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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) '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

Goodwin, Belinda C. and Crawford-Williams, Fiona and Ireland, Michael J. and March, Sonja (2019) General practitioner endorsement of mail-out colorectal cancer screening: the perspective of nonparticipants. Translational Behavioral Medicine. pp. 1-9.

Goodwin, Belinda C. and March, Sonja and Ireland, Michael and Crawford-Williams, Fiona and Manski, Donna and Ford, Martelle and Dunn, Jeff (2019) Geographic variation in compliance With FOBT colorectal cancer screening programs: the role of attitudes toward health and help seeking. Rural and Remote Health, 19 (3 (4957)). pp. 1-10.

Crawford-Williams, Fiona and March, Sonja and Goodwin, Belinda C. and Ireland, Michael J. and Chambers, Suzanne K. and Aitken, Joanne F. and Dunn, Jeff (2019) Geographic variations in stage at diagnosis and survival for colorectal cancer in Australia: a systematic review. European Journal of Cancer Care, 28 (3). e13072. ISSN 0961-5423

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Psychology not elsewhere classified ( 170199 )


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