This form obtains your consent to participate in this study. The purpose of this study is to evaluate perspectives on friendships. In this study, you will complete an exercise on the study of friendships. You will be asked to complete a writing exercise, and rate your attitudes about friendships. There is no known harm that can come from this.
Participation in this study is completely voluntary. You have the right to decline to
participate and withdraw from the research now or at any time after the study has
begun. If you decide not to continue please inform the research assistant. There are no
negative consequences of declining or withdrawing. There are no other foreseeable
factors that might cause you potential risk, discomfort, or adverse effects.
All of the information gathered from the participants in this study will be confidential. Each participant will be assigned a subject number and at no time will individuals’ names be used in the reporting or publishing of results. Individual data will be identified only on the basis of a participant number.
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