Monday, 3 November 2008

Research Study on PTSD

Volunteers are needed for a Research Study on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Unemployment
For details please contact the Traumatic Stress Clinic, UBC Department of Psychiatry at 604-827-5531.
(Principal Investigator: Dr. Jaye Wald, Dept. Psychiatry)
This study is being done to help identify return-to-work barriers and assistance needs for unemployed persons with PTSD.
If you are between the age of 21 and 60, have a diagnosis of PTSD and have been unemployed for at least 6 months, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
To determine your eligibility, you will be asked to complete a telephone screening interview and attend an assessment at UBC. If eligible, you will be asked to attend 3 90-min. focus group interviews at UBC and complete various questionnaires and feedback evaluations. The total time that you will be asked to dedicate to the study will be approximately 15 hours over a 3 month period.