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The role of self-compassion in caring for a person with dementia

01 October 2019

The study aim is to explore whether the tendency to treat ourselves with kindness (self-compassion) has an impact on the experience of being a carer. This is a student study that forms part of the requirement for a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Teesside University, Middlesbrough.


Ethical approval

The study has HRA & REC ethical approval. It has also received ethical approval from Teesside University.

About the researcher

I am a Trainee Clinical Psychologist currently working on my thesis project at Teesside University. Upon qualification I hope to work in dementia specialist services to support individuals with a diagnosis of dementia and their carers.

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