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Professor Flis Bishop

Professor Flis Bishop

Professor of Health Psychology

Research interests

  • Placebo effects and context effects in healthcare
  • Complementary and integrative medicine utilisation
  • Treatment decision-making and adherence

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Felicity is a Chartered Psychologist and academic Health Psychologist leading a programme of mixed methods research around complementary therapies and placebo effects in health care.  Her interdisciplinary research has attracted funding from NIHR, Versus Arthritis, and others, and has been published in leading medical, health psychology, and social science journals.  With an extensive network of national and international collaborations, Felicity has held visiting positions at Harvard and at the Australian Centre for Integrative and Complementary Medicine at UTS.  Drawing on this expertise and experience, she provides research-led teaching and supervision to undergraduate and postgraduate students in health psychology and research methods modules.