Care-Mood study

Care-Mood study

Experience of caring for a young person with depression and/or anxiety (Care-Mood)

Investigator: Professor Sue Cotton

What does the Care-Mood study aim to do?

The primary aim of this study is to capture the experience of caregivers of young people (aged 12-25) who are presenting to Orygen headspace services for depression and/or anxiety. 

What does the study involve?

Participation in this study involves completing an online survey. Completion of the survey will take approximately 40-50 minutes. The survey can take up to 40-50 minutes but can be saved and completed over multiple sittings. 


All people aged 18 years or older who provide care for a young person with depression and/or anxiety are eligible to participate in this study.


As a token of our deep appreciation, you’ll enter a draw to win, with a one in five chance, a $120 gift voucher upon completion.

What happens to information collected?

The study team will collect data only via responses to the online survey. This data will be collected and used in a way that respects your privacy and stored securely. 

Please note, participation in this research is voluntary and you are free to withdraw from the study at any time. 

If you would like to know more about the study, please fill out your details below and a member of the research team will get back to you, or email [email protected] 


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