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RESTAND - an emotional decision making drug study

18 July 2018

We are looking for volunteers aged 18 - 65 who are currently feeling depressed and not taking antidepressant treatment or undergoing psychological therapy to participate in a study investigating the effects of a new medication on emotional decision making.

The study involves taking medication for 7 days and four visits which involve computer-based psychological tasks, questionnaires and one brain imaging scan.


  • Age 18-65
  • Low in mood
  • Not taking antidepressants
  • Physically healthy
  • Fluent in English
  • Able to attend multiple visits

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Ethical approval

This study has been approved by Oxford B -South Central REC on 6th March 2018, 18/SC/0076.

About the researcher

We're a team of researchers based in Oxford University, interested in how people process emotional information and understanding treatments for mental health problems .

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