PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY SURVEYS


 

Love and Marriage Survey

The Center for Survey Research conducted a national survey of love among people married for over 10 years for Professors of Psychology at Stony Brook University. They are the first researchers to undertake a national study asking married couples specifically about love. This research was funded by the Stony Brook University Vice President for Research through the Seed Grants for Survey Research Program. CSR conducted a second survey of a random sample of New York residents married over 10 years. The findings are reported in the March 2012 issue of Social Psychological and Personality Science. 


 

ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) Questionnaire

This survey assessed the incidence of childhood abuse with 807 respondents in the general New York State population; the results will be used to improve social welfare services in New York State. The survey was conducted for the University at Albany School of Social Welfare and the New York State Council on Children and Families.


 

Attitudes towards Multiculturalism [view publication]

The CSR conducted a national telephone survey with African Americans/Blacks and European Americans/Whites assessing intergroup ideologies: colorblindness, multiculturalism, and polyculturalism. This study was conducted for researchers with the Stony Brook University Department of Psychology with funding from the Vice President for Research at Stony Brook University. 


 

Subject Recruitment for On-Campus Study of Neural Activity and Depression

In July 2008, the Survey Center conducted a telephone survey to randomly recruit 153 eligible respondents in the greater Stony Brook area for a research project on depression. Subjects were recruited to participate in a study that measured event-related brain potential (ERP) activity among currently, formerly, and never depressed women. The project focused only on women older than 30 years old who lived in Suffolk County. Respondents were asked a series of screening questions that assessed their current and past symptoms of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). This information was then forwarded with respondents’ permission to the principal investigator who scheduled the women to participate in the study. The project was funded by the Vice President for Research at Stony Brook University through the Seed Grants for Survey Research Program. 


 

Recruitment of Subjects for a Study of Depression

200 females aged between 15 and 17 years were recruited for a campus study on the neurobiological origins of negative mood. The survey was conducted for Stony Brook University Department of Psychiatry and Department of Psychology researchers. The study was funded by the Vice President for Research at Stony Brook University through the Seed Grants for Survey Research Program. 


 

Recruitment of Parents for a Study of Children’s Temperament

Parents and children were recruited to participate in Stony Brook University Department of Psychology campus research on children’s temperament and behavior.


 

Hunter College Recruitment for Child Emotion Study

CSR recruited parents of pre-school children in New York City to participate in a research study being conducted at Hunter College on children’s emotions. 


 

National Incidence of Self-Injurious Behaviors

Over 400 adults were interviewed across the United States in 2008 to estimate the prevalence and demographic distribution of non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). This study was funded by the Vice President for Research at Stony Brook University through the Seed Grants for Survey Research Program.


 

Adolescent Competence in Romantic Relationships

Over 250 heterosexual couples with at least one adolescent child in the home in Suffolk County were interviewed to assess interparental conflict strategies and behaviors, as well as parenting style. The study funding was provided by the Vice President for Research at Stony Brook University through the Seed Grants for Survey Research Program.


 

Stigmatizing Attitudes toward Mental Illness

A John Jay College Psychology Professor and clinician asked 800 New York State residents their perception of mental illness as part of the Pulse of New York State Poll in 2011. RDD sample was used.


 

Effect of Disorder Name on Recommendation for Treatment

As part of the Pulse of New York State omnibus poll, a SUNY Binghamton Psychology researcher wanted to know if disorder name effected respondent recommendation for treatment. RDD sample was used.


 

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