Online Study: “Understanding IBS Patient Self-Management Strategies and their Relation to Outcomes”, Icahn-Mount Sinai, September 2018

The following study is currently seeking adults 18-65 years old who are fluent in English and have a diagnosis of IBS. The primary investigator is Laurie Keefer, PhD of Icahn Mount Sinai Medical School in New York, in cooperation with the Center for Psychosocial Research in GI at Northwestern University in Chicago. IBS Impact received this link from another CPRGI affiliated researcher of gastrointestinal health psychology with a request to share.

The study is expected to take 30-45 minutes online. The questions include general demographics such as age, gender, race/ethnicity, level of education and household income, some medical questions, as well as questions about IBS related symptoms, emotions and opinions of using a GI health psychologist. No actual identifying information is requested.

The study has received institutional ethical approval. All information available to IBS Impact is in this post and on the study page. We encourage potential volunteers to read the informed consent page at the link below, and if you agree, to proceed with the pages of the study that follow.

Please address any further questions or concerns directly to Dr. Keefer at the phone number or email address given in the linked description.

IBS Impact welcomes researchers affiliated with academic, medical or pharmaceutical entities, or reputable organizations representing IBS or related or commonly overlapping conditions, to contact us directly with additional studies or surveys they wish to be considered for posting. A contact form is available on the main IBS Impact website.

IBS Impact makes these announcements available for general information, and encourages its members and site visitors to make their own individual, informed choices about their potential participation. Additional studies can be found by clicking on the Research– Clinical Trials sub-category in the right sidebar of this blog on our main website IBS studies page. Please be sure to check the date at the top or bottom of a given post, as many posts from this blog remain visible in search engines for several years, and studies stop accepting volunteers or conclude the trials after a period of time. IBS Impact, as an entity, is not directly affiliated with any research sponsor or organization and receives no funding from any source for studies, surveys or links we feature on this blog, the main site or social media.

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