NAMI is committed to improving the lives of people impacted by mental health conditions through effective treatments, equitable public policies, and greater knowledge and understanding in society. Research is essential to advance each of these goals. When NAMI is approached to be involved in research of any type, at any level, we take it very seriously. NAMI’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Ken Duckworth and National Director of Research, Support and Education Dr. Teri Brister thoroughly review the research protocols and methodology and the documentation that the study has been approved by an Institutional Review Board (IRB) to assure the safety of those involved.
NAMI does not accept financial compensation for recruiting research participants. NAMI also does not endorse any products or treatments. We share these research opportunity notices with you, our field leaders, to distribute at your discretion if you believe that members of your community may be interested in participating in these studies.
If you have questions about research at NAMI, please visit NAMI.org/research or email email@example.com.
WHAT IS THE STUDY?
This study is an online survey for individuals with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder. The goal of this study is to understand the personal experiences and characteristics associated with recovery in schizophrenia/schizoaffective disorder.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
Participants may be eligible for this study if they are:
• Ages 18-65
• Diagnosed with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
• Able to provide informed consent and access a computer or smartphone to complete the study survey
Participants are not eligible for this study if they have been hospitalized within the last 30 days, or currently hospitalized or being treated in an inpatient setting.
There will be about 150 people participating in this study. Total participation time to complete the survey is approximately one hour. Personal information will be kept confidential.
WHERE IS THE STUDY TAKING PLACE?
To review study requirements and take the survey, visit the study website: https://adler.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1AFBe10vSbf48GV
HOW DO I LEARN MORE?
The documents attached have additional information about the study. If you have questions or would like more information, please refer to the study website or contact the researchers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Printable/downloadable study information: