We are looking for volunteers to participate in a study on mood and cognitive performance using a smartphone application.

Age range

18 years and older


Males and females

Individuals are eligible if they

  • Are English-speaking
  • Have a current diagnosis of major depression OR schizophrenia OR schizoaffective disorder
  • Have a smartphone


  • Have no current or past diagnosis of a mental disorder
  • Have no family member with a current or past diagnosis of a mental disorder

Individuals are not eligible if they

  • Have a neurological disorder
  • Have a history of major medical problems that affect brain function


The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research, affiliated with the University of Ottawa
Sleep Research Unit
1145 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON

Recruitment Via

  • Self-Referral (by participant)
  • Internal Referral (by ROMHC staff)
  • External Referral (by doctors or other mental health specialist outside of ROMHC)

Principal Investigator

Synthia Guimond, PhD


Cecelia Shvetz
1-613-722-6521 ext. 6446

*This study is currently recruiting participants