Mark Shevlin

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Affiliation: University of Ulster
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in the population: a latent class analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Ulster at Magee College, UK
    Schizophr Res 89:101-9. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of borderline personality disorder, associated clinical disorders and stressful life-events: a latent class analysis based on the British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:273-81. 2007
  3. doi request reprint A latent class analysis of adolescent adverse life events based on a Danish national youth probability sample
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Northern Ireland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:218-24. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Patterns of lifetime female victimisation and psychotic experiences: a study based on the UK Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Londonderry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:15-24. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder: different models or different populations?
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, L Derry, Northern Ireland
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:610-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Evidence for a psychotic posttraumatic stress disorder subtype based on the National Comorbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Londonderry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1069-78. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Childhood adversity and hallucinations: a community-based study using the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster at Magee College, Londonderry, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1203-10. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint An application of item response mixture modelling to psychosis indicators in two large community samples
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee Campus, Londonderry, N Ireland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:771-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint The factor structure and concurrent validity of the alcohol use disorder identification test based on a nationally representative UK sample
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster, Northland Road, Londonderry, BT48 7JL
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:582-7. 2007
  10. pmc Cumulative traumas and psychosis: an analysis of the national comorbidity survey and the British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Londondderry, Northern Ireland
    Schizophr Bull 34:193-9. 2008

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint The distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in the population: a latent class analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Ulster at Magee College, UK
    Schizophr Res 89:101-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to describe the distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in the general population by means of latent class analysis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Subtypes of borderline personality disorder, associated clinical disorders and stressful life-events: a latent class analysis based on the British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:273-81. 2007
    ..The current study examined the types of borderline personality profiles, associated psychological disorders and stressful life-events...
  3. doi request reprint A latent class analysis of adolescent adverse life events based on a Danish national youth probability sample
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Northern Ireland
    Nord J Psychiatry 62:218-24. 2008
    ..This paper demonstrated how trauma research can focus on the individual as the unit of analysis rather than traumatic events...
  4. doi request reprint Patterns of lifetime female victimisation and psychotic experiences: a study based on the UK Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2007
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Londonderry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:15-24. 2013
    ..Females are likely to exhibit distinct lifetime trauma profiles, i.e. female sexual trauma victims are often more likely to experience particular forms of re-victimisation, such as intimate partner and domestic violence...
  5. doi request reprint The latent structure of posttraumatic stress disorder: different models or different populations?
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, L Derry, Northern Ireland
    J Abnorm Psychol 121:610-5. 2012
    ..It was concluded that the search for the "correct" model of PTSD based on the assumption of a single homogenous population may not be a worthwhile research endeavor...
  6. doi request reprint Evidence for a psychotic posttraumatic stress disorder subtype based on the National Comorbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Londonderry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1069-78. 2011
    ..The identification of a psychotic PTSD subtype was also predicted...
  7. doi request reprint Childhood adversity and hallucinations: a community-based study using the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster at Magee College, Londonderry, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 46:1203-10. 2011
    ..This study assessed the relationships between adverse childhood events and auditory and visual hallucinatory experiences...
  8. ncbi request reprint An application of item response mixture modelling to psychosis indicators in two large community samples
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee Campus, Londonderry, N Ireland
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 42:771-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to describe the distribution of positive psychosis-like symptoms in two large community samples using an item response mixture model...
  9. ncbi request reprint The factor structure and concurrent validity of the alcohol use disorder identification test based on a nationally representative UK sample
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster, Northland Road, Londonderry, BT48 7JL
    Alcohol Alcohol 42:582-7. 2007
    ..To assess the psychometric structure and construct validity of the alcohol use disorder identification test (AUDIT) in a Great Britain population sample...
  10. pmc Cumulative traumas and psychosis: an analysis of the national comorbidity survey and the British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Londondderry, Northern Ireland
    Schizophr Bull 34:193-9. 2008
    ..This study indicated the added risk of multiple traumatic experiences...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trauma and psychosis: an analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Ulster at Magee College, Londonderry BT48 7JL, United Kingdom
    Am J Psychiatry 164:166-9. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that the likelihood of psychosis classification would increase with traumatic experiences...
  12. ncbi request reprint Career education: an application of latent growth curve modelling to career information-seeking behaviour of school pupils
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Educ Psychol 76:141-53. 2006
    ..The importance of information for making considered career decisions is indicated in theories of career development and choice, career education programmes, and concepts of career maturity...
  13. ncbi request reprint Alternative factor models and factorial invariance of the GHQ-12: a large sample analysis using confirmatory factor analysis
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Londonderry, United Kingdom
    Psychol Assess 17:231-6. 2005
    ..The model was found to be factorially invariant between men and women. The utility of the 3 subscales, as opposed to the total GHQ-12 score, is questioned as they appear to provide little information beyond that of a general factor...
