Research participants sought

Researchers at Northumbria University are currently recruiting partners (married or cohabiting) of deployed service members to take part in a study exploring their experiences with stress, social support and ill health.This project has received ethical approval from the Postgraduate Psychology Ethics Committee, Northumbria University.

The project, called "The effect of social support on emotional and physical outcomes in civilian of deployed service members" aims to assess whether socially supported partners of deployed service members might be less vulnerable to feelings of stress and health complaints. 

Please note: You need to be over 18 years old to take part, and you must be the partner (married or cohabiting) of a deployed service member (e.g. Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines or Navy). You are not eligible to take part if you have any long term physical illnesses/disabilities and/or mental health conditions.

Access the study here and for more information, please contact Researcher Rosie Locke, or Supervisor Brian Lovell, For ethics approval (including concerns or complaints), contact