Dr Caroline Limbert

 

   Position: Programme Director MSc Health Psychology
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences





Teaching

Module Leader

  • Occupational Psychology (BSc)
  • Communication in the Health Care Context (MSc)
  • Health Psychology and the Health Psychologist (MSc)

Teaching
  • Health and Occupational Psychology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels

Undergraduate Supervision
  • Workplace health and well-being
  • Psychometric testing
  • Social factors and the development of eating disorder characteristics

Masters Supervision
  • Eating related behaviour
  • Psychometric testing
  • Health related communication
  • Health and wellbeing in the workplace
  • Evaluating Health Related Interventions

Research Degree Supervision - Current
  • Gareth Thomas (PhD) Improving Quality of Life after Spinal Cord Injury: intervention design and feasibility study
  • Mike Wells (PhD) Child Poverty, Health And Wellbeing Of Unaccompanied Asylum-Seeking Children And Young People In Uk: A Qualitative Study Using Grounded Theory
  • Rhiannon Harris (PhD) - Investigation in rural and urban settings to compare the relationship between dietary quality, food habits and well-being in a group of pre-retirement and post-retirement individuals in Wales
  • Hilary Wickett (PhD) - Upskilling UK dietitians to develop and deliver cost-effective and evidence-based group interventions
  • Phoebe Speiss (PhD) - A comparative study exploring alcohol related behaviour in young people in Greece and Wales

Research Degree Supervision - Completed
  • Amie Prior (PhD) - Investigation of the Optimum Requirements and Practical Possibilities for a Telephone Helpline for Patients with Anorexia Nervosa (2015)
  • Honor Young (PhD) - Attitudes to Teenage Pregnancy (2014)
  • Deborah Kwan PhD - Inter-generational aspects attitudes and behaviour in relation to diet (2012)
  • Dr Benjamin Bruneau PhD - Stress and coping among students (2009)

Publications

Published articles

  • Mañas-Rodríguez, M. Á., Alcaraz-Pardo, L., Pecino-Medina, V., & Limbert, C. (2016). Validation of the Spanish version of Soane's ISA Engagement Scale. Revista de Psicología del Trabajo y de las Organizaciones.
  • Brookes, K; Limbert, C; Deacy, C; O’Reilly, A; Scott, S; & Thirlaway, K. (2015) Systematic Review: Work-Related Stress and the HSE Management Standards. In Palmer, S; and Gyllensten, K. (eds) Psychological Stress. Sage Publications
  • Knott, S; Woodward, D; Hoefkens, A and Limbert, C. (2014) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Bulimia Nervosa and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified: Translation from Randomized Controlled Trial to a Clinical Setting. Behav Cogn Psychother. available on CJ02014. doi:10.1017/S1352465814000393
  • Brookes, K; Limbert, C; Thirlaway, K; Deacy, C; O’Reilly, A and Scott, S. (2013) Systematic review: Work-related stress and the HSE Management Standards. Occupational Medicine doi:10.1093/occmed/kqt078
  • Brookes, K; Peters, J; & Limbert, C (2013) "Evaluating a communications campaign to reduce blood clots", Health Education, Vol. 113 Iss: 6, pp.464 - 475
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C. (2012) Adolescents’ Perceptions and Experiences of Family Meals (accepted for publication in Journal of Child Health Care).
  • Limbert, C. (2010) Perceptions of Social Support and Eating Disorder Characteristics. Health Care for Women International. 31:(2)170-8
  • Carter, Y; Bannon, M; Limbert, C; Doherty, A; & Barlow, J. (2006) Improving child protection: A systematic review of training and procedural interventions. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 91:(9) 740-743
  • Limbert, C; Jones, H; Bannon, M. (2005) Evaluation of MMC foundation year 2 pilot scheme: the trainees' experience. Hospital medicine 2005, 66:(9) 534-536
  • Peake, Karen J; Limbert, Caroline; Whitehead, Linette (2005) Gone, but not forgotten: an examination of the factors associated with dropping out from treatment of eating disorders. European Eating Disorders Review, 13:(5) 330-337
  • Peake, Karen J; Limbert, Caroline; and Whitehead. Linette. (2005). Evaluation of the Oxford Adult Eating Disorders Service Between 1994 and 2002. European Eating Disorders Review, 13:(6) 427-435
  • Limbert, C. (2004) Psychological Well-Being and Job Satisfaction Amongst Military Personnel on Unaccompanied Tours: The Impact of Perceived Social Support and Coping Strategies. Military Psychology. 16:(1) 37 - 51
  • Limbert, C. (2004) The Eating Disorder Inventory: A test of the factor structure and internal consistency in a non-clinical sample. Health Care for Women International 25:(2)165–178.

