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Study Details

Emotion Regulation and Depression in Older Adults

(IRB#: IRB_00109640)

Emotional regulation (ER) may be how a person behaves in social settings and in decision-making. Most ER research is from young adults. We want to learn about ER in older adults and the impact of depression. The information we gain may aid future patients.


  • All genders
  • Over 18 years old
  • Healthy Volunteers
  •   In Person
  • Paid

Who can participate?

 Gender: All genders

  Age: Over 18 years old

  Volunteers: Healthy Volunteers

   Location: In Person

Inclusion Criteria

  • Ages 55 to 79 years old
  • Fluent in English
  • Diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder or
  • No diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder
  • In-person at the University of Utah

Exclusion Criteria

  • Severe medical illness(s)
  • Severe mental illness(s)
  • Other brain issues such as severe head trauma, Parkinsons disease, or syndrome
  • Nutrition problems
  • Use of drugs causing depression

Will I be paid for my time?


For more information contact:

Vincent Kopplemans


IRB#: IRB_00109640

PI: Vincent Koppelmans


Approval Date: 2018-04-11 06:00:00

Study Categories: Mental Health and Well-being Studies

Specialties: Psychiatry

Last Updated: 6/8/23