Participant Information Sheet
The purpose of this study is to develop a new questionnaire to assess wellbeing in adults. The questionnaire derived from this research will help with the development and evaluation of programs aimed at enhancing wellbeing. This online study is being conducted by Dr. Trevor Mazzucchelli. Information about the project and outcomes will be available on the School of Psychology and Speech Pathology website at http://healthsciences.curtin.edu.au/teaching/psych_home.cfm.
Adults (17+ years) are invited to participate in this study. Participation is completely voluntary and you are able to withdraw at any time. Your completion of the survey indicates your consent to participate. You will not incur any costs as a result of participation in the study.
Your participation involves the completion of a set of questionnaires about you, your emotions and your wellbeing. These questionnaires will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.
Participation in this study should involve no physical or mental discomfort, and no risks beyond those of everyday living. It would be most helpful to us if you could answer all of the questions. However, should you find any question or procedure to be invasive or offensive, you are free to omit answering or participating in that aspect of the study.
All information provided will be held in strict confidence, and will be used for statistical purposes only. Any publications emerging from this study will be devoid of any identifying information.
This study has been cleared in accordance with the ethical review processes of Curtin University and is within the guidelines of the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research. You are free to discuss your participation with project staff (Trevor Mazzucchelli, phone: 08 9266 7182, email: firstname.lastname@example.org). If you would like to speak to an officer of the University not involved in the study, you may contact Ethics Officer on 08 9266 9223, e-mail: email@example.com.
To complete the survey, please follow the link below:
This study has been approved under Curtin University's process for lower-risk Studies (Approval Number Psych & SP 2012-34). This process complies with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (Chapter 5.1.7 and Chapters 5.1.18-5.1.21). For further information on this study contact the researchers named above or the Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee. c/- Office of Research and Development, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth 6845 or by telephoning 9266 9223 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in this research,