NOT Recruiting New Participants
INCLUSION CRITERIA (For Adolescents with Mood Disorders):
- Aged 13-18 years old
- Male or Female
- Both child and parent/guardian are fluent in English
- Has a diagnosis of a depressive disorder, a bipolar-spectrum disorder (e.g. bipolar disorder type 1 or type 2, or bipolar disorder not otherwise specified), or unspecified mood disorder (Patient Group)
INCLUSION CRITERIA (For Healthy Controls):
- No history of any psychiatric disorders.
- No first-degree relatives with major depression, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.
About the Study:
We know that the biology of mood disorders is very complex. The purpose of this study is to learn more about the biology of mood disorders in youth. Specifically, we are examining the relationships between the brain, how cells work, and stress hormones in youth with and without mood disorders.
For more information, please visit our page dedicated to the Mood Study.