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Computer-Based Training

For Well-Being in Anxiety and Depression

Computer-Based Training for assessing effectiveness of different computer activities on emotion regulation, well-being, and brain function for individuals with PTSD

The Etkin Lab Computer-Based Training study aims to improve concentration, mood, and well-being.
To achieve this, participants take part in daily computer exercises that are designed to strengthen
emotion-regulation and cognitive functioning for 45 days. Exercises take ~45min/day and can be completed
from the comfort of your own home.

We are looking for individuals who have experienced a life-threatening or traumatic event or are having difficulty with strong emotions such as fear, anxiety, anger, or sadness to take part in a research study of the impact of computerized exercises on well-being and general functioning. 

This study can be completed entirely from home and involves daily online training, phone interviews, and online surveys.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Have experienced a life-threatening or traumatic event
  2. Are not currently in psychotherapy or counseling
  3. Are native English speakers
  4. Have access to a computer with high-speed internet and external mouse for at least 45 minutes/day
  5. Have a computer with at least 13 inch screen and a standalone mouse at home
  6. Have been stable on any psychiatric medications for at least 2 months, or are not currently taking medications

How to Participate:
Click here to assess your eligibility.
If you do not qualify for this study, please see our other ongoing studies with different criteria.

Participants will be compensated up to $350

Contact us:
If you have any questions, please email us at

Computer-Based Training for individuals with PTSD - Etkin Lab - Stanford University School of Medicine
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Computer-Based Training

For individuals with PTSD