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cervical screening; acute pain; youth risk behaviour; suicide; student well-being

20092020
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Biography

Dr Susie Kola-Palmer (PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS, FHEA) is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology and the Associate Director of the Quantitative Research Methods Training Unit (QRM-TU), School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield.

Susie is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway, where she completed her PhD. Appointed to the University of Huddersfield in 2010, Susie’s research interests are in the area of health psychology, clincial health psychology and applied health research. Susie is particularly interested in cervical screening behaviours. Susie’s research interests also include psychosocial moderators of pain and anxiety, with particular interest in cognitive and emotional factors. Susie is happy to supervise any project within the area of health psychology and clinical health psychology using experimental or quantitative methods, including cervical screening; acute pain;  individual differences, behaviour, and health; impact of personality traits on health processes; physiological responses to stress; suicide, primary prevention and response; health risk behaviour; social and mental health. 

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Cervical screening
  • Health (conducting multi-disciplinary research to improve patient health outcomes)
  • Well-being in students and elite athletes
  • Appropriateness and effectiveness of several interventions to reduce anxiety, distress and pain associated with an invasive diagnostic procedure
  • Youth health risk behaviours
  • Mechanisms of efficacy of distraction in pain perception

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Mental Illness
  • Logistic Regression
  • Vaccination
  • Health Psychology
  • Obstetrics
  • Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Psychometrics
  • Applied Psychology
  • Pain Perception
  • Young Adults
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Colposcopy
  • Influenza Vaccines

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Research Output 2009 2020

Papillomaviridae
Internet
Surveys and Questionnaires

Adult report of childhood imaginary companions and adversity relates to concurrent prodromal psychosis symptoms

Davis, P., Webster, L., Fernyhough, C., Ralston, K., Kola-Palmer, S. & Stain, H., Jan 2019, In : Psychiatry Research. 271, p. 150-152 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Prodromal Symptoms
Hallucinations
Psychotic Disorders
Dissociative Disorders

“Someone to Talk to": Influence of Player Welfare Provision on Mental Health in Professional Rugby League Players

Kola-Palmer, S., Buckley, S., Kingston, G., Stephen, J., Rodriguez, A., Sherretts, N. & Lewis, K., 1 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 13, 3, p. 486-503 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
welfare provision
Football
mental health
Mental Health
welfare
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evaluating service user pedagogy in UK higher education: Validating the Huddersfield Service User Pedagogy Scale

Tobbell, J., Boduszek, D., Kola-Palmer, S., Vaughan, J. & Hargreaves, J., Apr 2018, In : Nurse Education Today. 63, p. 81-86 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Teaching
Students
Education
Curriculum
education
Open Access
Football
welfare
manager
Interviews
Athletes

Activities 2014 2014

  • 1 Oral presentation