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Clinical Studies
What are the differences between men and women in the risk for Driving Under the Influence recidivism?

Principal investigator : Thomas G. Brown

Description of the study :

This study aims to better understand neuropsychological characteristics of individuals who have been convicted for Driving Under the Influence, to compare men and women on these characteristics, and to better understand the transition from a first conviction to a second offence. By neuropsychological characteristics, we mean the capacity to complete mental challenges such as memory tasks, problem solving and hand-eye coordination.

Financial compensations : yes
  • You will individually meet a research assistant for a first session which will take approximately 7 hours; you will answer questionnaires and complete brief tasks.
  • You will also be asked to participate in three follow-up sessions at 12-month intervals which will take 1 hour each.

You will receive a risk assessment report on substance use.

Eligibility criteria :
  • having been arrested or convicted of Driving Under the Influence in the last two years
  • between 18 and 44 years old
Information :

To participate in the study, please contact :

Lucie Legault
Phone : 514-762-3036

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