Dr Joanne Fox is a Senior Lecturer in the Psychology, Sociology and Education Division.

Active Research Interests:

  • Transition from “acute” to “chronic” pain
  • Behavioural outcomes in epidemiology
  • Public health perspectives on pain and other conditions
  • Occupational health – psychosocial factors and health in the workplace
  • Measures of pain experience
  • Gender and sex differences in pain
  • Life after lower-limb amputation
  • Diagnostic processes in chronic pain
  • Management of chronic pain in the current NHS
  • Psychosocial adjustment to chronic illness
  • Family factors and chronic illness
  • Individual experience of hospitalisation
  • Positive health psychology and pain