  14. ncbi request reprint Childhood traumas and hallucinations: an analysis of the National Comorbidity Survey
    Mark Shevlin
    Psychiatric Epidemiology Research Unit, University of Ulster at Magee College, N Ireland, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 41:222-8. 2007
    ..Experiencing multiple types of trauma was associated with increases in the likelihood of reporting each of the three types of hallucinations. Hallucinatory experiences are possible indicators of a traumatic childhood history...
  15. doi request reprint The role of craving in AUDs: dimensionality and Differential Functioning in the DSM-5
    Martina Casey
    University of Ulster, N Ireland, United Kingdom
    Drug Alcohol Depend 125:75-80. 2012
    ..The dimensionality and the contribution of the proposed diagnostic criteria for the DSM-5 model of alcohol-use disorders (AUDs) which will provide guidelines for future diagnoses have not been examined in depth...
  16. ncbi request reprint Reconciling the differences between the King et al. (1998) and Simms et al. (2002) factor models of PTSD
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster Magee Campus, Northland Road, Co Londonderry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland
    J Anxiety Disord 23:995-1001. 2009
    ..Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 111, 637-647] but also question the use of symptoms that are not unique indicators of specific factors...
  17. doi request reprint A latent class analysis of DSM-IV pathological gambling criteria in a nationally representative British sample
    Orla McBride
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster Magee Campus, Northland Road, Co Londonderry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Psychiatry Res 178:401-7. 2010
    ..These findings present a useful and clinically meaningful typology of individuals with PGD that may be examined further in both research and clinical settings...
  18. ncbi request reprint Adolescent loneliness and psychiatric morbidity in Northern Ireland
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee, Northern Ireland
    Br J Clin Psychol 52:230-4. 2013
    ..Previous research has identified an association between loneliness and psychiatric morbidity, but many of the studies have been based on small convenience samples and have not always used standardized measures...
  19. ncbi request reprint Modeling the structure of the attitudes and belief scale 2 using CFA and bifactor approaches: Toward the development of an abbreviated version
    Philip Hyland
    a School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Londonderry, UK
    Cogn Behav Ther 43:60-71. 2014
    ..Current results support the use of a bifactor modeling approach to determining the factor structure of the ABS-2. Furthermore, results provide empirical support for the psychometric properties of the newly developed abbreviated version...
  20. doi request reprint Assessing the specificity of posttraumatic stress disorder's dysphoric items within the dysphoria model
    Cherie Armour
    The National Centre for Psychotraumatology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark and School of Psychology, Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, University of Ulster at Magee Campus, L Derry, Northern Ireland
    J Nerv Ment Dis 201:907-14. 2013
    ..This finding is pertinent given several proposals for the removal of dysphoric items from the diagnostic criteria set of PTSD in the upcoming DSM-5. ..
  21. ncbi request reprint Teachers' perceptions of health education practice in Northern Ireland: reported differences between policy and non-policy holding schools
    Gary Adamson
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Northland Road, Londonderry County Londonderry Northern, Ireland, BT48 7JL
    Health Promot Int 21:113-20. 2006
    ..This evidence suggests that policy has intrinsic value in terms of health education practice. The development and dissemination of policy documents were also examined to assess the workload involved...
  22. pmc Childhood sexual abuse, early cannabis use, and psychosis: testing an interaction model based on the National Comorbidity Survey
    James E Houston
    University of Ulster at Magee College, Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Schizophr Bull 34:580-5. 2008
    ..91-3.57, P = .09). Many factors have been shown to be significant in the etiology of psychosis; however, the current research augments previous findings by examining psychosis in terms of an interaction between 2 of these factors...
  23. ncbi request reprint Profiling schoolchildren in pain and associated demographic and behavioural factors: a latent class approach
    Gary Adamson
    Measurement, Evaluation, and Modelling Research Unit, School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 7JL, United Kingdom
    Pain 129:295-303. 2007
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  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns of alcohol consumption and related behaviour in Great Britain: a latent class analysis of the alcohol use disorder identification test (AUDIT)
    Gillian W Smith
    Psychology Research Institute, University of Ulster, Northland Road, Londonderry, BT48 7JL, UK
    Alcohol Alcohol 43:590-4. 2008
    ..Attempts have been made to develop typologies to classify different types of alcoholism. However, limited research has focused on classifications to describe general patterns of alcohol use in general population samples...
