Oliver J Mason

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The psychotomimetic nature of dreams: an experimental study
    Oliver Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1N 6BT, UK
    Schizophr Res Treatment 2012:872307. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Dimensions of positive symptoms in late versus early onset psychosis
    Oliver Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:320-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Ethnicity, violent offending, and vulnerability to schizophrenia: a pilot study
    O J Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Health and Educational Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 85:143-9. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Mental health and physical activity interventions: a review of the qualitative literature
    Oliver J Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1N 6BT, UK
    J Ment Health 21:274-84. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Short scales for measuring schizotypy
    Oliver Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 78:293-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint Schizotypy, self-referential thinking and the Barnum effect
    Oliver J Mason
    Department of Clinical Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1N 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:145-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The psychotomimetic effects of short-term sensory deprivation
    Oliver J Mason
    Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:783-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for transition to first episode psychosis among individuals with 'at-risk mental states'
    Oliver Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Schizophr Res 71:227-37. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The psychotomimetic states inventory (PSI): measuring psychotic-type experiences from ketamine and cannabis
    Oliver J Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 103:138-42. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia: its prevalence and correlates in a British undergraduate sample
    O Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 78:113-25. 2005

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. pmc The psychotomimetic nature of dreams: an experimental study
    Oliver Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1N 6BT, UK
    Schizophr Res Treatment 2012:872307. 2012
    ..Subjective changes to cognition and affect are consistent with alterations in prefrontal cortical activity during REM sleep that mirror those of schizophrenia...
  2. doi request reprint Dimensions of positive symptoms in late versus early onset psychosis
    Oliver Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Int Psychogeriatr 25:320-7. 2013
    ..This study examined a range of phenomenological aspects of delusions and hallucinations as well as traditional symptom measures in both groups...
  3. doi request reprint Ethnicity, violent offending, and vulnerability to schizophrenia: a pilot study
    O J Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Health and Educational Psychology, University College London, London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 85:143-9. 2012
    ..Violent offenders scored more highly on the positive symptoms of schizotypy than non-violent prisoners. Both ethnicity and violent offending may be relevant factors when considering vulnerability to psychosis in the offending population...
  4. doi request reprint Mental health and physical activity interventions: a review of the qualitative literature
    Oliver J Mason
    Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, 1 19 Torrington Place, University College London, London WC1N 6BT, UK
    J Ment Health 21:274-84. 2012
    ..Interventions based on physical activity are of proven efficacy as adjunctive interventions in mental health, but less is known about how these benefits come about...
  5. ncbi request reprint Short scales for measuring schizotypy
    Oliver Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 78:293-6. 2005
    ..This study reports short scales for measuring several dimensions of schizotypy in the normal population based on a large twin sample...
  6. doi request reprint Schizotypy, self-referential thinking and the Barnum effect
    Oliver J Mason
    Department of Clinical Educational and Health Psychology, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1N 6BT, United Kingdom
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 42:145-8. 2011
    ..The study tested whether the so-called 'Barnum' effect could be predicted by individual differences in self-referential thinking, and beyond this, schizotypy more generally...
  7. doi request reprint The psychotomimetic effects of short-term sensory deprivation
    Oliver J Mason
    Department of Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 197:783-5. 2009
    ..This result is discussed in terms of difficulties in source monitoring as a possible mechanism involved in proneness to hallucinations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for transition to first episode psychosis among individuals with 'at-risk mental states'
    Oliver Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Schizophr Res 71:227-37. 2004
    ..These predictors are consistent with a picture of poor premorbid functioning that further declines in the period up to transition...
  9. doi request reprint The psychotomimetic states inventory (PSI): measuring psychotic-type experiences from ketamine and cannabis
    Oliver J Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 103:138-42. 2008
    ..The Psychotomimetic States Inventory (PSI) has sub-scales of Delusory Thinking, Perceptual Distortions, Cognitive Disorganization, Anhedonia, Mania and Paranoia...
  10. ncbi request reprint Alexithymia: its prevalence and correlates in a British undergraduate sample
    O Mason
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 78:113-25. 2005
    ..This study investigated the prevalence of alexithymia in a British undergraduate sample and assesses its relationship to both parental bonding and dissociation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Early maladaptive schemas and adult attachment in a UK clinical population
    Helen Platts
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Psychol Psychother 78:549-64. 2005
    ..A further aim was to investigate the nature of the relationship between psychological distress, common psychological difficulties, and attachment style...
  12. ncbi request reprint Understanding the genesis of psychotic disorder: issues in the prediction and prophylaxis of those at 'ultra-high risk'
    Oliver J Mason
    School of Psychology, University College London, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 44:383-404. 2005
    ..This review seeks to identify the 'state of the art' with respect to the clinical identification and treatment of individuals at 'ultra-high risk'...
  13. ncbi request reprint The Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE): further description and extended norms
    Oliver Mason
    University College London, United Kingdom
    Schizophr Res 82:203-11. 2006
    ..Since its inception the O-LIFE has been used in a wide variety of experimental and clinical studies, establishing its reliability and validity...
  14. doi request reprint Psychotic-like experiences, appraisals, and trauma
    Anna Lovatt
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 198:813-9. 2010
    ..The role of interpersonal trauma, specifically, may be to predispose to a "paranoid" world view...
  15. doi request reprint Hyper-priming in cannabis users: a naturalistic study of the effects of cannabis on semantic memory function
    Celia J A Morgan
    Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom
    Psychiatry Res 176:213-8. 2010
    ..The acute increase in automatic semantic priming may be one factor contributing to the psychotomimetic effects of cannabis...
  16. ncbi request reprint The ability of adult mental health services to meet clients' attachment needs: the development and implementation of the Service Attachment Questionnaire
    Isabel Goodwin
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, UK
    Psychol Psychother 76:145-61. 2003
    ..As the measure is the first of its kind, further exploration of the measure's reliability and validity is recommended...
  17. doi request reprint Apophenia, theory of mind and schizotypy: perceiving meaning and intentionality in randomness
    Sophie Fyfe
    Sub Department of Clinical Health Psychology, University College London, UK
    Cortex 44:1316-25. 2008
    ..Perceiving meaning in randomness and, more particularly, attributing mental states where none are indicated, may be important factors in the formation of paranormal and delusional beliefs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mental health professionals' attitudes towards people who are deaf
    Alexandra E Cooper
    School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 5TT, UK
    J Community Appl Soc Psychol 13:314-9. 2003
    ..Knowledge of deafness did not correlate with attitudes towards deaf people but a relationship was found between the amount of contact that professionals had with deaf people of equal or higher status and more positive attitudes...