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  • Bipolar disorder & Borderline Personality Disorder: understanding mood changes

    Looking for: Participants who are over 18 and have received a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder (type 1 or type 2) or Borderline Personality Disorder. We are also recruiting a group of individuals who have never experienced a mental health disorder.
    Expenses: Participants will be reimbursed for their time and expenses

    Have you been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder or Borderline Personality Disorder? Interested in helping research into these disorders?

  • The Effects of SEP-363856 in Healthy Volunteers with High or Low Schizotype Characteristics

    Looking for: Are you considered eccentric or consider yourself different? Do you prefer to keep to yourself? Do you believe in the supernatural or things that some people find unusual? Looking for: healthy people aged between 18 – 45 years old
    Expenses: Participants will be reimbursed for their time and travel expenses

    We are examining the effects of a single dose of a new treatment, being developed for schizophrenia, on computer tests in healthy people. If you answered yes to any of the above questions you may be able to take part in this research. To participate you must be fit and well, a light or non-smoker, right-handed and a fluent English speaker. The study involves completing an online questionnaire and visiting our research facility on 3 occasions. Please complete the online questionnaire here: http://www.manchester.ac.uk/sep

  • Healthy volunteers needed for St John’s wort study

    Looking for: Healthy people aged 18-45 with no experience of psychological difficulties and who are not taking medication
    Expenses: Participants will be reimbursed for their time and travel expenses

    We are looking for volunteers to participate in a study investigating how the herbal remedy St John’s wort affects processing of emotions. The study involves receiving 7 days’ treatment with St John’s wort, commonly used for its antidepressant properties. You would also be required to visit the Department of Psychiatry on two occasions. If you are interested in participating in the study, please contact Matthew for more information:

  • The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oxford is conducting a study looking at changes in emotion and memory associated with mood and ageing.

    Looking for: We are looking for participants aged between 18 and 40 years
    Expenses: All participants will be compensated for their time and travel expenses

    We will ask you to complete a computer task that will measure different kinds of memory. We will also ask you to complete some questionnaires.