  25. pmc Female sexual victimization predicts psychosis: a case-control study based on the Danish Registry System
    Ask Elklit
    University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Schizophr Bull 37:1305-10. 2011
    ..Methodological limitations, primarily relating to failures to establish the temporal ordering of events and relying on retrospective self-reports, have made the argument for a causal association difficult to establish...
  26. pmc A population based analysis of subclinical psychosis and help-seeking behavior
    Jamie Murphy
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry, Northern Ireland, BT48 7JL, UK
    Schizophr Bull 38:360-7. 2012
    ..These findings may have a positive impact on the detection of individuals who are at increased risk of psychological distress and aid in the design and implementation of more effective treatments at both clinical and subclinical levels...
  27. ncbi request reprint Modelling the co-occurrence of psychosis-like experiences and childhood sexual abuse
    Jamie Murphy
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Derry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 49:1037-44. 2014
    ..Many individuals however who have experienced psychosis have never been sexually abused in childhood and many individuals who have experienced CSA have never experienced psychosis...
  28. doi request reprint Childhood sexual trauma, cannabis use and psychosis: statistically controlling for pre-trauma psychosis and psychopathology
    Jamie Murphy
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Northland Road, Derry, BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:853-61. 2013
    ..It has also been suggested, however, that poor childhood mental health may explain linkages between these phenomena...
  29. doi request reprint Assessing the factor structure of posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in war-exposed youths with and without Criterion A2 endorsement
    Cherie Armour
    Faculty of Life and Health Sciences, School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee Campus, L Derry BT48 7JL, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
    J Anxiety Disord 25:80-7. 2011
    ..The impact of removing A2 on the factor structure of King et al. (1998) PTSD model is discussed in light of the proposed removal of Criterion A2 for the DSM-V...
  30. ncbi request reprint Testicular self-examination: a test of the health belief model and the theory of planned behaviour
    Carol McClenahan
    University of Ulster, Magee Campus, Northland Road, Londonderry, Northern Ireland BT48 7JL, UK
    Health Educ Res 22:272-84. 2007
    ..Self-efficacy was the most important predictor of TSE behavioural intention across both models. These findings contribute to the growing literature on the testing of multiple models in the health psychology domain...
  31. doi request reprint Development and validation of a measure of criminal social identity within a sample of Polish recidivistic prisoners
    Daniel Boduszek
    University of Ulster, Psychology, Londonderry, UK
    Crim Behav Ment Health 22:315-24. 2012
    ..One salient reason for the limited research relating to the concept of criminal social identity is the absence of a specific measure...
  32. pmc Childhood trauma and hippocampal and amygdalar volumes in first-episode psychosis
    Katrina Hoy
    School of Psychology, Queen s University Belfast, Belfast, N Ireland
    Schizophr Bull 38:1162-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to explore the association between the experience of childhood trauma and hippocampal and amygdalar volumes in a first-episode psychosis (FEP) population...
  33. ncbi request reprint Students' ratings of teaching effectiveness: a laughing matter?
    Gary Adamson
    University of Ulster at Magee College, UK
    Psychol Rep 96:225-6. 2005
    ..SD= 5.5; 73% women) showed that another nonteaching related variable, namely, how funny the instructor was perceived, was significantly related to indicators of teaching effectiveness...
  34. ncbi request reprint The long-term psychological impact of Bloody Sunday on families of the victims as measured by The Revised Impact of Event Scale
    Mark Shevlin
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster Magee Campus, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 42:427-32. 2003
    ..This study aimed to assess the psychological impact of this event on the families of victims as measured by the Revised Impact of Event Scale...
  35. ncbi request reprint Correspondence between self-ratings and key-workers' ratings of depression in adults with mild learning disabilities
    Michael S Gordon
    School of Psychology, University of Ulster at Magee Campus, Northern Ireland
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:491-5. 2007
    ..This study assessed the association between self-ratings and key-worker ratings of depression in people with mild learning disabilities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Factor structure and concurrent validity of the world assumptions scale
    Ask Elklit
    Department of Psychology, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    J Trauma Stress 20:291-301. 2007
    ..08 to -.43. It is suggested that the WAS has adequate psychometric properties for use in both clinical and research settings...
  37. ncbi request reprint The structure of PTSD symptoms: a test of alternative models using confirmatory factor analysis
    Ask Elklit
    University of Aarhus, Denmark
    Br J Clin Psychol 46:299-313. 2007
    ..This study aimed to examine the structure of self-reported post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms...
  38. ncbi request reprint Assessing positive and negative changes in the aftermath of adversity: psychometric evaluation of the changes in outlook questionnaire
    Stephen Joseph
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
    Psychol Assess 17:70-80. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the CiOQ has much promise for research on responses to stressful and traumatic events...