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I do hope the moderators won't mind me posting this thread.

I'm looking for volunteers living in Surrey or Greater London to participate in this small-scale student research for a Social Policy course on whether our work life in Britain contributes to low mood and depression.

Social Policy Project Research Questions:

Research topic: ‘Does our hectic work life in Britain make us depressed?’

Estimated time of interview: 30 minutes

Cut-off date: November 30th 2013

About you/the interviewee Mr/Mrs/Miss A (please use a pseudonym), Age……. Sex…….

1. Can I ask what you do for a living?

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2. And do you find your job stressful? If so in what ways? So you would definitely say your work life affects your mood?

3. Have you been formally diagnosed with depression by the way? Answer……………………………………….. How would you rate your mood from 1 to 10, (1 being the least and 10 being the most depressed) during a normal work day?

4. Can you tell me which aspects of your job you find depressing?

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5. Have you been/were you able to tell your employers/colleagues you are/were suffering with depression?

Answer…………………………………………………………… If so what was their reaction?

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6. Are you aware of any NHS treatment options for people affected by work-related depression? If so do you think they are adequate? Where you offered any of these? Were you hospitalised or cared for by you general practitioner in the community? Is the treatment still on-going?

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7. Were/are you satisfied with the treatment you received/are receiving? Do you feel better?

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10. Current health policy merely glimpses over the issue of work-related depression, what are your thoughts on…….? (Document to be shown to the interviewee by researcher)

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11. Do you think depression is taken seriously an illness in Britain?

12. And finally did you get a sick note for your time off work (if applicable)? Did it state you had depression or was it worded differently? If it was can I ask why?

Find me on

https://www.facebook.com/DD305diabetescareandpolicyreseach

Would you be available for a face-to-face chat? Yes….. No…….

Can you spare 40 minutes to chat on Skype? (Skype ID cherryblossomsdd301)

Please state the DATE and TIME you are available……………………………………….

Thank you.

Please message me if interested. I know you're busy and it's a lot to ask, so thanks in advance.

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