Psychology, Health and Well-being


Psychology, health and well-being

Research in this area focuses on understanding the psychosocial and emotional dimensions and predictors of both physical health and mental wellbeing, including quality of life research.

Research projects in this area include:

  • Psychosocial Oncology (clear here to read more about this research - link to separate tile/button needed here)
  • The role of muscle dysmorphia and self-esteem in long-term steroid users (link to full text paper here please)
  • Young men’s recovery and self-change from substance use disorder
  • The meaning of compulsive exercise in women with anorexia nervosa (in collaboration with Dr Liv Kolnes, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Oslo)
  • Psychological responses to sports injury
  • Exploring community pharmacy‐led health improvement to promote appropriate sun-safety behaviours (link to free text of paper here)
  • Quality of life evaluation of assisted technologies for children with disabilities


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