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Dr Michael Ireland

Name Michael Ireland
Position Senior Lecturer (Psychology)
Section School of Psychology and Counselling
Office B337
Location Springfield Campus
Phone +61 7 3470 4497
Extension 4497
Email
Qualifications PhD Qld

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )

Research interests
Emotion regulation, psychometrics, mindfulness and meditation practices, health psychology

Currently teaching courses/programs
PSY4001 & PSY4002 Honours thesis

Research most recent
Ireland, M. J. (2013). Meditation and psychological health: Modelling predictors, processes, and outcomes. Mindfulness, 4(4), 362-374. doi: 10.1007/s12671-012-0136-z

Kelly, S., Alpert, F., Mangan, J., Ireland, M.J. (2014). The Impact of Alcohol Sponsorship in Sport upon Varsity Sportspeople. Journal of Sport Management, 28(4), 418-432.

Kelly, S., Alpert, F., Mangan, J., Ireland, M.J. (2014). Young Consumers’ Exposure to Alcohol Sponsors in Sports. Alcohol & Alcoholism.


Research most notable
Ireland, M. J. (2012a). Meditation and psychological health and functioning: A descriptive and critical review. The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice, 9(1), 4-19.

Ireland, M. J. (2012b). Meditative insight: conceptual and measurement development. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 1-21. doi: 10.1080/13674676.2011.645225

Ireland, M. J. (2013). Meditation and psychological health: Modelling predictors, processes, and outcomes. Mindfulness, 4(4), 362-374. doi: 10.1007/s12671-012-0136-z

Kelly, S., Alpert, F., Mangan, J., Ireland, M.J. (2014). The Impact of Alcohol Sponsorship in Sport upon Varsity Sportspeople. Journal of Sport Management, 28(4), 418-432.

Kelly, S., Alpert, F., Mangan, J., Ireland, M.J. (2014). Young Consumers’ Exposure to Alcohol Sponsors in Sports. Alcohol & Alcoholism.

Ireland, M. J., & Pakenham, K. I. (2010). The nature of youth care tasks in families experiencing chronic illness/disability: Development of the Youth Activities of Caregiving Scale (YACS). Psychology & Health, 25(6), 713 - 731. doi: 10.1080/08870440902893724

Ireland, M. J., & Pakenham, K. I. (2010). Youth adjustment to parental illness or disability: The role of illness characteristics, caregiving, and attachment. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 15(6), 632 - 645. doi: 10.1080/13548506.2010.498891

Ireland, M. J. (2008). Young Carers in Education:Students with Family Caring Responsibilities. New Transitions, 12(1).

Ireland, M. J. (2007). Illness and Disability and Family Caregiving: The Role of Young People. New Transitions, 11(1), 27-31.

Ireland, M. J. (2006). Young Carers. Synapse, Summer, 19.

Izadikhah, Z., Jackson, C., Ireland, M. J. (2012). The Effect of Context on Performance Approach Goal Orientation. American Journal of Psychology, 125(2) 193-207.


Publications in ePrints

Vayro, Caitlin and Brownlow, Charlotte and Ireland, Michael and March, Sonja (2020) 'Don’t … Break Down on Tuesday Because the Mental Health Services are Only in Town on Thursday': A Qualitative Study of Service Provision Related Barriers to, and Facilitators of Farmers’ Mental Health Help‑Seeking. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research. pp. 1-14. ISSN 0894-587X

Harrison, Jessica L. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7888-7906 and Brownlow, Charlotte L. and Ireland, Michael J. and Piovesana, Adina M. (2020) Empathy Measurement in Autistic and Nonautistic Adults: A COSMIN Systematic Literature Review. Assessment. pp. 1-19. ISSN 1073-1911

Vayro, Caitlin and Brownlow, Charlotte and Ireland, Michael and March, Sonja (2020) 'Farming is not just an occupation [but] a whole lifestyle’: a qualitative examination of lifestyle and cultural factors affecting mental health help‐seeking in Australian farmers. Sociologia Ruralis, 60 (1). pp. 151-173. ISSN 0038-0199

Clough, Bonnie A. and Ireland, Michael J. and Leane, Sheena and March, Sonja (2020) Stressors and protective factors among regional and metropolitan Australian medical doctors: A mixed methods investigation. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 76 (7). pp. 1362-1389. ISSN 0021-9762

Harrison, J. L. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7888-7906 and Ireland, M. J. and Piovesana, A. M. and Brownlow, C. L. (2019) Empathy Measurement in Autism. In: Asia Pacific Autism Conference 2019 (APAC 2019), 20-22 June 2019, Sentosa Island, Singapore.

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )


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