Dr Julia Townshend

Dr Julia Townshend

Associate Professor - Psychology and Human Sciences

Associate Professor - Psychology and Human Sciences, School of Psychology, Social Work and Human Sciences
Higher qualifications
BSc Experimental Psychology (University of Sussex), PgCert Teaching and Learning (Thames Valley University), PgDip Applied Forensic Psychology (University of Leicester), DPhil (University of Sussex)
Membership of professional organisations
Chartered Psychologist: British Psychological Society (CPsychol)
Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (PFHEA)
Job title
Associate Professor - Psychology and Human Sciences
Research and scholarly output

Publications (post 2005)

Journal articles

Townshend, J.M., Kampouropolous, N., Hunt, F.J., Milani, R.M. & Griffin A. (2013) Binge Drinking, Reflection Impulsivity and Unplanned Sexual Behavior: Impaired Decision-Making in Young Social Drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research (in press)

Phanichrat, T. & Townshend, J.M. (2010) Coping Strategies Used by Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse on the Journey to Recovery. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 19(1): 62-78.

Townshend, J.M. & Duka, T. (2007) Avoidance of alcohol-related stimuli in alcohol-dependent inpatients. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research 31(8): 1349-57.

Townshend, J.M. & Duka, T. (2005) Binge Drinking, Cognitive Performance and Mood in a Population of Young Social Drinkers. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research 29(3): 317-25.

Other publications

Townshend, J.M. (2006) Commissioned article: Bottom of the Bottle, Fusion Magazine: The Independent. 2006.

Conference presentations and/or papers

Hunt, F.J., Townshend, J.M., Milani, R.M. & Griffin, A. (2013) Poster presentation: The Impact of Binge Drinking on Emotional Face Recognition in Males and Females. BPS Developmental and Cognitive Sections, University of Reading, Reading, UK.

Hunt, F.J., Townshend, J.M., Milani, R.M. & Griffin, A. (2013) Cognitive implications of early alcohol consumption. BPS Developmental and Cognitive Sections, University of Reading, Reading, UK.

Hunt, F.J., Townshend, J.M., Milani, R.M. & Griffin, A. (2013) Poster presentation: Free Recall of Emotional Words: Patterns of alcohol intake and sex differences, BPS Developmental and Cognitive Sections, University of Reading, Reading, UK.

Griffin, A. & Townshend, J.M. (2013) Alcohol, Binge Drinking and Online Identity: A qualitative study, BPS Social Psychology Section. University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

Townshend, J.M., Hunt, F.J., Milani, R.M., Griffin, A. & Kampouropolous, N. (2013) Poster presentation: Impulsivity, binge drinking and unplanned sexual behaviour, BPS Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference 2013, Brighton, UK.

Milani, R.M., Townshend, J.M., Hunt, F.J. & Griffin, A. & Kampouropolous, N. (2013) Poster presentation: Binge drinking and unplanned sexual behaviour; an exploration of gender differences, BPS Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference 2013, Brighton, UK.

Griffin, A. & Townshend, J.M. (2013) Alcohol and Online Identity: A qualitative study. Poster presentation: Wessex Branch of the British Psychological Society Annual Student and Post Graduate Conference 2013, Bournemouth. UK.

Corcoran, C. & Townshend, J.M. (2013) Poster presentation: I will if you will: A comparative study of the one and two component models of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) and whether the Injunctive and Descriptive Norms as changed in this study, impact on Intentions and Behaviour to Binge Drink, Wessex Branch of the British Psychological Society Annual Student and Post Graduate Conference 2013, Bournemouth, UK.

Townshend, J.M. & Griffin, A.(2012) Alcohol use, unplanned sexual behaviour and regret in undergraduate students, VISTAS Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Emerging Research in Education, Economy and Community, University of West London, UK.

Townshend, J.M. & Griffin, A. (2012) Alcohol use, unplanned sexual behaviour and regret in undergraduate students, Applied Qualitative Research Conference, University of Derby, UK.

Townshend, J.M. & Duka, T. (2007) Anxiety Measures and Expectancies of Alcohol Outcomes in a Healthy Student Population, 27th Stress & Anxiety Research (STAR) Conference, Rethymnon, Crete.