Lindsay Davies 

Summary


   Position: Psychology Research Assistant
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
   E-mail: ledavies@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041
   Room No: D3.25


Research


Lindsey’s research interests lie in the field of Health Psychology and she has recently conducted research in primary care to establish the influence of genetic explanations of type 2 diabetes on patients’ attitudes. She is currently working to support the development and publication of a second edition book that will provide health professionals with a practical guide to the promotion of healthy behaviour through the application of psychological interventions and techniques.

Published Articles
  • Davies LE & Thirlaway K (2012) Effect of Genetic Explanations of Type 2 Diabetes on Patients' Attitudes to Treatment Efficacy. Journal of Diabetes Nursing. 16(4):132-139

Conference Presentations
  • Davies L & Thirlaway K (2012) The influence of genetic explanations of type 2 diabetes on patients’ attitudes to the efficacy of preventative behaviours and treatment and personal responsibility. Diabetes UK Professional Conference, Poster Presentation.
  • Davies L & Thirlaway K (2011) The influence of genetic explanations of type 2 diabetes on patients’ attitudes to the efficacy of preventative behaviours and treatment and personal responsibility for the condition Cym Taf Research and Development Conference (prize winning presentation)
Profile


Lindsey graduated with an MSc Health Psychology in November 2011 and has been working as a Research Assistant in the Department of Applied Psychology since March 2012. Previously, Lindsey has worked as a Registered Nurse across many specialties and as a Health Visitor in Primary Care.

Lindsey has teaching responsibilities for undergraduate psychology students enrolled on the Human Genetics and Health Care module.