Mark Doyle

Lecturer, Solent University

Dr Mark Doyle is a lecturer in psychology at Solent University and an early career researcher. He is a chartered psychologist with the British Psychology Society and a qualified cognitive behavioural therapist and is a current member of the BABCP. His primary teaching focus relates to mental health, counselling and cognitive behavioural therapy.

Current Projects: the wellbeing of police online child sex crime investigators, Stressful experiences, resilience and mental health of university students, Profiles of childhood trauma and revictimization, Developmental contexts (attachment and child trauma) and their relationship with anxiety and depression. He is also working with collaborators at University of Portsmouth to explore the wellbeing of security personnel who are regularly involved with potentially traumatic experiences as part of their job (e.g. door staff at clubs, bank security).

Previous Projects: Previous research conducted during his related to toxic childhood environments and their influence on child mental health and wellbeing using a range of structural equation modelling techniques.

Research interests: Spectrum of traumatic experiences and PTSD (type 1 and type 2), secondary traumas, how trauma affects mental health across the lifespan, revictimization of those who have experienced child trauma.

Personal webpage

Publications

Articles:

  • Doyle, M.M., Murphy, J. & Shevlin, M. (2016). Competing factor models of child and adolescent psychopathology. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. 44(8): 1559-1571.

Conference Publications:

  • Oral Presentation (May, 2014): Competing factor models of Child and Adolescent Psychopathology. ATINER. International Conference on Psychology. Athens, Greece.
  • Oral Presentation: Doyle, M.M., Hampton, N. & Andriopoulou, P. (2016, July). An Exploration of the Relationship between Coping mechanisms, Video-Games and Mental health. 37th International Stress and Anxiety Research (STAR) Conference, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Oral Presentation:  Doyle, M.M., Hampton, N., Neil, G., Andriopoulou, P. & Wink, B. (2016, July). Stress Responses to Horror based Video Game Experiences: Exploring Immersion levels, Context and Virtual Reality. 37th International Stress and Anxiety Research (STAR) Conference, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Oral Presentation:  Doyle, M.M., Hampton, N., Neil, G., Andriopoulou, P. & Wink, B. (March, 2017). Utilising Virtual Reality to Predict Adult Stress Responses. UK Psychological Trauma Society Annual Conference, Belfast, N. Ireland.
  • Oral Presentation:  Doyle, M.M., Hampton, N., Neil, G., Andriopoulou, P. & Wink, B. (May, 2017). Developmental Predictors of Distress and Affect: Applications of Virtual Reality. British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Brighton, UK.

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