Behaviour change

REF - Education

We are developing and testing interventions to benefit hard to reach and under-researched populations, including patients with Huntington's Disease and people with learning disabilities.

Research areas

  • Understanding why people behave the way they do
  • Developing models for interventions to change the behaviour of populations, patients and professionals
  • Evaluating interventions to change behaviours

Case studies

Group of students with teacher holding notebook

Who’s challenging who

A cluster randomised controlled trial to test the effectiveness of a staff training intervention to improve support staff attitudes and empathy towards adults with learning disability and challenging behaviours.

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ENGAGE-HD

A study to assess whether physical activity could benefit patients with Huntington's Disease.

Theme leads

Busse, Monica

Professor Monica Busse

Director of Mind, Brain and Neuroscience Trials

Email:
busseme@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7559

Dr Rachel McNamara

Senior Research Fellow, South East Wales Trials Unit Head of Trials Management

Email:
mcnamara@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 2068 7614