Connecting European Neuroscience

Ph.D. Student in MANCHESTER/UK

13 August 2019

Ph.D. Student in MANCHESTER/UK

Job ID
24241
Place
MANCHESTER/UK

Description

People exposed vicariously to trauma (e.g., listening to a victim of an assault relate their traumatic experience), can develop related intrusive imagery or secondary traumatic stress (STS), with symptoms similar to post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), i.e., re-experiencing the traumatic event (e.g., via intrusive images), avoiding trauma reminders, having negative feelings and hyperarousal. The study will identify the key factors (and underlying neurobiological mechanisms) that affect vulnerability and resilience to STS.

Essential: A suitable degree in a psychology, health or social care field (2:1 or above), Good knowledge of quantitative research methods .IELTS 6.5 or above. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent academic writing skills. A strong interest in mental health and in neurobiological psychology.

This opportunity is open to UK and EU applicants. International applicants are also welcome to apply should they be able to cover the difference between the UK and International annual fee amounts.

More details and contact information: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk/research/research-study/scholarships/detail/hpsc-ml-2019-1-the-impact-of-listening-to-a-trauma-story.php

Job Information

Closing date:
2019-08-29
Employment start date:
2019-10-01
Contract length:
3 years
Institution:
Manchester Metropolitan University
Department:
Psychology

Contact Information

Maria Isabel Cordero Campana
53 Bonsall Street
Faculty of Health, Psychology and
Social Care. Brooks Building.

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