Informed Consent

Question Title

* 1. Principal Investigator: Connor M. Crowe (
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Charles P. Nichols (
Department of Psychological Sciences, Loyola University New Orleans 
362 Monroe Hall
(504) 865-2885 (Nichols)

Description of the Research: Through this present study, the relationship between ethnic identity and psychological well-being will be examined, as well as, the role perceived support of participants’ mothers plays in this relationship. Participation in this study will take no more than 30 minutes.

Procedures: If you agree to participate in this study you will be asked to complete a set of questionnaires regarding your ethnic identity and other demographics, mother’s support, and psychological well-being.

Benefits and Risks: There are no risks associated with participation. Benefits include obtaining additional information on how ethnic identity, a mother’s support, and psychological well-being influence one another, in either positive or negative ways. However, should you feel distressed after your participation; if you are a Loyola student, you may wish to contact the Counseling and Career Services Office, 208 Danna Center, 504-865-3835; if you are not a Loyola student, you may wish to contact the New Orleans Counseling Center, 716 Adams St., 504-813-1457.

Research Data and Records: Records of your participation in this study will be kept confidential. A code number will be used to identify your responses. Results of this research will only be reported as summarized data and will not contain any identifiable individual information.

Voluntary Participation: Your participation in this study is entirely voluntary. At any time while you are participating, you may withdraw and terminate your participation without consequence. Should you have any questions, you can reach the faculty advisor of this study, Dr. Charles P. Nichols, at (504) 865-2885 or at

By continuing, you agree that you have been sufficiently informed of the purpose of the study and apprised of any risks and benefits.