A research team comprised of active duty service members, veterans, and researchers from the University at Albany – State University of New York and University of South Florida is conducting a research study to understand the impact of combat deployment on a variety of behavioral health outcomes and would like to offer you the opportunity to participate. This research is being paid for by the Department of Defense (DoD) Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC).
Your participation is completely voluntary and will take about one and a half hours of your time. This study will take place entirely online and is completely anonymous. As a way of thanking you for your time and participation, the first 1,900 participants will be paid $25. All other participants will be entered into a lottery to win one of six (6) $500 www.amazon.com gift cards.
In order to participate you must:
- Have deployed at least once in support of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom
- Be between the ages of 18 and 59
- Be able to write and read English at an 8th grade level or higher
- Be willing to respond to a completely anonymous online survey