Clinical psychology at Manchester
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Clinical Psychology at Manchester has an international reputation for the development and evaluation of psychological treatments. Developments based on the clinical and academic skills and activities of members of the academic staff have resulted in a number of significant developments.
Specifically, the group are world leaders in the development and evaluation of psychological and psycho-social interventions in the treatment of psychotic disorders, notably schizophrenia and emotional disorders. Much of this work has also been based on the further understanding of the psychological and psycho-social processes underlying these disorders.
The group is well known for developing new treatments. Developments originating from the clinical research taking place in Manchester have had a significant impact on health service policy and service provision.
For details on our 'Clinical and Health Psychology' research, see: Research groupings
Research involves the investigation of the key research themes of cognition, interpersonal and family environments and the integration of psychological explanation to derive understanding and intervention. Research covers a range of psychological disorders, including:
- Emotional disorders
- Developmental disorders
- Physical illness and disorders in childhood and adolescence
- Behaviour in other populations
- For research staff members, see: Staff: A-Z
Michelle Campbell (Clinical Psychology PhD)
"Motivation for my research comes from a desire to satisfy my curiosity and to understand why specific psychological problems transpire"