Researchers at the UBC Hospital Mood Disorders Centre and UBC Department of Psychology are trying to learn more about how cognition (problem solving, memory and attention) can be impacted as a treatment response in depression.
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Principal Investigator: Dr. Ivan Torres, UBC Department of Psychiatry
We are looking for individuals who are not currently experiencing depression, have no previous psychiatric diagnoses and no history of symptoms of psychiatric disorders, to participate in this study.
You may be eligible to participate in our study if:
• You are between the ages of 18 and 65
• You are NOT currently experiencing symptoms of depression (e.g. low mood, loss of interest in most activities)
• You have never before received a psychiatric diagnosis or been treated for a psychiatric disorder (e.g. depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, ADD/ADHD)
• You are not currently regularly using cannabis/cannabis products, stimulants, opiates or other drugs
What will this involve?
• An initial screening assessment over the phone to determine your eligibility
• If eligible, three cognitive testing sessions over 12 weeks at the UBC Mood Disorders Centre
Will I be compensated for my time?
• You will receive $40 for the first cognitive testing session, $20 for the second and $30 for the third testing session. Reimbursement for transportation and parking will also be provided.
If you would like more information or wish to participate in this study, please contact the UBC Mood Disorders Centre by replying to this ad