Nicole Paraskeva

Name: Nicole Paraskeva
Country: United Kingdom
Degrees: MSc, BSc (Psychology)
Current job title: Research Associate, trainee health psychologist
Institution: Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England
Short autobiography:

I am a research associate and trainee health psychologist (currently in the second year of a professional doctorate in health psychology). My current programme of research includes trialling a psychological screening and audit tool for routine use with cosmetic surgery patients under the supervision of Professor Nichola Rumsey and Dr Alex Clarke. I am also particularly interested in the field of body image and eating disorder prevention.

Participated in a STSM - Read the report

Reason for joining: To develop research collaborations and to conduct cross- cultural research.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: Appearance related research a) cosmetic surgery and psychological screening and auditing, b) body dysmorphic disorder c) body image and eating disorder prevention.
COST Actions Outcomes: Participated in a STSM
E-mail: Nicole.Paraskeva@uwe.ac.uk
Link to institution: www.uwe.ac.uk