Predictive factors of outcome following a Major Depressive Episode in adolescents: a prospective clinical, neurocognitive and neuroimaging study

Principal Investigator(s): 
Johanne Renaud
Valentin Mbekou
Fabrice Jollant
Eric Lacourse
Anthony Gifuni
Description of the study: 

We are currently conducting a research project on the evolution of depressive symptoms in order to study factors associated with depression.

The ultimate goal of this study is to develop better methods to treat adolescents and young adults with depression and prevent suicide.

Financial compensation: 

You will receive a financial compensation for your time and travel, and a picture of your brain!

Eligibility criteria: 

• Be between 12 and 17 years of age
• Obtain the written consent of your parents
• Do not have a psychiatric diagnosis
• Be available for an interview, magnetic resonance image of your brain and optionally for a blood test


To participate in the study, please contact:

Daysi Zentner
Research coordinator
Phone: 514-761-6131, poste 6197