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Improving Social Cognition in Schizophrenia

Clinical Trial Title: 
Improving social cognition in schizophrenia.
Clinical Trial Protocol ID: 
Clinical Trial Investigator Name: 
Christine I. Hooker, PhD
Clinical Trial Protocol Description: 

The purpose of this trial is to study the efficacy of an internet-based targeted cognitive treatment meant to improve social cognition in people with schizophrenia. The study involves an initial phone screening after which potential participants are invited to the lab for a clinical interview to further determine eligibility. Eligible participants will be enrolled in an internet-based treatment that requires participants to complete several games each day for several weeks. Participants will also complete questionnaires, behavioral tasks and a MRI at the beginning, middle, and end of the study at the lab. Participation is expected to last 10-12 weeks and will be compensated for their time.

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria: 

In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be between 18 and 65 years old at the time of study screening.
  • Have a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
  • Be on a stable treatment of psychotropic regiment for at least 6 weeks prior to enrollment.

You will be excluded from the study if any of the following criteria apply to you:

  • Have been hospitalized in the 8 weeks prior to enrollment.

This is a partial list of elgibility requirements. To inquire about your eligibility, please call the contact number provided. If you wish to inquire via email, please include the title of the study in your message.

Clinical Trial Area: 
Mental Health Disorders
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(312) 502-2501
Contact Name: 
Sarah Pridgen