Publications

Journal Articles

Bullo, S. and Hearn, J. H. (2020) Parallel worlds and personified pain: A mixed-methods analysis of pain metaphor use by women with endometriosis. British Journal of Health Psychology, e12472. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12472

Koller, V. and Bullo, S. (2019). “Fight like a girl”: Tattoos as identity constructions for women living with illness. Multimodal Communication, 8(1). doi:10.1515/mc-2018-0006

Bullo, S. (2019). ‘I feel like I am being stabbed by a thousand tiny men’: The challenges of communicating endometriosis pain. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, pp. 1-17. doi:10.1177/1363459318817943

Bullo, S. (2018). Exploring disempowerment in women’s accounts of endometriosis experiences. Discourse and Communication, 12(6), pp. 569-586. doi:10.1177/1750481318771430

Conference Presentations

Parallel worlds and personified pain: A mixed-methods analysis of metaphor use by women with endometriosis (with Dr Jasmine Hearn)
European Health Psychology Society Conference, August 2020

Exploring disempowerment in women’s accounts of endometriosis experiences
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, April 2019

The challenges of communicating endometriosis pain
Linguistics Research Seminar, University of Huddersfield, October 2018

Multimodal accounts of endometriosis pain: A hands-on approach (with Zoe Bibbon)
BAAL Health & Science Communication SIG Workshop, King’s College London, November 2018

Endometriosis pain description and diagnosis delay: A cognitive linguistic study
BAAL Health & Science Communication SIG Workshop, Lancaster University, November 2017

The language of endometriosis: Exploring linguistic descriptions of pain
Family Health Research Cluster, Birmingham City University, November 2017

Exploring discourses of endometriosis and dis/empowerment
BAAL Health & Science Communication SIG, University of Leeds, September 2017

Media Appearances

RAH! Podcast at Manchester Met
Perceptions of Menstruation and Endometriosis

BBC Radio World Service
The women having to resort to using metaphors to describe the pain of endometriosis

The Sun
Millions with endometriosis face SEVEN-YEAR delay to get correct diagnosis, experts warn