U-M Counseling and Psychological Services

CAPS is committed to clinical research projects that contribute to knowledge about mental health issues faced by the diverse student population at U of M from all around the globe. We believe that scientific research informs clinical practice and visa- versa. By focusing efforts on research, we hope to stay on top of cutting edge advancements in the field of college student mental health.

Guidelines for Conducting Research at CAPS

CAPS is committed to supporting clinical research that advances knowledge and service in mental health while adhering to its foremost mission in serving the best interests of clients.  For researchers interested in conducting research at CAPS, the guidelines indicated below need to be followed. Criteria for evaluating proposals are also provided.




Findings from U-SHAPE: Survey about eating and body image

In October 2012, local researchers launched the first ever campus-wide survey about eating and body image at U-M.  The study is called U-SHAPE: University Study of Habits, Attitudes, and Perceptions around Eating and it is a confidential online survey.  The U-SHAPE survey was designed specifically for U-M students, with the input of dozens of offices across campus.

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U of M College Student Mental Health Survey - Phase III

Mental health issues on college and university campuses continue to generate increased attention across the country. The University of Michigan College Student Mental Health Survey (CSMHS) was undertaken as one step toward gaining a better understanding of the broad range of mental health issues that face the college student population

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