Testing a Body-functionality Intervention for Body Image in

Individuals With Skin Conditions (written exercise)

**Global online written HS study - Anyone over the age 18 can participate**

 

ID# NCT04445974

 

Recruitment Status: Recruiting

Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2021

HS Connect listed this: January 2021

 

Sponsor: University of Sheffield

Information provided by (Responsible Party): University of Sheffield

 

Brief Summary: 'Expand Your Horizons', a self-help writing intervention that seeks to train individuals to focus on what their body can do (functionality) rather than what it looks like (appearance), has produced promising results in improving body image. However, it has not been adapted and trialled in populations with conditions affecting skin appearance. This research therefore seeks to evaluate the potential for 'Expand Your Horizons' to (1) improve body image, as measured by body and functionality appreciation; and (2) improve skin-specific outcome, as measure by skin-shame, dermatology and quality of life, in a population with dermatological conditions, using a Randomised Control Trail.

 

Please link for complete details: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04445974

 

Location: This is a global online study. Anyone over 18 years of age can participate.

To participate in this written study please contact Contact: Kate V Adkins, PhD Email: k.adkins@sheffield.ac.uk

Contact Information: Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield

Contact: Kate V Adkins, PhD Email: k.adkins@sheffield.ac.uk

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