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 Research, 4, doi: 10.1177/2333393617730209
Jowett, A. (2017). Gendered accounts of managing diabetes in same-sex relationships: A discursive analysis of partner support. Health:, doi: 10.1177/1363459316688518Jowett, 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. (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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