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Participants required for Cardiff University study into childhood skin conditions

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Participants required for Cardiff University study into childhood skin conditions

Cardiff University are seeking participants to assist researchers by being interviewed about their experiences of support for the psychosocial issues connected with childhood skin conditions

Who is eligible?

Children aged between 8-11 years of age, diagnosed with a skin condition, and no other chronic health conditions.

Their adult parent(s)/primary caregiver(s) (18 years of age)

Two parents/carers are welcome to participate, although this is entirely flexible and up to the carers to decide which parent/carer (or two) takes part.

What will the study involve?

The study will involve the child and their primary carer(s) participating in a recorded online interview held over Zoom, lasting approximately 1 hour.

Participants will be asked about any support options they have been offered or undergone, what they would like to see change in relation to current psychological support, and what they might find helpful from future interventions.

This study has been granted ethical approval by Cardiff University School of Psychology Research Ethics Committee.

How to get involved:

If you would like more information about the study, or are interested in participating, please email Olivia Hughes hughesoa@cardiff.ac.uk.

About the Author

Abigail Hurrell

Abbie joined The Vitiligo Society in 2021 and is responsible for leading the strategic development and operational delivery of the Charity.

Abbie lives in Northamptonshire with her dog, Ruby and her three cats, Luna, Ness and Pip.

Abbie joined The Vitiligo Society in 2021 and is responsible for leading the strategic development and operational delivery of the Charity.

Abbie lives in Northamptonshire with her dog, Ruby and her three cats, Luna, Ness and Pip.