Dr Oleg Medvedev

Oleg Medvedev

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: PhD

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About Oleg

My research focuses on mindfulness-based interventions, psychological resilience, healthy brain aging, psychopathology, well-being and health-related quality of life covering broader areas of health psychology, psycho-physiology, assessment methodology and biostatistics.

Generally, I am interested in psycho-physiological mechanisms that can be utilized as drug free treatments for psychological health conditions and for improvement of health and well-being.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Health psychology, mindfulness, resilience, health-related quality of life, well-being, stress, anxiety, depression, rehabilitation (e.g. Brain Injury), psychological and psychometric measurement.

Research Interests

Mindfulness, health and well-being, affective disorders, brain aging, psycho-physiology, psycho-immunology, psychometric measurement of abilities, states and traits, and health- related outcomes

Recent Publications

  • Truong, Q. C., Choo, C., Numbers, K., Merkin, A. G., Brodaty, H., Kochan, N. A., . . . Medvedev, O. N. (2021). Clinical investigation of dynamic and enduring aspects of global cognition in aged population. European Journal of Clinical Investigation. doi:10.1111/eci.13681

  • Roemer, A., Sutton, A., & Medvedev, O. N. (2021). The role of dispositional mindfulness in employee readiness for change during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Organizational Change Management, ahead-of-print(ahead-of-print). doi:10.1108/jocm-10-2020-0323 Open Access version:

  • Roemer, A., Sutton, A., & Medvedev, O. N. (2021). Mindfulness Buffers the Effect of Inauthenticity on Depression. Psychological Reports, 003329412110129. doi:10.1177/00332941211012941

  • Medvedev, O. N., Roemer, A., Krägeloh, C. U., Sandham, M. H., & Siegert, R. J. (2021). Enhancing the precision of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS) using Rasch analysis. Current Psychology. doi:10.1007/s12144-021-01556-3

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Ageing; Anxiety; Assessment and Evaluation in Education; Bilingualism; Child Behaviour; Children; Data; Depression; Health; Human Behaviour; Psychology; Restorative Practices; Science; Statistics; Teaching

Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: K 1.23
Phone: Ext 9212