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What individual differences are associated with quality of life?

28 April 2020

The purpose of the project is to investigate how individual differences such as personality, mental health, well-being, loneliness, and autistic traits are related to quality of life in the general population. Quality of life for autistic people is often reported to be lower than members of the general population. We also want to explore how other variables, such as personality, loneliness, and difficulty identifying emotions (called ‘alexithymia’) are related to quality of life.


  • You must be aged 18 years or older.
  • You can take part if whether or not you have an formal autism diagnosis/self-identify as autistic.
  • You will need to be a fluent English reader, and live in the United Kingdom.

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Ethical Clearance Reference Number: HR-19/20-17129

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