Living with Neurological Conditions: A Creative Response to Challenges

Written by Nikita Rachel Shepherdson, BSc Psychology with Clinical Psychology, student at Teesside University, Centre for Applied Psychological Science; Email: q5280404@tees.ac.uk Ruth Chalkley, Participant Research Assistant, person with a neurological condition, affiliate of Neuro Key (working title of the Tees Valley, Durham and North Yorkshire Neurological Alliance) Giles Hudson, Participant Research Assistant, person with a neurological … Continue reading “Living with Neurological Conditions: A Creative Response to Challenges”

False confessions: Fact or fiction?

Written by Dr Wendy Paton, Lecturer in Psychology, Centre of Applied Psychological Sciences, Vulnerabilities and Communication across the Criminal Justice System theme. Email: W.Paton@tees.ac.uk  Would you ever confess to a crime you had not committed? Take a minute to think about this; although you may not need this long… Did you answer straight away? Did … Continue reading “False confessions: Fact or fiction?”

From Child Witness to Child Defendant – Is the Support Available the Same?

Written by Alex Smethurst, Graduate tutor, member of the ‘Vulnerable victims and offenders in the Criminal Justice System’ research group, Centre for Applied Psychological Science. Email: k0026122@live.tees.ac.uk “Children coming into contact with the criminal justice system are some of the most vulnerable in our society.” (Just for Kids Law, 2019, as cited in Justice Committee, … Continue reading “From Child Witness to Child Defendant – Is the Support Available the Same?”

The long- term psychosocial impacts and consequences of being diagnosed with Retinoblastoma

Written by Nicole Beddard, Senior Psychology Technician at Teesside University, Centre for Applied Psychology Science, Health and Well-being Theme. Email: N.Beddard@tees.ac.uk  Dr Grant McGeechan, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Teesside University, Centre for Applied Psychology Science, Health and Well-being Theme Dr Jill Taylor, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Teesside University, Centre for Applied Psychology Science, … Continue reading “The long- term psychosocial impacts and consequences of being diagnosed with Retinoblastoma”

From Mar-a-Lago with Love: Trump’s populist discourse

Written by Dr Shani Burke, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, member of the ‘Vulnerable Victims and Offenders in the Criminal Justice’ research theme, Centre for Applied Psychological Science. Email: s.burke@tees.ac.uk “A globalist is a person that wants the globe to do well, frankly, not caring about our country so much. And you know what? We can’t … Continue reading “From Mar-a-Lago with Love: Trump’s populist discourse”

Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions: Making it work for women in an open prison

Written by  Jennifer Ferguson, Research Associate – Teesside University Project manager in the Co-producing Alcohol, Criminal Justice and Public Health Research Team. jennifer.ferguson@tees.ac.uk Dr Maggie Leese, Head of Department, Humanities & Social Sciences – Teesside University, Deputy Theme Lead for Co-producing Alcohol, Criminal Justice and Public Health Research Team – Centre for Social Innovation, Member of Vulnerable Victims and … Continue reading “Alcohol Screening and Brief Interventions: Making it work for women in an open prison”

Exploring patients’ experiences of late effects following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Written by Blossom Bell, MSc Health Psychology, Research student at Teesside University, Centre of Applied Psychological Science; Email: b.bell@tees.ac.uk Dr Katherine Swainston, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Centre for Applied Psychological Science, Health and Wellbeing theme; Email: k.swaintson@tees.ac.uk In 2016, Blossom returned to academic study after a career within the shipping sector. Initially qualifying as a … Continue reading “Exploring patients’ experiences of late effects following hematopoietic stem cell transplantation”

The role of online health information in COVID-19 vaccine uptake decisions

Written by Dr Lauren Bussey, Lecturer in Psychology at Teesside University, Centre for Applied Psychological Science, Cognition and Decision-Making theme. Email: l.bussey@tees.ac.uk  At some point we have all consulted with ‘Dr Google’ to search for health information regarding a new symptom, prescribed medication, or perhaps to feel better informed before attending a GP appointment. Whatever … Continue reading “The role of online health information in COVID-19 vaccine uptake decisions”

A day in the life of a Clinical Psychologist during Covid-19

Written by Dr Angela Prout, Lecturer on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Lead Clinical Tutor, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, member of the ‘Vulnerable Victims and Offenders in the Criminal Justice System’ research theme from the Centre for Applied Psychological Science. For further information please contact a.prout@tees.ac.uk In March 2020 the UK was put into lockdown. … Continue reading “A day in the life of a Clinical Psychologist during Covid-19”

Prejudice and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Written by Dr Shani Burke, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, member of the ‘Vulnerable Victims and Offenders in the Criminal Justice’ research theme. Email: s.burke@tees.ac.uk There is little else we discuss or read about in the media nowadays that is not related to COVID-19. The virus has spread rapidly across the globe whilst we await the … Continue reading “Prejudice and the COVID-19 Pandemic”