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Date(s) - 30/03/2015
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Understanding siblings of young people with a mental illness

This was Lisa’s experience:

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Siblings of Those With and Without Mental Illness – A Life-Course Perspective


Brief Description:

The purpose of this study is to better understand the experiences and feelings about being a sibling of someone with a diagnosed mental illness. We will be asking questions about your relationship with your sibling who has a mental illness, your other social relationships, coping strategies, your emotional feelings, well-being, and the decisions you make about your life.
The study will take approximately 35 minutes to complete.
You will receive a $10.00 card of your choice for either Tim Horton’s or for your participation in the study.
This study has received clearance by the Carleton University Psychology Research Ethics Board (Reference #12-14-169)
Eligibility: You must have a sibling with a diagnosed mental illness.
You must be18-30 years of age and live in Canada.


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