Conference Presentations
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Thirlaway, K., Clayton, D. (2012) Support for People with Eating Disorders: Telephone Helpline Services. Eating Disorders Conference Alpbach
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Thirlaway, K., Clayton, D. (2011) An Investigation into Telephone Helplines for People with Anorexia Nervosa. 25th Annual Conference for the European Health Psychology Society.
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Smith, A. (2011) Predictive Factors of Family Meal Frequency in Adolescents. 25th Annual Conference for the European Health Psychology Society.
  • Prior, A-L., Limbert, C., Thirlaway, K., Clayton, D. (2011) A Telephone Helpline for People with Anorexia Nervosa: The Service Users' Perspective. 26th Annual PsyPAG Conference.
  • Thomas, G and Limbert, C. (2012) PTSD, Hardiness and Well-being among Military Personnel. European Health Psychology Conference. Prague
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). Welsh teenagers’ attitudes towards unprotected sex and pregnancy: Results from a qualitative study. 25th European Health Psychology Conference - Engaging with Other Health Professions: Challenges and Perspectives.
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). Adolescents’ perspectives on teenage pregnancy: a qualitative study. 26th Annual PsyPAG Conference.
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). The attitudes of young people towards unprotected sex and pregnancy. British Medical Association / Royal College of General Practitioners Teenage Pregnancy Seminar. Teenage Pregnancy: The Human Cost.
  • Young, H., Limbert, C., Mercer, J. and Thirlaway, K. (2011). Adolescents’ attitudes towards unprotected sex and pregnancy. All Wales Sexual Health Network Annual Conference. Teenage Pregnancy in Wales: Implications and Interventions.

Grants
  • National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) (2014) PhD funding. Improving Quality of Life after Spinal Cord Injury: intervention design and feasibility study.
  • Wales Office of Research and Development (WORD) (2010) PhD funding. Attitudes to Teenage Pregnancy
  • Wales Office of Research and Development (WORD) (2010) PhD funding. Investigation of the Optimum Requirements and Practical Possibilities for a Telephone Helpline for Patients with Anorexia Nervosa
  • British Academy – Small Research Grant (2000-01) Appraisal, coping and psychological well-being amongst military personnel undertaking unaccompanied military postings

Profile

Caroline is a Reader in Health and Occupational Psychology. She is a Chartered Psychologist and Associate Fellow of the BPS. She is a full member of the BPS Divisions of Occupational Psychology and Health Psychology and is a Principal Member of the Association of Business Psychologists. Caroline is a member of the European Health Psychology Society, is a Registered EuroPsy Psychologist and HCPC Registered as a Practitioner in Health and Occupational Psychology. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Caroline is a member of the BPS Division of Health Psychology Training Committee and the QHP (Stage 2) Qualification Reference Group as well as being an Assessor for the BPS stage 2 qualification in health psychology. Caroline is a BPS Verifier for the Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing, a BPS Verified Assessor for the Certificate of Competence in Occupational Testing and a BPS qualified psychometric test user and holder of the European Test User Certificate (EFPA).

Caroline's research interests focus on health psychology in relation to medicines use, eating related behaviour, stress and well-being in the workplace and psychometric testing. She is a founder member of the Health Psychology in Medicines Use Group and a member of the NISCHR funded Eating Disorder Research Development Group and is actively involved in research exploring employee engagement, well-being, stress and coping.