Prior to his PhD, Mark spent several years working as a support worker in learning disability and challenging behaviour. He has experience working within a mental health setting. He has also volunteered as a Samaritan and enjoys working with vulnerable populations.
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Mark has taught on several units over the last number of years including: social psychology in action; perspectives on mental health; applied psychology; psychological inquiry; practice of research in psychology; psychological research in action; personality and individual differences; counselling: application and practice; and exploring human development.
Mark's research interests include: mental health (adult/child), family environments, childhood trauma, social functioning, stress, psychotic like experiences, attachment, loneliness, stigma, ADHD and social anxiety.
Mark's most recent publication is 'Competing Factor models of child and adolescent psychopathology', (2016). For the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.
Mark is currently working on a number of projects including video-games, mental health and well-being and stress reactions to computer games.