Behavioral Intervention

GAMBIT Task for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Led By Jonathan DePierro, PhD
Research Sponsored by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
- PTSD Group:
i. Meets diagnostic criteria for current PTSD according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders-Fifth Edition (DSM-5)
Must not have
Be younger than 18 years old
Be older than 65 years old
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Upbaseline
Awards & highlights
No Placebo-Only Group

Study Summary

This trial will study the effects of a digital task called GAMBIT on brain circuits, behavior, and symptoms in people with PTSD.

Eligible Conditions
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
You are a part of the PTSD group.
You have been diagnosed with PTSD according to the official guidelines for mental disorders.
You have experienced a traumatic event, like violence or a dangerous situation, that has affected you emotionally.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~day 52
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and day 52 for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Clinician Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) at Baseline
Clinician Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) at Day 23
Clinician Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5) at Day 52
Secondary outcome measures
Combined Think/No-Think and Go/No-Go Paradigm
Face-Stroop Task
Inhibitory Control Network Flexibility at Baseline
+5 more

Awards & Highlights

No Placebo-Only Group
All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Active Control
Group I: PTSD GroupExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
The PTSD Group will receive the GAMBIT intervention and complete all study tasks and assessments at every study visit (Visits 0-4). N=20 participants will be recruited for this arm.
Group II: Healthy Control GroupActive Control1 Intervention
The Healthy Control Group will only complete study tasks and assessments at the screening visit (Visit 0) and the Pre-Assessment visit (Visit 1). This arm will not receive any intervention. N=20 participants will be recruited for this arm. Additionally, N=10 Healthy Control participants will be recruited for the Pilot Phase of the study.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiLead Sponsor
824 Previous Clinical Trials
514,026 Total Patients Enrolled
Jonathan DePierro, PhDPrincipal Investigator
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Media Library

GAMBIT Task (Behavioral Intervention) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05313334 — N/A
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Research Study Groups: PTSD Group, Healthy Control Group
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinical Trial 2023: GAMBIT Task Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05313334 — N/A
GAMBIT Task (Behavioral Intervention) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05313334 — N/A

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is the participant capacity for this clinical research?

"Affirmative. Information gathered from confirms that this experiment, which first appeared on October 1st 2022, is actively seeking individuals who meet the criteria to take part. The researchers are looking for 50 people at a single medical site."

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Do I qualify for participation in this research study?

"Aspiring participants of this clinical trial should be between 18 and 55 years old, have an understanding of the English language sufficient to comprehend informed consent processes, meet diagnostic criteria for PTSD according to DSM-5 standards with a score of at least 30 on CAPS-5 exams, possess no prior history of any psychiatric disorder, yet must have experienced a civilian or non-civilian traumatic event. A total amount of 50 individuals will be accepted into this study."

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Does this study accept participants that are younger than 40 years old?

"As per the instructions detailed in the inclusion criteria, individuals must be at least 18 years old and not exceed 55 to enroll."

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Is it possible to sign up for this experiment at present?

"Indeed, displays information that this research project is recruiting individuals at the time of writing. This trial was first posted on October 1st 2022 and has since been updated as recently as October 17th 2022. In total, 50 participants need to be sourced from a single medical centre."

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What is the desired outcome of this clinical research?

"The CAPS-5 score at Day 52 serves as the primary measurement for this clinical trial to evaluate its success. Secondary assessments, such as PCL-5 scores taken on day 23 and weekly during the first 6 weeks will also be used. Additionally, a final PCL-5 score is expected after Week 52."

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~8 spots leftby Jan 2024