Name of Study
“Are we there yet?” – Emerging Adulthood (18 – 25 years) and Living with a Long-Term Physical Condition
Purpose of Study
This study explores the period of emerging adulthood (18-25 years) and living with and managing a long-term physical condition during this time. You are eligible if you are 18-25 and able to complete the online questionnaire yourself. *A long-term physical condition is a condition diagnosed by a medical professional, has lasted 6 months or more and requires some ongoing treatment (e.g. medication, GP visits, therapies). Examples of long-term physical conditions include diabetes, cardiovascular (e.g. congenital heart defect, hypertension), chronic respiratory (e.g. asthma), chronic neurological (e.g. multiple sclerosis, epilepsy), chronic pain (e.g. arthritis), other long-term conditions (e.g. irritable bowel syndrome) etc.
Link to survey: https://dcupsychology.fra1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0CBdA3Okt1qsWCq
Type of Study
Are you recruiting participants for this trial?
State geographical location of study
Ireland and UK
Who can take part?
Anyone aged 18 – 25 years, can read and write English and able to complete the online questionnaire yourself. We are including people with and without long-term physical conditions.
What will the participants be asked to do?
You will complete an online consent form and then proceed to fill in an online questionnaire. The questionnaire should take approximately 10 – 20 minutes to complete. All participants complete demographic information, what the experience of emerging adulthood is like, and social support and self-regulation. If you have a long-term physical condition, you will be asked some additional questions on managing your long-term physical condition. The information provided by you will be anonymous and no identifying information (e.g. name, email) about participants is being requested.
Recruitment Start Date
Recruitment Finish Date
This study is funded by:
Self-Funded by researcher and in conjunction with DCU School of Psychology
For further information contact:
+ 353 1 700 7997
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