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Camilla Babbage

ESRC-funded 1+3 student, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Research Summary

Current Status PhD (full-time)

Research Topic Title Use of digital technology to promote self-management of clinical symptomatology and improve quality of life in young people with Tourette Syndrome

Research Summary My PhD aims to assess the acceptability and effectiveness of a digital technology self-help app program in supporting young people in using behavioural techniques to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. The development of the self-help app program will be informed by a literature review and systematic review of current programs and through focus groups with young people with Tourette Syndrome and their carers. The intervention will be implemented and the effectiveness will be measured through post-intervention measurements such as disorder specific outcomes and focus groups to obtain feedback. The project is in collaboration with Tourettes Action and MindTech.

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Primary Funding Source ESRC Doctoral Training Centre or ESRC Midlands Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/esrc-dtc/index.aspx

Nottingham ESRC Doctoral Training Centre

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