General mental health

The Impact of Childhood Experiences on Later Coping Styles


Online survey


18 and over



Time commitment

The study should take no longer than 20 minutes to complete.

Rewards and expenses

If you would like to take part you can be entered into a prize draw for a chance to win 1 of 4 Amazon gift vouchers.

About the study

We want to learn more about if experiencing traumatic life events as a child affects people’s ability to cope as an adult. This will help to inform future prevention and treatment work in this area.

Please note this study asks about potentially distressing childhood experiences you may have experienced

What will it involve?

The study will involve you reading an information sheet, completing a consent form and a series of online questionnaires. These questionnaires will ask you questions about any traumatic life events (i.e. abuse, neglect and loss) which you may have experienced prior to the age of 18.

This study is no longer accepting applications