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STUDY BASICS

Are you the parent of a teen aged 13-17? If so, your teen may be able to complete a survey to help learn more about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects mental health. Participation in this research study involves completing one anonymous survey that takes about 30 minutes. Participants may enter a drawing for a gift card after completing the survey.


STUDY PURPOSE

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many teens are experiencing significant changes and stress in their daily lives. The purpose of this survey study is to help learn more about how the COVID-19 pandemic affects mental health in teenagers.


COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOUR CHILD?
  • Ages 13-17
  • Have an email address and access to an internet-connected device

WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT

Your teen will be asked to complete one survey that asks about demographics, mental health, sleeping habits, and COVID-19 related items (e.g. social distancing behaviors, exposure risk to virus, media exposure). This one-time, anonymous survey contains about 100 questions and takes about 30 minutes to complete. Your child will have the option to enter a drawing for a gift card after completing the survey.


IRB:
  STUDY20030266A - Early Psychological Stress Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic



Age Range
AGE:   13 - 17

Duration DURATION:  About 30 minutes
VISITS:  No in-person visits; online survey only

Location LOCATION: 
Online
Compensation COMPENSATION: 
Yes
Phone Number PHONE NUMBER:
1-866-438-8230
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MEET THE RESEARCHER


Nadine Melhem

Nadine M. Melhem, PhD, MPH, is associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Trained in psychiatric genetic epidemiology, Dr. Melhem has a long history of working in research and a special interest in studying the impacts of stress and trauma on children and families.




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