NOTE: This is NOT bogus.
California State University San Marcos
You are Invited to Participate in an Online Research Study
Scale Validation Survey (IRB Code Number: 893513-1)
A new scale is being developed for people with various psychiatric diagnoses. The purpose of this online study is to test the validity of the scale among people from diverse backgrounds. It is hoped that this work will lead to further research and potential clinical applications. This online survey will involve completing a series of questions for approximately 25 to 45 minutes.
You must be at least 18 years old, fluent in English, a resident of the United States, and diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder to participate. You are not eligible to participate if you participated in our recent interview study.
To participate in this online research study, please visit:
To learn more about this research study, please contact the researcher, Stephanie Price (firstname.lastname@example.org), or the advisor, Dr. Heike Mahler (email@example.com).