Dr Nicole Paraskeva

Research Fellow and Health Psychologist, Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, Bristol
Dr Nicole Paraskeva

Dr Nicole Paraskeva

Research Fellow and Health Psychologist, Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, Bristol
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Biography

Nicole Paraskeva is a research fellow and health psychologist based at the Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England, Bristol. Nicole’s research focuses on the psychosocial aspects of appearance with a particular interest in appearance-altering surgery (plastic, aesthetic and reconstructive surgery). Her current project involves evaluating the impact of a patient centered intervention to support shared decision making for women contemplating breast reconstruction following a diagnosis of breast cancer, Ductal Carcinoma In Situ or undergoing risk-reducing mastectomy. Nicole’s further research interests include investigating the psychosocial impact of cancer and examining interventions to support patients making decisions about appearance-altering surgery

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