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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).

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Understanding the shared experiences of creating a digital life story with individuals with dementia and their spouse

Sweeney, L., Wolverson, E., & Clarke, C. (in press). Understanding the shared experiences of creating a digital life story with individuals with dementia and their spouse. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220970403

Measuring the well-being of people with dementia : a conceptual scoping review

Clarke, C., Woods, B., Moniz-Cook, E., Mountain, G., Øksnebjerg, L., Chattat, R., …Wolverson, E. (in press). Measuring the well-being of people with dementia : a conceptual scoping review. Health and quality of life outcomes, 18(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12955-020-01440-x

The use of everyday technologies to enhance wellbeing and enjoyment for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis grounded in qualitative data

Laura, S., Clarke, C., & Wolverson, E. (in press). The use of everyday technologies to enhance wellbeing and enjoyment for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis grounded in qualitative data. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220929534

Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study

Conway, L., Wolverson, E. L., & Clarke, C. (2020). Shared experiences of resilience amongst couples where one partner is living with dementia - a grounded theory study. Frontiers in Medicine, 7, https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2020.00219

Resilience in older people living with dementia – A narrative analysis

Buggins, S., Clarke, C., & Wolverson, E. (2020). Resilience in older people living with dementia – A narrative analysis. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301220927614

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.