Thank you for your interest in our study!

We are looking for participants for research in parenting, brain development and risk for anxiety and depression in youth.
 
You may be eligible for this study if you: 
  • Have experienced or suspect you have experienced depression or anxiety in your past.
  • Have a female child aged 12 to 17 who has never been diagnosed with depression or anxiety.
  • Live in the Calgary area and are able to commute to the Foothills Medical Centre.
As a participant in this study, your child would be asked to:
  • Have harmless, non-painful scans of their brain taken (MRI, EEG)
  • Spit/drool in a tube (saliva sample)
  • Fill out questionnaires and complete interviews about their relationship with you, their moods, and things going on in their life.
We would ask you to:
  • Fill out questionnaires and complete interviews about your relationship with your child, their moods, and events in their life.
  • Interact with your child in the laboratory.
  • Spit/drool in a tube (saliva sample)
You participation would take up approximately 3 hours of your time on one visit (interviews, questionnaires, interaction task), 2 hours of your time on another visit (brain scan), and approximately 90 minutes at home (questionnaires, saliva sample).

If you participate, we would contact you again in one year to ask you and your child to participate again and do similar things. You do not have to participate this second time.

To thank you for your participation, your family will receive $250, and your child will receive $50, as well as $50 on their birthday. This will happen each year your family participates in the study.

If you are interested in participating, please fill out your information below, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. Please keep an eye on your spam folder in case our emails appear there.

For more information, please contact the project coordinator Kate Lee at kate.lee@ucalgary.ca or at 403-210-6839.

This study has been approved by the University of Calgary Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board (REB17-2377).

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* Please fill out your contact information below.

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* Have you ever been diagnosed with depression or anxiety or suspect you have experienced depression or anxiety?

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* Has your child ever been diagnosed with depression or anxiety?

This is a friendly reminder that we are recruiting parents with a history of depression or anxiety, and female children who do not currently have depression or anxiety, nor a history of depression or anxiety.


Thank you very much!

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