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Health Psychology

Award winning research outputs

The Health Psychology Section produces cutting edge international research. 

Recent accolades for this work include Professor Moss-Morris's research on Adjusting to MS won the MS Society Awards 2013 in the category MS Research of the Year.

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In 2015, Professor Rona Moss-Morris was awarded the IoPPN Supervisory Excellence Award as well as  British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology’s Outstanding Contribution to Research Award for 2015
Dr Joseph Chilcot won the Early Career Researcher Award (2013) for his research in Psychological Factors associated with Chronic Illnesses and for his interest on Kidney Dialysis patients and in 2015, the UK Society of Behaviour Medicine, Early Career Award.

In press

Dr Nicky Thomas heads up the sickle cell health psychology service at GSST and  an honorary contract with our section.  She  was awarded the Outstanding Contribution to Health Psychology Practice at the annual DHP conference.

Professor Myra Hunter  and Melanie Smith were selected as September 2013 authors of the month by Routledge for their new book: Managing hot flushes and night sweats: a cognitive behavioural approach to menopause - published this week.

More on the book here

Dr Lance McCracken was awarded Fellow of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science in 2015 and more recently in 2015, the Distinguished International ffiliate of the Health Psychology Division of the American Psychologhical Association for 'outstanding contributions'.

Dr Clair Hardy won a British Psychological Society ostdoctrol Conference Bursary Scheme in 2014.

Anthony Harrison won the Award for the Proze Winning Abstract, presented at the Division of Health Psychology Conference London September 2015.
Title: Beyond a physical symptom: The importance of psychosocial factors in Multiple Sclerosis pain. 
Authors: Anthony Harrison, Dr Eli Silber (1), Lance McCracken, Rona Moss-Morris.
(1): MS Specialist Outpatient Neurology Service, King’s College Hospital, London, UK

Elaina Taylor reeived a 'Prize winning abstract' on her qualitative study; 'It's like a frog leaping about in your chest': Illness and treatment representation in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation, which was presented at the Division of Health Psychology Conference London September  2015

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