Kate Reid is convenor of Psychology of Adult Education. She is a Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Education and a member of the Social Justice, Place and Lifelong Education (SJPLE) Research Group.
Kate Reid’s research interests are Health Psychology, Narrative Medicine, learning and health, counseling skills, doctor-patient relationships, chronic pain, orofacial pain, documenting illness, qualitative methodology (inc NVivo), Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA), the psychology of ageing and promoting wellbeing in later life. She works closely with the Medical School at the University of Glasgow where she was originally awarded her PhD. She has most recently collaborated with Dr Phil Cotton in order to explore learning and teaching issues pertinent to enhancing communication skills with medical students. She has also worked closely with Dr Asbury and Mr Mick Serpell at the Academic Department of Anesthesia (Gartnavel Hospital) in furthering understanding about the psychological factors which contribute to the experience of chronic pain. Kate and colleagues have explored the psychological factors involved in the experience of Trigeminal Neuralgia and other orofacial conditions. She also has strong links with the Department of Psychology at Glasgow Caledonian University where she has worked closely with Dr Raymond MacDonald on documenting the experiences of providing music provision for young children. Kate has worked closely with Dr Paul Flowers at the same university in order to review the growing use of the qualitative analysis approach – Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.
Anderson, V., and Reid, K. (2012) Implementing problem-based learning in dental nurse education. European Journal of Dental Education . (In press)
Docherty, J., and Reid, K. (2009) 'What's the Next Stage?' Mothers of young adults with Down syndrome explore the path to independence: a qualitative investigation. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 22 (5). pp. 458-467.
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