Department of Psychology

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Profile Information

The Department of Psychology also emphasises the integral role of high quality research in moving the discipline forward.  We are proud to be a high quality teaching led, research active Department that encompass a diverse portfolio of expertise. The Department is home to the Centre for Applied Psychological Research. 

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Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Psychology Medicine & Life Sciences
Crime Medicine & Life Sciences
Mental Health Medicine & Life Sciences
offender Social Sciences
Interviews Medicine & Life Sciences
Prisoners Medicine & Life Sciences
Prisons Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1994 2019

Acceptability and feasibility pilot randomised controlled trial of medical skin camouflage for recovery of women prisoners with self-harm scarring (COVER): the study protocol

Mitchell, H., Abel, K., Dunlop, B., Walker, T., Ranote, S., Robinson, L., Edgar, F., Millington, T., Meacock, R., Shaw, J. & Gutridge, K., 17 Jan 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 1, p. 1-11 11 p., e021891.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Randomized Controlled Trials

Adult report of childhood imaginary companions and adversity relates to concurrent prodromal psychosis symptoms

Davis, P., Webster, L., Fernyhough, C., Ralston, K., Kola-Palmer, S. & Stain, H., Jan 2019, In : Psychiatry Research. 271, p. 150-152 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Prodromal Symptoms
Psychotic Disorders
Dissociative Disorders

A machine learning autism classification based on logistic regression analysis

Thabtah, F., Abdelhamid, N. & Peebles, D., 1 Jun 2019, In : Health Information Science and Systems. 7, 12, 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Logistic Models
Regression Analysis
Machine Learning
Health Care Costs

Projects 2016 2021

DARE: None In Three - A Centre for the Development, Application, Research and Evaluation of Prosocial Games for the Prevention of Gender-based Violence

Jones, A., Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Gibbs, G., Miller, P., Shagufta, S., Ma, M. E., Liu, Z. & Ochen, E. A.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Ni3: None in Three

Jones, A., Ma, M. E., Trotman Jemmott, E., Da Breo, H., Gibbs, G., Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Tannis, D., Rose, L. R., Joseph, D., Kirkman, G., Buckmire, T. & Smith, D.


Project: ResearchEU Government

Prevalence and variation in antidepressant prescribing across Northern Ireland: a longitudinal administrative data linkage for targeted support

Boduszek, D., Shevlin, M., Murphy, J. & Rosato, M.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Activities 1990 2019

The Psychological Profile of Serial Killers

Dara Mojtahedi (Speaker)
11 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Definitions, Debates & Directions for Contemporary Psychogeography

Alexander Bridger (Speaker), Tina Richardson (Speaker), Jamie McPhie (Speaker), Simon Cole (Speaker), Taylor Butler Eldridge (Speaker)
6 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A homage to Ballard - Psychogeography and the Trafford Centre

Alexander Bridger (Speaker), Tina Richardson (Speaker)
6 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

The question students should ask: how is my university tackling sexual violence?

Tammi Walker


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Is jury bias preventing justice for rape victims?

Dominic Willmott


1 item of media coverage, 1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research

Murder, Mystery and My Family

Donna Youngs


2 items of media coverage, 1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment