Dr Andrea Oskis


NameDr Andrea Oskis
Job titleSenior Lecturer in Psychology
Research institute
Primary appointmentPsychology
Email addressa.oskis@mdx.ac.uk
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0194-2679
Contact categoryResearcher

Research outputs

"My heart and my brain is what's bleeding, these are just cuts." An interpretative phenomenological analysis of young women's experiences of self-harm

Norman, H., Marzano, L., Oskis, A. and Coulson, M. 2022. "My heart and my brain is what's bleeding, these are just cuts." An interpretative phenomenological analysis of young women's experiences of self-harm. Frontiers in Psychiatry. 13, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2022.914109

Parenting adolescent daughters: differential effects of maternal attachment insecurity and proximity-seeking

Oskis, A., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2022. Parenting adolescent daughters: differential effects of maternal attachment insecurity and proximity-seeking. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare. 24 (1), pp. 69-86. https://doi.org/10.3280/MAL2022-001005

"I can’t describe it and they can’t see the rain." an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the experience of self-harm in young adults who report difficulties identifying and describing their feelings

Norman, H., Marzano, L., Oskis, A. and Coulson, M. 2023. "I can’t describe it and they can’t see the rain." an interpretative phenomenological analysis of the experience of self-harm in young adults who report difficulties identifying and describing their feelings. Current Psychology. 42 (12), pp. 10151-10162. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-02273-7

The child attachment style interview (Child-ASI) and depression: preliminary findings

Bifulco, A., Jacobs, C., Oskis, A., Bunn, A. and Spence, R. 2021. The child attachment style interview (Child-ASI) and depression: preliminary findings. Educational and Child Psychology. 38 (1), pp. 62-74.

The relationship between alexithymia and self-harm: the mediating role of mindfulness

Norman, H., Marzano, L., Oskis, A. and Coulson, M. 2021. The relationship between alexithymia and self-harm: the mediating role of mindfulness. Current Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-021-01553-6

MasterChef: a Master class in fight, flight, or flambé?

Oskis, A. 2021. MasterChef: a Master class in fight, flight, or flambé? Gastronomica. 21 (1), pp. 58-64. https://doi.org/10.1525/gfc.2021.21.1.58

The relationship between self-harm and alexithymia: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Norman, H., Oskis, A., Marzano, L. and Coulson, M. 2020. The relationship between self-harm and alexithymia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology. 61 (6), pp. 855-876. https://doi.org/10.1111/sjop.12668

Associations between adult attachment and vision-related quality of life in visually impaired individuals

Ctori, I., Ahmad, S., Subramanian, A. and Oskis, A. 2020. Associations between adult attachment and vision-related quality of life in visually impaired individuals. Psychology, Health & Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2020.1778749

Caregiving and care seeking as predictors of depression in girls: a pilot study of parenting in mother-daughter dyads

Oskis, A., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2019. Caregiving and care seeking as predictors of depression in girls: a pilot study of parenting in mother-daughter dyads. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare. 21 (3), pp. 11-21. https://doi.org/10.3280/MAL2019-003002

Assessing parenting in potentially abusive parents: a qualitative evaluation of practitioner responses to the parenting role interview

Barry, R., Edwards, S., Oskis, A. and Carraro, E. 2019. Assessing parenting in potentially abusive parents: a qualitative evaluation of practitioner responses to the parenting role interview. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare. 21 (3), pp. 39-53. https://doi.org/10.3280/MAL2019-003004

Lifetime trauma, adversity and emotional disorder in older age women

Bifulco, A., Jacobs, C., Oskis, A., Cavana, F. and Spence, R. 2019. Lifetime trauma, adversity and emotional disorder in older age women. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare. 21 (2), pp. 29-43. https://doi.org/10.3280/mal2019-002003

Tourism, migration, and the exodus to virtual worlds: place attachment in massively multiplayer online gamers

Coulson, M., Oskis, A., Spencer, R. and Gould, R. 2020. Tourism, migration, and the exodus to virtual worlds: place attachment in massively multiplayer online gamers. Psychology of Popular Media. 9 (4), pp. 525-532. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000244

Using the attachment style interview to explore non-suicidal self-injury in men: the representational pathway from childhood trauma to non-suicidal self-injury

Oskis, A. and Borrill, J. 2019. Using the attachment style interview to explore non-suicidal self-injury in men: the representational pathway from childhood trauma to non-suicidal self-injury. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare. 21 (1), pp. 23-37. https://doi.org/10.3280/MAL2019-001003

