Disability advocate perspectives on prescribing anti-psychotic medication in response to challenging behaviour – Research project

The aim of this research is to explore perspectives that disability advocates have on the decision making process for prescribing anti-psychotic medication to people with an intellectual disability in response to challenging behaviour.

To participate in this research, you must be:

  • 8 years of age and over
  • Hold a formal role as an advocate for a disability advocacy agency
  • Had direct or indirect experience with decision making around the prescription of anti-psychotic medication among people with an intellectual disability

You will be asked to take part in an audio-recorded interview in person, via telephone, or skype. The interview will take approximately 45 – 60 minutes. Participation in this project is voluntary and you can withdraw at any time.

To participate in this research or to find out more information, contact:
E: heidi.haeusler@student.curtin.edu.au

Curtin University Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) has approved this study (HRE2018-0304).

More information on this research (off-site)
Author:
Heidi Haeusler

Source:
Curtin University

Date published:
Fri 10th Aug, 2018

Closing date:
Sun 30th Sep, 2018