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TCD Study: Emotional Coping in Memory Loss

School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin

About School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin

The School of Psychology aims to offer a knowledge base and a set of skills that not only equip students for the many careers that exist in psychology, but also prepare students intellectually for other careers.

Psychology at TCD is ranked in Top 40 Universities in Europe and top 10 in Ireland and UK.The School of Psychology is committed to the provision of high quality education and training at all levels and has a strong identity nationally and internationally for excellence in research.

What's Involved

Our research team in Trinity College Dublin would like to invite primary caregivers of people with dementia OR healthy older adults to take part in a study 'Emotional Coping in Memory Loss'.

As part of the study you would complete an interview, discussing fears surrounding memory loss and how in your experience a person with dementia might cope with those fears OR discuss your own fears surrounding memory loss. The interview would take 30-60 mins in Trinity College Dublin, over the phone, or in a location suitable to you.

What's required for this position

Subjects must fit the demographics described.

  • Personable Skills

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Once Off

Hours required: 1hrs Once off

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Interviews will take place in a location suitable to you, or else over the phone.

Also available in these counties
Dublin - Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown, Dublin - South Dublin County, Wicklow, Dublin

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

Age restrictions:
Over 18

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Sharing your experiences will help us understand emotional coping in dementia and fears surrounding memory loss.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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