Dr Nick Moberly
Senior Lecturer

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Key publications



Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, O'Dea C, Field M (2016). Goal fluency, pessimism and disengagement in depression. PLoS One, 11, e0166259-e0166259. Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Dickson JM (2016). Rumination on personal goals: Unique contributions of organismic and cybernetic factors. Personality and Individual Differences, 99, 352-357. Full text. DOI.
Winch A, Moberly NJ, Dickson JM (2015). Unique associations between anxiety, depression. and motives for approach and avoidance goal pursuit. Cognition and Emotion, 29, 1295-1305. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Tsoumanis P (2014). Social anxiety, anticipatory processing and negative expectancies for an interpersonal task in middle childhood. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5, 151-157. Full text.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Psychogiou L, Moberly NJ, Parry E, Nath S, Kallitsoglou A, Russell G (In Press). Parental depressive symptoms, children’s emotional and behavioural problems, and parents’ expressed emotion - critical and positive comments. PLoS ONE
Read R, Moberly NJ, Salter D, Broome MR (2017). Concepts of mental disorder in trainee clinical psychologists. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 24, 441-450. Abstract. DOI.
Psychogiou L, Moberly N, Parry E, Russell A, Nath S, Kallitsoglou A (2017). Does fathers’ and mothers’ rumination predict emotional symptoms in their children?. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 56, 431-442. DOI.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ, Spyropoulou M (2017). Linking shyness to social anxiety in children through the Clark and Wells cognitive model. Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 14, 1-19. Full text.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, O'Dea C, Field M (2016). Goal fluency, pessimism and disengagement in depression. PLoS One, 11, e0166259-e0166259. Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Dickson JM (2016). Rumination on personal goals: Unique contributions of organismic and cybernetic factors. Personality and Individual Differences, 99, 352-357. Full text. DOI.
Lowenstein JAS, Wright K, Taylor A, Moberly NJ (2015). An investigation into the effects of different types of exercise on the maintenance of approach motivation levels. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 9, 24-34. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Lau JYF (2015). Cognitive bias modification training in children affects anxiety during anticipatory processing of social evaluation. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 8, 318-333. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ, Tsiligiannis G (2015). Development and evaluation of a short anger management group for special education teachers in Greece: a preliminary study. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 3, 107-116. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ, Tsorbatzoudis H, Tziouma O (2015). Generalization of the Clark and Wells cognitive model of social anxiety to. children’s athletic and sporting situations. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 45, 1-15. Full text. DOI.
O'Mahen, HA, Karl A, Moberly N, Fedock G (2015). The association between childhood maltreatment and emotion regulation: Two different mechanisms contributing to depression?. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174, 287-295.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ (2015). The relationships between metacognition, anticipatory processing, and social anxiety. Behaviour Change, 32, 114-126. Full text.
Winch A, Moberly NJ, Dickson JM (2015). Unique associations between anxiety, depression. and motives for approach and avoidance goal pursuit. Cognition and Emotion, 29, 1295-1305. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Tsoumanis P (2014). Social anxiety, anticipatory processing and negative expectancies for an interpersonal task in middle childhood. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5, 151-157. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ (2013). Cognitive bias modification in pre-adolescent children: Inducing an interpretation bias affects self-imagery. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37(3), 547-556. Abstract. DOI.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Zisimatou G (2013). Experimentally modifying interpretations for positive and negative social scenarios in children: a preliminary investigation. Behav Cogn Psychother, 41(1), 103-116. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ (2013). Goal internalization and outcome expectancy in adolescent anxiety. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 389-397.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ (2013). Reduced specificity of personal goals and explanations for goal attainment in major depression. PLoS One, 8 Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Blackwell SE, Moberly NJ, Karahaliou E (2012). Comparing imagery and verbal instructions for the experimental modification of interpretation and judgmental bias in children. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychopathology, 43, 594-601. Abstract.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Douratsou K-M (2012). Social anxiety and the interaction of imagery and interpretations in children: an experimental test of the combined cognitive biases hypothesis. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 548-559.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, Marshall Y, Reilly J (2011). Attachment style and its relationship to working alliance in the supervision of British clinical psychology trainees. Clin Psychol Psychother, 18, 322-330. Abstract. DOI.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, Kinderman P (2011). Depressed people are not less motivated by personal goals but are more pessimistic about attaining them. J Abnorm Psychol, 120, 975-980. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Watkins ER, Moberly NJ, Moulds ML (2011). When the ends outweigh the means: mood and level of identification in depression. Cogn Emot, 25(7), 1214-1227. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ (2010). Depression, anxiety, and reduced facilitation in. adolescents’ personal goal systems. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 34, 576-581. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2010). Negative affect and ruminative self-focus during everyday goal pursuit. Cogn Emot, 24(4), 729-739. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pearson KA, Watkins ER, Mullan EG, Moberly NJ (2010). Psychosocial correlates of depressive rumination. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 784-791. Abstract. DOI.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, Hannon EM, Bates GW (2009). Are repressors so special after all? Specificity of negative personal events as a function of anxiety and defensiveness. Journal of Research in Personality, 43(3), 386-391. Abstract. DOI.
Watkins ER, Moberly NJ (2009). Concreteness training reduces dysphoria: a pilot proof-of-principle study. Behav Res Ther, 47(1), 48-53. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Watkins E, Moberly NJ, Moulds ML (2008). Processing mode causally influences emotional reactivity: Distinct effects of abstract versus concrete construal on emotional response. Emotion, 8(3), 364-378. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2008). Ruminative self-focus and negative affect: an experience sampling study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117(2), 314-323. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2008). Ruminative self-focus, negative life events, and negative affect. Behav Res Ther, 46(9), 1034-1039. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wills AJ, Noury M, Moberly NJ, Newport M (2006). Formation of category representations. Memory and Cognition, 34, 17-27. Abstract.
Moberly NJ, MacLeod AK (2006). Goal pursuit, goal self-concordance, and the accessibility of autobiographical knowledge. Memory, 14(7), 901-915. Abstract. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2006). Processing mode influences the relationship between trait rumination and emotional vulnerability. Behav Ther, 37(3), 281-291. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Langham MP, Moberly NJ (2003). Pedestrian conspicuity research: a review. Ergonomics, 46(4), 345-363. Abstract. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Langham MP (2002). Pedestrian conspicuity at night: Failure to observe a biological motion advantage in a high-clutter environment. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 16(4), 477-485. Abstract. DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Psychogiou L, Moberly NJ, Parry E, Nath S, Kallitsoglou A, Russell G (In Press). Parental depressive symptoms, children’s emotional and behavioural problems, and parents’ expressed emotion - critical and positive comments. PLoS ONE

