PARTICIPATION FREQUENTLY-ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
How do I participate in a Research Study?
Members of the DSP College of Sacred Surgeons may apply to participate in current studies. To become a member of the DSP College of Sacred Surgeons, Become a Member. To learn about current studies, visit Research Studies in development.
How much does it cost to participate in a Research Study?
Participants are not charged to take part in the DSP College of Sacred Surgeons Research Studies. All costs associated with underwriting Research Studies are made possible by philanthropic support from public and private foundations, corporations, and individuals.
What guarantees or warranties does DSP College of Sacred Surgeons offer to participants in Research Studies?
While the majority of participants in past studies have reported immediate improvement in their health conditions, and those improvements have been observed and documented by health care professionals, the outcome of a participant’s results has shown a correlation between the participant’s Psycho Spiritual Receptivity Quotient (PSRQ) and their individual outcome. DSP College of Sacred Surgeons therefore offers no guaranty or warranty that a participant in a study will experience health benefits through receiving a Spiritually-Based Intervention.
Do the benefits achieved through Spiritually-Based Interventions last?
In the care of certain health conditions, the results have historically over the past decade been permanent. In the care of other conditions, the results vary depending on the participant’s personal health habits, consumption of alcohol, smoking, and lifestyle.
What are the risks, dangers, and safety concerns as a Research Study participant?
Over the past decade-plus of research, the senior staff currently employed at the DSP College of Sacred Surgeons has not received any reports of deleterious health effects from participants who have either received Spiritually-Based Intervention (SBI)s.
Prior to participating in a study, do participants have an opportunity to be informed and ask questions?
Participants will be informed on the subject of Spiritually-Based Practices and Interventions and be given ample opportunity to ask questions before providing informed consent. Those who wish to participate in Research Studies to explore the efficacy of Spiritually-Based Practices and Interventions to improve health must first inform their primary care provider and understand that Spiritually-Based Interventions are not substitutes for medical care.
How do I make an appointment for care?
The DSP College of Sacred Surgeons do not offer appointments for care. The DSP College of Sacred Surgeons is dedicated to conducting research, executing studies, and training. To learn about upcoming studies, please visit Support Research Studies for more information. Patrons and enlightened philanthropists interested in funding new studies may contact the Philanthropic Giving Office to meet with leadership and the director of research planning committee.
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