Research Study

Medical University of South Carolina researchers are enrolling individuals diagnosed with HIV and PTSD for a treatment research study. Join today!

Fast Facts

Diagnosed with HIV & experiencing PTSD

english speakers

18 Years and Older

Compensation Provided

Conducted in South Carolina/remote

Study Background

The purpose of this research study is to tailor an evidence-based behavioral intervention to improve health outcomes in individuals living with HIV and experiencing PTSD. If eligible, you will be asked to complete a series of surveys and interviews over a 3-month period, and you will be randomly assigned to one of two interventions. Study visits can be conducted in-person or remotely. 

Participants can earn up to $245 for their participation, and all information will be kept strictly confidential. Help further HIV & PTSD research and join our compensated study today!Help further HIV & PTSD research and join our compensated study today!

Additional Information

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate a behavioral intervention for individuals living with HIV and PTSD. 

In addition to the potential individual benefits, you’ll be contributing to the improvement of trauma and PTSD treatment for populations that have not been able to currently access effective treatments at Ryan White Clinics.

You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:

  • 18 years and older
  • English speaker
  • Experiencing symptoms of PTSD
  • Diagnosed with HIV
  • Receiving care at a South Carolina Ryan White Clinic
  • No severe cognitive impairment

Participation in this study involves two initial “intake” appointments to go over the study consent process, structured diagnostic interviews and self-reported measures on an online platform. The next study assessment is at 6 weeks from enrollment, and then again at 3 months from enrollment. You will also receive the intervention you are assigned to.

Compensation up to $245 for Amazon and Walmart is provided for your time.

There is no cost for you to participate in this study.