What is the study about?

To investigate genes linked to psychiatric illness so genetic changes can be found. This section of the study is for 'healthy volunteers', a seperate section of the study has been carried out for individuals with psychiatric illness. 

Who can take part?

Participants must be of white/Caucasian English, Irish, Scottish or Welsh extraction and have both parents and all four grandparents of the same ethnicity with the exception that one grandparent who may be of white European Caucasian origin. 

Participants must have no personal or family history of mental illness

What is involved?

Questions to exclude mental illness and to measure alcohol consumption. A saliva sample.

How do I get involved?

If you are interested in the study or would like more information please contact the Research and Development Department, on 01932 722247 or research@sabp.nhs.uk. We would love to hear from you!