A research study investigating the effects of Risperidone, Paliperidone, or Abilify on youth is being conducted at UIHC. A group of untreated participants is also invited.
- Be between the 5-16 years old
- Have just started taking Risperidone, Paliperidone, or Abilify within the last month OR not be taking any psychiatric medications
- Be Medically Healthy
- Other restrictions may apply
The visits will involve:
- Stool Samples
- Blood tests
- X-rays for bone scans
The child's psychiatric care will remain with their regular doctor throughout the study.
Compensation is available, including mileage reimbursement.