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Positive thinking approaches to managing anxiety

university of sheffield, psychology


Do you: ­čŚ╣Worry a lot? ­čŚ╣Constantly feel nervous, tense or restless? ­čŚ╣Feel anxious in social or public settings? If you have answered yes to these questions, we would like to invite you to complete an online study investigating whether positive thinking can help relieve anxiety. This study is open to UK university students who have been feeling anxious and wish to participate in an intervention that could potentially help with their anxiety.

Your Impact

Users will be able to contribute to researchers' understanding of whether an online positive thinking intervention can serve as a useful self-help tool to alleviating anxiety amongst university students.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

At least 18 years old

UK University Student

Study Tasks

Complete a series of questionnaires asking you about your experiences of anxiety and the challenges you face in your daily life
Engage in a positive thinking exercise resulting in some positive statements which you will be asked to put into practice for the next 1-month.

Ethics

This study has been approved by University of Sheffield's Ethics Board.

Keywords

Positivethinking
Anxiety
Mentalhealth
Anxious
Psychology
Activity and Time

Psychology

Online

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends, Overnight

20 minute(s) - 30 minute(s) per session

2 session(s)

This is a study where you will be engaging in a positive thinking exercise resulting in some positive statements which you will be asked to put into practice daily for the next 1 month. After 1 month, you will be required to log back in to complete follow-up questionnaires.

Compensation

Prize draw of a £60 Amazon voucher

Study Address

This study doesn't require any in-person visits. Complete it in the comfort of your own home!

Posting date: Jun 9, 2020

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