ECRs

Olivia Kirtley

Institution: Center for Contextual Psychiatry, KU Leuven, Belgium. Position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Current research: I am broadly interested in the roles of pain and emotion regulation in psychological distress, and specifically in self-harm and suicidal thoughts and behaviours. Currently, I am leading SIGMA, a large-scale, longitudinal study of adolescent mental health and development, using experience… Continue reading Olivia Kirtley

ECRs

Faraz Mughal

Institution: School of Medicine, Keele University, England. Supervisory team: Professors Carolyn Chew-Graham, Lisa Dikomitis, Gillian Lancaster, and Ellen Townsend. Position: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Doctoral Fellow. Current research: I am a general practitioner (GP) and chief investigator of the NIHR funded ‘COPING’ study which aims to co-produce a GP-led psychosocial intervention to reduce… Continue reading Faraz Mughal

Research

“They aren’t all like that”: Perceptions of clinical services, as told by self-harm online communities

New research by A. Jess Williams, Emma Nielsen & Neil Coulson explores views about clinical services as expressed self-harm online communities, in order to understand which services are being used and why? Check out the full paper: “They aren’t all like that”: Perceptions of clinical services, as told by self-harm online communities. Featuring Photo by… Continue reading “They aren’t all like that”: Perceptions of clinical services, as told by self-harm online communities