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4-part study: Imagining repeated stressful events

The focus of this study is how people imagine stressful events.
In this study, participants will be required to imagine a hypothetical relationship scenario, that may or may not contain distressing content. You will also be asked some questions about the scenario.

Please note that this study consists of four sessions conducted one week apart. Sessions 1-3 will take 15 minutes each. The duration of session 4 is 1 hour and 15 minutes. The total time commitment is 2 hours. Please do not sign up for this study if you anticipate that you will be unable to return for all four sessions. In order to receive $40 for participation, you must complete all four sessions.

Ethics approval number: 2018/929.


To participate in this study you must be:

  • a female that is attracted to males
  • fluent in English (you will be tested upon arrival)

You are best served to not take part in this study if you have been previously diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or any anxiety disorder.

To be eligible, you must not have previously participated in the study: imagining stressful and non-stressful events.

How to participate

If you are interested in assisting with this important and exciting area of research, please contact the study facilitator:

Natali Dilevski

PhD candidate