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A comparative study of cognitive behavioural therapy and shared reading for chronic pain
  1. Josie Billington1,
  2. Grace Farrington2,
  3. Sofia Lampropoulou3,
  4. Jamie Lingwood4,
  5. Andrew Jones5,
  6. James Ledson5,
  7. Kate McDonnell2,
  8. Nicky Duirs5,
  9. Anne-Louise Humphreys6
  1. 1 Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society (CRILS), Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  2. 2 The Reader, Liverpool, UK
  3. 3 School of English, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  4. 4 Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  5. 5 Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool, UK
  6. 6 Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Josie Billington, Centre for Research into Reading, Literature and Society (CRILS), Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, Room 213 Whelan Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB, UK; jbilling{at}liverpool.ac.uk

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  • Contributors JB conceived the study and submitted the proposal for funding and ethics approval. GF and JL collected data. JB, GF and SL analysed qualitative elements of the study. GF, JL, A-LH, AJ, JL designed and analysed quantitative elements of the study. All authors contributed to the report on which this article is based. JB wrote the latter, with critical amendments made to subsequent drafts by all contributors. All authors approve the final version.

  • Funding The study was funded by the British Academy Small Grants Scheme, grant number SG131956.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Liverpool Central NHS Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors JB conceived the study and submitted the proposal for funding and ethics approval. GF and JL collected data. JB, GF and SL analysed qualitative elements of the study. GF, JL, A-LH, AJ, JL designed and analysed quantitative elements of the study. All authors contributed to the report on which this article is based. JB wrote the latter, with critical amendments made to subsequent drafts by all contributors. All authors approve the final version.

  • Funding The study was funded by the British Academy Small Grants Scheme, grant number SG131956.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Ethics approval Liverpool Central NHS Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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