MAPs Wanted for Study on Research Participation

B4U-ACT is supporting a new study conducted by researchers at University of Ottawa’s Institute of Mental Health at the Royal, in Ontario, Canada. The study aims to understand factors that help minor-attracted people talk about their sexual attraction, especially in research.

Participation involves completing the following survey, which is estimated to take about 30-45 minutes:

The following additional information was provided by the researchers:

Seeking Individuals with a Sexual Attraction to Children to Participate in a Research Study 

Dear potential research participant,

We are seeking individuals with a sexual attraction to children to participate in a study about what helps them talk about their sexual attraction, especially in research. 

This study consists of an anonymous and confidential online survey hosted by soscisurvey.de. You will NOT be asked about your past or present sexual behavior. The survey will take approximately 30-45 minutes of your time. Participation is voluntary and you will not receive any financial compensation. 

You are eligible to participate in this study if you:

  • Are 18 years of age or older
  • Identify as having at least some attraction to children between the ages of 0 and 14
  • Understand the English language

If you are interested in participating, please visit https://www.soscisurvey.de/ROHGstudy2023/ for more information.

This research has been cleared by The Royal Ottawa Healthcare Group Research Ethics Board (Clearance #2023009). Study title: Improving Research Response Among People who are Sexually Attracted to Children

Principal Investigator and Study Coordinator: Carissa Augustyn, PhD