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Opportunity details

Why do some people with diabetes experience emotional distress?

We wish to investigate the development and maintenance of emotional distress in people with diabetes

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Full description:

This study aims to find out what psychological factors help people avoid emotional distress.

The study involves people completing a quick and simple questionnaire online. People taking part are asked to complete the questionnaire on 4 occasions over a one year period.

To take part, you DO NOT need to have experienced emotional distress. You do though need to:

• Be aged 18 or above
• Have a diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes
• Be able to complete questionnaires in English by yourself

Date from

10th October 2019

Date to

10th April 2020


University of Liverpool

Our research team is interested in furthering the understanding of why emotional distress develops and persists in some people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. A clearer understanding will help to identify and develop suitable treatment strategies in the future.





All of England

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What support is offered?

If participants should have concerns about the study they may contact the research team at any point. Participants may also be directed to their GP or local support available through the Diabetes UK site.


Everyone taking part will be entered in to a prize draw.


Taking part in the study will not incur any expense

Can the work be done from home?


Suitable for a beginner?