Tiffany Hamilton-Barclay M.Sc

tiffanyTiffany completed a BSc (Hons) in Psychology at the University of Stirling in 2009. She then went on to receive an MSc in Health Psychology, also from the University of Stirling, in 2010. She is now finishing a PhD at the University of Strathclyde. Her supervisors are Dr. Diane Dixon and Dr. Susan Rasmussen.

Tiffany’s main research interests relate to health psychology, including smoking cessation, off-label drug administration, disability in chronic joint diseases and stroke, suicidal ideation, and organ donation behaviour. She has carried out a systematic review and meta-analysis of chronic disease self-management interventions in populations with arthritis. She has also used N-of-1 methods to test a goal-setting intervention and to model disability behaviour. Tiffany is currently working on evaluating predictors of smoking cessation and their various measures.


Tiffany is currently leading on a study into the factors associated with the initiation, cessation and maintenance of e-cigarette use. In addition Tiffany is involved in writing up the data from a large evaluation of Drug Recovery Wings in UK prisons funded by the Department of Health.