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Adult Mental Health studies

GLAD - Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression

The world’s largest study of depression and anxiety. Part of the NIHR BioResource, to explore genetic and environment factors associated with risk for depression and anxiety disorders and to help better treatments.

Involves completing an online questionnaire and providing a postal saliva sample.

Take part if:

  • You have experienced clinical anxiety and/or depression during your life
  • Are 16 or older
  • Live in the UK

Sign up online and please select “Devon Partnership NHS Trust” when asked how you heard about the study.

For more information contact the researcher, Stacey Horne, at

PPiP2 - Prevalence Pathogenic antibodies in Psychosis

PPiP2 is a study investigating the role of the immune system in psychosis by testing for of antibodies to neuronal membrane targets in acute psychosis. Taking part involves giving a blood sample and results take 7-10 days.

You can take part if you are:

  • Aged 18-70
  • Acute psychosis symptoms: lasting for at least the past two weeks, but no longer than two years

Contact for more information.

NCMH: National Centre for Mental Health

Aiming to understand why some people experience problems with their mental health.

A survey is completed and a saliva/blood sample provided.

NCMH is currently recruiting online only:

Contact for more information