Busra Ozen Dursun

Busra OzenInstitution: University of Manchester, England.

Supervisory team: Professor Nusrat Husain, Dr. Maria Panagioti, Dr. Sally Giles.

Position: PhD student.

Current research: My research is on developing culturally adapted psychological interventions targeting self-harm and suicide prevention for British South Asians.

Research interests:

  • Self-harm and suicide prevention
  • The mental health of BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) communities
  • Culturally adapted psychological interventions

Recent Publications:

  • Kaptan, S. K., Dursun, B. O., Knowles, M., Husain, N., & Varese, F. (2021). Group eye movement desensitization and reprocessing interventions in adults and children: A systematic review of randomized and nonrandomized trials. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 1-23. doi: 10.1002/cpp.2549. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33415797

Can help with: I am conducting different systematic reviews of both quantitative and qualitative studies. I am involved with qualitative methodology. I will be happy to share my research experiences.

What’s essential to your well-being? Outside of work: family, friends, volunteering, cycling, walking, and painting. In work: making daily and weekly plans, coffee breaks, and conversations with my colleagues.

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