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We Can internet-based skills training for carers of people with anorexia

We Can is an internet-based skills training programme developed for carers of people with anorexia by experts in the treatment of eating disorders together with a carer and a former patient. We Can teaches carers skills to help them support the person with anorexia they care for and it also addresses carers' own needs.

The intervention is based on the principles of cognitive behaviour therapy. The intervention comprises of eight interactive modules designed for carers of adults with AN at any illness stage, to be used with clinician or peer support. These modules are delivered through a website.

Details:

We are looking for:

participants who must be:

  • Aged 18+
  • Caring for someone (aged 14+) with a diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa or other Eeating Disorder which involves restriction of food / calories (e.g. EDNOS / OSFED, atypical anorexia), or who has previously been diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa (e.g. has recently been weight-restored).
  • Not currently suffering from an Eating Disorder themselves

Location:

  • Yorkshire & the Humber

Expenses:

No expenses are provided for this study. 

Contact information:

Contact Alicia Rodgers for more information:

Email: aliciarodgers@nhs.net

Phone: 01138552320

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