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About Despina Laparidou

Despina Laparidou is a research assistant at the School of Health and Social Care. After finishing her Bachelor degree in Psychology, Despina completed an MSc in Health Psychology and an MSc in Research Methods in Psychology. Her main interests are quality of life and outcomes in long term conditions, especially cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.

Department Responsibilities

Despina is currently working within the Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) on the “CArers of people with Dementia : Empowerment and Efficacy via Education (CAD: E3)” project, which is aiming to improve carer and patient outcomes by developing a complex psychoeducational intervention for carers of patients with Dementia.


  • MSc Research Methods in Psychology — University of Surrey, 2013
  • MSc Health Psychology — University of Kent, 2003
  • BSc Psychology — University of Lincoln, 2002

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Research in the Lincoln Repository