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Healthy Parent Carers programme: development and feasibility of a novel group-based health-promotion intervention

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Background Parent carers of disabled children report poor physical health and mental wellbeing. They experience high levels of stress and barriers to engagement in health-related behaviours and with ‘standard’ preventive programmes (e.g. weight loss programmes). Interventions promoting strategies to improve health and wellbeing of parent carers are needed, tailored to their specific needs and circumstances. Methods We developed a group-based health promotion... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12889-018-5168-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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0000-0001-6029-5291
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Grant:
Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care of the South West Peninsula (PenCLAHRC)
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Public Health Journal website
Volume:
18
Pages:
Article: 270
Publication date:
2018-02-20
Acceptance date:
2018-02-08
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ISSN:
1471-2458
Pubs id:
pubs:826509
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uri:e0f1040f-712c-4e9b-b487-c8d9a769c1fc
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uuid:e0f1040f-712c-4e9b-b487-c8d9a769c1fc
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pubs:826509

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