Managing Emotions during Treatment Study (METS)

Title: Managing Emotions during Treatment Study (METS)

Description: The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) is seeking individuals in Ontario aged 18-65 who are starting individual or group cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) with a licensed mental health professional. We are interested in examining changes to your emotional experiences over treatment. All participants will be compensated for their time and have the chance to review a summary of changes over treatment.

Specifics: Study Population:
Participants must be 18-65, have access to the internet/smartphone, and experiencing some depressive symptoms (e.g., low mood, fatigue) but a formal diagnosis of depression is not required.

Participant Obligation:
One baseline interview and questionnaires (conducted online) lasting one hour. After this, weekly surveys sent to your smartphone while you complete CBT for up to 12 weeks which take ~20 minutes per week. All procedures remote. Overall: 6-7 hours.

Location: Online -Toronto

Project lead: Lena Quilty

Study Dates: June 1, 2021 to October 31, 2021

Study Website: http://camhstudies.ca/cgi-bin/findCAMHstudy_study.php?d=287