The Gould Research Lab's mission and focus is to improve older adult's access to mental health treatment, with the assistance of technology to deliver novel treatments.

Anxiety Treatment Research Study for Veterans aged 60+

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Would you like to learn ways to manage your anxiety and stress?

Our program includes:


  • Random assignment into one of two programs for anxiety

  • Both programs include videos that can be watched at home via DVD or on our website.

  • Personalized coaching support

  •  Up to $140 compensation


To find out if you qualify call, Chalise Carlson, study coordinator at

650-493-5000, press 1,1, and dial extension 67023.


Christine Gould, PhD, is the Principal Investigator for the study. 


For general information about participants’ rights,

contact 1-866-680-2906.

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Volunteers Needed for Stanford/VA Depression Study

We are currently looking for people to participate in a research study testing a new app that teaches mindfulness skills to help manage depression symptoms. The program lasts for 12 weeks. 


People who are currently experiencing depression symptoms may qualify. Your participation in this study would involve a telephone assessment to determine if you qualify and then two additional assessments by phone (one at the beginning and one at the end of the study) as well as other shorter internet/phone surveys periodically throughout the study. This study compensates up to $120 for participation.

You may qualify if:
- You are experiencing depression or        symptoms of depression.
- You are at least 40 years old.
- You own a smartphone.
- You live in California.
- You speak English.

-You have not received a diagnosis of      Bipolar Disorder.

To find out if you qualify, please call 650-493-5000, press 1, 1, dial extension 67023, or follow the link to a confidential online contact survey:

For general information about participants’ rights, please contact the Stanford Institutional Review Board (IRB) at (650) 723-5244 or toll free at (866) 680-2906.