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BiPS Body and Emotions Study - Participants needed

12 Jul 2019

UCC BEATSLab seeks teens for a study on body image, emotions & hormones.

We are seeking teenagers to participate in a study of how teenagers think and feel about the changes in the height and size of their body as they get older.

See beatslab.ucc.ie for details.

We are seeking teenagers to participate in a study of how teenagers think and feel about the changes in the height and size of their body as they get older. Some teens feel happy about the changes in their body, for example getting taller and larger, but some teens may not. Participation in the study involves the teenager answering some questions about how satisfied they feel with their body, their wellbeing and their relationships with friends and family. We are also interested in the effects of hormones on the way people think and feel at adolescence so will also ask participants to provide saliva samples for analysis of testosterone and oestrogen. No physical examination is involved in participation.



If you are curious about the study or if you wish your teen to take part in it, please click on the following link:

http://beatslab.ucc.ie/current-projects/bips-body-emotions-project/



In this page you will find information about the project as well as the online form to express your interest in it.



* Please note that some of the participants may be selected to take part, along with the parent/guardian, to an interview about the child/parent relationship, emotions and feeling toward the body.

For more on this story contact:

http://beatslab.ucc.ie/current-projects/bips-body-emotions-project/

School of Applied Psychology

Síceolaíocht Fheidhmeach

Cork Enterprise Centre, North Mall, Cork.,

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