Anxiety and post traumatic stress in adults with and without food allergy

Research project into anxiety in adults with food allergy as part of a Psychology project at Aston University.

The research team is looking for participants for this research study  which aims to understand if there are differences in levels of anxiety and post traumatic stress symptoms (PTSD) between people with and without food allergies. The research team also wants to find out whether participants who have experienced anaphylaxis are more at risk of developing anxiety and PTSD.

Who can participate in this study?

Participants must be adults aged 18 and over, with a medically diagnosed food allergy or with no food allergies.

What will I be asked to do if I take part?

If you decide to take part, you will be asked to complete an online survey to assess your levels of anxiety and stress symptoms. The survey will take approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Interested in taking part in this research?

If you would like to take part in this research, please click the following link to access the online survey:

Take part here

For more information, please contact the researchers: Sana Ahmad on or Dr Rebecca Knibb on