Gerard Leavey

Professor

  • Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

  • 2140 Citations
  • 24 h-Index
19942019
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Personal profile

Biography

Gerry Leavey took up the post of Director of the Bamford Centre in September 2012 following four years as Director of Research with the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health. Prior to this he lived in London, serving as the Director of Research for Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust and as a researcher in the Department of Mental Health Sciences, University College London. A social scientist, he has a BSc in Policy Studies (University of North London), an MSc in Public Health (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) and a PhD in Medical Sociology (University College London).

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Research Output 1994 2019

Athletes
Mental Health
Self Care
Motivation
Ireland

Critical reflection and the way forward for mental health in sport

Breslin, G. & Leavey, G., 2019, Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Effects of a Mental Health Intervention in Athletes: Applying Self-Determination Theory

Shannon, S., Hannah, D., Haughey, T., Leavey, G., McGeown, C. & Breslin, G., 30 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Frontiers in Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Mindfulness
Personal Autonomy
Athletes
Mental Health
Mental Competency

Factors associated with public knowledge of and attitudes to dementia: A cross-sectional study

Leavey, G., Rosato, M., Cooper, J., de Cock, T. P. & Devine, P., 28 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, p. 1 13 p., e0210543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dementia
cross-sectional studies
Dementia
Cross-Sectional Studies
Public health

Getting started: an overview

Breslin, G. & Leavey, G., 2019, Mental Health and Well-being Interventions in Sport.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter