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UCD School of Psychology

UCD School of Psychology - Research Publications 2014/15

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Psychology in the academic year 2014/15.




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Books

Professor Alan Carr
Carr, A. (2014) Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology: Portuguese Translation. Portugal: Portuguese Press.  
Carr, A. (2014) Positive Psychology (Second edition). Chinese Translation. China: Yang Chi Book Company version.  


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Book Chapters

Professor Alan Carr
Carr, A. (2015) 'The evolution of systems theory' In: T. Sexton & J. Lebow (eds). Handbook of Family Therapy (Fourth Edition). New York: Routledge. , pp.13-29  
Carr, A. (2015) 'The development of clinical psychology in the Republic of Ireland' In: J. Hall, D. Pilgrim & G. Turpin (eds). Clinical Psychology in Britain: Historical Perspectives. London: British Psychological Society. , pp.344-350  
Dr Tina Hickey
Hickey, Tina and Stenson, Nancy (2015) 'Teaching Irish Reading: Tackling an Elephant in the Classroom' In: Gerry Shiel (eds). Language, Literature and Literacy: Re-imagining Teaching and Learning. Dublin: Reading Association of Ireland.  
Dr Christine Linehan
Linehan, C., & Berg, A. (2015) 'Epidemiologic Aspects of Epilepsy Part I: Pathologic substrates and mechanisms of epileptogenes' In: Wyllie, E (eds). The Treatment of Epilepsy: Principles and Practice 6th Edition. New York: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.  
Dr Geraldine Moane
Moane, G (2014) 'Postcolonial Legacies and the Irish Psyche' In: Tom Inglis (eds). Are the Irish Different?. Manchester: Manchester University Press.  
Dr Brendan Rooney
Flood, C.; Rooney, B.; Barton, H. (2015) 'Online Groups' In: A. Attrill (eds). Cyberpsychology. London: Oxford University Press. , pp.72-87 Available Online  
Rooney, B.; Connolly, I.; Kirwan, G.; Hurley, O.; & Power, A. (2015) 'Social Media and Networking Behaviour' In: A. Attrill (eds). Cyberpsychology. London: Oxford University Press. , pp.88-107 Available Online  


