News - 20 Feb `15Take part in research study on compassion-focused therapy.

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Take part in a research study and have the chance of winning a 50 Amazon voucher! Researchers at the University of Sheffield are looking for volunteers to test whether online self-help is useful for people who experience psychological distress in relation to their skin condition, such as vitiligo.

If you are aged 16 or above and are interested in taking part, check out this website: http://pcp12mh.wix.com/compassion-and-skin

This study has received ethical approval from the Department of Psychology ethics committee at the University of Sheffield (UK).

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