Mindfulness and Quality of Life in the Time of COVID-19

Dr. Callender and her Mindfulness and Quality of Life research team are investigating how COVID-19 is impacting quality of life and also how individuals are practicing mindfulness during this time, specifically focusing on mindfulness based mobile apps.  

Study 1: Understanding the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 (Marquette IRB HR-3601)

The purpose of this study is to understand the psychological impact of living in the time of the pandemic. The study involves completing a demographic survey and three assessments about COVID-19 related stressors, trauma, and personal growth.

Interested participants can access the survey online.

Study 2: Mindfulness during COVID-19 (Marquette IRB HR-3604)

To participate, you must have downloaded or accessed a mindfulness based mobile application since COVID-19. The purpose of this study is to learn more about mindfulness practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. We also want to know more about the mobile applications used in your mindfulness practice. The study involves completing a demographic survey and three assessments about COVID-19 related stressors and mindfulness.

Interested participants can access the survey online.

Participant Details

For both studies, participants must be 18 years or older and all responses are anonymous. Participation is voluntary and each study should take 10-15 minutes to complete!

If you have any questions about the studies, you can contact Karisse A Callender at karisse.callender@marquette.edu. If you have questions or concerns about your rights as a research participant, you can contact Marquette University’s Office of Research Compliance at (414) 288-7570.