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Dr Martin Dempster

Senior Lecturer, Research Coordinator for Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Room 03.524, David Keir Building

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Martin Dempster

Dr Martin Dempster

Senior Lecturer

Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 5547

For media contact email comms.office@qub.ac.uk
or call +44(0)2890 973091.

Teaching

PSY3092 Psychology of the Cancer Journey

PSY3001 Thesis

PSY7051 Research Design & Professional Skills

PSY9015 Applied Research 1 (DClinPsych)

PSY9021 Applied Research 2 (DClinPsych)

PSY9026 Applied Research3 (DClinPsych)

Research Interests

My research is focused on enhancing the psychological well-being / quality of life of people with chronic illness (cancer, diabetes and heart disease) and their families. More specifically:

  • Modelling the psychological predictors of psychological well-being and quality of life via reviews of current literature and primary research
  • Designing and evaluating interventions to enhance quality of life and modify illness and sick-role behaviours.
  • Developing and testing instruments to measure psychological constructs of importance in this area, eg. health-related quality of life.

I also have an interest in research methodology and how research is conducted in applied health settings. See Dempster, M. (2011). A Research Guide for Health and Clinical Psychology. Palgrave Macmillan http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=416734

Particulars

Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol)

Chartered Statistician (CStat)

Chartered Scientist (CSci)

Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Health Psychologist registered with the Health Professions Council

 

Treasurer, Division of Health Psychology – Northern Ireland, British Psychological Society

Chair, Health Psychology Qualifications Board, British Psychological Society

Member, Health Psychology Training Committee, British Psychological Society

 

Associate Editor, British Journal of Health Psychology

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Contribution to conference papers, events and activities

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