Centre for Human Psychopharmacology

ACESO Healthy Databank Study

This project is a collaborative effort between Australian research and university institutes. The study aims to create a broad databank of neurophysiological, cognitive, and physiological information from healthy adults to compare against psychiatric and physical illness groups. Findings from this project serve to help better understand disorders like Schizophrenia, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Major Depression. Findings will also help guide future treatments. 

The type of data ACESO collects is:

  • health and lifestyle information such as diet, sleep quality, physical activity, life stressors
  • personality
  • brain scans 
  • memory and cognition through computer-based cognitive exercises
  • non-identifying genetics
  • gut bacteria profiling.

You may be eligible if you are: 

  • aged between 18 and 60
  • in good general health: no medical or psychiatric conditions*
  • maintaining a healthy diet
  • right-handed
  • taking no medication or supplements.

The study involves two initial visits and two visits eight weeks thereafter to our centre at Swinburne's Hawthorn campus. 

Participants are paid a small amount in shopping vouchers for volunteering. 

* There are further criteria to meet to enrol.

Contact

Karen Savage
e: aceso@swinburne.edu.au
t: +61 3 9214 8267


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