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Mothers With a History of Depression and Their 10-14 Year Old Daughters

2014-08-27 03:13:27 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to investigate risk factors associated with depression and how such factors might be transmitted cross-generationally. The investigators are conducting an integrative assessment of emotion regulation and stress reactivity in a group of mothers with and without a history of depression and their daughters.

Description

The purpose of this study is to investigate risk factors associated with depression and how such factors might be transmitted cross-generationally. We are conducting an integrative assessment of emotion regulation and stress reactivity in a group of mothers with and without a history of depression and their daughters. We use a range of methodologies to evaluate these processes, including self-report measures, information-processing performance, HPA-axis functioning and reactivity, and neural responses to emotional stimuli following exposure to stressful experiences.

Study Design

Observational Model: Family-Based, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Depression

Intervention

Computer activities

Location

Stanford University Department of Psychology
Stanford
California
United States
94305

Status

Recruiting

Source

Stanford University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:27-0400

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