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Research Studies

“Adult Attachment of African American Women who have Mothers with Borderline Personality Disorder” 

The purpose of this study is to examine the lived experiences of African American women whose mothers were diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  


Eligibility to Participate:

  • African American women between the ages of 18 and 45

  • Mother diagnosed with BPD by a medical professional and/or if you are an African-American woman who is a part of an online or social media BPD specific support group

  • Fluent in English

  • Resident of any part of the United States of America

  • Willing to participate in an audio-recorded, in-person, or telephone interview for 60 minutes


For More Information:

Elizabeth Onyeali at


The Walden University IRB Approval Number for this study is 06-05-19-0465129 and it expires on June 4, 2020.

For more information:


"What’s next? An Intervention to Help Promote Mental Health Services among African American Mothers"

Purpose and description of the study (including research methods): 

The purpose of this study is to test an intervention that seeks to increase mental health help-seeking intentions for African American mothers for their children with unmet behavioral and emotional needs. This study aims to promote mental health services within the African American community and decrease the negative stigma of mental health issues among African American mothers and their children. This is a quantitative research study.

Location of the study: Online

Time frame (length of recruitment): The time frame for completing this study is between 25 to 35-minutes.

How participants will be compensated for their participation: Participants will be entered for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card after successfully completing the study.

Additional information (e.g., website/survey link):

Researcher: Malkema Martin

Phone: 224-307-6503

Dissertation chair: Dr.Theresa Moore

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