Jake Crawshaw

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Jacob is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King’s College London. His research focuses on optimising medication adherence in patients following acute coronary syndrome. He has past experience working in mental health at the Royal College of Psychiatrists and has completed a BSc in Psychology from Newcastle University and an MSc in Health Psychology at King’s. His primary research interests include health psychology, treatment adherence, how beliefs about illness affect health and barriers to behaviour change.


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How much impact can optimism and positivity have on clinical outcomes in cardiovascular disease?


Jake Crawshaw summarises a systematic review which investigates the relationships between positive psychological constructs and health outcomes in cardiovascular disease.

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Cognitive and exercise interventions for older adults with and without cognitive impairment

Jake Crawshaw reports on a recent systematic review of cognitive and exercise interventions for older people with and without cognitive impairment.

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