Thursday 8 August 2013

Research Project ~ parents experiences

Examining the experiences of mothers with epilepsy and their partners

Teesside University, UK

About the study:
The aim of this study is to explore the individual experiences of mothers with epilepsy. It will identify if having epilepsy affects their lives and has implications for child care. Partners’ experiences are also considered.

When will this study be recruiting?
May to August 2013

What will participants be asked to do?
Women will be asked to take part in a one hour face-to-face or telephone interview that will be recorded by the researcher. The interview will be written up and analysed by the researcher. The interview will cover topics such as child care, going outside of the home, bathing your child and so on.

Who can take part?
This research is open to women living in the UK. To be eligible to take part, you should:
•    have been diagnosed with epilepsy before becoming pregnant for the first time
•    have at least one child under the age of ten years
If you have a partner, they will also be asked to take part in this study, if they wish.

Who is conducting the research?
Rebecca Healey, a MSC Health Psychology student at Teesside University.

Who has reviewed this study?
This study has been reviewed and approved by the ethics committee board at Teesside University.

If you are interested in taking part in this study please contact Rebecca

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