Researcher seeks parents who have seen their adult children abused by a partner

Sherry Welsh, a licensed social worker and doctoral student at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, is researching the experience of parents whose adult children are victims or perpetrators of domestic violence. To gather data, Welsh invites parents in this situation to take an anonymous online survey.

Welsh hopes to investigate the degree to which selected psychosocial and demographic variables (gender, socioeconomic status, types of support, perceived social support, self-esteem, and coping) influence depressive behaviors amongst parents of adult victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.

The survey will take 15 to 20 minutes. No identifying information is captured, so the survey is completely anonymous. To take the survey, go to:



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  1. slswelsh says:

    If you have questions about this study, please feel free contact me at slswelsh@comcast.net. Thank you in advance for your support for this research.


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