PTSD Research Study Volunteers Sought

A study is now underway to explore the  Spousal perceptions of Post Traumatic Stress symptoms in female Veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq wars and secondary trauma symptoms in their children.  The  research examines secondary traumatic stress symptom relationship to PTSD symptoms in female combat veteran families.

women in combatMale spouses of female combat Veterans are now being recruited to participate in the study. This study is part of a dissertation research study under the direction of, Dr. David Sarnoff, at Capella University. The study will focus on the spouses of female combat Veterans who are also parents.

Does this describe you?  Would you like to be part of this study and help make a difference where it counts?  If “Yes,” you can participate by completing online research surveys and a demographic questionnaire.  There is a research incentive for study participation.

The study will take place in October 2013 and last about three months, ending in December.

Of course, any data collected will be kept confidential and collected in accordance with Capella University’s policy and best practices for ethical research.  Neither participants nor sites will be identified in any report of findings or in the published doctoral dissertation.

For more information or to volunteer, contact  Tonya Greene, General Psychology Doctoral Academic Researcher, Capella University, at 704-449-8907.

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