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Dr Joseph Chilcot

Biographical details

Dr Joseph Chilcot is Head of the Health Psychology Section and a Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London. His research is focused on the psychological aspects of long-term conditions, particularly advanced kidney disease. Joe is interested in the role illness perceptions have upon symptoms and their trajectory (mood and fatigue), behaviour (non-adherence), clinical outcomes. He is also interested in the detection, management and treatment of depression among individuals living with kidney disease. With colleagues Joe is currently developing and testing novel interventions in kidney patients designed to help support patients manage their condition and symptoms.

Joe is co-editor-in-chief of the British Journal of Health Psychology and a former editor at PLoS ONE. He is currently Vice President (Research) of the British Renal Society.

Joe was honoured to receive the Inaugural Donna Lamping MDT Researcher Award for Outstanding Research in Kidney Care in 2012 and early career research awards from the Division of Health Psychology (2013) and UK Society for Behavioural edicine (2015). 

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Research interests

Psychological aspects of long-term conditions, particularly kidney disease.

Detection and management of depression

Illness perceptions

Fatigue

Clinical outcomes

Psychometrics

Editorial activity

British Journal of Health Psychology (Journal)

Joseph Chilcot (Editor)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

British Journal of Health Psychology (Journal)

Joseph Chilcot (Associate Editor)
20152017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

PloS one (Journal)

Joseph Chilcot (Editor)
20152017

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

British Journal of Health Psychology (Journal)

Joseph Chilcot (Editorial board member)
20142015

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

British Journal of Health Psychology (Journal)

Joseph Chilcot (Editorial board member)
20122014

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Types of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

Research Sub-committe, Division of Health Psychology

Joseph Chilcot (Chair)
20112014

Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

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