Welcome to the MindCast Study Homepage
Have you recently broken-up with your partner?
We are testing an online program using podcasts to help support people following a relationship separation. This study is being carried out by researchers at the Australian National University.
What is MindCast?
MindCast is an online podcast program that focuses on promoting adjustment after a relationship separation. The program is based on Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) which focuses on understanding interpersonal issues and assisting in the resolution process. The podcasts are led by a Clinical Psychologist and are free, easy to use and confidential.
What do I need to do?
Some of you will receive access to the IPT program straight away, while others will receive access after a few months. You will need access to a computer and be able to listen to two podcasts per week for three weeks. The program does not involve face-to-face interaction.
Who can participate in the study?
In order to take part in the study you must be an Australian resident aged over 18 and have separated from an intimate partner relationship in the last 6 months. If you are interested in participating we will ask you to complete a screening questionnaire to see whether you are eligible. If you are eligible we will ask you to provide an email address and send you an invitation to complete a 15-minute online survey.
Has ethical clearance been obtained for this study?
Yes, the ethical aspects of this research have been approved by the ANU Human Research Ethics Committee. Protocol number: 2017/089
Are you interested in participating? Then click on the following link to get started!