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Psychological Flexibility: What is it and why is it important for YOPD?

  • 06/13/2023
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Virtual Event


  • Limited access + from 5/1/2023 through 6/13/2023 (at start of event)

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Speaker Series:  Bradley McDaniels PhD, CRC

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 – 7:00 PM EDT

Psychological Flexibility: What is it, and why is it important for YOPD?

During this session, participants will be introduced to several potential mental health consequences of a YOPD diagnosis that can negatively affect emotional well-being. After this session, participants should have a better understanding of:

  • Emotional well being
  • How a YOPD diagnosis can affect mental health
  • Common manifestations of a YOPD diagnosis
  • The role of meaning in life and psychological flexibility

About Brad McDaniels

Bradley McDaniels is an assistant professor and program coordinator for the Rehabilitation Studies program in the Department of Rehabilitation and Health Services at the University of North Texas. Brad earned his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky, and after graduating, completed a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University focusing exclusively on Parkinson’s disease. Brad is currently involved in research focusing on meaning in life, loneliness, demoralization, stigma, and other non-motor issues of PD.

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