Relationship dynamics: Endocrinology and behavior

Principal Investigator/s:
Steven Gangestad

Purpose of the Study:
The purpose of this study is to examine how events within romantic relationships vary with hormones.

Protocol Summary:
Participation includes 4 sessions of 1.7 hours, 1 hour, 1 hour, and 40 minutes, respectively, scheduled about 1 week apart. You will be asked to complete questionnaires concerning your relationship, your sexual thoughts, and your childhood history. You’ll also complete rating tasks.

Basic Eligibility Criteria:
Participants must meet several qualifications: (1) be a woman between the ages of 18 and 35; (2) be involved in a heterosexual romantic relationship for at least 3 months; (3) be naturally ovulating – using no hormonal contraceptive pills, patches, or spirals.

Participants are compensated $90 for their time ($25 session 1, $15 sessions 2-4, $20 bonus for completion).

Contact Phone Number: 505-277-3477
Contact Email Address:
IRB Study Number: 13717