B3464 - Anxiety and mood disorders in young people a multivariate approach using the ALSPAC cohort - 12/02/2020

B number: 
Principal applicant name: 
Steven Marwaha | University of Birmingham
Professor Rachel Upthegrove, Ms Daniella Asogbon
Title of project: 
Anxiety and mood disorders in young people: a multivariate approach using the ALSPAC cohort
Proposal summary: 

In this project, we will investigate the early life psychological, environmental and biological factors that may increase the risk of developing mood disorders (broadly defined) in late adolescence and early adulthood and the associated poor outcomes. Multi-factorial analyses will examine prospective impacts of diet, sleep, parental mental health, cognitive function, inflammatory markers, metabolomics and genetic susceptibility on the earliest symptoms of mood disorder.

Impact of research: 
This research will better aid the understanding of the development and presentation of anxiety and mood disorders (broadly defined) during adolescence and has the potential to aid improved early detection of these disorders for provision early and effective treatment and the prevention of secondary disease outcomes.
Date proposal received: 
Thursday, 6 February, 2020
Date proposal approved: 
Wednesday, 12 February, 2020
Mental health - Psychology, Psychiatry, Cognition, Mental health, Statistical methods, Statistical methods