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Study Details

A Computer Program Designed for Older Adults with Depression

(IRB#: IRB_00103167)

The purpose of this study is to see how well older adults with depression can use a computer program designed to improve certain types of thinking skills (CCR-GD). We also want to learn whether participating in CCR-GD will improve both a persons thinking and mood. The information we gain may aid future patients.


  • All genders
  • Over 18 years old
  • Volunteers with special conditions
  •   In Person
  • Paid

Who can participate?

 Gender: All genders

  Age: Over 18 years old

  Volunteers: Volunteers with special conditions

   Location: In Person

Inclusion Criteria

  • Ages 55 years and older
  • Diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder
  • Childbearing-age participants must use specific birth control
  • Able to use a computer
  • Attend in person at the University of Utah

Exclusion Criteria

  • Unstable medical condition
  • History of cancer
  • Significant diagnosis of the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) trauma or disorder
  • Serious or life-threatening reactions to any part of the study drug that cannot be controlled
  • Pregnant

Will I be paid for my time?


For more information contact:

Melissa Judd


IRB#: IRB_00103167

PI: Sarah Morimoto

Department: PSYCHIATRY

Approval Date: 2017-11-15 07:00:00

Study Categories: Mental & Behavioral Health, Mental Health and Well-being Studies

Last Updated: 6/8/23