Graduate Research Registry

If you don't see any listings below, then we are currently not posting any current graduate studies related to caregiving. Check back soon. If you want to post your own graduate study, read about how to submit a listing on the main Research Registry page.

Caring for a Friend or Family Member with Dementia

You are invited to take part in a research study regarding dementia caregivers.  This study is being led by Amy Olzmann, M.A. and Amy Houston, M.A., and supervised by John Barrett, Ph.D. and Karl Stukenberg, Ph.D. at Xavier University.

Are You a Caregiver for an Older Adult with a Pet Cat or Dog?

Are you an informal caregiver for a person 65 years old or older? Does your care recipient have a pet cat or dog? If so, you are invited to participate in the Caregiving for Pet Owners study. This study will explore the relationships between caregivers, their care recipients, and their care recipients’ pets.

Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

This research study seeks to examine and compare the level of caregiver burden experienced by African American caregivers and caregivers of other ethnicity for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia. This study uses comparative survey research to examine the relationships between caregiver burden, leisure satisfaction, and quality of life for African American caregivers and caregivers of other ethnicity for a family member with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Life Balance in Adult Siblings of Individuals with Childhood Cancer

    My name is Yolanda Williams.  I am a student at the University of Louisville in the College of Education under the supervision of Dr. Richard Balkin. You are invited to participate in a research project entitled: Life Balance in Adult Siblings of Individuals with Childhood Cancer. The information you provide may assist counselors in identifying special issues when working with adult siblings of individuals with childhood cancer, as well as lead to improved care for adult siblings. Your participation in this study is voluntary, and the responses recorded will be kept confidential.

Identity and Young Adult Caregivers

My name is Feylyn Lewis; I am a Social Work doctoral research student at the University of Birmingham. My research seeks to understand the ways identity may have been influenced from caregiving during young adulthood.
 
I am looking to interview young adult caregivers (aged 18-25) about their caring experience. The interviews are in person, face to face and typically last an hour.
 
To participate, are you:

Environmental Impact on the Speed of Progression of Alzheimer’s Disease

My name is Katie Moore and I am a doctoral student in the PsyD  in Applied Clinical Psychology program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. I would like to invite you to participate in a research study that may help to determine if there is a link between the speed of progression of Alzheimer’s Disease and the environment in which an individual lives. This research is being completed to fulfill the degree requirements for a Doctorate of Psychology degree in Applied Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.