Prof Mark Mcdermott


NameProf Mark Mcdermott
Job titleProfessor
Email addressm.r.mcdermott@uel.ac.uk
Research institutePsychology

Research outputs

Psychological Predictors of Mortality Awareness: Time Perspective, Contentment With Age and Paternal Antipathy and Neglect

Willoch, T. C. F. and Mcdermott, M. 2020. Psychological Predictors of Mortality Awareness: Time Perspective, Contentment With Age and Paternal Antipathy and Neglect. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. https://doi.org/10.1177/0030222820944065

Evaluating the Criticisms of the Stanford Prison Experiment

Mcdermott, M. 2019. Evaluating the Criticisms of the Stanford Prison Experiment. Psychology Review Magazine. 25 (2), pp. 18-20.

Being innovative and ethical about research

Mcdermott, M. 2019. Being innovative and ethical about research. Psychology Review Magazine. 24 (3), pp. 23-25.

Modelling Everyday Understandings of Mortality: A Qualitative Enquiry

McEwan, Oona, Mcdermott, M. and Hefferon, Kate 2018. Modelling Everyday Understandings of Mortality: A Qualitative Enquiry. Journal of Humanistic Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1177/0022167818787908

Development and validation of the multi-dimensional questionnaire of scientifically unsubstantiated beliefs

Stone, A., Mcdermott, M., Abdi, Aishi, Cornwell, Brittanie, Matyas, Zsofia, Reed, Ruby and Watt, Rebecca 2018. Development and validation of the multi-dimensional questionnaire of scientifically unsubstantiated beliefs. Personality and Individual Differences. 128, pp. 146-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.02.024

An evaluation of the efficacy of physical activity interventions in an east London and an Essex borough: Active Sport for Life, exercise & gym-swim.

Mcdermott, M. and Meha, Ardiana 2017. An evaluation of the efficacy of physical activity interventions in an east London and an Essex borough: Active Sport for Life, exercise & gym-swim. University of East London and London Borough of Barking and Dagenham.

Does It Matter What You Call It? Lay Beliefs for Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, and Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome

Mcdermott, M., Bendle, Chris, Griffin, Murray and Furnham, Adrian 2016. Does It Matter What You Call It? Lay Beliefs for Overcoming Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, and Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome. Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry. 18 (2), pp. 150-162. https://doi.org/10.1891/1559-4343.18.2.150

An Empirical Evaluation of the Reversal Theory State Measure Using Three Running Brand Video Commercials

Watkins, Leo, Wilson, Marcia, Mcdermott, M. and Buscombe, R. 2016. An Empirical Evaluation of the Reversal Theory State Measure Using Three Running Brand Video Commercials. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. 5, pp. 27-36. https://doi.org/10.12689/jmep.2016.504

Measuring and predicting mental health literacy for depression

Swannell, Emily J. and Mcdermott, M. 2015. Measuring and predicting mental health literacy for depression. International Journal of Mental Health Promotion. 17 (5), pp. 293-311. https://doi.org/10.1080/14623730.2015.1089010

Comparing the Psychological Effects of Different Psychiatric Labels: Borderline, Paranoid, and Antisocial Personality Disorder; Major Depression; Anxiety Disorder; and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Celaire, Sarah and Mcdermott, M. 2015. Comparing the Psychological Effects of Different Psychiatric Labels: Borderline, Paranoid, and Antisocial Personality Disorder; Major Depression; Anxiety Disorder; and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Ethical Human Psychology and Psychiatry. 17 (1), pp. 33-44. https://doi.org/10.1891/1559-4343.17.1.33

Evaluating the effects of six alcohol-related message frames on emotions and intentions: The neglected role of disgust

Collymore, Natalie N. and Mcdermott, M. 2015. Evaluating the effects of six alcohol-related message frames on emotions and intentions: The neglected role of disgust. Journal of Health Psychology. 21 (9), pp. 1907-1917. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105314567910

The Multidimensional Mortality Awareness Measure and Model:Development and Validation of a New Self-Report Questionnaire and Psychological Framework

