Study Opportunity : Maternal Depression & Anxiety

Monday, May 06, 2019 1:28 PM | Claire (Administrator)
This opportunity is closed.

Study title:Scaling up psychological treatments for perinatal depression and anxiety: Examining the acceptability, feasibility and effectiveness of non-specialist providers from a multi-stakeholder perspective.


What is this study about:This study will look at your opinions and perspectives about non-specialist provider (delivered psychological treatment for maternal depression and anxiety symptoms. Non-specialists are individuals without formal training in mental health care (e.g., nurses or peers).  The purpose of this study is to examine patients’ and health care professionals’ perspectives of the relevant challenges and enablers of non-specialist delivered psychological treatments for maternal mental health.


What will you have to do: You will participate in one individual interview (approx. 30 minutes, and no more than 45 minutes).


Where will the study take place:  Telephone and in person options available 

You can participate if you are:

  • Age 18 years or older
  • Have had at least one experience (session) of a ‘talk therapy’ or psychological treatment when pregnant or up to 12 months post-childbirth  
  • Have a healthy fetus or a healthy baby discharged with you at home
  • Must live in Canada

As a thank you: You will receive a $20 gift card to Shoppers Drug Mart after your completed interview.


If you are eligible and wish to participate or learn more: please send your preferred contact information (e.g., phone or email) to:


Sasha Lemberg-Pelly (Sasha.Lemberg-Pelly@sinaihealthsystem.ca)
or Dr. Daisy R. Singla (daisy.singla@utoronto.ca).



Many thanks!



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