note that timelines for treatment and screening will vary by patient
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: varies
Reporting: during the intervention/behavioral tasks with and without stimulation
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: during the intervention/behavioral tasks with and without stimulation
This trial has approximate timelines as follows: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and reporting: during the intervention/behavioral tasks with and without stimulation.
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Measurement Requirements

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 4 primary outcomes in patients with Emotional Memory. Measurement will happen over the course of during the intervention/behavioral tasks with and without stimulation.

Physiological change - heart rate variability
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
heart rate variability will be measured in milliseconds.
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
Neurophysiological activity
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
Neurophysiological activity will be measured in Hz
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
Physiological change - skin conductance
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
Skin conductance will be measured in microSiemens.
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
Physiological change - eye-blinks
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION
Eye blinks will be measured using an eye tracking device and will be measure in blinks per second.
DURING THE INTERVENTION/BEHAVIORAL TASKS WITH AND WITHOUT STIMULATION

Who is running the study

Principal Investigator
N. S.
Nanthia Suthana, Principal Investigator
University of California, Los Angeles

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Are there any geographic restrictions to consider when applying for this trial?

Patients from any state can participate in this trial, so long as they are able to attend all treatment sessions.

Will my insurance cover participating in this trial?

In order to understand how insurance coverage works for this trial, you will need to contact the study coordinator.

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