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Research opportunity for South Asian American Women!

  • 1.  Research opportunity for South Asian American Women!

    ICED 2020 Attendee
    Posted 29 days ago
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    My name is Neha Goel and I am a VCU Counseling Psychology doctoral student currently recruiting individuals for my dissertation project. My study proposes to develop and validate a measure to assess disordered eating in South Asian women living in the United States. The goal of this study is to improve eating disorder detection and treatment for this community, and help health care providers understand what we can be doing to better serve these women.

    Participation involves:

    ·       Completing online health questionnaires assessing eating habits, body image, emotional well-being, cultural values, and demographics.

    All information participants provide will be strictly confidential.

    Participants must be:
    ·       18 – 30 years old
    ·       Women
    ·       South Asian (i.e., descend from India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and/or Maldives)
    ·       Must have lived in the United States for at least 3 years

    There is no cost to participate in the study. Participants will be paid Amazon gift cards and, if eligible for SONA credits, given research credits for their time.

    Study link:

    Anyone who has questions can contact me at or 602-578-8777.

    Thank you for your time. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

    Neha Goel, M.S.
    Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student
    VCU Department of Psychology; 602-578-8777

    Neha Goel
    Doctoral Student
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Richmond VA
    (602) 578-8777