Emotions & Stress


SHARE Program: Innovations in Translational Behavioral Science to Improve Self-Management of HIV and Alcohol Reaching Emerging Adults

MPIs: Sylvie Naar, PhD, and Karen MacDonell, PhD

The SHARE program is a National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) funded (Award # 1P01AA029547-02) innovation in translational behavioral science to explore and address overlaps of self-management of HIV and alcohol in emerging adults through a Florida-wide initiative. With the help of stakeholders' and youth-led input through connections across Florida, the SHARE program will allow young adults to be heard and studied to better understand the effects of alcohol on young people living with HIV. This project consists of three studies: Project Define, Project Engage, and Project Sustain. Define and Engage are actively recruiting and Sustain will begin in fall of 2024. Participants are assigned to either Define or Engage after eligibility screening.

Who Can Participate:

  • Emerging adults aged 18-29 who reside in Florida, are HIV+, have had at least 1 alcoholic beverage in the last 30 days, are able to read and understand English, have internet access, and are not pregnant or trying to become pregnant.

Duration:

  • For Project Engage, the duration is 1 month. For Project Define, the duration is 9 months.

Location:

  • All study activities take place online.

Compensation:

  • Maximum compensation for Define is $155, and up to 42 participants may be selected for a focus group, for an additional $35. Maximum compensation for Engage is $140.

Primary Contact: SHARE Program Community  Engagement Core; share.cec@med.fsu.edu 850-644-7726



Who do women talk to about relationship matters?: A mixed-methods evaluation of social networks and disclosure in Florida

PI: Pooja Ichplani

This study compares the interpersonal networks of women survivors of intimate partner violence with those of women at-risk of intimate partner violence. The end goal is to propose recommendations for a social network driven primary prevention program to reduce incidents of intimate partner violence.

Who Can Participate:

  • Women who are at least 18 years of age, and have been or currently are in an intimate or romantic relationship for at least three months.

Duration:

  • 30 minute survey

Compensation:

  • Participants earn $10 upon survey completion.

Primary Contact: Pooja Ichplani; pichplani@fsu.edu; 850-345-8210

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Mindfulness-based meditation for older adults with chronic low back pain

PI: Jie Chen, PhD

We are doing this research to evaluate if home-based mindfulness-based meditation (MBM) can reduce pain and symptoms among community-dwelling older adults with chronic low back pain.

Who Can Participate:

  • Adults aged 50 years and older who have low back pain.

Duration:

  • Participation will include practicing meditation at home over the course of 8-weeks, completing questionnaires about your pain, undergoing a sensory assessment, having your cheek swab, blood drawn and stool sample.

Compensation:

  • Up to $150 upon study completion

Primary Contact: Jie Chen, PhD; jc22db@fsu.edu; 850-645-0657

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Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2024 at 1:10 PM