Clinical Psychology (Mental Health)

Core Values and Wellbeing in 2017

Dr John Barry - University College London, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
24
2017

I want to find out what things in your life make you feel good about yourself and the things you value in your life. I am interested in how much these predict mental wellbeing.

Project Soothe

Stella Chan, Matthias Schwannauer, Fiona Ashworth, Angela McLaughlin and Alexander Wilson - University of Edinburgh, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
May
10
2017

Project Soothe has been inviting members of the public over the past year to submit images that make them feel soothed. Now we need your help! If you decide to take part, you’ll be asked how a small set of the images make you think and feel.

Scale Validation Survey II

Stephanie Price and Dr. Heike Mahler - California State University San Marcos, USA.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
May
2
2017

A questionnaire is being developed for people with various psychiatric diagnoses. This study aims to examine if this questionnaire is measuring the phenomenon of interest.

You must have a formal psychiatric diagnosis, be fluent in English, and be at least 18 years of age to participate.

The Effect of Television on Mental Health Perceptions

Shivalee Jagatia - University of Northampton, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Apr
26
2017

Study based on the effects of television on mental health perceptions

The Role of Emotion Regulation, Trauma, Age and Frequency in Predicting Either Positive or Negative Adaptation to Trauma

Laura Jayne Carter and Nicola Graham-Kevan - The University of Central Lancashire, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Apr
26
2017

This is a study which is looking at the different factors which affect whether somebody will have react positively or negatively to a traumatic experience.

Impressions of an Online Self-help Website

James Day - Bournemouth University, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Apr
26
2017

You are invited to take part in an online survey exploring the impact of visual design on people’s first impressions of health websites.

The Interaction Between Personality and Exercise in Predicting Perceived Stress

Rena Courtney, Patrick Brice and Bruce Friedman - Gallaudet University, USA.

Time to complete - 60 minutes.
Apr
8
2017

This study examines the connection between personality, exercise and stress. It is hoped that this study can be used to further our understanding of how exercise and personality factors interact to predict stress.

REPAIR STUDY: Research Exploring Psychological outcomes of Abusive Relationships

Hannah Wiseman - University of Bath, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Apr
4
2017

This study is exploring how young adults think and feel about abusive experiences that they have been exposed to in intimate relationships, and how this influences their ongoing well-being. 18-25 year old’s who have experienced relationship abuse can take part.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Predictors of Acute Adverse Effects of Using Cannabis

Cynthia Plaszczykowska - University of East London, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Feb
10
2016

Testing whether personality differences have an effect on the acute adverse effects of cannabis use.

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