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Are you over 60 with current symptoms of depression?

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH),


Join a study to investigate how depression can lead to cognitive impairment! We are seeking people with current depression symptoms (e.g., feeling sad, lack of interest, or fatigue). This study involves follow-up every 6 months with cognitive testing and a blood sample. One brain MRI scan. No change to antidepressant medication is required.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

60 to 85 years old

Currently experience symptoms of depression (e.g., feeling persistent sadness, lack of interest, feelings of worthlessness and/or guilt, fatigue, sluggishness, or having trouble concentrating)

Are willing to partake in a 2 year program with follow up visits every 6 months

Study Tasks

program
cognitive testing
blood sampling

Ethics

REB# 127/2018

Keywords

depression
older adults
questionnaires
cognitive impairment
Activity and Time

Health and Wellness

Interview, Intervention

Weekdays

1 hour(s) - 3 hour(s) per session

7 session(s)

1 hr consent visit (x1), 3 hr follow-up visits every 6 months (x5), and 1.5 hr MRI scan (x1)

Compensation

$ Cash compensation

Study Address

1001 Queen Street West Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6J 1H4

Posting date: Oct 29, 2019

Earn $