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Peer Reviewed Journals

Dr Nuala Brady
Cooney, S., Dignam, H., & Brady, N. (2015) 'Heads First: Visual Aftereffects Reveal Hierarchical Integration of Cues to Social Attention'. PLoS ONE, 10 (9).  
Dr Jessica Bramham
Tatiana Belfort, Jessica Bramham, José Pedro Simões Neto, Maria Fernanda Barroso de Sousa, Raquel Luiza dos Santos, Marcela Moreira Lima Nogueira, Bianca Torres, Rachel Dias Lopes da Rosa, Marcia Cristina Nascimento Dourado (2015) 'Cross-cultural adaptation of the Social and Emotional Questionnaire on Dementia for the Brazilian population'. Sao Paulo Medical Journal .  
Moran, A., Bramham, J., Collet, C., Guillot, A., & MacIntyre, T. (2015) 'Motor imagery in clinical disorders: importance and implications'. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6 (Article 23):1-4. Available Online  
Brian Harrington, Jessica Bramham, & Michael O'Connell (2015) 'The Developmental Course of the Empathy-altruism Hypothesis: The Relationship between the Development of Children¿s Empathic Concern and Altruistic Behaviours'. Journal of Applied Psychology .  
Grogan, K. & Bramham, J (2015) 'An Investigation into the Accuracy of Retrospective Self-reports of Childhood ADHD Symptoms in an ADHD Adult Sample for Comparison with a Non-ADHD Adult Sample'. Journal of Applied Psychology .  
Simona Salomone, Grainne R Fleming, Jacqueline M Shanahan, Marco Castorina, Jessica Bramham, Redmond G O¿Connell, Ian H Robertson (2015) 'The effects of a Self-Alert Training (SAT) program in adults with ADHD'. Frontiers in Neuroscience .  
Nick Ortiz, Aisling Parsons, Robert Whelan, Katie Brennan, Maria LF Agan, Redmond O¿Connell, Jessica Bramham, Hugh Garavan (2015) 'Decreased frontal, striatal and cerebellar activation in adults with ADHD during an adaptive delay discounting task'. Acta Neurobiologiae Experimentalis .  
CP Kerley, E Dolan, J Bramham, JL Faul, LJ Cormican (2014) 'Nocturnal Dietary Nitrate for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: A Pilot, Randomized, Controlled, Crossover 2 week Trial'. Irish Journal of Medical Science .  
Scully, C., Young, S., & Bramham, J. (2014) 'Characterising the psychiatric comorbidities among adults with ADHD who have a history of offending'. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology .  
Professor Alan Carr
Hamilton, E., Carr, A., Cahill, P., Cassells, C. & Hartnett, D. (2015) 'Psychometric properties and responsiveness to change of 15 and 28 item versions of the SCORE: A family assessment questionnaire'. Family Process, 54 :454-463.  
Keating, A., Sharry, J., Murphy, M. Rooney, B. & Carr, A. (2015) 'An evaluation of the Parents Plus Parenting when Separated programme'. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry .  
Oâ¿¿Doherty, V. and Carr, A. and McGrann, A. and Oâ¿¿Neill, J.O. and Dinan, S. and Graham, I. and Maher, V. (2015) 'A Controlled Evaluation of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Patients with Coronary Heart Disease and Depression'. Mindfulness, 6 (3):405-416. Available Online  
Fitzhenry, M., Harte, E., Carr, A., Keenleyside, M., O¿Hanrahan, K., Daly White, M., Hayes, J., Cahill, P., McCullagh, A., McGuinness, S., Noonan, H., O¿Shea, H., Rodgers, C., Whelan, N., Sheppard, N., Browne, S. (2015) 'Child maltreatment and adult psychopathology in an Irish context'. Child Abuse and Neglect, 45 :101-107.  
Carr, A. (2014) 'Thematic review of family therapy journals 2013'. Journal of Family Therapy, 36 :420-443.  
Dr Barbara Dooley
Kenny, R; Dooley, B; Fitzgerald, A. (2015) 'Feasibility of CopeSmart: A Telemental Heath App for Adolescents'. Journal of Medical Internet Research Mental Health, 2 (3):1-10. Available Online  
McNicholas, F; Healy, E; White, M; Sheridan-Pereira, M; O'Connor, S; Coakley, S; Dooley, B. (2015) 'Mental health outcomes at age 11 of very low birth weight infants in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine .  
Keegan D, Byrne K, Cullen G, Doherty GA, Dooley B, Mulcahy HE (2015) 'The Stressometer: A Simple, Valid, and Responsive Measure of Psychological Stress in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients'. Journal of Crohn's and Colitis .  
O Connor, M., Dooley, B., & Fitzgerald (2015) 'Constructing the Suicide Risk Index (SRI): Does it Work in Predicting Suicidal Behavior in Young Adults Mediated by Proximal Factors?'. Archives of Suicide Research, 19 (1):1-16.  
McNicholas, F; Adamson, M; McNamara, N; Gavin, B; Paul, M; Ford, T; Barry, S; Dooley, B; Coyne, I; Cullen, W; Singh, SP (2015) 'Who is in the transition gap? Transition from CAMHS to AMHS in the Republic of Ireland'. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 32 (S 01):61-69.  
Dooley, B., Fitzgerald, A., & Mac Giollabui (2015) 'The risk and protective factors associated with depression and anxiety in a national sample of Irish adolescents'. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 1 :1-13. Available Online  
Dr Amanda Fitzgerald
Kenny, R., Dooley, B., & Fitzgerald, A. (2015) 'Feasbility of CopeSmart : A telemental health app for adolescents'. JMIR Mental Health, 2 (3):1-10.  
O Connor, M., Dooley, B., & Fitzgerald (2015) 'Constructing the Suicide Risk Index (SRI): Does it Work in Predicting Suicidal Behavior in Young Adults Mediated by Proximal Factors?'. Archives of Suicide Research, 19 (1):1-16.  
Kelly, C., Fitzgerald, A., Sentenac, M., Molcho, M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2015) 'Weight concerns among boys'. Public Health Nutrition, .  
Dooley, B., Fitzgerald, A., & Mac Giollabui (2015) 'The risk and protective factors associated with depression and anxiety in a national sample of Irish adolescents'. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 1 :1-13. Available Online  
Dr Ciara Greene
Murphy, G; Greene, CM (2015) 'High perceptual load causes inattentional blindness and deafness in drivers'. Visual Cognition .  
Greene, CM; Kennedy, K; Soto, D (2015) 'Dynamic states in working memory modulate guidance of visual attention: evidence from an n-back paradigm'. Visual Cognition, 23 (5):546-560.  
