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Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan Seeks Research Participants

07-Oct-2016

The Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan is seeking female research participants for a study focusing on transitioning through menopause in women with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study, The Menopause Transition in Women with Traumatic Brain Injury, seeks to understand how going through menopause may be different for women who have sustained a TBI. Click here to download the recruitment letter.

About the Research Study

This study focuses on transitioning through menopause in women with TBI. The scarcity of knowledge about the menopause transition in women with TBI is an important problem because it affects all women who survive TBI prior to menopause, and health management issues are likely to shift substantially during this time, yet providers have little to no evidence to guide their treatment. Life stressors associated with menopause may already be high in women with TBI due to the direct and indirect effects of injury. Rehabilitation of Michigan's Robin Hanks, Ph.D., ABPP is serving as the principal investigator.

Eligibility

Have had moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)
Be a women at 40 – 60 years of age
Be able to read, speak, and understand English
                                       
Compensation for Participation

You might be compensated for your participation


If you are interested in more information, please contact: Daniela Ristova-Trendov at (313) 745-0590 or dristova@dmc.org. 



 
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