B3879 - Gene-environment interactions in mental health trajectories of youth - 12/11/2021

B number: 
Principal applicant name: 
Sinan Guloksuz | Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, School for Mental Health and Neuroscience, Maastricht University (Nederland)
Dr Lucy Riglin, Prof Dr Bart Rutten, Dr Karim Lekadir
Title of project: 
Gene-environment interactions in mental health trajectories of youth
Proposal summary: 

This work aims to improving our understanding of the emergence of mental health problems across childhood, adolescence and young adulthood. We will investigate how different biological and environmental factors interact to drive or prevent the onset of mental ill-health.

Impact of research: 
The project will have impacts across multiple domains: scientific, clinical practice, and policy-making by providing accessible knowledge platform for better understanding of trajectories of mental health and illness, prediction tools for early intervention to improve health care for young people, reduce suffering, disability and socioeconomic consequences.
Date proposal received: 
Tuesday, 2 November, 2021
Date proposal approved: 
Friday, 12 November, 2021
Mental health - Psychology, Psychiatry, Cognition, Mental health, Statistical methods, Genetic epidemiology