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

  • Kumar, S. S., Merkin, A. G., Numbers, K., Sachdev, P. S., Brodaty, H., Kochan, N. A., . . . Medvedev, O. (2022). A novel approach to investigate depression symptoms in the aging population using generalizability theory.. Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1037/pas0001129

  • Kumar, S. S., Merkin, A. G., Numbers, K., Sachdev, P. S., Brodaty, H., Kochan, N. A., . . . Medvedev, O. (2022). Supplemental Material for A Novel Approach to Investigate Depression Symptoms in the Aging Population Using Generalizability Theory. Psychological Assessment. doi:10.1037/pas0001129.supp

  • Curtis‐Ham, S., Bernasco, W., Medvedev, O. N., & Polaschek, D. L. L. (2022). A new geographic profiling suspect mapping and ranking technique for crime investigations: GP‐SMART. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling. doi:10.1002/jip.1585 Open Access version:

  • Dryer, R., Brunton, R., Krägeloh, C., & Medvedev, O. (2022). Screening for Pregnancy-Related Anxiety: Evaluation of the Pregnancy-Related Anxiety Scale–Screener Using Rasch Methodology. Assessment, 107319112211033. doi:10.1177/10731911221103309

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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