Professor Jomeen welcomes applications from students researching in the field of maternal health with particular interest in the psychological impact of pregnancy and childbirth and perinatal mental health, choice in decision-making in maternity care and maternity interventions.
Professor Jomeen has successfully supervised postgraduate doctoral students from the UK and overseas researching the following topics.
March 2017, Understanding Risk Communication between Women with Pre-Gestational Diabetes and Midwives involved in their Care.
August 2016, Fathers’ Relationship to, and Experience of, their Partner’s Mental Illness during the Perinatal Period
January 2016, Exploring how Women Negotiate Pregnancy in the Context of Food Behaviours and Weight Status
August 2015, An Exploration into the Occurrence of Unusual Thoughts after Childbirth
January 2015, 3D Ultrasound In Pregnancy: Discourses, Women’s Experiences And Psychological Understanding
January 2015, What are Mothers’ and Healthcare Professionals’ Experiences of Infant Feeding within the Current Policy Context and Culture of Healthcare in England?
December 2014, Exploring Defining and Measuring the Signs and Symptoms of Pin Site Infection
August 2014, The Experience of Women who have Received a Diagnosis of Puerperal Psychosis and their Significant Others: Exploring the Role of Relationships
August 2013, The Role of the Self in Women’s Decision-Making about Place of Birth
August 2012, Sexual Health (Chlamydia) and Wellbeing
May 2012, Exploring the Legal and Ethical Dimensions of the Decision Making of Military Nurses: Professional Versus Military Codes
September 2011, Correlates and Predictors of Psychological Distress following Ectopic Pregnancy
December 2009, Postnatal Perineal Trauma and General Health in Maltese Women
Current PhD supervisions
Professor Jomeen currently supervises a number of PhD and clinical psychology doctoral students researching topics including
Coping Experiences following Intimate Partner Suicide
Choices made by Women in Pregnancy and Birth, after a Previous Traumatic Birth
Women’s Lived Experiences of Female Genital Mutilation in Tanzania
A Grounded Theory Study of Asexuality
Midwives and Public Health Nurses’ Knowledge, Confidence and Illness Beliefs in Relation to Perinatal Mental Illness (Pmi)
A Study of the Experiences of Pregnancy, Motherhood and Parenting in Early Years
Staff Constructs of Perinatal Mental Illness