Research Study on a Virtual Parent-led Support Group for Parentsof Youth with an Eating Disorder

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Research Study on a Virtual Parent-led Support Group for Parents of Youth with an Eating Disorder


Are you the parent of a child or adolescent with an eating disorder?
Would you be interested in being part of a research study on a support group led by parents with similar experiences?

This group may help you learn skills and obtain helpful resources about how to support your child,receive support for yourself, and be part of a community of parents just like you.

The National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED), Reach Out Centre for Kids (ROCK), Danielle's Place, and McMaster University all invite you to take part in a province-wide study that will evaluate the benefits of a parent-led support group for parents of youth with an eating disorder.


What would I have to do?

Attend virtual parent-led support group sessions twice a month over the course of six months
Complete questionnaire packages related to caregiver burden, needs, and self-efficacy
Complete an interview about your experience in the group


How do I get involved?

If you are interested, please click here or contact the study research assistant below.
If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact:
Maria Nicula, Research Assistant, McMaster University
E-mail:niculam@mcmaster.ca

This project is funded by Mental Health Research Canada and Ontario Centre of Excellence for Children and Youth Mental Health.
This study has been reviewed by the Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board under Project #12703.
Version 3: January 2021, McMaster University, MHRC 2020-2022

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