Dr Caroline Limbert 

Summary


   Position: Senior Lecturer and Programme Director MSc Health Psychology
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
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Teaching


Module Leader
  • Occupational Psychology (BSc)
  • Communication in the Health Care Context (MSc)
  • Health Psychology and the Health Psychologist (MSc)

Teaching
  • Health and Occupational Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Undergraduate Supervision
  • Workplace health and well-being
  • Psychometric testing
  • Social Support and the development of eating disorder characteristics

Masters Supervision
  • Eating related behaviour
  • Psychometric testing
  • Health related communication

Research Degree Supervision - Current
  • Mike Wells (PhD) Child Poverty, Health And Wellbeing Of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children And Young People In Uk: A Qualitative Study Using Grounded Theory
  • Rhiannon Harris (PhD) - Investigation in rural and urban settings to compare the relationship between dietary quality, food habits and well-being in a group of pre-retirement and post-retirement individuals in Wales
  • Amie Prior (PhD) - Investigation of the Optimum Requirements and Practical Possibilities for a Telephone Helpline for Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
  • Hilary Wickett (PhD) - Upskilling UK dietitians to develop and deliver cost-effective and evidence-based group interventions
  • Honor Young (PhD) - Attitudes to Teenage Pregnancy (submitted)

Research Degree Supervision - Completed
  • Deborah Kwan PhD - Inter-generational aspects attitudes and behaviour in relation to diet (2012)
  • Dr Benjamin Bruneau PhD - Stress and coping among students (2009)
Publications


Published articles
  • Brookes, K; Limbert, C; Thirlaway, K; Deacy, C; O’Reilly, A and Scott, S. (2013) Systematic review: Work-related stress and the HSE Management Standards. Occupational Medicine doi:10.1093/occmed/kqt078
  • Brookes, K; Peters, J; & Limbert, C (2013) "Evaluating a communications campaign to reduce blood clots", Health Education, Vol. 113 Iss: 6, pp.464 - 475
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C. (2012) Adolescents’ Perceptions and Experiences of Family Meals (accepted for publication in Journal of Child Health Care).
  • Limbert, C. (2010) Perceptions of Social Support and Eating Disorder Characteristics. Health Care for Women International. 31:(2)170-8
  • Carter, Y; Bannon, M; Limbert, C; Doherty, A; & Barlow, J. (2006) Improving child protection: A systematic review of training and procedural interventions. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 91:(9) 740-743
  • Limbert, C; Jones, H; Bannon, M. (2005) Evaluation of MMC foundation year 2 pilot scheme: the trainees' experience. Hospital medicine 2005, 66:(9) 534-536
  • Peake, Karen J; Limbert, Caroline; Whitehead, Linette (2005) Gone, but not forgotten: an examination of the factors associated with dropping out from treatment of eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review, 13:(5) 330-337
  • Peake, Karen J; Limbert, Caroline; and Whitehead. Linette. (2005). Evaluation of the Oxford Adult Eating Disorders Service Between 1994 and 2002. European Eating Disorders Review, 13:(6) 427-435
  • Limbert, C. (2004) Psychological Well-Being and Job Satisfaction Amongst Military Personnel on Unaccompanied Tours: The Impact of Perceived Social Support and Coping Strategies. Military Psychology. 16:(1) 37 - 51
  • Limbert, C. (2004) The Eating Disorder Inventory: A test of the factor structure and internal consistency in a non-clinical sample. Health Care for Women International 25:(2)165–178.

Conference Presentations
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Thirlaway, K., Clayton, D. (2012) Support for People with Eating Disorders: Telephone Helpline Services. Eating Disorders Conference Alpbach
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Thirlaway, K., Clayton, D. (2011) An Investigation into Telephone Helplines for People with Anorexia Nervosa. 25th Annual Conference for the European Health Psychology Society.
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Smith, A. (2011) Predictive Factors of Family Meal Frequency in Adolescents. 25th Annual Conference for the European Health Psychology Society.
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Thirlaway, K., Clayton, D. (2011) A Telephone Helpline for People with Anorexia Nervosa: The Service Users' Perspective. 26th Annual PsyPAG Conference.
  • Thomas, G and Limbert, C. (2012) PTSD, Hardiness and Well-being among Military Personnel. European Health Psychology Conference. Prague
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). Welsh teenagers’ attitudes towards unprotected sex and pregnancy: Results from a qualitative study. 25th European Health Psychology Conference - Engaging with Other Health Professions: Challenges and Perspectives.
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). Adolescents’ perspectives on teenage pregnancy: a qualitative study. 26th Annual PsyPAG Conference.
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). The attitudes of young people towards unprotected sex and pregnancy. British Medical Association / Royal College of General Practitioners Teenage Pregnancy Seminar. Teenage Pregnancy: The Human Cost.
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). Adolescents’ attitudes towards unprotected sex and pregnancy. All Wales Sexual Health Network Annual Conference. Teenage Pregnancy in Wales: Implications and Interventions.

Grants
  • British Academy – Small Research Grant (2000-01) Appraisal, coping and psychological well-being amongst military personnel undertaking unaccompanied military postings
  • Wales Office of Research and Development (WORD) (2010) PhD funding. Attitudes to Teenage Pregnancy
  • Wales Office of Research and Development (WORD) (2010) PhD funding. Investigation of the Optimum Requirements and Practical Possibilities for a Telephone Helpline for Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
Profile


Caroline is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the BPS. She is a full member of the BPS Divisions of Occupational Psychology and Health Psychology and is a Principal Member of the Association of Business Psychologists. Caroline is also a member of the European Health Psychology Society, is an HPC Registered Practitioner in Health and Occupational Psychology and Registered Practitioner with the Higher Education Academy.

Caroline is a member of the BPS Division of Health Psychology Training Committee and the QHP (Stage 2) Qualification Reference Group as well as being an Assessor for the BPS stage 2 training in health psychology. Caroline is a BPS Verifier for the Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing, a BPS Verified Assessor for the Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing and a BPS qualified psychometric test user and holder of the European Test User Certificate (EFPA).

Caroline's main research interests focus on eating related behaviour, stress and well-being in the workplace and psychometric testing. She is a member of the NIHSCR funded Eating Disorder Research Development Group and is actively involved in research exploring employee engagement, well-being, stress and coping.