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).

      FAQOther Questions

      • What are risks of oral and topical corticosteroids?

        Corticosteroid drugs (like hydrocortisone, and others) are often used for treating vitiligo. By mimicing the effects of hormones your body produces naturally in your adrenal gla...

      • Who is prone to vitiligo?

        Scientists know that some people are genetically predisposed to a specific group of autoimmune diseases – including generalized vitiligo – but do not know who and why.It doesn’t...

      • Is there a special diet for vitiligo?

        In short, no.  Some people find that certain foods may worsen their vitiligo symptoms or that others may improve their skin condition. We found no scientific evidence that a sp...