Looking for healthy women to participate in research on MS

Started by Research2013, March 19, 2013, 03:13:16 PM

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Research2013

Hello,

I am a researcher in King's College London (Institute of Psychiatry, Denmark Hill) in South London. I am part of a team researching thinking abilities in people with Multiple Sclerosis.

Wanted: Healthy women between the ages of 30 and 55 who have not gone to university to take part in a research study
How long does it take: Approximately 90 minutes on one occasion only
Payment: Participants will be reimbursed £10 for their time 
Where is it: At a  King's College London building on Windsor Walk, by Denmark Hill station
When is it: We can arrange a suitable time   (includes evenings and weekend times)


Contact: Kevin Tierney (Clinical Psychologist in Training) kevin.tierney@kcl.ac.uk

Study information:
This research aims to investigate thinking abilities in people with Multiple Sclerosis (a physical health condition involving the central nervous system). We are using a relatively new task (The Hotel Task) which assesses our ability  to plan, organise and multi-task. We are also using some tasks that are frequently used to assess these and other thinking abilities in people with Multiple Sclerosis at present.

We are recruiting healthy adults, so that we can compare how people with Multiple Sclerosis do compared to healthy people without multiple sclerosis. The research involves carrying out some tasks and completing some questionnaires with the researcher. This will take up to two hours in total (on average it takes 90 minutes). The study involves meeting the researcher once only. Participants will be reimbursed £10 for their time. If you are interested in taking part, you may have to answer some questions over the phone first, to ensure you are suitable to take part (this is because we try to make sure the two groups are as similar as possible).

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