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Evaluation of a mindfulness-based therapeutic approach for people living with diabetes.

Frearson, S.J.; (2006) Evaluation of a mindfulness-based therapeutic approach for people living with diabetes. Doctoral thesis , University of London. Green open access

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Abstract

The thesis comprises a literature review of the existing research on interventions to improve self-management of diabetes. An empirical paper describing the conception, designing and evaluation of a new psychological intervention for people with diabetes and self-management problems. The intervention is a mindfulness-based approach formulated for this population. The intervention was piloted with a group and individuals. The evaluation uses both qualitative and quantitative methodology to assess the acceptability, safety and feasibility of the new intervention. The third section of the thesis is a critical appraisal of the process of conducting the empirical research.

Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Title: Evaluation of a mindfulness-based therapeutic approach for people living with diabetes.
Identifier: PQ ETD:591990
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Language: English
Additional information: Thesis digitised by ProQuest. Sensitive information has been removed from the ethesis
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Div of Psychology and Lang Sciences > Experimental Psychology
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1444681
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