Professor Marie Reid

Professor Marie Reid

Professor of Clinical & Health Psychology/ Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychology

Summary

Professor Reid is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist Practitioner and Health Psychologist, with an international reputation for her research on human feeding and eating problems, wide experience of the British University system and close links with the NHS. Currently, she is Hon. Consultant Clinical Psychologist with the Michael White Diabetes Centre at Hull Royal Infirmary. With a first degree in modern languages, she retrained as a psychologist after working in Italy, where she translated for and was inspired by an eminent Italian Psychiatrist.

Director of MSc Clinical Applications of Psychology

Module leader of Case Studies in Mental Health

Module leader of MSc Empirical Dissertationo

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

The Effect of Free Androgen Index on the Quality of Life of Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Cross-Sectional Study

Abdalla, M. A., Deshmukh, H., Mohammed, I., Atkin, S., Reid, M., & Sathyapalan, T. (2021). The Effect of Free Androgen Index on the Quality of Life of Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Cross-Sectional Study. Frontiers in Physiology, 12, https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2021.652559

Schizotypy but not Cannabis Use Modestly Predicts Psychotogenic Experiences: A Cross-Sectional Study Using the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE)

Airey, N. D., Hammersley, R., & Reid, M. (2020). Schizotypy but not Cannabis Use Modestly Predicts Psychotogenic Experiences: A Cross-Sectional Study Using the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE). Journal of Addiction, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/5961275

Testing the Constraint Theory of Addiction: Cannabis Constraints Discriminate Users from Nonusers and Heavy from Light Users

Hammersley, R., Holmes, N., & Reid, M. (2020). Testing the Constraint Theory of Addiction: Cannabis Constraints Discriminate Users from Nonusers and Heavy from Light Users. Journal of Addiction, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/3427270

Stuffing down feelings: Bereavement, anxiety and emotional detachment in the life stories of people with eating disorders

Reid, M., Wilson-Walsh, R., Cartwright, L., & Hammersley, R. (2020). Stuffing down feelings: Bereavement, anxiety and emotional detachment in the life stories of people with eating disorders. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(3), 979-987. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12930

There's just huge anxiety: ontological security, moral panic, and the decline in young people's mental health and well-being in the UK

Bell, J., Reid, M., Dyson, J., Schlosser, A., & Alexander, T. (2019). There’s just huge anxiety: ontological security, moral panic, and the decline in young people’s mental health and well-being in the UK. Qualitative research in medicine and healthcare, 3(2), 87-97. https://doi.org/10.4081/qrmh.2019.8200

Research interests

Human eating behaviour

Eating disorders

Psychology of obesity

Schema Therapy

Lifestyle and mental health

Postgraduate supervision

Professor Reid’s primary research interests are in human eating, including ordinary eating, disordered eating and obesity. She has also researched other topics in mental health. She currently supervises four PhD students:

Alice Cunningham: Understanding the phenomenological experience of schema therapy in those with an eating disorder.

Stephen Harrison: Exploring schemas of obesity and the role of schemas in adult obesity maintenance.

Clare Marney: Personality and disordered eating.

Callum Schofield: Eating behaviours in Huntington’s disease.

Clinical role

Consultant Clinical Psychologist WeightWise

2016 - 2019

WeightWise, which is Hull's Tier 3 service for obesity.

Consultant Clinical Psychologist Nuffield Health Hospital York

2012

Nuffield Health York Hospital

Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist Michael White Diabetes Centre

2011

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Michael White Diabetes Centre, Hull Royal Infirmary.

Committee/Steering group role

Eating Disorders Faculty of the British Psychological Society

2016

She serves on the Eating Disorders Faculty of the British Psychological Society, and recently led on responding to draft NICE guidelines on eating disorders for the BPS.

British Psychological Society Obesity Task Force

2016

She serves on the BPS Obesity Task Force, which last year produced a report ‘Psychological Perspectives on Obesity’ and is currently addressing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the psychology of obesity. https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/new-bps-report-shows-psychology-key-beating-obesity-problem