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Current Research Trials & Opportunities

Forensic Psychiatry
Mood Disorders
Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics
Schizophrenia
Stress and Anxiety Disorders
Youth Psychiatry
Neuroelectrophysiology
Sleep Disorders
Other Opportunities

Forensic Psychiatry

We are not recruiting forensic research participants at this time. Please see "Other Opportunities".


Mood Disorders
Have you ever experienced symptoms of depression? Have you ever wondered what influences your response to antidepressant medication?

The Mood Disorders Unit of the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research and the Royal Ottawa Hospital are conducting a study to gain a better understanding of the factors that influence antidepressant treatment response of individuals. This study includes an assessment of your past and current psychological symptoms through clinical interviews and questionnaires.

Criteria for Participation:

Men and Women

Have experienced symptoms of major depression.

Have been treated with antidepressant medications.

For more information, contact:


Mandi Peterson

(613) 722-6521 ext.7026

Have You Ever Wondered Why Some Individuals Become Depressed While Others Do Not?

We are looking for female participants to take part in this study investigating the risk factors for depression.

Participation involves completing some questionnaires and interviews regarding your psychological health, personality and family history

Criteria for Participation:

Non-depressed females.

For more information, contact:


Mandi Peterson

(613) 722-6521 ext. 7026

Weathering the storms of depression alone?

If you’ve been suffering from the symptoms of depression —feeling sad or down, losing interest in things you used to enjoy, lack of energy and concentration, among others— you may be eligible to participate in a research study and receive treatment.

This study will include specialized evaluation, assessment, treatment and medication.

Criteria for Participation:

Qualified participants will:

• be between 18 and 65 years old

• not have abused alcohol or drugs in the past six months

For more information, contact:

Only a limited number of participants will be accepted, so please contact us today for more information:

Wendy Fusee
wendy.fusee@rohcg.on.ca
or call (613) 722-6521 ext. 7828


Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics

We are not recruiting participants at this time.


Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia patients are being recruited for study participation through physician referal only. Please ask your doctor for more information about participating in a research study.


Stress and Anxiety Disorders

We are not recruiting stress and anxiety participants at this time. Please see "Other Opportunities".


Youth Psychiatry
Anxiety Study for Youth - Recruitment

 

Is your child SUFFERING from Anxiety?

The University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research is inviting youth, ages 12-18, who are suffering from an anxiety disorder to participate in leading-edge research. The study provides each eligible participant with specialized assessment and 4 months of individual weekly sessions of psychological treatment.

For more Information call Sarah: 613-722-6521 ext. 6118, or email anxiety@rohcg.on.ca

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Are you between the ages of 12 and 18?

Are you healthy, interested in research and can use some extra cash?

…We need YOU for a few hours and we'll make it worthwhile.

Researchers at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research are recruiting for a study examining how young people cope with stress and worry.

The study requires up to 4 visits, and each participant will be paid $25 per visit

For more Information call Amy: 613-722-6521 ext. 6119, or email teens@rohcg.on.ca

Criteria for Participation:

 See above

For more information, contact:

See above


Neuroelectrophysiology

Please see "Other Opportunities" for research studies in Neuroelectrophysiology.


Sleep Disorders

We are not recruiting sleep disorder research participants at this time. Please see "Other Opportunities".


Other Opportunities

There are no other opportunities currently available.



Affiliated with the University of Ottawa, the Institute of Mental Health Research is located at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, a specialized mental health facility for residents of northeastern Ontario.

All inquires are strictly confidential. These studies have been approved by the Research Ethics Board.