The effect of repetitive thinking on emotional reactivity to daily events in depression and generalized anxiety disorder: Application of the contrast avoidance model
This is an ecological momentary assessment study that will examine the relationship between daily events, emotion, and repetitive thinking using a mobile application. The participants will be required to answer 2 minutes questionnaire and monitor their heart rate 8 times a day for 8 consecutive days.
If you are eligible based on the screening survey, there will be one Zoom study session where you will complete a brief videotaped clinical interview to further determine your eligibility to participate in the study. If you are eligible and decide to continue in the study, you will complete a brief questionnaire and be trained on how to complete the study. Starting the next day, you will complete eight 2-minutes questionnaires per day and monitor your heart rate using smartphone application for 8 days.
Up to $20 (Amazon gift card)
Scores high or low on depression and anxiety symptoms measure
Fluent in the English language in terms of speaking, listening, reading, and writing
Meets diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder or schizophrenia-related disorders
Has suicidal thoughts
Unable to speak, read, listen, and write English fluently.