We are happy to announce that Maarika Traat received a special prize of Estonian Ministry of Social Affairs! Her work “The Influence of the Dopamine Transporter Genotype and Childhood Family Relations on Depressiveness and Depression Based on a Longitudinal Study” was based on ECPBHS younger cohort data. The study investigated the role of dopamine in […]
We are glad to announce that the data collection is over and we had 504 participants in the 8th study wave. Thank you for participating!
CoCA project (Comorbid Conditions of ADHD, https://coca-project.eu/) that started in year 2016 has released video (https://youtu.be/prv-xHmQorY) to explain the project and comorbid conditions of ADHD, depression, anxiety, substance use disorders and many others.
Besides “CoCA-project” ECPBHS is also participating in another Horizon 2020 project “Eat2BeNice” (Effects on Nutrition and Lifestyle on Impulsive, Compulsive and Externalizing Behaviours). Project will start in September 2017 and its aims are (1) to identify nutrition and lifestyle drivers that can be employed to prevent detrimental impulsivity/compulsivity in males and females across the lifespan, […]
On 16 November 2016, Mariliis Vaht defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Genes and alcohol use: effects of common genetic polymorphisms in general population”. The opponent of the dissertation was Professor Zoltan Rihmer, from Semmelweis University and the supervisor of the thesis was Professor Jaanus Harro, from University of Tartu. A summary of the result can […]
Successful Kick-off of CoCA, a large new research programme on ADHD: With an inspiring three-day meeting, the international research project ‘Comorbid Conditions in ADHD’ (CoCA) was successfully kicked-off in Frankfurt on March 1 to 3. The CoCA programme is a new EU-funded project on biological mechanisms shared by attention-deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD) and several of its most […]
From 1st January 2016, the University of Tartu has four faculties: Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Science and Technology, and Faculty of Social Sciences. We are pleased to announce that the one of the leaders of the ECPBHS study Associate professor of Exercise biology Jarek Mäestu is a Vice Dean of […]
At the beginning of the August the book “From childhood to adulthood, in Estonia” was published which gives an overview of the initialization and development of the ECPBHS study throughout 16 years. It also describes the main results of the study written by the scientists of specific area. Publishing of this book was supported by […]
We have started with the fourth study wave of the younger birth cohort of ECPBHS in August 2014. The team invites all participants from the first wave in 1998/1999 who were third-grade students at the time to take part in the study. We expect to complete this data collection wave by January 2015. Data collection […]
On 20 February 2015, Kelli Lehto defended her doctoral thesis entitled “Depression- and anxiety-related gene variants: effects on personality traits and health-related behaviour”. The opponent of the dissertation was Professor Zoltan Rihmer, from Semmelweis University and the supervisor of the thesis was Professor Jaanus Harro, from University of Tartu. A summary of the results of […]