Dr Oleg Medvedev

Oleg Medvedev


Qualifications: PhD

About Oleg

My research focuses on health psychology, psycho-physiology and psychometric measurement covering areas of mindfulness-based interventions, psychopathology, well-being and health-related quality of life. 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, health-related quality of life, well-being, stress, anxiety, depression, rehabilitation (e.g. Brain Injury), psychological and psychometric measurement.

Research Interests

Health and well-being, mindfulness, psycho-physiology, psychometric measurement of abilities, states and traits, and health- related outcomes.

Recent Publications

  • Truong, Q. C., Krägeloh, C. U., Siegert, R. J., Landon, J., & Medvedev, O. N. (2020). Applying Generalizability Theory to Differentiate Between Trait and State in the Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire (FFMQ). Mindfulness. doi:10.1007/s12671-020-01324-7

  • Merkin, A. G., Medvedev, O. N., Sachdev, P. S., Tippett, L., Krishnamurthi, R., Mahon, S., . . . Feigin, V. L. (2020). New avenue for the geriatric depression scale: Rasch transformation enhances reliability of assessment. Journal of Affective Disorders, 264, 7-14. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2019.11.100

  • Singh, N. N., Lancioni, G. E., Medvedev, O. N., Sreenivas, S., Myers, R. E., & Hwang, Y. S. (2019). Meditation on the soles of the feet practice provides some control of aggression for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. Mindfulness, 10(7), 1232-1242. doi:10.1007/s12671-018-1075-0

  • Krägeloh, C. U., Henning, M. A., Medvedev, O. N., Moir, F., Feng, X. J., Billington, R., & Siegert, R. J. (2019). Mindfulness-based intervention research characteristics, approaches, and developments. Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315545875

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Anxiety; Bilingualism; Children; Data; Depression; Health; Human Behaviour; Psychology; Restorative Practices; Science; Statistics

Contact Details

Room: K 1.23
Phone: Ext 9212