RESEARCH STUDY: Prevalence and Experience of Diagnostic Shifts in Youth Mental Health

Please read below information regarding research that you may wish to participate in;

Dr. Cliodhna O’Connor is a researcher from University College Dublin and is conducting a research project called “Prevalence and Experience of Diagnostic Shifts in Youth Mental Health”.

She would like to interview young people across Ireland who have undergone a diagnostic change.  She would also like to interview their parents.  She would like people to tell her in their own words how they understood the reasons for the change in their diagnosis and whether the diagnostic change caused any difficulties for them.

If you have a child aged 11 years to 18 years who has previously experienced a change in their diagnosis Cliodhna would like to invite the family to take part in this study.

To find out more about participating in the study please contact the researcher Dr. Cliodhna O’Connor at Email: cliodhha.oconnor1@ucd.ie Phone: 01-7168336.

More information about the project can be found at: https://paedsdiagnosis.ucd.ie

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