2017

Read R, Moberly NJ, Salter D, Broome MR (2017). Concepts of mental disorder in trainee clinical psychologists. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 24, 441-450. Abstract. DOI.
Psychogiou L, Moberly N, Parry E, Russell A, Nath S, Kallitsoglou A (2017). Does fathers’ and mothers’ rumination predict emotional symptoms in their children?. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 56, 431-442. DOI.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ, Spyropoulou M (2017). Linking shyness to social anxiety in children through the Clark and Wells cognitive model. Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 14, 1-19. Full text.

2016

Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, O'Dea C, Field M (2016). Goal fluency, pessimism and disengagement in depression. PLoS One, 11, e0166259-e0166259. Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Dickson JM (2016). Rumination on personal goals: Unique contributions of organismic and cybernetic factors. Personality and Individual Differences, 99, 352-357. Full text. DOI.

2015

Lowenstein JAS, Wright K, Taylor A, Moberly NJ (2015). An investigation into the effects of different types of exercise on the maintenance of approach motivation levels. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 9, 24-34. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Lau JYF (2015). Cognitive bias modification training in children affects anxiety during anticipatory processing of social evaluation. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 8, 318-333. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ, Tsiligiannis G (2015). Development and evaluation of a short anger management group for special education teachers in Greece: a preliminary study. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 3, 107-116. Full text.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ, Tsorbatzoudis H, Tziouma O (2015). Generalization of the Clark and Wells cognitive model of social anxiety to. children’s athletic and sporting situations. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 45, 1-15. Full text. DOI.
O'Mahen, HA, Karl A, Moberly N, Fedock G (2015). The association between childhood maltreatment and emotion regulation: Two different mechanisms contributing to depression?. Journal of Affective Disorders, 174, 287-295.
Vassilopoulos SP, Brouzos A, Moberly NJ (2015). The relationships between metacognition, anticipatory processing, and social anxiety. Behaviour Change, 32, 114-126. Full text.
Winch A, Moberly NJ, Dickson JM (2015). Unique associations between anxiety, depression. and motives for approach and avoidance goal pursuit. Cognition and Emotion, 29, 1295-1305. Full text.

