- Associate Professor, Social Work and Social Care
Accepting PhD Students
Ric Bowl’s research reflects his commitment to broadening public understanding of mental distress and the contribution to society of those who experience such distress. His interests include: Mental health social work Black service users’ perceptions of mental health services Mental health legislation The genesis, maintenance and amelioration of mental distress Risk assessment in mental health The role of masculinity in shaping men’s experience of mental ill health and our responses to it Older people and mental health services Service user participation He is happy to consider supervising research in many aspects of mental health.
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