Researchers Want to Understand Your Experiences in this Challenging Time
COVID-19 is changing core aspects of people's lives in a unique manner. Social interactions, family, and work are all affected. Researchers want to understand the impacts of these changes and determine what helps people cope. They have launched a study to examine the psychological, social, and financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic at various stages of the outbreak.
You are invited to take part in the study by completing an online survey. The survey will enable the research team to assess the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on health care providers, patients, and the general public. Participation in the study is completely voluntary. Your answers will remain confidential.
Sharing your experiences could lead to the design of better tools to help people cope when the world around them suddenly changes.
Please feel free to extend this invitation to your family and friends and post it on social media (everyone 12 years of age and older can participate).
This study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board of the Clinical Trials Ontario Streamlined Research Ethics Review System.
As part of a research study conducted by a collective of Physicians, Nurses, Psychologists and Epidemiologists affiliated with the University of Ottawa, ON, the University of Montreal, QC, McGill University, Montreal, QC, and Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. There are targeted questions for health care professionals, with an abbreviated version for those with very limited time which should take about 15 to 35 minutes to complete. Participation will be completely voluntary and respondents will be able to choose to end their participation in this research at any time. All study responses will remain confidential. The study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board of the Clinical Trials Ontario Streamlined Research Ethics Review System.