Faculty

Douglas Murdoch

Douglas Murdoch

Education:
BA (Hons) (University of Guelph)
PhD (McGill University)

Office: EA3059
Phone: 403.440.8536
Email: dmurdoch@mtroyal.ca

TEACHING

  • PSYC 2285  Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 4485  Advanced Topics in the Psychology of Abnormal Behaviour

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Burden of Care, Alcohol in Relation to Crimes of Violence, Psychological Literacy, Community Service Learning

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Murdoch, D.D. (2016). Psychological literacy: Proceed with caution, construction ahead. Psychological Research and Behavior Management, 9, 189-199.

Murdoch, D., Gregory, A., & Eggleton, J. (2015). Why Psychology? An investigation of the training in psychological literacy in nursing, medicine, social work, counseling psychology and clinical psychology. Canadian Pscyhology/Psychologie canadienne, 56(1), 136-146 (In Print)

Murdoch, D., Rahman, A., Barsky, V., Maunula, S., & Cawthorpe, D. (2014). The use of the Burden Assessment Scale with families of a pediatric population. Community Mental Health Journal, 50(6), 703-710.

Books

Murdoch, D. and Barker, P. Basic Behaviour Therapy. London, Blackwell Scientific, 1991
 
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Invited Addresses

Murdoch, D.D. (2015, June 4). Invited Address: "From Therapist to Teacher: How Can Clinical Practice Inform Classroom Instruction." Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Ottawa, Ontario). (Role: Keynote Speaker).

Murdoch, D. (2014, August 5). Invited Address: "A Canadian perspective on teaching to promote psychological literacy." Presented at Sixth International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE 6) Flagstaff, Arizona. (Role: Keynote Speaker)

Murdoch, D. D. (October 1, 1999) “Distortions, Deficiencies and Delays: Adaptations of Cognitive Therapy in Work with Children and Young Adolescents.” Presented at Together We Can Conference, (Edmonton, Alberta). (Role: Keynote Speaker).

Conference Presentations

Murdoch, D. (2014, June 5). Is it time for a Bachelor of Applied Psychology? Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia).

Murdoch, D., Gregory, A., & Eggleton, J. (2014, June). Psychological literacy in nursing, medicine, social work, counselling psychology and clinical psychology. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia).

Murdoch, D., & Eggleton, J. (2014, June 5). Comparison of entry qualifications across Canada for professions providing front line mental health services. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia).

Murdoch, D., & Swan, S. (2014, June 5). Relationships between retrospective perception of parenting style received, aggression and personality traits. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Vancouver, British Columbia).

Murdoch, D. (2013, June). Cross disciplinary training in Mental Health: A preliminary comparison. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Quebec City, Quebec).

Murdoch, D., Fisher, J., & Barker, P. (2013, June). A preliminary study of the effects of household break and enter on children. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Quebec City, Quebec).

Murdoch, D., Skinner, N., Feeney, J., & Sinacore, A. (2013, June). Do we teach as we preach? A conversation about validity, reliability and fairness in the assessment of university students' performance. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Quebec City, Quebec).

Murdoch, D. (2011, June). Symposium: Teaching of Psychology at Mount Royal University: Tried and True, New and Bold. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association Annual Convention (Toronto, Ontario). (Role: Moderator).

Murdoch, D. (2011, June 4). Content + Assessment Methodology = Engagement. Presented at Canadian Psychological Association (Toronto, Ontario, Canada).

Murdoch, D., Rahman, A., Barsky , V., Maunula, S., Wosnkok, N., & Cawthorpe, D. (2008, July 21). Burden of Care: Measuring the impact of pediatric psychiatric, emotional and behavioral disorders on caregivers. Presented at XXIX International Congress of Psychology (Berlin, Germany).

Maunula, S., Murdoch, D., Barsky, V., & Wendt, M. (2008, July 21). Parenting the disruptive child: From cope to hope: Parental satisfaction and treatment outcomes in the evaluation of successive parenting and children’s social skills groups in a clinical setting. Presented at XXIX International Congress of Psychology (Berlin, Germany).