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Miss Sophie Fawson

PhD Student

Biography

Project Title: Understanding psychosocial factors associated with distress in women survivors of breast cancer and assessing the efficacy of a mobile app-based intervention 

Sophie is an NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre funded PhD student in the health psychology section, currently researching distress and symptoms in women with breast cancer.  

Sophie completed an MSc in Health Psychology at King’s, investigating cognitive process which predict fear of recurrence and resilience in breast cancer survivors and continues to work with the department.  

Sophie has a particular interest in exploring acceptance in cancer and ACT interventions to ultimately improve quality of life and wellbeing after cancer.  

 

 

Research Interests 

  • Cancer and other long-term physical health conditions  
  • Acceptance/distress/self-management  
  • Counselling 

 

Research

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REFUEL-MS: An app for managing fatigue in multiple sclerosis

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Research

King's flag London
Health Psychology Section

Health Psychology Section is a global leading centre of clinical health psychology at King's College London

Features

REFUEL-MS: An app for managing fatigue in multiple sclerosis

Fatigue stands out as one of the most prevalent and challenging symptoms in MS, affecting overall quality of life. Despite this, only a third of people who...

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