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Psychology (stress) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Psychological, Physiological, and Behavioural Responses to Stress
  Dr S Williams
Applications accepted all year round

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By its very nature, sport and physical activity can be very stressful. How an individual responds to these demands, and whether they appraise this stress as challenging or threatening can influence whether they excel or fall to pieces in such situations.
  An investigation into the effects of a high eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) mixed multi-nutrient supplement as a potential support for stress and anxiety in young adults
  Dr S Dyall, Dr L Gibson
Application Deadline: 22 July 2019

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The University of Roehampton invites applicants for a PhD studentship jointly funded with Efamol Ltd to begin in October 2019.
  How our emotion affects cognition: From neuroscience, lifespan and psychendocrinological perspectives
  Dr M Sakaki
Applications accepted all year round

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There is no doubt that emotion and stress affect human cognitive processing, such as memory, attention and decision making. However, the exact effects of emotion on cognition are still unclear as emotion sometimes enhances cognitive processing but sometimes impairs cognitive processing.
  The impact of transcultural migration on body image and disordered eating
  Research Group: Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group
  Prof V Swami
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied, Social and Health Psychology Research Group - http://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/applied-social-and-health-psychology.
  Risk and resilience factors for psychosocial outcomes following breast reconstruction following breast cancer
  Prof B Grunfeld
Applications accepted all year round

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There are mixed psychosocial outcomes following breast reconstruction; there are variations in self-reported mood, fear of recurrence, satisfaction with the reconstruction and body image concerns.
  Are older military veterans at increased risk of developing mild cognitive impairment and dementia compared with those who never served?
  Prof N Greenberg, Prof D Aarsland
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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Military personnel may be exposed to traumatic events in the line of duty and as a result some of them may develop mental health difficulties.
  The impact of historical trauma on the lived experience of dementia
  Research Group: Living Well with Dementia
  Dr A Capstick
Applications accepted all year round

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People now in the most at-risk age cohorts for onset of dementia were born between the years approximately 1918 and 1940. These were years of global upheaval, with mass displacements of people, depression, war and famine.
  Autonomic Regulation in Individuals with Childhood Maltreatment History
  Dr A Debowska
Applications accepted all year round

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The adverse effects of child maltreatment on mental and physical health are well documented in the literature. Although direct pathways via physiological mechanisms have been proposed for this association, research using biomarkers elucidating autonomic regulation in childhood maltreatment survivors is rare.
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