Lucy Bryning


Lucy is a Research Officer in Health Economics at CHEME. She has a 1st Class BSc (Hons) and a Masters by Research both in Psychology. During her masters research funded by a Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS) Lucy investigated the use of an implementation website as a resource for real-time outcome monitoring and utility data collection in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) services. Lucy has a keen interest in Mindfulness, both personally and professionally and is now undertaking a PhD in Health Economics exploring the economics of Mindfulness Based Interventions. Lucy’s PhD was funded by Tenovus Wales’ leading Cancer charity and is supervised by Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards and Rebecca Crane of the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (CMRP) at Bangor University. Her other research interests include the evaluation of antenatal and postnatal maternal health programmes and the appropriate methodology for assessing the cost-effectiveness of complex public health programmes and psychosocial interventions.


Swales, M., Hibbs, R. A. B., Bryning, L., & Hastings, R. P. (2016). Health related quality of life for young people receiving dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT): a routine outcome‑monitoring pilot. SpringerPlus, 5, 1137. doi:10.1186/s40064-016-2826-9

Edwards, R. T., Bryning, L., & Crane, R. (2015). Design of economic evaluations of mindfulness-based interventions: ten methodological questions of which to be mindful. Mindfulness, 6(3), 490-500. doi:10.1007/s12671-014-0282-6

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