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Note from Selective Mutism Foundation, Inc.
Free treatment for Selective Mutism is included as an anxiety disorder under current research studies. We only recommend valid studies through credible institutions that follow the NIMH code of ethics, which can be found here. Occasionally we receive research participant requests directly from Universities and other institutions. If you would like to be considered for participation, please fill out the research consent form here.


Treatment of Anxiety and Depression and Associated Brain Changes in Children and Adolescents

man and woman shaking handsThis study will determine effective treatment for anxiety or depression.

All procedures and medications associated with the research are provided at no cost to participants.

For eligibility criteria and detailed information about this study:

To refer a patient, call NIMH:

Study: Pediatric Mood & Anxiety Research


All This pediatric research study seeks to learn how the brain functions in children and adolescents with anxiety and/or depression. These studies seek boys and girls ages 8-17 to participate in research at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Research participation includes brain imaging and computer-based problem solving and memory tasks. Treatment is available over 8 weeks of outpatient visits.

For eligibility criteria and detailed information about this study: