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About the study

Research summary


This study is the basis for a doctoral research project that aims to gain insight into how former students make meaning of their therapeutic boarding school experience. The research study primarily involves interviews with former therapeutic boarding school students as well as questionnaire data. 

Ethical Approval


The research has been approved by the School of Social and Political Science Board of Ethics, at The University of Edinburgh, Scotland.


Research Funding

The research is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, UK.




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