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Dr Katie Hackett

Associate Professor

Department: Social Work, Education and Community Wellbeing

My research is focused around the development and evaluation of complex interventions in chronic disease. I use a variety of research methods; qualitative, quantitative, systematic reviews  and mixed methods, such as group concept mapping. I have a particular interest in fatigue and autoimmune disease.

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Pathways to a Brighter Hartlepool: What Really Matters to People?, Bestford, T., Dalton, C., Garlick, R., Graham, P., Guy, C., Hackett, K., Hall-Jones, B., Herrington, T., Lee, R., McCluskey, S., Penton, J., Simons, J. Feb 2024
  • A qualitative exploration of internet forum discussions surrounding female sexual function for individuals with Sjögren’s syndrome, McCready, J., McCarty, K., Deary, V., Collins, T., Hackett, K. 8 Sep 2023, In: PLoS One
  • Co-designed or evidenced based? Developing digital self-management interventions for long-term conditions, McCallum, C., Campbell, M., Hackett, K., Vines, J. 2023, Designing Interventions to Address Complex Societal Issues, London, Taylor & Francis
  • Coping strategies, illness perceptions, and relationship dynamics contribute to female sexual function and sexual distress in Sjogren's syndrome, McCready, J., Deary, V., Collins, T., Lendrem, D., Hackett, K. 1 Jun 2023, In: Journal of Sexual Medicine
  • Effectiveness of physical activity interventions on reducing perceived fatigue among adults with chronic conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials, Barakou, I., Sakalidis, K., Abonie, U., Finch, T., Hackett, K., Hettinga, F. 4 Sep 2023, In: Scientific Reports
  • Food bank practices, local development and the potential of community wealth building and universal basic services in the UK, Lee, R., Graham, P., Croft, E., Hackett, K. 2023, In: Local Economy
  • Identifying and prioritising the key components of a Quality Improvement Network for allied health professionals and psychological therapists: a group concept mapping project, Robinson, L., Butler, H., Hackett, K. 30 Jan 2023, In: BMJ Open Quality
  • Self-regulation of effort for a better health-related quality of life: a multidimensional activity pacing model for chronic pain and fatigue management, Barakou, I., Hackett, K., Finch, T., Hettinga, F. 12 Dec 2023, In: Annals of Medicine
  • The Social Practices of Food Bank Volunteer Work, Lee, R., Coulson, C., Hackett, K. Jul 2023, In: Social Policy and Society
  • Activity Interference in Patient’s with Sjögren’s Syndrome: A Cross-Sectional Study of 149 Patients in the UK, Schoon, H., Slack, E., Pearce, M., Ng, W., Hackett, K. 1 Oct 2022, In: Rheumatology

Jemma McCready The impact of Sjögren’s syndrome on sexual functioning and intimate relationships: development of management recommendations Start Date: 01/10/2018

  • PhD June 02 2017
  • Health and Social Research MSc October 01 2009
  • BSc(Hons) Occupational Therapy 1993


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