We are no longer enrolling participants for Daily Experiences and Health Study. Thank you for your interest in our research, if you want to keep up with our research and potentially participate in future work, feel free to reach out to our email (uplift@psych.ubc.ca). 

You may be eligible to participate if:

  1. You are at least 25 years old.
  2. You are comfortable with reading and writing in English.
  3. Your schedule permits you to fill out smartphone surveys 5 times throughout each day.
  4. You do not expect to move away from British Columbia in the next 3 years.

You are NOT eligible to participate if:

  1. You live outside of British Columbia.
  2. A doctor has ever diagnosed you with:
    • an autoimmune disorder (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes), or
    • an endocrine disorder (e.g., Cushing, Addison), or
    • a sleep-related condition (such as chronic insomnia, sleep apnea, circadian rhythm disorder, or narcolepsy)
  3. You suspect that you may have clinically-significant sleep problems.
  4. You currently take any of the following medications:
    • sleep medications (e.g., sedative-hypnotics), or
    • medications containing steroids or cortisone (e.g., steroid inhaler, prednisone, fluticasone)
  5. You sometimes or frequently work night shifts that extend past midnight.
  6. You have been told by a dentist or dental hygienist that you have a gum disease (e.g., gingivitis).
  7. You have had oral surgery in the past month.
  8. You have had any of the following oral health conditions in the past month:
    • Aches or pain in your teeth or gums
    • Sores or cuts in your mouth
    • Gums bleed easily (e.g., after brushing your teeth)
    • Gums are red or swollen
    • Lost a tooth or had loose teeth
    • You had cavities filled, or you need to have a cavity filled

If you are eligible to participate, your daily life surveys will be scheduled for a period when:

  1. You are not sick (e.g., no cold or flu)
  2. You have not traveled across time zones in the past week, and you do not intend to travel across time zones in the next two weeks

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