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Personal profile

Particulars

I have completed all my higher education at Queen’s University Belfast; graduating in 1999 with BSc (1st Class Hons) Psychology and again in 2004 with a PhD in Psychology and Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching.

I have been employed as a lecturer since 2005 and was appointed research coordinator for Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2015.

 

I have expertise in the measurement and modelling of a range of psychological constructs as well as the design and statistical analysis of research projects.

 

I have made media appearances on a number of television shows including the Afternoon Show, the Daily show and You’re a Star.

 

Other

School of Psychology Administrative Roles

  • DClin Psych Research Director
  • Module coordinator: PSY9015 Applied Research 1
  • Module coordinator: PSY9021 Applied Research 2
  • Module coordinator: PSY9026 Applied Research 3

Research Interests

My primary research interest is mental health including the measurement and modelling of psychological trauma, anxiety disorders, psychosis and related constructs.  Specific areas of interest include:

  • Attentional biases

  • OCD

  • Psychometric properties of Mental Health Measures

  • PTSD & complexPSTD

  • Self-conscious emotions (especially shame) & mental health

  • Trauma (from the troubles, natural disasters or childhood adversity)

I have been teaching research methods and analysis for ten years. Martin Dempster and I have co-written two books on statistics & research methods and I have published research looking at the problems students have in this area.

Teaching

PSY3001 Thesis

PSY7059 Psychological Assessment

PSY7062 Dissertation

PSY9012 Psychological Assessment and Formulation

PSY9015 Applied Research 1

PSY9021 Applied Research 2

PSY9026 Applied Research 3

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Research Output 2005 2019

Biomedical Technology
Psychotic Disorders
Meta-Analysis
Databases
Therapeutics

Childhood Physical and Sexual Abuse as a Predictor of Reoffending: A Systematic Review

Dalsklev, M., Cunningham, T., Dempster, M. & Hanna, D., 22 Aug 2019, In : Trauma, Violence, and Abuse.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Offenses
sexual violence
childhood
trauma
Prisons

Childhood trauma as a predictor of reoffending in a Northern Irish probation sample

Dalsklev, M., Cunningham, T., Travers, Á., McDonagh, T., Shannon, C., Downes, C. & Hanna, D., 01 Nov 2019, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 97, 9 p., 104168.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Northern Ireland
Prisons
Sex Offenses
Violence
92 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
File
Mental Health
Wounds and Injuries
Literature
Research
10 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of a mental health intervention in athletes: Applying self-determination theory

Shannon, S., Hanna, D., Haughey, T., Leavey, G., McGeown, C. & Breslin, G., 13 Aug 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, AUG, 11 p., 1875.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mindfulness
Personal Autonomy
Athletes
Mental Health
Mental Competency

Activities 2012 2019

  • 5 Other examination
  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 UG external examination

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology Thesis External Examiner

Donncha Hanna (Examiner)
Jun 2019

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology External Examiner

Donncha Hanna (Examiner)
Aug 2019

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Natural disasters & Mental Health: effects of the Christchurch earthquakes.

Donncha Hanna (Advisor)
19 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology External Examiner

Donncha Hanna (Examiner)
2019

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology External Examiner

Donncha Hanna (Examiner)
2018

Activity: Examination typesOther examination

Thesis

Delineating Trauma Mechanisms and Interventions: How Psychological Trauma Difficulties Develop and how they can be Treated Effectively

Author: Corrigan, J., May 2018

Supervisor: Hanna, D. (Supervisor) & Dyer, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

File

Trauma history: measurement and training

Author: Coyle, L., Dec 2018

Supervisor: Curran, D. (Supervisor) & Hanna, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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