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Korean Amercian adoptee study

posted Jun 7, 2012, 10:28 PM by Luke K
You are invited to participate in a writing study for Korean American adopted adults.  Below is a description of the study and a link that you can follow to begin.

Who: Korean American adopted adults (ages 21-50) living throughout the US and abroad.  Participation is voluntary, confidential, and participants may withdraw at any time.

What:  A writing study for internationally adopted adults that serves to further understand the adopted Korean American community.  This study consists of an initial survey (10-15 min), three 15 minute writing exercises to be completed over the course of three days, and two shorter follow-up surveys  (10 minutes each) to be completed immediately after the final writing and one month later.  After completion of this study, you will be eligible to win a number of randomly chosen prizes, including 36 Amazon gift cards ranging from $10-$100.

When:  Please complete this study as soon as possible

Why: To help understand and serve the needs of internationally adopted adults.  I am a Korean American adoptee and PhD student in psychology at the UMN.  This study is my dissertation.  


How: Click on this link and follow the instructions!  If you have any questions, please contact me, Oh Myo Kim, at



NOTE: If participating in this study makes you feel upset or worried, we urge you to contact a mental health professional.

1.      Neighborhood Involvement Program: (612) 374-3125
2.      Walk-in Counseling Center: (612) 870-0565

If you have questions about your rights as a research participant, or wish to obtain information, ask questions or discuss any concerns about this study with someone other than the researcher(s), please contact the Institutional Review Board at the University of Minnesota (612) 626-5654.