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Dr Sarah Dean

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer
  • Department: School of Life Sciences and Education

Background

My expertise are in the areas of health and developmental psychology, as well as quantitative research methods. I graduated from Keele University with a BSc in Psychology and Criminology. I then completed my MSc in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University before returning to Keele where I obtained my PhD then worked as a Teaching Fellow. I joined Staffordshire University as a lecturer in September 2011 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2015. I completed my Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology in 2018.

Publications

Field, L.H., Edwards, S.D., Edwards D.J., & Dean, S.E. (2018). Influence of HeartMath Training Programme on Physiological and Psychological Variables. Global Journal of Health Sciences, 10,2, 126-133.

Burton, A. E., Burgess, C., Dean, S., Koutsopoulou, G., & Hugh-Jones, S. (2017). How effective are mindfulness-based interventions for reducing stress among healthcare professionals? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Stress and Health, 33, 1, 3-13.

Dean, S.E., Povey. R., & Reeves, J. (2016). Assessing interventions to increase compliance to patching treatment in children with amblyopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 100, 159-165.

Dean, S.E, Burton, A. E., & Atherton, H. (2016). Journal clubs for postgraduate health psychology students: experiences and perceived impact on skills development. (Work in Progress Poster) DHP/EHPA conference, Aberdeen.

Dean, S.E., Povey, C. & Reeves, J. (2015). Assessing interventions to increase adherence to patching treatment in children with amblyopia: A systematic review. EHPA conference, Cyprus.

Fox, C.L., Dean, S. & Lyford, K. (2013). Development of a humour styles questionnaire for children and young people. Humor, 26, (2) 295-319.

Dean, S. E. & Fox, C. L. (2013, July). Development of a Humor Styles Questionnaire for Children and Young People. Paper presented at ECPA conference, Spain.

Dean, S.E. (2010, September). Exploring written emotional disclosure in adolescents: Why doesn’t it work? Poster presented at the DHP conference, Belfast.

Fox, C.L., Lyford, K., & Dean, S. (2010, April). How do children use humour? Developing a humour style questionnaire for children and young people. Paper presented at the annual BPS Conference, Stratford-on Avon.