Depression, Adversity, & Stress Hormones Study

Welcome to the Depression, Adversity, & Stress Hormones (DASH) Study

Thank you for your interest in the DASH Study!

We are no longer enrolling participants for this study.

Click here to see our recent publications reporting results from the study!

The focus of this study was to investigate how stress hormones and early life experiences contribute to depression in women. The study was led by Dr. Heather Abercrombie in the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry. During a 2.5 year data collection period, we enrolled a number of women with and without depression, some of whom experienced significant adverse childhood events.

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UW Department of Psychiatry

Mood & Memory Laboratory
UW Department of Psychiatry
6001 Research Park Blvd.
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 263-6114