Health and social care research helps us learn about why we become ill and what we can do to stay well. It advances our knowledge so that we can find new treatments, change the way we deliver care, prevent illness and improve the environment, health and wellbeing of local populations.
We support research that benefits people who use our services and the communities we serve. We have studies for children and young people, dementia, substance misuse, eating disorders, learning disabilities and mental health.
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.
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
Questions to exclude mental illness and to measure alcohol consumption. A saliva sample.
If you are interested in the study or would like more information please contact the Research and Development Department, on 01932 722247 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear from you!