Publications

Peer reviewed journals 

Erskine, J.A.K. & Georgiou, G.J. (2017). Ageing and thought suppression performance: Its relationship with working memory capacity, habitual thought suppression and mindfulness. Consciousness & Cognition, 53, 211-221.

Erskine, J.A.K., Kvavilashvili, L., Myers, L., Leggett, S., Davies, S., Hiskey, S., Hogg, J. & Yeo, S.A.B. (2016). A longitudinal investigation of repressive coping and ageing. Ageing & Mental Health, 20, 1-11.

Erskine, J.A.K., Rawaf, D., Grice, S., & Ussher, M. (2015). Effects of suppressing thoughts of desire to smoke on ratings of desire to smoke and tobacco withdrawal symptoms. Sage Open, 5,1.  

Moss, A.C., Erskine, J.A.K., Albery, J.R., Allen, J.R. & Georgiou, G.J. (2015). To suppress or not to suppress? That is repression: Controlling intrusive thoughts in addictive behaviour. Addictive Behaviours, 44. 65-70. 

Erskine, J.A.K., Ussher, M., Cropley, M., Elgindi, A., Zaman, M., & Corlett, B. (2012 -. Effect of thought suppression on desire to smoke and tobacco withdrawal symptoms. Psychopharmacology, 219, 205-211. 

Erskine, J.A.K., & Georgiou, G. (2011). My own worst enemy: How trying not to think of an action might lead you down that very path. The Psychologist, 24, 824-827. 

Leggett, S., Davies, S., Hiskey, S., & Erskine, J.A.K. (2011). The psychological effects of considering a move into residential care: An age-related study. Journal of Housing for the Elderly, 25, 31-49. 

Erskine, J.A.K., Georgiou, G., & Kvavilashvili, L. (2010). I suppress therefore I smoke: The effects of thought suppression on smoking behaviour. Psychological Science, 21, 1225-1230. 

Kvavilashvili, L., Mirani, J., Schlagman, S., Erskine, J.A.K., & Kornbrot, D.E. (2010). Effects of age on phenomenology and consistency of flashbulb memories of September 11 and a staged control event. Psychology & Ageing, 25, 391-404. 

Erskine, J.A.K., & Georgiou, G. (2010). Effects of thought suppression on eating behaviour in restrained and non-restrained eaters. Appetite, 54, 499-503. 

Moss, A.C., Dyer, K.R., Albery, I.P., Allsop, S., Kypri, K., & Erskine, J.A.K. (2010) Alcohol pharmacokinetics, decision making and folk wisdom: A Reply to Moxnes and Jensen (2009). Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 109, 1-3. 

Erskine, J.A.K. (2008) Resistance can be futile: Investigating behavioural rebound. Appetite, 50, 415-421. 

Erskine, J.A.K. (2008). Ageing, well-being and repressive coping. SIGNPOST - Journal of Dementia and Mental Health Care of Older People. Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust In Association with the Dementia Services Development Centre Wales, June 2008. 

Erskine, J.A.K., Kvavilashvili, L., & Kornbrot, D.E. (2007). The predictors of thought suppression in young and old adults: Effects of anxiety, rumination and other variables. Personality & Individual Differences, 42, 1047-1057. 

Erskine, J.A.K., Kvavilashvili, L., Conway, M.A., & Myers, L.B. (2007). The prevalence of repressive coping style in younger and older adults. Aging & Mental Health, 11, 394-404. 

Wegner, D.M., & Erskine, J.A.K. (2003). Voluntary involuntariness: Thought suppression and the regulation of the experience of will. Consciousness & Cognition, 12, 684 – 694. 

Book Chapters 

Erskine, J.A.K., & Georgiou, G.J. (July 2012). Behavioural, cognitive and affective consequences of trying to avoid thinking about chocolate. In Chocolate in Health and Nutrition, (Eds) Professor Ronald Ross Watson PhD, Professor Victor R. Preedy PhD, Medical Editor (USA): Sherma Zibadi, MD, PhD. 


Popular Media Articles 

Erskine, J.A.K. (November, 2013) 


Erskine, J.A.K. (2008) 




Doctoral Theses



Papers in Preparation / Under Review

Erskine, J.A.K., McGauley, G., Wright, C. & Gillard, S. (Under review). Personality disorders and recovery. 

Kvavilashvili, L. & Erskine J.A.K. (In preparation).The effect of reminders on prospective memory performance. 

Erskine, J.A.K., Kvavilashvili, L., Georgiou, G.J., & Zehra, S. (In preparation). Ageing and predicting suicidal ideation. 

Erskine, J.A.K., Kvavilashvili, L., Myers, L., Zehra, S., & Georgiou, G.J. (Under review) Improved mental health in old age? The importance of repressive coping. 

Erskine, J.A.K., O’Brien, A. & Avent, C. (Under review) Peer assessment: New paradigm or waste of time?


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