Informed Consent Form
This is a 3rd year undergraduate study that attempts to collect information about differences in religiosity, obsessive compulsive traits and level of acculturation. This study has been approved by Goldsmiths, University of London Ethics Board. If you have any questions about ethical issues surrounding this study, please contact Yulia Kovas on firstname.lastname@example.org
You will be required to complete two questionnaires and fill out some demographic information relating to how long you've been living in the UK.
Risks are minimal for involvement in this study. However, you may feel emotionally uneasy when asked to make judgments about obsessive compulsive traits. Should you feel uneasy, please contact the researcher, or for more information:
There are no direct benefits for participants. However, it is hoped that through your participation, researchers will learn more about the correlation between Obsessive Compulsive traits, acculturation and Islam.
All data obtained from participants will be kept confidential and will only be reported in an aggregate format (by reporting only combined results and never reporting individual ones). All questionnaires will be concealed, and no one other than the primary investigator and assistant researches listed below will have access to them. The data collected will be stored in the HIPPA-compliant, Qualtrics-secure database until it has been deleted by the primary investigator.
Participation in this research study is completely voluntary. You have the right to withdraw at anytime or refuse to participate entirely without jeopardy to your academic status, GPA or standing with the university. If you desire to withdraw, please close your Internet browser and notify the principal investigator at this email: (email@example.com).
Should you wish to remove your data after finishing the questionnaire, please send your personal code to Yasmin Al-haboubi (firstname.lastname@example.org) and your data will be removed from the analysis.
Questions about your Rights as Research Participants
If you have questions you do not feel comfortable asking the researcher, you may contact Professor Joydeep Bhattacharya via email (email@example.com)
Thank you for participating in my study!
I have read and understood the above consent form and desire of my own free will to participate in this study. I understand that I may withdraw from the study at anytime.