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Journal articles   

In press

Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Brosnan, M., Cromby, J., Gregory, H., Guiller, J., Maras, P. and Moon, A. (2013). Forthcoming. Comparing first and second generation digital natives' internet use, internet anxiety, and internet identification. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 16 (7).

Refereed journal articles & book chapters

Rodham, K., Gavin, J., Lewis, S. P., St Denis, J. and Bandalli, P. (2013). An investigation of the motivations driving the online representation of self-injury : A thematic analysis. Archives of Suicide Research, 17(3), 173-83.

Brosnan, M., Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Crook, C., Maras, P., Guiller, J. and Scott, A. J., (2012). The impact of pathological levels of internet-related anxiety on internet usage. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 46 (4), pp. 341-356.

Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Brosnan, M., Cromby, J., Gregory, H., Guiller, J., Maras, P., & Moon, A. (2012). Gender, Internet experience, Internet identification and Internet anxiety: A ten-year follow-up. Cyberpsychogy, Behavior, and Social Networking, 15(7), 370-72.


Scott, A.J. & Gavin, J. (2011). The influence of prior relationship on perceptions of stalking in mock jury deliberations. Forensic Update, 104, 32-37.


Scott, A.J., Lloyd, R., & Gavin, J. (2011). The influence of prior relationship on perceptions of stalking in the UK and Australia. Criminal Justice and Behaviour, 37(11), 1185-1194.


Rodham, K. & Gavin, J. (2010). The ethics of online research: The new challenges of new media. In F. Columbus (Ed.), Internet Policies and Issues (pp. 205-214). New York: Nova. 

Farrer, J., & Gavin, J. (2009). Online dating in Japan: A test of social information processing theory. Cyberpsychology and Behaviour, 12, 407-412.

Riley, S., Rodham, K., & Gavin, J. (2009). Doing weight: Pro-ana and recovery identities in cyberspace. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 19, 348-359.

Gavin, J. , Rodham, K., & Poyer, H. (2008). The presentation of ‘pro-anorexia’ in online group interactions. Qualitative Health Research, 18, 325-333.

Rodham, K. & Gavin, J. (2007). 'I hear, I listen, I care': A qualitative investigation into the function of a self-harm message board. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior, 37(4), 422-430.

Gavin, J., Duffield, J., Brosnan, M., Joiner., R., Maras, P. & Scott, A. (2007). Drawing the net: internet identification, internet use, and the image of internet users. CyberPsychology & Behavior, 10(3), 478-481.

Rodham, K. & Gavin, J. (2006). The ethics of using the Internet to gather qualitative research data. Research Ethics Review, 2(3), 92-97.

Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Brosnan, M., Crook, C., Duffield, J., Durndell, A., Maras, P., Miller, J., & Scott, A.J.(2006). Internet identification and current and future Internet use. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 9(4), 410-414.

Gavin, J. (2005). Defending the norm: Exploring sites of tension in audience engagement with AIDS-related television. International Journal of Critical Psychology, 15: Neoliberal Subjects, 104-132.

Adams, J., Rodham, K., & Gavin, J. (2005). Investigating the 'self' in deliberate self-harm. Qualitative Health Research, 15 (10), 1293-1309.

Joiner, R., Gavin, J., Maras, P. Brosnan, M., Crook, C., Duffield, J., Durndell, A., Miller, J., Scott, A.J., & Lovatt, P. (2005). Gender, internet identification, internet experience and Internet anxiety: Correlates of Internet use. Cyberpsychology and Behavior, 8(4), 371-378.

Gavin, J. (2001). Television teen-drama and HIV/AIDS: The role of genre in audience understandings of safe sex. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 15 (1), 26-43.


Whitty, M. & Gavin, J. (2001). Age/sex/location: Uncovering the social cues in the development of on-line relationships. Cyber-Psychology and Behaviour, 4(5), 623-630.


Gavin, J. (2000). Arousing suspicion and violating trust: The ‘lived ideology’ of safe sex talk. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 2, 117-135.


Non-peer reviewed articles and reports

Gavin, J., Joiner, R., Brosnan, M., & Doodson, J. (2011). Bridging theory and practice: developing virtual tools and activities to support active immersive learning. EuroPlat: European Psychology Learning and Teaching Newsletter, September, 6.

Scott, A.J. & Gavin, J. (2006). Helping students cope with the stress of debt. The Association for University and College Counselling Journal, Winter, 16. (Reprinted from The Psychologist, 2004, vol 17, no 9, p529)

Scott, A.J. & Gavin, J. (2004). Alleviating the burden of student loans. The Psychologist, 17, 9, 529.

Gavin,, J. (1999). [Book review of] Eric Rofes (1998) Dry Bones Breathe: Gay Men Creating Post-AIDS Identities and Cultures. Journal of Family Studies, 5, 275-6.


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