Adam Jowett

Dr Adam Jowett is Course Director for the MSc Health Psychology programme and module leader for the Advanced Qualitative Research Methods module and the Dissertation Preparation Module. He also contributes to teaching on other modules for the Health Psychology Masters Programme.

Adam’s research interests mainly concern intersections of sexuality and health, media representations of illness and the impact of illness on people’s social and everyday lives. Most of Adam’s health-related research has focused on lesbian and gay health but he has also conducted research on social adjustment after stroke. Adam has a particular interest in critical health psychology and qualitative approaches to understanding health and illness. Adam is also on the committee of the International Society of Critical Health Psychology.

Hawkins, R. J., Jowett, A., Godfrey, M., Mellish, K., Young, J., Farrin, A., … & Forster, A. (2017). Poststroke Trajectories: The Process of Recovery Over the Longer Term Following Stroke. Global Qualitative Nursing Research4, doi: 10.1177/2333393617730209

Jowett, A. (2017). Gendered accounts of managing diabetes in same-sex relationships: A discursive analysis of partner support. Health:, doi: 10.1177/1363459316688518

Jowett, A. (2016) ‘Chronic Illness’. In A. E. Goldberg (Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopaedia of LGBTQ Studies. (pp. 228-230). New York: Sage publications.

Jowett, A., Peel, E., & Shaw, R.L. (2012). Sex and Diabetes: A Thematic Analysis of Gay and Bisexual Men’s Accounts. Journal of Health Psychology 17 (3), 409-418

Jowett, A., & Peel, E. (2012) ‘Physical Health’. In das Nair, R. and Butler, C. (Eds.) Intersectionality, Sexuality and Psychological Therapies: Working with Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Diversity. (pp. 163-184) Chichester: Wiley – BPS Blackwell

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