The OSU Depression Study is a research study being conducted at the Ohio State University designed to improve our understanding of how depression influences the ways in which people cope with stressful situations. Participants will be asked to complete one in-person assessment including an interview and a series of questionnaires.
What are the symptoms of depression?
• Mood changes reflected by feeling low, gloomy, sad, blue, irritable, or crying more easily than usual • Loss of interest or enjoyment in things that used to be enjoyable, such as spending time with others, hobbies, sports, or work • Appetite and/or weight changes • Changes in sleep patterns • Feeling tired, slowed down, or lacking energy • Self-criticism, feeling guilty, or feelings of worthlessness • Difficulty making decisions, concentrating, or thinking clearly • Thoughts of death or harming yourself
Who is the OSU Depression Study for?
We are recruiting adults ages 18+ for participation in the OSU Depression Study. If you are experiencing symptoms of depression and are 18 years of age or older, you may qualify for the study.
What does it cost to participate in the OSU Depression Study?
There is no charge for the in-person assessment. Parking will be provided.
How long does the study last?
The in-person assessment and questionnaires should last 4-5 hours. You will be compensated at a rate of $15/hour.
How do I get into the study?
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to get more information about the study and complete an initial phone screening.
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