I have several ongoing research projects, including (1) independence and social engagement among older people in disadvantaged communities, (2) ages and stages: theatre and representations of ageing, and (3) popular beliefs about health, illness, and healthcare. I am also researching issues in: (1) narrative and social representation theory, (2) critical psychology, (3) qualitative research methods, and (4) community arts.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Causal Attribution
- Health Psychology
- Person Perception
- Political Psychology
- Research Methods, Assessment
- Social Cognition
Note from the Network: The holder of this profile has certified having all necessary rights, licenses, and authorization to post the files listed below. Visitors are welcome to copy or use any files for noncommercial or journalistic purposes provided they credit the profile holder and cite this page as the source.
- Marks, D. F., Murray, M., et al. (2010). Health psychology: Theory, research and practice (3rd ed.). London: Sage.
- Murray, M. (Ed.). (2004). Critical health psychology. London: Palgrave.
- Murray, M., & Chamberlain, K. (Eds.). (1999). Qualitative health psychology: Theories and methods. London: Sage.
- Campbell, C., & Murray, M. (2004). Community health psychology: Promoting analysis and action for social change. Journal of Health Psychology, 9, 187-195.
- Jacobs, G., & Murray, M. (2010). Developing critical understanding by teaching action research to undergraduate psychology students. Educational Action Research, 18, 319-335.
- Murray, M. (Ed.). (2000). Reconstructing health psychology: An introduction. Journal of Health Psychology, 5(3).
- Murray, M. (2004). Levels of narrative analysis in health psychology. Journal of Health Psychology, 5, 337-347.
- Murray, M. (2002). Connecting narrative and social representation theory in health research. Social Science Information, 41, 653-673.
- Murray, M. (1997). A narrative approach to health psychology: Background and potential. Journal of Health Psychology, 2, 9-20.
- Murray, M., & Campbell, C. (Eds.). (2004). Assumptions and values of community health psychology. Journal of Health Psychology, 9(2).
- Murray, M., & Chamberlain, K. (Eds.). (1998). Qualitative research in health psychology: Developments and directions. Journal of Health Psychology, 3(3).
- Murray, M., & Crummett, A. (2010). "I don’t think they knew we could do these sorts of things": Social representations of community and participation in community arts by older people. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 777-785.
- Murray, M., & Gray, R. (Eds.). (2008). Health psychology and the arts: A conversation. Journal of Health Psychology, 13(2).
- Murray, M., & Tilley, N. (2006). Promoting safety awareness in fishing communities through community arts: An action research project. Safety Science, 44, 797-808.
- Nelson, G., Poland, B., Murray, M., & Maticka-Tyndale, E. (2004). Building capacity in community health action research: Towards a praxis framework for graduate training. Action Research, 2, 389-408.
- Vanaanen, A., Murray, M., Koskinen, A, Vahtera, J., Kouvonen, A., & Kivimäki, M. (2009). Engagement in cultural activities and cause-specific mortality: Prospective cohort study. Preventive Medicine, 49, 142-147.
- Murray, M. (2007). Narrative psychology. In J. Smith (Eds.), Qualitative Psychology: A practical guide to research methods, Second edition. London, UK: Sage, pp. 111-132.
- Murray, M., & Chamberlain, K. (2009). Critical health psychology. In D. Fox, I. Prilleltensky & S. Austen (Eds.) Critical psychology: An introduction. Second edition. London: Sage, pp. 144-158.
- Individuals and Society
- Psychology, Health and Social Action
- Societal Psychology
School of Psychology
Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 5BG
- Phone: (+44) 1782 733311
- Fax: (44) 1782 733311