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Ms Dima Ivanova BSc, MSc

Postgraduate Research Student

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Dima Ivanova is a PhD researcher in the Faculty of Psychology at the University of Southampton.


MSc Social Research Methods (Psychology) at the University of Southampton (2019-2020)

BSc Psychology at Bournemouth University (2013-2017)

Work experience

During my BSc at Bournemouth University, I gained work experience as a healthcare assistant and a student research assistant. After graduation, I joined the ED, Trauma, and Orthopaedics team at University Hospital Southampton NHS FT as a Senior Clinical Trials Assistant.



Research interests

She is currently exploring the therapeutic alliance between a patient and a chiropractor. Her project is focused on contextual factors in low back pain consultations. She is interested in a biopsychosocial approach to health. Previous research interests include ageing and dementia.

Research project

Contextual Factors in Low Back Pain Consultations


Dr Felicity L Bishop (Psychology, University of Southampton; Dr David Newell (Anglo-European College of Chiropractic); Dr Jonathan Field (Primary Care, University of Southampton)

Funding body

The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (SCDTP)

Research group

Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology (CCCAHP)

Affiliate research group

Centre for Clinical and Community Applications of Health Psychology (CCCAHP)

Ms Dima Ivanova
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