The purpose of this study is to assess the short-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on multiple sensory systems, including smell, taste, hearing, and balance.
The study requires about 2.5 hours of your time for your first visit, during which you may undergo smell, taste, hearing, motion, and balance tests. You may be require to participate several follow-up visits, each last 1.5 hours, if you continue to experience symptoms.
- Adults diagnosed with COVID 19 within the past 1-8 weeks
- Adults with previous COVID-19 diagnosis and has persistent (>90 days) complaints of sensory dysfunctions (smell, taste, chemesthesis, hearing, balance, dizziness)
- Adult with a recent (<8 weeks) upper respiratory infection (cold, flu, etc.)
- Adult with a previous upper respiratory infection (cold, flu, etc.) and has complaints of sensory dysfunctions (smell, taste, hearing, balance, dizziness)
The purpose of this study is to better understand how games can be used to promote belonging, particularly among vulnerable communities. In this 1-hour online session, you'll be asked to answer some questions about your belonging, play a prototype game, and then provide feedback about the activities you just completed.
- Aged 18 years or older
- Current undergraduate student at the Ohio State University,
- Willingness to provide informed consent for the research study, and
- Identifies belonging to a racial, ethnic, sexual, or gender minoritized group; or born outside of the U.S.
The purpose of this exploratory study with parents who have experienced the death of a minor child during the COVID-19 pandemic is to determine a) if it is worthwhile to recruit parents using an online platform; b) if it is suitable to be able to obtain the data of interest using an online platform; c) if parents find this type of recruitment and data collection strategy acceptable; and d) what the experiences of parents whose child died during the COVID-19 pandemic have been like.
The following are the eligibility criteria: Inclusion a. Parents whose child died between March 15, 2020 and present b. 30 days post child death c. Child age at death: Birth to 19 years d. Speaks English e. Any care setting (home, hospital, hospice care facility, long-term care) f. Parents who are 18 years or older
The purpose of this study is to better understand how Mindfulness-based Mind-Body therapies work to help people with Posttraumatic Stress and Stress and Anxiety related to the COVID Pandemic. We want to learn more about how these treatments work so we can put together better treatments for people with PTSD and stress or worry. Time in the study altogether is generally about 16-18 weeks
For those suffering from PTSD: - Must be between 18 – 72 years of age - Must have current clinically significant symptoms of PTSD - Must be able to come to OSU Columbus campus for fMRI brain scan - Must be appropriate for group therapy Eligibility for those with Pandemic Stress: - Must be between 18 – 72 years of age - Must have current stress related to the pandemic - Must reside in selected zip codes / under-resourced areas in central Ohio (areas with high levels of residents with incomes near the poverty line) - Must be able to come to OSU Columbus campus for fMRI brain scan - Must be appropriate for group therapy - May have up to moderate depression and/or anxiety