Biography

Associate Professor, Psychology


BA Hons (UPEI); PhD (New Brunswick)



Dr. Doiron's research interests include an exploration of a variety of topics within the broad field of clinical psychology using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Earlier work focused on the etiology, treatment, and prevention of pathological gambling. More recent work has focused on the intersection of psychology with various "virtual realities" including video games and social media. Other current research interests include exploration of a variety of factors related to mental health within university communities, including mental health literacy and the development of psychometric approaches to assessment in this area.

Recent Publications

Prevention of pathological gambling

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 2007

Gambling with video lottery terminals

Qualitative Health Research, 2001

Epidemiology of problem gambling in Prince Edward Island

Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 2001

Research Classification

  • no classification

Research Interests

  • Clinical psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Parenting practices
  • Pathological gambling and other addictive behaviours
  • Neuropsychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Human sexuality
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