Adam Bibbey is a second year doctoral researcher investigating the relationship between acute psychological stress reactivity and a range of adverse health and behavioural outcomes. His work is funded via an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) studentship.
His major research interests lie within the fields of Behavioural Medicine and Psychophysiology. He has a particular interest in stress reactivity, as well as disordered eating, exercise dependence and perfectionism.
His recent work focuses on the cardiovascular and cortisol responses to acute psychological stress in individuals with varying personality types (Big 5, Type D) and a range of possible dependencies (namely Internet and alcohol). His future research aims to focus upon adverse states such as disordered eating, exercise dependence, and perfectionism.
Research group memberships: University of Birmingham Behavioural Medicine Research Group.