Completed PhD research

Completed Visible difference and Body image PhD research and the staff involved.

Visible difference research Researcher
Paediatric and young people's psychosocial adjustment to burn injuries Laura Armstrong-James
Psychosocial interventions to support women affected by hair loss due to chemotherapy treatment Melissa Pilkington
Young people’s experiences of visible differences associated with genetic/inherited conditions Jenny Barke
Psychosocial and ethical issues around visible difference associated with genetic conditions Heather Brant
Adolescents, appearance and anti-bullying strategies Emily Lovegrove
An exploration of online peer support for young people with chronic skin conditions Fiona Fox
Cognitive information processing biases and appearance adjustment: The role of the appearance self-schema Ben Rosser
Facing up to visible difference: The design and evaluation of a new computer-based psychosocial intervention Alyson Bessell
Psychosocial aspects of Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) Fiona Kennedy
Psychosocial impact of conditions altering appearance during adolescence Melissa Wallace
Psychosocial impact of Epidermylosis Bullosa (EB) Emma Dures
Psychosocial importance of eyes and the impact of strabismus on adults Sue Jackson
Body image research Researcher
An exploration of the sociocultural influences affecting lesbian and bisexual women’s body image Caroline Huxley
Adolescents, appearance and anti-bullying strategies Emily Lovegrove
A critical psychological investigation of obesity Irmgard Tischner
Exploring the role of cognitive, physical and social variables between body image and appearance concerns and physical activity participation Daisy Townsend
 Development of negative body image and disordered eating in adolescents Jamie White
Research covering Visible difference and Body image Researcher
Body image in midlife: Developing a psychosocial intervention for women who have received treatment for breast cancer Helena Lewis-Smith

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