You are being asked to participate in an online (web-based) survey entitled “Relationship Between Self-Esteem and Authenticity in Borderline Personality Disorder,” led by Brenda Rhodes, M.S., a doctoral student researcher affiliated with Keiser University.
There are some things you should know about this study. The purpose of this study is to investigate the variables of lying and self-esteem in the borderline personality disorder population (BPD). If you choose to participate, you will be asked to answer survey questions related to self-esteem and authenticity. Participation in the study should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. There are no foreseeable risks in participating in this study as participation only includes answering general survey items. There are no foreseeable direct benefits to the study because this study is to better understand the relationships between self-esteem and authenticity. However, participation may better assist our comprehension of the relationship between these variables.
This survey is anonymous and there is no identifying information requested in this study. Personal information such as your name, email address or IP address will not be collected, and your identity will remain anonymous, including in the reporting or publishing of outcomes from this research.
Your participation in this study is entirely voluntary. You may refuse to participate in this research. Such refusal will not have any negative consequences for you. If you begin to participate in the research, you may at any time, for any reason, discontinue your participation without any negative consequences. You may skip questions you do not want to answer at any time during this survey. This research is in affiliation with Keiser University and has been certified by the Keiser University Institutional Review Board, Protocol Number [Insert Once Assigned]. If you have any questions or concerns regarding participants’ rights, please contact the IRB Chair at (954) 318-1620. You may contact the IRB Chair, principal investigator Brenda Rhodes, firstname.lastname@example.org, or faculty advisor Dr. Lori Daniels email@example.com, with questions or concerns.
By checking below, you are indicating you are 18 years of age or older, have read the information above, and voluntarily agree to participate in this study.
Please print a copy of this consent for your records.