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BIAA HOME : Social Isolation Research

Social Isolation Research


Sarah Shadi, a Ph.D. student in the APA-accredited clinical psychology program from Alliant International University, is currently conducting research in an attempt to understand feelings of social isolation in people with brain injuries. As a brain injury survivor and member of the Brain Injury Association, she is interested in your feelings and experiences as a brain injury survivor.

-You must be between the ages of 18-75.
-You must have a diagnosed brain injury that occurred two or more years ago.
-You must be able to read and write English.
-You must NOT have a current psychiatric diagnosis (e.g., depression, anxiety, or personality disorder).
If you meet eligibility criteria you will be asked to complete a brief survey that may take 30 minutes to an hour. In order to learn more about this study, or to participate in it, please click the link below. The survey will remain open until the maximum of 250 responses are received.

If you have any questions about the current study, or if you would like to receive updates about the results of the study, you may email her at

This research project has been approved by the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Participants in Research at Alliant University. For questions, the Institutional Review Board can be contacted at or at 858-635-4741.

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