2014

Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Tsoumanis P (2014). Social anxiety, anticipatory processing and negative expectancies for an interpersonal task in middle childhood. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 5, 151-157. Full text.

2013

Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ (2013). Cognitive bias modification in pre-adolescent children: Inducing an interpretation bias affects self-imagery. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 37(3), 547-556. Abstract. DOI.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Zisimatou G (2013). Experimentally modifying interpretations for positive and negative social scenarios in children: a preliminary investigation. Behav Cogn Psychother, 41(1), 103-116. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ (2013). Goal internalization and outcome expectancy in adolescent anxiety. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 41, 389-397.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ (2013). Reduced specificity of personal goals and explanations for goal attainment in major depression. PLoS One, 8 Full text.

2012

Vassilopoulos SP, Blackwell SE, Moberly NJ, Karahaliou E (2012). Comparing imagery and verbal instructions for the experimental modification of interpretation and judgmental bias in children. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychopathology, 43, 594-601. Abstract.
Vassilopoulos SP, Moberly NJ, Douratsou K-M (2012). Social anxiety and the interaction of imagery and interpretations in children: an experimental test of the combined cognitive biases hypothesis. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 36, 548-559.

2011

Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, Marshall Y, Reilly J (2011). Attachment style and its relationship to working alliance in the supervision of British clinical psychology trainees. Clin Psychol Psychother, 18, 322-330. Abstract. DOI.
Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, Kinderman P (2011). Depressed people are not less motivated by personal goals but are more pessimistic about attaining them. J Abnorm Psychol, 120, 975-980. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Watkins ER, Moberly NJ, Moulds ML (2011). When the ends outweigh the means: mood and level of identification in depression. Cogn Emot, 25(7), 1214-1227. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2010

Dickson JM, Moberly NJ (2010). Depression, anxiety, and reduced facilitation in. adolescents’ personal goal systems. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 34, 576-581. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2010). Negative affect and ruminative self-focus during everyday goal pursuit. Cogn Emot, 24(4), 729-739. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pearson KA, Watkins ER, Mullan EG, Moberly NJ (2010). Psychosocial correlates of depressive rumination. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48, 784-791. Abstract. DOI.

2009

Dickson JM, Moberly NJ, Hannon EM, Bates GW (2009). Are repressors so special after all? Specificity of negative personal events as a function of anxiety and defensiveness. Journal of Research in Personality, 43(3), 386-391. Abstract. DOI.
Watkins ER, Moberly NJ (2009). Concreteness training reduces dysphoria: a pilot proof-of-principle study. Behav Res Ther, 47(1), 48-53. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2008

Watkins E, Moberly NJ, Moulds ML (2008). Processing mode causally influences emotional reactivity: Distinct effects of abstract versus concrete construal on emotional response. Emotion, 8(3), 364-378. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2008). Ruminative self-focus and negative affect: an experience sampling study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117(2), 314-323. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2008). Ruminative self-focus, negative life events, and negative affect. Behav Res Ther, 46(9), 1034-1039. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.

2006

Wills AJ, Noury M, Moberly NJ, Newport M (2006). Formation of category representations. Memory and Cognition, 34, 17-27. Abstract.
Moberly NJ, MacLeod AK (2006). Goal pursuit, goal self-concordance, and the accessibility of autobiographical knowledge. Memory, 14(7), 901-915. Abstract. DOI.
Moberly NJ, Watkins ER (2006). Processing mode influences the relationship between trait rumination and emotional vulnerability. Behav Ther, 37(3), 281-291. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2003

Langham MP, Moberly NJ (2003). Pedestrian conspicuity research: a review. Ergonomics, 46(4), 345-363. Abstract. DOI.

2002

Moberly NJ, Langham MP (2002). Pedestrian conspicuity at night: Failure to observe a biological motion advantage in a high-clutter environment. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 16(4), 477-485. Abstract. DOI.