Attachment style and alexithymia as predictors of non-suicidal self-injury in young adults: a pilot study

Oskis, A. and Borrill, J. 2019. Attachment style and alexithymia as predictors of non-suicidal self-injury in young adults: a pilot study. Maltrattamento E Abuso All’infanzia: Rivista Interdisciplinare. 21 (1), pp. 11-21. https://doi.org/10.3280/MAL2019-001002

Repressors exhibit lower cortisol reactivity to group psychosocial stress

Oskis, A., Smyth, N., Flynn, M. and Clow, A. 2019. Repressors exhibit lower cortisol reactivity to group psychosocial stress. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 103, pp. 33-40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.12.220

Effects of mindfulness-based interventions on alexithymia: a systematic review

Norman, H., Marzano, L., Coulson, M. and Oskis, A. 2018. Effects of mindfulness-based interventions on alexithymia: a systematic review. Evidence-Based Mental Health. https://doi.org/10.1136/ebmental-2018-300029

Attachment, attraction and communication in real and virtual worlds: a study of massively multiplayer online gamers

Coulson, M., Oskis, A., Meredith, J. and Gould, R. 2018. Attachment, attraction and communication in real and virtual worlds: a study of massively multiplayer online gamers. Computers in Human Behavior. 87, pp. 49-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2018.05.017

Avoidance of the real and anxiety about the unreal: attachment style and video-gaming

Coulson, M., Oskis, A. and Gould, R. 2017. Avoidance of the real and anxiety about the unreal: attachment style and video-gaming. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. 18 (2), pp. 240-249. https://doi.org/10.1177/1463949117714085

Adolescent attachment style in residential care: the attachment style interview and vulnerable attachment style questionnaire

Bifulco, A., Jacobs, C., Ilan-Clarke, Y., Spence, R. and Oskis, A. 2017. Adolescent attachment style in residential care: the attachment style interview and vulnerable attachment style questionnaire. The British Journal of Social Work. 47 (7), pp. 1870-1883. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcw117

The application of a qualitative approach to adult attachment research: a short report

Bailey-Rodriguez, D., Frost, N. and Oskis, A. 2016. The application of a qualitative approach to adult attachment research: a short report. Quarterly.

Anxious attachment style predicts an enhanced cortisol response to group psychosocial stress

Smyth, N., Thorn, L., Oskis, A., Hucklebridge, F., Evans, P. and Clow, A. 2015. Anxious attachment style predicts an enhanced cortisol response to group psychosocial stress. Stress. 18 (2), pp. 143-148. https://doi.org/10.3109/10253890.2015.1021676

Biological stress regulation in female adolescents: a key role for confiding

Oskis, A., Clow, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F. and Sbarra, D. 2015. Biological stress regulation in female adolescents: a key role for confiding. Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 44 (5), pp. 1066-1077. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-014-0182-z

Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and DHEA in adolescent anorexia nervosa

Oskis, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2012. Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and DHEA in adolescent anorexia nervosa. Stress. 15 (6), pp. 601-607. https://doi.org/10.3109/10253890.2012.661493

Anxious attachment style and salivary cortisol dysregulation in healthy female children and adolescents

Oskis, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2010. Anxious attachment style and salivary cortisol dysregulation in healthy female children and adolescents. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 52 (2), pp. 111-118. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7610.2010.02296.x

Understanding alexithymia in female adolescents: the role of attachment style

Oskis, A., Clow, A., Hucklebridge, F., Bifulco, A., Jacobs, C. and Loveday, C. 2013. Understanding alexithymia in female adolescents: the role of attachment style. Personality and Individual Differences. 54 (1), pp. 97-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2012.08.023

Recovery from adolescent anorexia nervosa and associations with diurnal patterns of salivary stress hormones: a case report

Oskis, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Wood, D. and Clow, A. 2012. Recovery from adolescent anorexia nervosa and associations with diurnal patterns of salivary stress hormones: a case report. Case Reports in Psychiatry. 2012, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/798512

Differences between diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone in healthy female adolescents

Oskis, A., Clow, A., Thorn, L., Loveday, C. and Hucklebridge, F. 2012. Differences between diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone in healthy female adolescents. Stress. 15 (1), pp. 110-114. https://doi.org/10.3109/10253890.2011.582529

Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol across the adolescent period in healthy females

Oskis, A., Loveday, C., Hucklebridge, F., Thorn, L. and Clow, A. 2009. Diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol across the adolescent period in healthy females. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 34 (3), pp. 307-316. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2008.09.009
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