Skip to content

Toggle service links

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Appleton, Damien

Appleton, Damien

Effects of a mindfulness-based stress reduction group programme on family carers

Background: Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) is an evidence-based intervention that teaches participants skills in reducing stress and managing challenging emotions in a group setting. Mindfulness-based therapies have demonstrated effectiveness in various populations, and therefore may be beneficial for family carers. Aim: To deliver and appraise a pilot MBSR group programme for family carers of adults and children with a mental health condition, physical health condition or learning disability.

Thu, 12/29/2022 - 12:06

Our disease: a qualitative meta-synthesis of the experiences of spousal/partner caregivers of people with multiple sclerosis

Purpose: To provide a unique and conceptually comprehensive account of the lived experiences of caregiving spouses/partners of people with multiple sclerosis, which can be used to better enable health professionals to provide appropriate support services. Method: A systematic review of qualitative studies reporting the experiences of caregiving spouses/partners was conducted. Relevant articles were identified and analysed using a meta‚Äźethnographic synthesis.

Fri, 03/29/2019 - 11:37