Miss Katie Bell

Job: Lecturer in Psychology

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 201 3881

E: katie.bell@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Katie is a Lecturer in Psychology who’s research interests lie within clinical and health psychology; focusing on eating behaviour within adults. Her doctoral research has focused the role of self-disgust and emotion regulation in those who suffer from anorexia and bulimia nervosa. 

She is also interested in how other mental health conditions such as anxiety and depression impact on our eating behaviour across the lifespan.  

Research group affiliations

  • Psychology

Publications and outputs 

  • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2017). Self‐Disgust within Eating Disordered Groups: Associations with Anxiety, Disgust Sensitivity and Sensory Processing. European Eating Disorders Review.
  • Williamson, I., Wildbur, D., Bell, K., Tanner, J., & Matthews, H. (2017). Benefits to University Students Through Volunteering in a Health Context: A New Model. British Journal of Educational Studies, 1-20.
  • Bell, K., Tanner, J., Rutty, J., Astley-Pepper, M., & Hall, R. (2015). Successful partnerships with third sector organisations to enhance the healthcare student experience: A partnership evaluation. Nurse education today35(3), 530-534.

Research interests/expertise

  • Self-disgust and emotion regulation in those who suffer from anorexia and bulimia nervosa.
  • The impact of anxiety and depression on our eating behaviour across the lifespan.  

Qualifications

  • BSc Psychology
  • MSc Abnormal and Clinical Psychology

Courses taught

  • BSc Psychology

Conference attendance

  • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2018) The Mediating Effect of Self-Disgust on Emotion Regulation and Disordered Eating Behaviour. Eating Disorders International Conference, London, UK

  • Bell, K., Williamson, I. & Wildbur, D (2017). “It’s like the onion skins are stripped away”: Caregiver accounts of supporting a long-term partner through cancer. British Psychology Society Qualitative Methods in Psychology, Aberystwyth.

  • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2016) Associations with disgust sensitivity, anxiety and levels of sensory processing. Eating Disorders International Conference, London, UK

Recent research outputs

  • Bell, K., Coulthard, H., & Wildbur, D. (2017). Self‐Disgust within Eating Disordered Groups: Associations with Anxiety, Disgust Sensitivity and Sensory Processing. European Eating Disorders Review.
  • Williamson, I., Wildbur, D., Bell, K., Tanner, J., & Matthews, H. (2017). Benefits to University Students Through Volunteering in a Health Context: A New Model. British Journal of Educational Studies, 1-20.
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