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Christopher Clarke

Clinical Lecturer (research) and Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Summary

Chris is a clinical lecturer in research on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate programme. He is also a consultant clinical psychologist with Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. His research interests focus on the application of positive psychology to living with dementia and outcome measurement in relation to psychosocial interventions in dementia. He is a peer reviewer for Ageing and Mental Health and co-editor of the book Positive Psychology Approaches to Dementia (Jessica Kingsley Publishers).

Journal Article

A qualitative study of the shared experience of humour between people living with dementia and their partners

Hickman, H., Clarke, C., & Wolverson, E. (in press). A qualitative study of the shared experience of humour between people living with dementia and their partners. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301218805895

The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study

Parker, S., Clarke, C., Moniz-Cook, E., & Gardiner, E. (2012). The influence of 'cognitive busyness' on causal attributions of challenging behaviour in dementia: a preliminary experimental study. Aging and Mental Health, 16(7), 836-844. doi:10.1080/13607863.2012.684668

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Clarke would welcome applications in the area of positive experiences and wellbeing experiences, and outcomes in relation to dementia and dementia care.