Health Psychology

Meditation, Mindfulness and Wellbeing

Stephen Gene Morris - Open University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Mar
24
2017

This survey looks at the relationship between all forms of meditation, mindfulness and well-being, taking into account a number of known confounds. Takes into account frequency, length and duration of practice.

Orthorexia Nervosa and Personality Traits

Laura Lazzaro (supervised by Philip Clarke) - University of Derby, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
2
2017

This correlational study is aimed at contributing to the understanding of Orthorexia Nervosa by further investigating the link between obsessive personality traits and Orthorexia Nervosa in an adult population. The study investigates whether and which obsessive personality trait is the best predictor for Orthorexia Nervosa.

Minority Students’ College Stress Survey

LaDrea Ingram - Teachers College, Columbia University, USA.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Jan
17
2017

This study examines the psychosocial factors associated with health and education outcomes in minority college students. The study includes your answering questions regarding your experiences of stress, trauma, health status, perceived racism and/or oppression, coping with stress, and your educational outcomes.

Elements of Perceived Communication and Quality of Life Determinants for Women Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

Jennifer Forrester M.A. - John F. Kennedy University, USA.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jan
8
2017

Researchers are collecting data for a study investigating breast cancer patients’ communication with their treatment team and its impact on quality of life. This study aims to utilize the obtained information in order to provide information to the medical community to improve treatment outcomes for women diagnosed with breast cancer.

NoHoW: Evidence Based ICT Tools for Weight Loss Maintenance

James Stubbs, Sarah Scott, Fiona Croden, Lauren Ramsey and Beth Pearson - The University of Leeds, UK.

Time to complete - 2 hours
Jan
8
2017

The Human Appetite Research Unit needs volunteers to join the NoHoW EU-funded clinical trial testing how state of the art technology can help people maintain weight loss. You will receive a Fitbit, Fitbit Smart Scales and access to a web based toolkit which provides individualised information through an intuitive dashboard.

See website for eligibility.

Exploring the Effects of Gender and Personality Types on Stress Resilience in Undergraduate Students

Seifeldien Abdelkawy - University of Derby, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Nov
30
2016

This study is looking at effects of of gender and personality types on stress resilience in undergraduate students.

Personality and Temporal Self-Perceptions in Health and Well-Being

Alicia Dean, Katie Rourke and Fuschia Sirois - University of Sheffield, UK.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Nov
22
2016

The overarching aim of this research is to expand the nomological network of self-compassion with respect to temporally related constructs, and to further understand the implications of the temporal links of self-compassion for health and well-being.

Exploring Food-related Thoughts

Helena Wehling - London Metropolitan University, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Oct
26
2016

I am interested in studying the relationship between thoughts and beliefs around food / eating and different weight categories for my doctoral thesis.

Re-evaluating the Risk Acceptance Ladder

Abigail Severn - University College London, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jun
27
2016

I am conducting a qualitative study on the barriers to protective health behaviour, with the aim to improve a novel measure of risk acceptance. This measure will help create interventions capable of targeting an individual’s barrier to action. Add your opinions of why you don’t engage in healthy behaviours.

Psychosocial factors as barriers to testing, associated with Voluntary Uptake of HIV Testing in the General Population in the United Kingdom.

Martin B Gryszkiewicz - University of Derby, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Jun
14
2016

This project is about what people actually know about HIV, what their feelings are about HIV, and what stops people from getting tested for HIV.

How Good is your Understanding of Health Risks

Jonathan Rolison and Kinga Morsanyi - Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
Jun
1
2016

We are inviting you to participate in a study of people’s understanding of health risks.

Development and Validation of the Pain Metacognitions Questionnaire

Robert Schutze, Clare Rees, Helen Slater, Anne Smith and Peter O'Sullivan - Curtin University, Australia.

Time to complete - 45 minutes.
May
2
2016

Participating in this research involves filling out several questionnaires related to pain. Most of the questions are multiple choice, asking you how much you agree or disagree with different statements.

Self-Perceptions, Personality and Living with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or Hypertension

Dr. Fuschia Sirois - University of Sheffield, UK.

Time to complete - 20 minutes.
Mar
23
2016

If you have any one of these health conditions, you are invited to participate in a research survey to understand how self-perceptions and personality are associated with health and well-being in the context of living with a chronic health issue.

Please note that this study has 3 different identical forms for each of the 3 chronic health conditions. The full consent form can be found by choosing and clicking through one of the 3 condition links.

Child Vapers: A Study of Parental and Carer Views on the use of Electronic Vaporising Devices by their 11-18 year old Children

Richard Greenhill, Dr John Turner, Dr Lynne Dawkins, Dr Caitlin Notley and Dr Mark Finn - University of East London, London South Bank University and University of East Anglia, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Mar
8
2016

Short survey exploring parent/carer views of children’s (potential) use of e-cigarettes. Respondents must be parents/carers of children aged 11-18 years old and living in the UK.

Volunteers Wanted for High Consumers of Diet Drinks

Niamh Maloney - University of Liverpool, UK.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Jan
24
2016

We are looking for participants to take part in an online study looking at a variety of beverages and your attitudes towards them. You will be asked some questions about your eating behaviour. Anyone over the age of 18 who consumes diet beverages is welcome to take part.

Why do you do Kegel Exercises?

Emilie Gravel - University of Ottawa, Canada.

Time to complete - 5 minutes.
Dec
21
2015

We seek to better understand the reasons why women perform Kegel exercises. We are looking for a) women, b) over the age of 18, c) who are currently practising Kegel exercises.

Short Health Survey

Claire Stevens - University College London, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Aug
28
2015

Take part in a short health questionnaire studying reasons why people engage in activities that affect their health and how some people might be encouraged to adopt healthier lifestyles.

The Eating Habits of UK Families

Dr Emma Boyland - University of Liverpool, UK.

Time to complete - 15 minutes.
May
3
2015

We are interested in learning more about the eating habits of UK families. Please help us by completing this survey, we are seeking both parent and non-parent participants aged 21-65 years who currently reside in the UK.

Resilience Study

Ilham Sebah - University of Greenwich, UK.

Time to complete - 10 minutes.
Apr
11
2015

This study explores resilience and stress whilst at university. The findings of this study will be used to develop a resilience workshop for students in higher education.

Self-perceptions, Personality, and Living with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or Hypertension

Fuschia Sirois - Bishop's University, Canda.

Time to complete - 30 minutes.
Apr
7
2015

Do you have Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, or Hypertension? Has living with your health condition affected how you see yourself? Does your personality impact how well you manage your health? This study explores how self-perceptions and personality factors are linked to adjustment to with fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and hypertension.

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