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
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- 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.
- Murray, M. (Ed.). (2000). Reconstructing health psychology: An introduction. Journal of Health Psychology, 5(3).
- 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.
- Jacobs, G., & Murray, M. (2010). Developing critical understanding by teaching action research to undergraduate psychology students. Educational Action Research, 18, 319-335.
- 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., & Tilley, N. (2006). Promoting safety awareness in fishing communities through community arts: An action research project. Safety Science, 44, 797-808.
- Murray, M. (2004). Levels of narrative analysis in health psychology. Journal of Health Psychology, 5, 337-347.
- Campbell, C., & Murray, M. (2004). Community health psychology: Promoting analysis and action for social change. Journal of Health Psychology, 9, 187-195.
- 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.
- Murray, M. (2002). Connecting narrative and social representation theory in health research. Social Science Information, 41, 653-673.
- Murray, M., & Gray, R. (Eds.). (2008). Health psychology and the arts: A conversation. Journal of Health Psychology, 13(2).
- Murray, M., & Campbell, C. (Eds.). (2004). Assumptions and values of community health psychology. Journal of Health Psychology, 9(2).
- Murray, M. (1997). A narrative approach to health psychology: Background and potential. Journal of Health Psychology, 2, 9-20.
- 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
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