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Study involves a screening visit online or in-person at Warneford Hospital. If deemed eligible, a research visit at the Oxford Centre for Functional MRI of the Brain (FMRIB) at the John Radcliffe Hospital will be offered, which will last around 1.5 - 2 hours. This involves being scanned by an MRS machine whilst viewing a visual stimulus.

For information in confidence, with no obligation to participate, please contact our research team:

Email or call 01865 618238


Ethics Approval Reference: R91876/RE001

We are looking for

Healthy individuals aged 18-70, who have recovered from depression and have been free of antidepressant medication use for at least 3 months, or who have never experienced depression.


Upon completion of all your visits, you will receive £30 for your participation. In case you are screened but do not fulfil the study criteria, you will still be reimbursed £10 for your time. Reasonable travel expenses will also be reimbursed.