This project aims to explore the impact of parental mental health on child mental health outcomes. Twins Research Australia members and their biological children will be invited to participate in this study to help researchers understand whether parent-child mental health impacts occur as a result of genetics or environmental mechanisms.
What is involved?
We will ask participants to complete three online survey modules including a Child Health Module, a Parent Health Module, and a Parenting Style Module. If the respondent’s oldest child is aged between:
On average these three modules will take about 25-30 minutes to complete.
All female twins who completed Twins Research Australia’s Health & Lifestyle Questionnaire, who are aged 30-55 years, and their first born child are eligible to participate. To be eligible for the study, both you and your child must consent to participate.
April 2018 - Ongoing.