Become a research volunteer

At anyone time, a number of studies are usually ongoing in the area of psychosis.

Each will have slightly different criteria for being included as a research volunteer. Please click on the links below for further information about studies of psychosis that are currently recruiting.


  • Aged 18-65
  • Diagnosis of schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
  • No current substance misuse (within the last month)

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CHRM2 in Bipolar Disorder

  • Aged 18-65
  • Diagnosed with bipolar disorder
  • Otherwise medically healthy

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Enlighten Early Study

  • Aged 18- 39
  • Very recent onset of schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder or bipolar disorder I
  • Treated with less than 14 days of olanzapine or less than 16 weeks of antipsychotics (cumulative; lifetime)

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Cognitive Remediation & Social Recovery in Early Psychosis

  • Aged 16- 35
  • Have a history of psychosis: within the first five years of a diagnosed psychotic illness (based on time since first contact with services for a psychotic episode)
  • Community-based & clinically stable
  • Based in Galway & surrounding area

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