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Dr Sean Cowlishaw

Dr Sean Cowlishaw

Dr Sean Cowlishaw
BSocSci, BA(Hons), PhD

Research Fellow (quantitative) in Primary Health Care

Office G.10
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314515

Research summary

My primary areas of research are in the field of problem and pathological gambling, and include topics relating to comorbidity and interventions for gambling disorders. I also have primary interests relating to family adaptation to occupational and traumatic stress, as well as influences of family and family-focussed interventions on individual mental health problems. My additional interests extend across topics relating to work-family interactions (including the interface of paid work and family and non-traditional roles such as volunteer or military reservist) and influences of such interactions on individual and organisational outcomes (e.g., burnout, turnover intentions).         

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Dr Sean Cowlishaw is a Research Fellow in the Centre for Academic Primary Care (CAPC) and School of Social and Community Medicine at the University of Bristol. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Gambling Research and School of Sociology at the Australian National University (ANU). Sean obtained his PhD in psychology from La Trobe University (06-09), after undertaking his doctoral studies on the impacts of trauma and work-related factors (including work-family interactions) on the families of Australian emergency service volunteers. He was employed subsequently (10-12) as a research fellow and statistician at Monash University in Australia ...

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