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Earn money by taking part in a study investigating the relationship between depression and heart disease

20 July 2017

Participants needed for UCL Primary Care and Population Health research project: win a £50 voucher

Over the past two weeks, have you had little interest or pleasure in doing things or have you felt down, depressed, or hopeless? If you answered ‘yes’ to either of these options, researchers from UCL Behavioural Science and Health are investigating the relationship between depression and heart disease would like you to get in touch.

The study would involve two sessions where we would ask you to complete some questionnaires and provide a blood and saliva sample (note: these sessions take place on Monday –Thursday mornings). You will be reimbursed £10 for each session you attend.


Male and female participants are wanted and must be able to meet the following requirements:

  • aged 18-74
  • currently experiencing a low mood
  • otherwise healthy
  • female participants must NOT be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • able to attend at 9.00am Monday-Thursday
  • able to attend two assessment sessions
  • able to read, understand and complete questionnaire.

For further information please contact samantha.lawes.13@ucl.ac.uk or visit the RESIST Study website.

This study has been approved by the Health Research Authority Ethics Committee (16/WM/0143).

Samantha Lawes, Psychobiology Group, Department of Behavioural Science and Health