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  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 571 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
1989 …2019
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Research Output 1989 2019

  • 571 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 42 Article
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 1 Commissioned report
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2019
Open Access
File
schoolchild
primary school
self-efficacy
regression
questionnaire
Open Access
File
Child Development
Focus Groups
Obesity
Interviews
Child Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Professional Judgement about Reoffending: Factorial survey

Mullineux, J., Taylor, B. & Giles, M., 13 May 2019, In : Journal of Social Work.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Social Work
social work
Criminal Law
social worker
justice
2018

PREDICTING ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF PSYCHOSOCIAL AND FAMILY FACTORS

Gamble, R., CASSIDY, T., McLaughlin, M. & Giles, M., 28 Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 9, 9, p. 28847 - 28853 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
optimism
achievement motivation
family education
intrinsic motivation
self-efficacy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Probation Officers’ judgements: A study using Personal Construct Theory

Mullineux, J., Taylor, B. & Giles, M., 21 Feb 2018, In : Journal of Social Work. N/A, p. 1-19

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Personal Construct Theory
probation officer
decision making
self awareness
risk assessment
Open Access
Muscles
Self Efficacy
Health
Focus Groups
Fear
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

The design and psychometric assessment of a child-friendly TPB-based questionnaire

Davison, J., McLaughlin, M. & Giles, M., 31 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Public Health. 39, 4, p. 312-321 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Psychometrics
Tooth
Health Behavior
Health
Focus Groups
2016
Open Access
File
mentoring
leader
student
employability
study group
2015
Open Access
Open Access
File
employability
leader
student
building activity
communication
11 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Service user involvement in mental health care: an evolutionary concept analysis

Millar, S. L., Chambers, M. & Giles, M., 2015, In : Health Expectations. p. n/a

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

The factors underlying the decision to text while driving

Benson, T., McLaughlin, M. & Giles, M., 24 Oct 2015, In : Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 35, p. 85-100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
16 Citations (Scopus)

Benefit finding and resilience in child caregivers

CASSIDY, T., Giles, M. & McLaughlin, M., 2014, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 19, p. 606-618

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Caregivers
Insurance Benefits
Regression Analysis
Delivery of Health Care
Health
Open Access
28 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a theory of planned behaviour-based breastfeeding intervention in Northern Irish Schools using a randomized cluster design

Giles, M., McClenahan, C., Armour, C., Millar, S., Rae, G., Mallett, J. & Stewart-Knox, B., 28 Feb 2014, In : British Journal of Health Psychology. 19, 1, p. 16-35

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Breast Feeding
Motivation
Northern Ireland
Research
Sample Size
2012
13 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Open Access
File
2010
33 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes to breastfeediing among adolescents

Giles, M., Connor, S., McClenahan, C. & Mallett, J., 2010, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 23, p. 285-293

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Parental and school effects on children's political attitudes in Northern Ireland

Stringer, M., Giles, M., McClenahan, C. & Wilson, R., 2010, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 80, p. 223-240

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2009
37 Citations (Scopus)

Intergroup contact, friendship quality and political attitudes in integrated and segregated schools in Northern Ireland

Stringer, M., Irwing, P., Giles, M., McClenahan, C., Wilson, R. & Hunter, J. A., Jun 2009, In : British Journal of Educational Psychology. 79, Part 2, p. 239-257

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
political attitude
friendship
contact
school
friendship group
2008

Changing attitudes to breastfeeding: Designing an intervention for school children

Giles, M., Connor, S., McClenahan, C., Mallett, J., Stewart-Knox, B. J. & Wright, M., Sep 2008, In : PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH. 23, Suppl., p. 130

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stress and coping in academics

McClenahan, C. & Giles, M., Sep 2008, In : PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH. 23, Suppl., p. 180-181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The culture of condoms: Culturally grounded variables and their association with attitudes to condoms

Liddell, C., Giles, M. & Rae, G., May 2008, In : Psychosomatic Medicine. 70, 4, p. 496-504

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Condoms
HIV
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Education
2007
56 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring young people's attitudes to breastfeeding using the Theory of Planned Behaviour

Giles, M., Connor, S., McClenahan, C., Mallett, J., Stewart-Knox, B. & Wright, M., Mar 2007, In : Journal of Public Health. 29, 1, p. 17-26

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Breast Feeding
Focus Groups
Surveys and Questionnaires
Motivation
Research Personnel
55 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of context specificity in work stress research: A test of the Demand-Control-Support model in academics

McClenahan, C., Giles, M. & Mallett, J., Jan 2007, In : Work and Stress. 21, 1, p. 85-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
demand
job demand
burnout
job satisfaction
occupational stress
2005

Blood donation: A test of the theory of planned behaviour

Mallett, J., McClenahan, C., Giles, M. & Cairns, E., Aug 2005, In : PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH. 20, Suppl., p. 159-160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Condom use in African adolescents: The role of individual and group factors

Giles, M., Liddell, C. & Bydawell, M., Aug 2005, In : AIDS Care. 17, 6, p. 729-739

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Condoms
adolescent
Group
Community Networks
behavior model

Young people's attitudes to breastfeeding: A pilot study using the theory of planned behaviour

Giles, M., Connor, S., McClenahan, C., Mallett, J., Stewart-Knox, B. & Wright, M., Aug 2005, In : PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH. 20, Suppl., p. 94-95

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
146 Citations (Scopus)

An application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour to blood donation: the importance of self-efficacy

Giles, M., McClenahan, C., Cairns, E. & Mallett, J., Aug 2004, In : Health Education Research. 19, 4, p. 380-391

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
donation
self-efficacy
psychology studies
regression analysis
determinants
2003
5 Citations (Scopus)

Educational differences in self-perceptions of adolescents in Northern Ireland

McClenahan, C., Irwing, P., Stringer, M., Giles, M. & Wilson, R., Nov 2003, In : International Journal of Behavioral Development. 27, 6, p. 513-518

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Northern Ireland
Self Concept
Religion
Mental Competency
Sports
2000
22 Citations (Scopus)

The theory of planned behavior: A conceptual framework to view the career development of women

Giles, M. & Larmour, S., Oct 2000, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 30, 10, p. 2137-2157

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

career
self-efficacy
employee
Ireland
promotion
1999
26 Citations (Scopus)

Career self-efficacy: An application of the theory of planned behaviour

Giles, M. & Rea, A., Sep 1999, In : Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. 72, Part 3, p. 393-398

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-efficacy
career
decision-making process
Ireland
secondary school
1996
3 Citations (Scopus)

Church attendance in Northern Ireland: Catholics and protestants compared

Giles, M. & Cairns, E., Oct 1996, In : JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY & APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY. 6, 4, p. 299-305

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Church Attendance
Northern Ireland
Catholic Church
Undergraduate
Intentions
1995

BLOOD DONATION AND AJZEN THEORY OF PLANNED BEHAVIOR - AN EXAMINATION OF PERCEIVED BEHAVIORAL-CONTROL

Giles, M. & Cairns, E., Jun 1995, In : British Journal of Social Psychology. 34, Part 2, p. 173-188

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

donation
examination
regression
human being
questionnaire

People as Sculptures: What shape of careers development programmes?

Giles, M. & West, M., 1995, In : Journal of Management Development. 14, 10, p. 48-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1989

Attitudes toward integrated education in Northern Ireland

Giles, M., Cairns, E., Dunn, S. & Morgan, V., 1989, 1, 2, p. 20-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Colour naming of violence-related words in Northern Ireland

Giles, M. & Cairns, E., 1989, In : British Journal of Clinical Psychology. 28, p. 87-88

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle