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The Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression (GLAD) Study is a project set up to support studies exploring risk factors for depression and/or anxiety. Participants in GLAD are asked to complete a questionnaire, provide a saliva sample and give permission for the study to access to relevant NHS health records.

An exciting opportunity to get involved in the largest ever study of anxiety and depression! The GLAD study is exploring the risk factors involved in development of anxiety and depression. GLAD is now recruiting both participants with experience of anxiety and depression, and controls with no experience of mental health disorders. Sign up to take part by visiting: and remember to select “Oxford Health” as your referring trust when prompted.


Ethics approval reference: 18/LO/1218

We are looking for

Individuals who have experienced or are experiencing anxiety or depressive disorders (with or without a medical diagnosis) and Individuals who have never experienced any mental health disorder