Psychosocial and Physical Factors Influencing Employment of Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Psychosocial and Physical Factors Influencing Employment of Adults with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Type: Chest

Grant holder: Pamela Kirkpatrick, Robert Gordon University

Amount Awarded: £4,712

Year: 2013 - finished

In line with recommendations of the revised MRC guidance on complex interventions, this pilot represents the first step in informing the method and design of a main study; the principal aim of which will identify factors that impact on employment practices in order to develop an intervention designed to improve the employment prospects of people with COPD by: enhancing their resistance to stress; improving health and wellbeing, and promoting effective functioning in the workplace.