Dr Jenny Waite-Jones

Dr Jenny Waite-Jones

Visiting Health and Developmental Psychology Lecturer

0113 3439425

Summary: Adult, Child and Mental Health Nursing

Location: Baines Wing

Overview

As a psychology lecturer and researcher, Jenny is particularly concerned with the application of developmental and family psychology to health issues. Her published work includes the impact of childhood chronic conditions on family life and ways to reduce the effects of stress for those with rheumatoid arthritis.

Her previous experiences include working within the voluntary sector as well as teaching in schools and colleges. Jenny’s past and current work with national charities helps inform her research into the relationships between health professionals and user / carers, particularly in relation to the psychosocial impact of chronic illness/disability during childhood, adolescence and adulthood and how this impacts upon family life.