We are recruiting individuals facing any stress symptoms, like sleep problems, aches and pains, anxiety, depression, difficulties with memory and attention, and food cravings to understand how stress promotes these symptoms and the best ways to reverse the pattern and improve health and function.
We are currently recruiting healthy individuals, social drinkers, and individuals seeking treatment for excessive alcohol use. Studies range from assessment appointments, where you would complete several paper and pencil questionnaires, interviews, to brain scans and laboratory studies.
Novel approaches to reduce stress and improve function and health are being developed and tested. We are recruiting individuals interested in reducing the effects of stress on unhealthy lifestyle choices and behaviors.
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Alcohol and Drug Treatment Studies
Are you looking for help to cut back or stop using alcohol and other drug use?
The Yale Stress Center offers free inpatient or outpatient treatment with study participation. Eligible research participants are those between the ages of 18-50. You can be paid up to $560 for your participation.
At The Yale Stress Center we are developing new prevention and treatment strategies to decrease the harmful impact of alcohol and drugs on health, and increase the ability to regulate stress and have better self-control over addictive behavior.
There is now evidence to show that stress encourages addictive behaviors, bad habits and other poor lifestyle choices by disrupting brain function related to self-control, decision making, and normal healthy desire.
Stress increases the risk of these choices becoming bad habits, which in turn increases the risk of chronic disease. Breaking the link between stress and bad habits will decrease the risk of developing chronic diseases.