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Reassurance Seeking in Individuals With and Without Appearance Concerns

Ryerson University, Department of Psychology, Anxiety Research and Treatment Lab


This is a research study looking at differences in reassurance seeking between people who have significant appearance concerns and people who do not. WHERE: Remotely WHAT: • Completion of a 30-minute video conference interview to determine your eligibility • Completion of a brief interview and questionnaires over video conference • Completion of short daily diaries for 1 week • Completion of a short teleconference interview about your reassurance seeking If you are eligible, you can receive $30 CAD (via e-transfer or e-gift card) for your participation.

Your Impact

This study may also inform future research on reassurance seeking and on families and significant others of people with mental health concerns.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

At least 18 years old

DO YOU HATE THE WAY YOU LOOK? Are you 18 years old or older? Have you asked someone for reassurance about something in the past month?

ARE YOU GENERALLY OKAY WITH THE WAY YOU LOOK? Are you 18 years old or older? Do you have no current or past mental health conditions? Have you asked someone for reassurance about something in the past month?

Study Tasks

Completion of a 30-minute video conference interview to determine your eligibility
Completion of a brief interview and questionnaires over video conference
Completion of short daily diaries for 1 week
Completion of a short teleconference interview about your reassurance seeking

Ethics

This study has been approved by the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board (REB 2019-365)

Keywords

reassurance seeking
appearance concerns
psychology
Activity and Time

Psychology

Polls and Surveys, Interview, Online

Weekdays, Weeknights, Weekends

30 minute(s) - 1 hour(s) per session

2 session(s)

• Completion of a 30-minute video conference interview to determine your eligibility • Completion of a brief interview and questionnaires over videoconference • Completion of short daily diaries for 1 week • Completion of a short teleconference interview about your reassurance seeking

Compensation

Up to $30

Study Address

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

Posting date: Feb 9, 2020

Earn $30