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Treating compulsive acquisition: Making use of randomized controlled trial methodologies to investigate the clinical efficacy of various cognitive therapies

  • Full or part time
  • Application Deadline
    Applications accepted all year round
  • Self-Funded PhD Students Only
    Self-Funded PhD Students Only

Project Description

In recent years the previously neglected areas of compulsive acquisition has come under increased research scrutiny and clinical models have been tested. However, the evidence base for the disorder is thin and evaluations have tended to lack true scientific rigor. This doctorate would make use of randomized controlled trial methodologies to investigate the clinical efficacy of various cognitive therapies. The project would suit someone who has ambitions to become a clinical psychologist.

Funding Notes

Self funded or sponsored students only. No University funding available.

NB The University has some tuition fee scholarship under competition - application deadline is 23 January 2019 at 5pm

References

This is one of many projects in competition for the current funding opportunities available within the Department of Psychology. Please see here for full details: http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/psychology/prospectivepg/funding
Overseas students are welcome to apply for funding but must be able to demonstrate that they can fund the difference in the tuition fees.
Requirements: We ask for a minimum of a first class or high upper second-class undergraduate honours degree and a distinction or high merit at Masters level in psychology or a related discipline.

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How good is research at University of Sheffield in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience?

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