Request for Participants
This is a request for participants for a psychological research study. The purpose of this study is to identify attitudes and beliefs related to healthcare reform and social media in healthcare. Participants will be asked to complete a survey. This study involves a confidential, web-based survey designed to understand participant beliefs about current healthcare reform issues and social media. Participation in the study typically takes 5-10 minutes to complete. Participants begin by answering a series of questions about demographic information, after which you will complete a brief survey about healthcare reform and social media. Information contained in this survey will in no way effect employment, education, insurance, and the like of participants, and the views are your own and only used for the purposes of this study.
The survey is confidential. Participants will not need to provide any personal or identifying information. Your responses will not be linked to your personal survey in any way.
Participation/Eligibility criteria include:
· 18 years of age
· Current US Resident
· Ability to speak and read English
Potential Benefits of Participating?
The information provided will contribute to the limited body of research on the variables related to beliefs of healthcare reform, role of mental health, and attitudes towards social media usage in healthcare. This information could provide important information to facilitate future quantitative studies for creating standardized categories, as well as potential policy reccomendations for mental health and social medias role in healthcare/healthcare reform. Participation would also be an asset to the field of psychology and medicine in improving access and understanding of beliefs and views towards using social media in healthcare.
Participants may withdraw from the study at any time. If participants withdraw early or withdraw their data at the end of the study, they will no longer be eligible for entry into the drawing.
Participants may contact Gage Stermensky II by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Participants may also contact the sponsor of the research project, Dr. Phillip Pegg, by email at email@example.com.
IRB approval available upon request. Please distribute.