The Genetic Links to Anxiety and Depression (GLAD) study, the largest ever study of anxiety and depression, is now OPEN, click here to find out more.

Anyone eligible (see criteria below) can take part.

Please select ‘Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health NHS Partnership Trust’ from the drop-down menu when asked where the study was advertised.

To take part in the GLAD Study, participants must:

  • Have experienced symptoms of anxiety and/or depression during their lifetime
  • Be aged 16 and above
  • Live in the UK

The GLAD study enrolment process consists of four steps:

  • Reading the information sheet
  • Providing consent
  • Completing a questionnaire
  • Providing a saliva sample (Sending saliva kits is currently on hold, but the other three steps can still be completed)

Please sign up here: 

A helpful video explaining more about the study, can be found below:

You can also download an information leaflet about the study here: