Clinical Psychology (Mental Health)

The Relationship Between Boredom and Relapse in Substance Use Disorder Recovery

Natasha Smolkin - The Wright Institute, USA.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Mar
24
2017

Although it is frequently identified as a trigger, boredom’s relationship with relapse during addiction recovery is poorly understood. This quantitative study aims to identify correlations between levels of boredom propensity and frequency and severity of relapse. Findings could underscore the need for boredom assessment and treatment during SUD recovery.

Thinking about Mental Illness Recurrence (TAMIR)

Taruna Jamalamadaka, Dr Emma Griffith, Professor Paul Salkovskis and Dr Hannah Steer - University of Bath, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
24
2017

We are researching the topic of mental illness recurrence amongst people who have previously experienced a mental health problem. Anyone over the age of 18 who is resident in the UK and Ireland and considers themselves to be in recovery from a mental health problem can participate.

Assessing the Effect of Childhood Bullying on Adult Thinking

Matthew Worth - University of Liverpool, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Mar
2
2017

This study will investigate the impact of childhood bullying on thinking and psychosis susceptibility in adults. If you are between 30 and 60, are a US citizen or permanent resident, and attended Elementary/High School in the US I would very much appreciate your participation.

Psychological Difficulties and Actors Affecting Task Completion

Dr Ben Rosser - Liverpool John Moores University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
2
2017

This is an online study exploring psychological difficulties and factors affecting task completion. It investigates factors that affect how a task is completed and symptoms of psychological difficulties, e.g. anxiety, depression, mania, and psychosis. It is hoped that this investigation will provide a better understanding of these processes and difficulties.

To participate you have to be over 18 years old and willing to spend around 20-30mins completing an online study. You do not have to have a mental health condition. The study involves completing questionnaires providing information about yourself and psychological experience across the study. You will also complete a task requiring you to provide a response to a series of images.

The Relative Contribution of Affect, Self-actualization and Social Identity to Facebook use

Amy Jane Cheong - London South Bank University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Feb
26
2017

This study investigates one of the most popular methods of social media used; Facebook and how it affects various psychological factors such as affect, self-actualization and social identity.

Attitudes Towards Cosmetic Surgery and their Link with Body Image, Self-perceived Attractiveness and Personality

Hannah Griffin - Swansea University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Feb
21
2017

This research is concerned with how body image, how attractive you find yourself and your personality characteristics may be linked to your attitudes towards cosmetic surgery and your likelihood of considering a cosmetic procedure. In particular this research is interested in differences in gender.

Investigating the Psychological Factors Associated with Weight Gain and Obesity

Esme Banting - University of Oxford, UK.

Time to complete - 25 minutes.
Jan
25
2017

Are you overweight or obese? Are you over the age of 18? If so, please tell us about your psychological experiences! We hope that learning about people’s experiences will help us find new ways to support people to manage their weight in the future.

Evaluating the Effects of Mindfulness on Daytime Thoughts and Worries

Liam Williams - University of Southampton, UK.

Time to complete - 6.5 hours over 21 days
Jan
10
2017

Would you like to learn techniques that might help reduce worry? We would like to invite you take part in a research project that will test whether different psychological exercises can help reduce daytime worry and distraction. For more information about the study please visit our website

A Theoretical and Exploratory Analysis of Relational Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Patrick Eid - Bond University, Australia.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
8
2017

The study aims to investigate the association between the novel research area of relational obsessive compulsive disorder and other psychological constructs.

The Effect of the Acculturation Process on Self-harm

Solin Hamawandy - University of Nottingham, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Dec
20
2016

Short online questionnaire about acculturation, family conflict and self-harm.

Anyone living in the UK is eligible to participate.

Managing Tobacco Cravings

Evangelos Stephanopoulos, Mark Gresswell, Aidan Hart and Dave Dawson - University of Lincoln, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Dec
9
2016

This study examines the effectiveness of two contemporary psychological techniques for the management of tobacco cravings.

Participants need be: -current smokers -fluent in English -over 18-years-old -not currently using any smoking cessation treatments (e.g. nicotine patches)

Men’s Survey

Robert O'Flaherty - Coventry University UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Nov
13
2016

We are looking for British men aged 18-65 to take part in a study on men’s views of healthcare.

Attitudes Towards Sexual Intrusive Thoughts about Children

Terri Porter - University of Surrey, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Oct
27
2016

I am currently researching the attitudes of the general population towards people who have sexual intrusive thoughts about children.

Gender, Coping and Psychological Wellbeing

Louise Adam - University of Surrey, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Oct
26
2016

This study explores the links between gender roles, coping and psychological wellbeing. There are some demographic questions, followed by three questionnaires, one exploring each of the above factors. Any adults living in the British Isles are welcome to take part.

Shame Memories, Identity and Well-Being

Gemma McDonnell - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Aug
26
2016

Do shaming experiences in childhood shape the adult? This study aims to explore the impact of shame memories on self-identity and well-being. You need to be aged 18-65 to take part.

Is Going to the Hairdresser Good for your Mental health?

John Barry, University College London and Tamika Roper - The Open University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
16
2016

Lots of people enjoy going to the barber or hairdresser as much for a chat as to look good. This anonymous and confidential survey asks people about the wellbeing benefits of a trip to the hairdresser/barber. You can find out the overall results of the study around Dec 2017.

Compassion, Burnout and Self-care in NHS Staff Delivering Psychological Interventions

Lisa Jayne Walker - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
6
2016

Are you currently delivering psychological interventions in the NHS as a trainee OR qualified: clinical psychologist, counselling psychologist, psychotherapist, family therapist, CBT therapist, HI therapist, counsellor, PWP, GMHW or assistant psychologist? If so please complete this survey as part of an under-researched and important topic.

Preferences for Dealing with Mental Health Issues

Dr John Barry, Louise Liddon, Martin Seager, and Dr Roger Kingerlee - University College London, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Mar
23
2016

Different people cope with stress and worry in different ways. This anonymous and confidential survey is about what makes people decide to seek help and what kind of help they decide to choose. We are also interested in whether men and women make these decisions differently.

Survey on Types of Thinking Related to Suicidality

John Barry, Laura Middleton Curran, Mr. Martin Seager and Belinda Brown - University College University, UK

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Mar
11
2016

It is normal for people to feel down from time to time, but for some people this may become unhealthy. The aim of this anonymous and confidential survey is to identify the kinds of factors associated with suicidal feelings, and whether these are different in men and women.

What Affects the Experience of Parenting?

Melanie Hugill - Lancaster University, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Mar
8
2016

I am interested in whether past experiences affect how you feel about parenting. For example, difficult relationships with your own parents, or difficult things you have been through. I am also interested in mental health and if this links in with your experience as a new parent.

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