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Examination of Cognitive Fatigue in Gulf War Illness (GWI) Using Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)

The overall study objective is to understand the interaction of physical and cognitive fatigue and how this interaction is affected by Gulf War Illness (GWI).
Duration

Participation in the study will take place on 3 separate days. The first session will last approximately 3 hours, with visits two and three lasting about 2 hours each. The study will take approximately 7 hours of your time.

Inclusion Criteria
  • Veterans with or without Gulf War Illness.
  • Aged 40-65.
  • Deployed to the Persian Gulf for Operation Desert Shield or Operation Desert Storm in the 1990-1991 Gulf War.
Compensation

You will receive $100 for taking part in this study according to the following schedule:

  • $20 for visit one
  • $40 each for visits two and three

You will sign a voucher at the end of each visit and in approximately 6-8 weeks after each visit, you will be mailed a check.

Research Categories
Gulf War Illness
Healthy Volunteers
Actively Recruiting
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