The AIMS Study


The purpose of this study is to investigate a new computer-based treatment for Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who are having trouble with memory, concentration, attention and decision-making in the context of having posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). If you are interested in participating in the AIMS study, please contact the Study Coordinator at (415) 750-2230 or email

Who can Participate?

To participate you must be:

  • • A Veteran of OEF / OIF / OND
  • • Willing and able to travel to the San Francisco VA on two separate occasions
  • • Willing and able to undergo mental health and cognitive testing
  • • Over 18 years of age

Getting started

Contact the Study Coordinator at (415) 750-2230 or email Please provide your full name, telephone number and the time that is best to reach you by phone. We will ask you some questions over the phone which takes about 30 minutes, and if you are a potential match for the study, we will invite you for the first of two in-person meetings.

How long will I be in the Study?

This study consists of two in-person interviews at the SFVA which last approximately 2-4 hours each; the 2 visits should be completed within one month.

Will I be paid for my participation?

If you are eligible, you will receive $60 dollars for each interview; so if you are asked to attend both interviews, you will receive $120 dollars for your time and travel to each meeting.


Contact the Study Coordinator at (415) 750-2230 or email