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Neuroimaging – post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) study

The Brain and Mind Centre is conducting neuroimaging research into post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

What's involved?

Participation will involve attending the Brain and Mind Centre at Camperdown for a total of two hours over one day, and you will be required to undergo a one-hour clinical assessment with one of our psychiatrists, and have a one-hour brain scan (MRI – Magnetic Resonance Imaging).


You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • participants aged 18-50 years who have a diagnosis of PTSD or participants who have experienced a traumatic event but have not developed PTSD and have no history of psychiatric disorders.
  • for the purpose of the study a traumatic event experienced or witnessed by participants is defined as an event or events that involved actual or threatened death or serious injury, or a threat to the physical integrity of self or others.
  • participants must have experienced a traumatic event no less than three months and no longer than 10 years previously. A full list of study inclusion and exclusion criteria is available.

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please contact the study facilitator:

For more information visit our PTSD Neuroimaging Research study info page, or contact us via email.