PhD Addicted to Research: co-dependency
In this episode, Ayan Ahmed and Chloe Burke talk to Dr Ingrid Bacon about her work and research on co-dependency in addiction. Dr Bacon explains co-dependency as a ‘chameleon concept’ and talks about some of her experiences through her PhD (including changing the concept half way through – it’s never too late). She discusses factors that are common across co-dependency, depression and anxiety disorders and how co-dependency can encompass many other underlying issues. Finally Dr Bacon shares her advice for how to enjoy your PhD.
Dr Ingrid Bacon is a mental health occupational therapist and a Senior Lecturer in Kingston and St George’s University of London.
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