Levasseur, Oona, Mcdermott, M. and Lafreniere, Kathryn D. 2015. The Multidimensional Mortality Awareness Measure and Model:Development and Validation of a New Self-Report Questionnaire and Psychological Framework. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 70 (3), pp. 317-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/0030222815569440

An Empirical Evaluation of the Reversal Theory State Measure: Tracking Changes in the Experience of Video Commercials of Three Leading Running Brands

Watkins, Leo, Wilson, Marcia, Mcdermott, M. and Buscombe, R. 2015. An Empirical Evaluation of the Reversal Theory State Measure: Tracking Changes in the Experience of Video Commercials of Three Leading Running Brands. in: 17th International Reversal Theory Conference Programme and Abstracts The Reversal Theory Society. pp. 16

Developmental Antecedents of Proactive and Reactive Rebelliousness: The Role of Parenting Style, Childhood Adversity, and Attachment

Mcdermott, M. and Barik, N. 2014. Developmental Antecedents of Proactive and Reactive Rebelliousness: The Role of Parenting Style, Childhood Adversity, and Attachment. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality: Reversal Theory Studies. 2 (1), pp. 22-31. https://doi.org/10.12689/jmep.2014.203

Rebelliousness and attachment difficulties as legacies of parental neglect in childhood

Mcdermott, M. 2013. Rebelliousness and attachment difficulties as legacies of parental neglect in childhood. UEL Research and Knowledge Exchange Conference 2013. University of East London, London 26 Jun 2013 London University of East London.

A project to assist Family Actions's Building Bridges practitioners with the use of the Index of Family Relations as an outcome measurement: final report

Harden, A., Lloyd-Reichling, E., Mcdermott, M., Potter, Sylvia and Sayeed, Zahirun 2009. A project to assist Family Actions's Building Bridges practitioners with the use of the Index of Family Relations as an outcome measurement: final report. London University of East London.

A project to assist Family Action’s Building Bridges practitioners with the use of the Index of Family Relations as an outcome measurement (Final Report).

Harden, A., Lloyd-Reichling, E., Mcdermott, M., Potter, Sylvia and Sayeed, Zahirun 2009. A project to assist Family Action’s Building Bridges practitioners with the use of the Index of Family Relations as an outcome measurement (Final Report). Family Action, Institute of Health and Human Development and CASS School of Education, University of East London.

Tackling teenage obesity: literature review and project proposal

Mcdermott, M. and Potton, A. 2008. Tackling teenage obesity: literature review and project proposal. Desk research report for the Barking and Dagenham Primary Care Trust, London School of Psychology, University of East London.

Reducing Friday alcohol consumption among moderate, women drinkers: evaluation of a brief evidence-based intervention

Murgraff, Vered, Abraham, Charles and Mcdermott, M. 2007. Reducing Friday alcohol consumption among moderate, women drinkers: evaluation of a brief evidence-based intervention. Alcohol & Alcoholism. 42 (1), pp. 37-41.

BBC Television ‘The Experiment’ – report of the independent ethics panel

Mcdermott, M., Öpik, Lembit, Smith, Stephen, Taylor, Steve and Wills, Andrea 2002. BBC Television ‘The Experiment’ – report of the independent ethics panel.

Exploring attitude and belief correlates of adhering to the new guidelines for low-risk single-occasion drinking: an application of the theory of planned behaviour

Murgraff, Vered, Mcdermott, M. and Walsh, J. 2001. Exploring attitude and belief correlates of adhering to the new guidelines for low-risk single-occasion drinking: an application of the theory of planned behaviour. Alcohol & Alcoholism. 36 (2), pp. 135-140.

Regret is what you get: the effects of manipulating anticipated affect and time perspective on risky single-occasion drinking

Murgraff, Vered, Mcdermott, M., White, David and Phillips, Keith 1999. Regret is what you get: the effects of manipulating anticipated affect and time perspective on risky single-occasion drinking. Alcohol & Alcoholism. 34 (4), pp. 590-600.

The story of Daniel

Mcdermott, M. 1986. The story of Daniel. New Society.
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