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The Troy Hill Stairs, Pittsburgh, PA - Photo by E. LaRue 2016

Military Family Caregiver Study

"Living With and Caring for a Post- 9/11 Veteran or Service Member with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)"

Who is this study for?

  • The caregiver is the focus of this research study
  • To learn what types of stressors or burdens that you have as a result of living with and caring for a post-9/11 veteran or service member with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • To learn what support you receive that helps you cope with your caregiving role and responsibilities.
  • To help us understand if education or training about problem-solving improves the mental health and quality of life for family caregivers

Who can be in the study?

A spouse, parent, partner or friend, living with a post-9/11 veteran or service member that sustained a traumatic brain injury can participate.

Will I be compensated if I participate in this study?

You will be compensated $20 each time you complete a study survey. You will be asked to complete up to five 30-60 minute surveys over an 18-month period (1.5 years).

This is a study funded by the Department of Defense (DoD)

Learn more about the study...