Sue Bellass
Research Fellow

Profile

Biography

Sue is a Research Fellow with the Mental Health Addiction and Research Group (MHARG) in the Department of Health Sciences.

Sue has a background in sociology and qualitative health research. She completed a PhD at the University of Salford exploring the family experiences of young onset dementia and has completed post-doctoral work on creativity and dementia at the University of Manchester.

Qualifications

  • BSc​ ​Hons​ ​Sociology​ ​and​ ​Social​ ​Psychology
  • MA​ ​by​ ​research​ ​thesis​ ​on​ ​carers’​ ​experiences​ ​of​ ​general​ ​practice
  • PhD​ ​on​ ​young​ ​onset​ ​dementia

Research

Overview

Sue​ ​is​ ​interested​ ​in​ ​the​ ​subjective​ ​experience​ ​of​ ​long-term mental​ ​health​ ​conditions,​ ​physical​ ​and​ ​mental​ ​health multi-morbidity,​ ​and​ ​the​ ​effect​ ​of​ ​long-term​ ​conditions​ ​on​ ​family relationships.

Projects

  • DIAMONDS:​ ​Diabetes​ ​and​ ​Mental​ ​Illness:​ ​Improving​ ​Outcomes and​ ​Services 
  • EMERALD:​ ​Exploring​ ​Mental​ ​Illness​ ​and​ ​Diabetes​ ​through Qualitative​ ​and​ ​Longitudinal​ ​Data​ ​Studies 

Research group(s)

Publications

Selected publications

Full publications list

Contact details

Dr Sue Bellass
Research Fellow
Health Sciences

Tel: 01904 32(1679)