Attitudes toward Methods used in Deliberate Self-Harming Behaviour and Alcohol Use
This study is being conducted by Valesha Hall as part of the MSc Health Psychology programme at the University of Westminster, London. The study is being supervised by Dr Jo Borril, and has been approved by the University's Ethics Committee.
The study will investigate the General Public’s attitudes toward methods used by individuals who deliberately harm themselves (e.g. cutting) and alcohol use. In order to achieve this, you are required to complete a questionnaire. Please be aware that the questions are of sensitive nature. You do not have to answer any questions you feel uncomfortable about.
Confidentiality, anonymity, right to withdraw:
Data collected as part of this research will be treated as confidential. You are required to provide an identification number to ensure anonymity. Raw data will be kept privately secured. Furthermore, you will have the right to withdraw from the study should you no longer wish to participate. To do so, you are to contact the investigator quoting your ID and the data will be destroyed.
Should you have concerns regarding any aspect of your participation or any other queries, please raise this with the researcher or project supervisor. Please see below for contact details.
Project Supervisor: J.Borrill@wmin.ac.uk
Statement of Consent:
I agree to take part in this research, and aware I am free to withdraw at any point. I understand that the information I provide will be treated in confidence by the investigator and project supervisor, and that my identity will be protected in the publication of any findings.