Exploring perceptions of the future in parents and caregivers of young people

Take part in our new research project examining how parents of young people aged 14 to 25 think about their child’s future.

This research is part of a wider project that also looks at parental perceptions in young people with chronic pain, and is run by Dr Abbie Jordan and students Tess Rugg and Imogen Coningsby.

The study is being carried out for comparative purposes and for a better understanding of how current health affects parents’ perceptions of their child’s future identity development. This is needed to optimise and individualise the support provided during this critical developmental stage (14-25 years).

What you'll get

You will receive a £5 Amazon UK voucher for your time.

Take part

To be eligible for this study you need to:

  • be a parent or guardian of one or more children aged 14-25 years (the child must not suffer from chronic pain)
  • have internet access
  • be fluent in English

What's involved

You will complete a 15-20 minute online survey about your child’s future.

Take part in this study

If you would like to take part in this research study or if you have any questions, please get in touch with the researchers.


All information and data provided will be anonymised, used for research purposes only and will remain strictly confidential. The study has been reviewed and received ethical approval from the Psychology Department Ethics Committee (18-195).