Project ID682
DescriptionThe FACTOID study is examining how acceptable and feasible it is to develop a new form of talking therapy for older people with generalised anxiety disorder or chronic worrying that has not responded well to treatment. It will be based on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy which is a form of talking therapy that helps people to learn new ways of handling distressing thoughts and feelings. It also helps people to develop ways of taking part in activities that are important and meaningful to them.
TopicMedical and Health
TypeExternal research (U3A as research subjects)
U3ABarnet U3A
Dulwich & District U3A
Organization/partnerUniversity College London, Division of Psychiatry
Year started2017
Source of referenceRequest to U3A from researcher
Reported in National U3A Newsletter Dec.2017
OutputNone known