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Participants wanted for experiment investigating recreational drug use

21 November 2014

We are looking for participants to take part in a study at the UCL Clinical Psychopharmacology.

Glass of wine The experiment investigates recreational drug use, reward processing and perception. The experiment lasts approximately 2 hours and you will be paid between £20 and £25 for your time.

In order to take part you must:

• Be aged 18-55

• Speak fluent English

• Drink alcohol regularly (at least once per week)

• Have not been diagnosed with an Alcohol Use Disorder

• Have tried one illicit drug at least once in your life (consuming illicit drugs regularly now is also acceptable for the study)

During the experiment you will fill-in a few questionnaires and complete five computer tasks. You will also be asked to provide a urine sample.

If you are interested in taking part, please email will.lawn.12@ucl.ac.uk Please email your telephone number so that you can be called to go through eligibility criteria before taking part in the experiment.

The experiment is ongoing and you can take part whenever suits you.

This study has full ethical approval (5402/001).