Depression and Culture

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Study Title: Depression and Culture

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Principal Investigator name: Precious Ogu  

Condition(s) being studied: Depression


This study protocol does not include a treatment intervention.
(such as medication, talk therapy, or another therapeutic intervention)

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to understand how our 1) gender and 2) cultural and ethnic background influence the way we experience depressive symptoms. We are looking for male and female participants ages 18 and over, who consider their heritage or background to be Hispanic or East Asian (China, Japan, Korea).

What will I do?

Participants will fill out an online survey comprised of different questionnaires, which takes approximately 35 minutes to complete.

Participants are NOT required to attend this study in person.

Where is the study being conducted? Illinois Institute of Technology 3300 S Federal St, Chicago, IL 60616 (312) 567-3000 (Study is done entirely online. Participants will not need to be on site).
Who is sponsoring the study? Michael Young, PhD  
Internal Review Board Approval Number: 2013-112  
Telephone number: (312) 567-5757  
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