This survey conducted by the Kinsey Institute Traumatic Stress Research Consortium (KI-TSRC) is investigating a broad spectrum of experiences including illness, disability, sexuality, and trauma during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now collecting data.
This online survey will examine how COVID-19 and related social distancing measures have affected people's friendships, including communicating with friends, new ways of socializing, and the role of friends during the pandemic. Now collecting data.
The purpose of this study is to examine how COVID-19 and the social distancing associated with COVID-19 are impacting individuals’ safety, relationships, and mental health.
A longitudinal study on loneliness and well-being in LGBTQ+ individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic that will focus on participants’ digital interactions as conduits for meaningful connections and buffers against loneliness.
The purpose of this study, conducted by the Kinsey Institute Condom Use Research Team (KI-CURT), is to determine how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting marital quality, sexual behavior, reproductive planning and health, and individual and family well-being.
The purpose of this study, conducted by the Kinsey Institute's Traumatic Stress Research Consortium (KI-TSRC), is to learn how a person’s history and body stress reactions impact how they cope with the danger and uncertainty of an ongoing situation, specifically, the COVID-19 pandemic.
The purpose of this study is to better understand the romantic and sexual lives of adults during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
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