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10th Mar 2021 | News
Thematic analysis of adolescents’ understanding of Soothe

Thematic analysis was carried out with narratives from Project Soothe, with a total of 111 participants from 12 to 18 […]

10th Mar 2021 | News
A Qualitative Exploration of Soothing Imagery and how Soothing Imagery Could be used as a Wellbeing Intervention for Adolescents.

This study aims to explore what is considered soothing when viewing externally presented imagery and how soothing imagery could be […]

10th Mar 2021 | News
Image Effect in an Adolescent Population

Research is being trialled to establish whether the use of images could be beneficial as a wellbeing tool in an […]

10th Mar 2021 | News
The soothing effect of images: A qualitative mediation study with young people.

This study sought to explore potential psychological mechanisms underlying the soothing experience for young people when presented with soothing EPIs

Mental Health Research in Digital Age
10th Mar 2021 | News
A Bank of Visual Images Created for and Created by the Public Using the Innovative Citizen Scientist Approach

Project Soothe bridges the boundaries between art and science in the digital age. Our goal is to create a bank […]

10th Mar 2021 | News
ID-145 Included in S56-Ch

The role of self-compassion, attachment, interpersonal functioning, and the use of soothing imagery in depression

10th Mar 2021 | News
Soothe ourselves in times of need: A qualitative exploration of how the feeling of ‘soothe’ is understood and experienced in everyday life

This study addressed two research questions: (1) How is the feeling of soothe understood? (2) How is the feeling of […]

10th Mar 2021 | News
12th International Conference on Child and Adolescent Psychopathology 2017

Project Soothe is a current large scale project that has collected over 600 images from the general public and is […]

10th Mar 2021 | News
Vividness of positive mental imagery predicts positive emotional response to visually presented Project Soothe pictures

Psychological research has indicated that mental imagery is closely connected with emotion and plays an important role in the development […]

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