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Jamie Murphy

Professor
Psychology
Ulster University
Ireland

Biography

Jamie Murphy, Professor in School of Psychology at Ulster University,  Jamie Murphy is a Reader in psychology and a member of the Psychology Research Institute at Ulster University. He has investigated the expression of psychosis and the co-occurrence of psychological trauma and psychosis for the past 10 years. Challenging traditional disease based conceptualisations of psychosis, Jamie’s research has demonstrated that extreme perceptual, belief and behavioural abnormalities such as hallucinations, delusions and mania often emerge in, and can be understood against, a context of extreme life trauma and adversity.

Research Interest

Psychology, Jamie is also the training coordinator for The Collaborative Network for Training and Excellence in Psychotraumatology (CONTEXT), an EU funded international, interdisciplinary doctoral training programme involving nine European partner organisations spanning the academic, non-governmental, voluntary, and public sectors.

Publications

  • Distress, impairment and the extended psychosis phenotype: A network analysis of psychotic experiences in a US general population sample Schizophrenia Bulletin

  • Social, Familial and Psychological Risk Factors for Endocrine, Nutritional and Metabolic Disorders in Childhood and Early Adulthood: a Birth Cohort Study Using the DanishRegistry System

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