Department of Human Performance and School of Public Health seeks adults with driving-related anxiety for study

The Department of Human Performance – Occupational Therapy and School of Public Health are seeking adults with driving-related anxiety for a study to determine the causes and what coping strategies are utilized by individuals who experience it.

Eligible participants must be 18 years or older, reside in the United States, experience or have experienced anxiety while driving and feel concerned about driving anxiety.

The study will include one interview to understand the participant’s perspective and experience with driving-related anxiety which can be conducted via Zoom, phone call or in person.

Those interested in participating can sign up online or contact student researcher, Jadyn Allen, at or 304-932-1538, or principal investigators Toni Marie Rudisill, Ph.D., and Jacob Greenfield, OTD.

This study has been approved by the West Virginia University Institutional Review Board (approval on file).