Probiotics and Depression


Study Information
Purpose of Study
To examine the effects of a probiotic supplement on symptoms of depression.
Associated Lab
Milev Laboratory
Location
Providence Care Hospital, Kingston ON.
Investigators
Caroline Wallace, PhD student
Benefits of Participating
Participation in the study will help researchers understand how probiotics affect depressive symptoms.
Compensation
Participants are reimbursed $50 per study visit, and $50 per MRI.

Inclusions:
1. Adults aged 19-65 in a current episode of depression
Exclusions:
1. You are currently not taking any antidepressant medication.
Participant Expectations
At study appointments, participants will fill out a questionaire. and provide blood and urine samples. They will also undergo 2 MRIs and 3 polysomnograms.

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