Are you a UPMC healthcare worker? You may be able to complete an anonymous 30-minute online survey to help learn more about how the COVID-19 pandemic impacts mental health. Participants in this research study may enter a drawing for a gift card after completing the survey.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare workers are experiencing unprecedented psychological stress in their daily lives. The purpose of this survey study is to help researchers better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic affects mental health in healthcare workers.
COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?
- Ages 18 and up
- UPMC healthcare worker
- Have an email address and access to an internet-connected device
WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT
Participants 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. Participants will have the option to enter a drawing for a gift card after completing the survey.
IRB:STUDY20030266C - Early Psychological Stress Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic
MEET THE RESEARCHER
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.