About us

Our focus is on inter-professional research aimed at improving the wellbeing and lives of individuals, and their significant others, contending with so-called “chronic” health issues. Whether they are tackling mental health problems, the role of self-care, the role of masculinity in health, or high-intensity service use.


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  • Clancy, O, Edginton, T, Casarin, A, and Vizcaychipi, MP (2015). The psychological and neurocognitive consequences of critical illness. A pragmatic review of current evidence. Journal of the Intensive Care Society.
  • Clancy, O, Edginton, T and Casarin, A 2015 Neuropsychological Rehabilitation in the Critically Ill. Key Topics in Management of the Critically Ill. Springer International Publishing.
  • Cartwright, T, Fraser, E, Edmunds, S, Wilkinson, N & Jacobs, K (2014). Journeys of adjustment: the experiences of adolescents living with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. Child: Care, Health & Development. DOI:10.1111/cch.12206.
  • Mufti, G, Towell, T & Cartwright, T (2014). "Walking the rope": Pakistani Children's Experience of Growing up with Beta-Thalassemia Major. Qualitative Health Research, 25(3), 386-96. DOI: 10.1177/1049732314552663


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Contact Professor Damien Ridge, Group Leader:

T: +44 (0)20 7911 5000
E: [email protected]