Greene, CM; Vidaki, K; Soto, D (2015) 'Fractionating the neural substrates of incidental recognition memory'. Learning & memory (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.), 22 (1):24-30.  
Dr Suzanne Guerin
Tatlow-Golden, M & Guerin, S (2015) 'Who I Am - The Meaning of Early Adolescents¿ Most Valued Activities and Relationships, and Implications for Self-Concept Research'. Journal of Early Adolescence .  
Prihodova, L., Guerin, S. & Kernohan, W.G. (2015) 'Knowledge Transfer and Exchange Frameworks in Health and their Applicability to Palliative Care: Scoping Review Protocol'. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71 (7):1717-1725.  
Mac Giolla Phadraig, C. and Guerin, S. and Nunn, J. (2015) 'Should we educate care staff to improve the oral health and oral hygiene of people with intellectual disability in residential care? Real world lessons from a randomized controlled trial'. Special Care in Dentistry . Available Online  
Matthews J, Hall, AM, Hernon M, Murray A, Jackson B, Taylor I, Toner J, Guerin S, Lonsdale C, and Hurley, DA (2015) 'A brief report on the development of a theoretically-grounded intervention to promote patient autonomy and self-management of physiotherapy patients: face validity and feasibility of implementation'. BMC Health Services Research . Available Online  
Carballedo, A., Doran, A., Doyle, M., Flavin, S., Tyrrel, J., Kelly, F., Guerin, S., & Dodd, P. (2014) 'Assessing metabolic syndrome in people with ID (intellectual disabilities) on antipsychotic medication'. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 31 (4):245-251.  
Mac Giolla Phadraig, C., Nunn,J., Dougall, A., O'Neill, E., McLoughlin, J. & Guerin, S. (2014) 'What Should Dental Services for People with Disabilities Be Like? Results of an Irish Delphi Panel Survey'. PLoS ONE .  
Jennings, C. & Guerin S. (2014) 'Therapeutic Recreation Models of Practice: A Synthesis of Key Elements and Examination of Children¿s Narratives of a Camp Experience for Evidence of These Elements'. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 48 (4):303-319.  
Dr Eilis Hennessy
McKeague, L., Hennessy, E., O'Driscoll, C. & Heary, C. (2015) 'Retrospective accounts of self-stigma experienced by young people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or depression'. Psychiatric Rehabilitation, 38 (2):158-163.  
O'Driscoll, C., Heary, C., McKeague, L. & Hennessy, E. (2015) 'Adolescents' beliefs about the fairness of exclusion of peers with mental health problems'. Journal of Adolescence, 42 :59-67.  
McKeague, L., O'Driscoll, C., Hennessy, E. & Heary, C. (2015) 'Using implicit measures to explore children's intergroup attitudes: Methodological and practical considerations for researchers'. International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 18 (1):1-13.  
O'Farrelly, C. & Hennessy, E. (2014) 'Watching transitions unfold: A mixed-method study of transitions within early childhood care and education settings'. Early Years, 34 (4):329-347.  
Reynolds, D., Hennessy, E., Polek, E (2014) 'Is breastfeeding in infancy predictive of child mental wellbeing and protective against obesity at 9-years of age?'. Child Care Health and Development, 40 (6):882-890.  
Tatlow-Golden, M., Hennessy, E., Dean, M. & Hollwood, L. (2014) 'Young children's food brand knowledge. Early development and associations with television viewing and parent's diet'. Appetite, 80 :197-203.  
Dr Tina Hickey
Luniewska, M., Haman, E., Sharon Armon-Lotem, S., Etenkowski, B., Southwood, F., An?elkovi?, D., Blom, E., Boerma, T. Chiat, S., Engel de Abreu, P., Gagarina, N., Gavarró, A., Håkansson, G., Hickey, T., Jensen de López, K., Marinis, T., Popovi? , M., Thordardottir, E., Bla¿ien?, A., Cantú Sánchez, M., Daba¿inskien?, D., Ege, P. Ehret, I-A., Fritsche , N-A., Gatt, D. Janssen, B., Kambanaros, M., Kapalková, S., Kronqvist, B., Kunnari, S., Levorato, C., Nenonen, O., Nic Fhlannchadha, S., O¿Toole, C., Poli¿enská, K., Pomiechowska, B., Ringblom, N., Rinker, T., Roch, M., Savi?, M., Slan?ová, M., Tsimpli, I., Ünal-Logacev, O. (2015) 'Ratings of age of acquisition of 299 words across 25 languages: Is there a crosslinguistic ordering of words?'. Behavior Research Methods .  
Futrell, R. and Hickey, T. and Lee, A. and Lim, E. and Luchkina, E. and Gibson, E. (2015) 'Cross-linguistic gestures reflect typological universals: A subject-initial, verb-final bias in speakers of diverse languages'. Cognition, 136 :215-221. Available Online  
O' Reilly, A., Hickey, T.M. and Ryan, Dermot (2015) 'The Experiences of American International Students in a Large Irish University'. Journal of International Students, 5 (1):87-98.  
Dr Christine Linehan
Frankena, T.K., Naaldenberg, J., Ouellette-Kuntz, H., Cardol, M., Linehan, C. & van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk, H. (2015) 'Inclusive health research with people with intellectual disabilities: a structured literature review'. Research in Developmental Disabilities .  
Kerr, M., Linehan, C., Thompson, R., Mula, M., Gil Nagel, A., & Zubeir, S., Glynn, M. (2015) 'In Response: Evaluating the care of a multidisciplinary clinic by using the White Paper Listening for a change: medical and social needs of people with intellectual disability who have epilepsy'. Epilepsia .  
Kerr MP & Linehan, C (2015) 'Responding to the needs of people with an intellectual disability and epilepsy: shared priorities'. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 40 (3):248-253.  
Linehan, C., Naaldenberg, J., Tobi, H., & van Schrojenstein Lantman-de Valk. (2015) 'Health Inequity: from evidence to action'. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 28 :1-2.  
Dr Louise McHugh
Farrell, L., Cochrane, A., & McHugh, L. (2015) 'Exploring attitudes towards gender and science: The advantages of an IRAP approach versus the IAT'. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science .  
Hooper, N, Erdogan, A, Keen, G, Lawton, L & McHugh, L. (2015) 'Perspective taking reduces the fundamental attribution error'. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science .  
AC Najdowski, J Tarbox, L McHugh (2015) 'Moving toward complexity: Introduction to the special issue on derived relational responding'. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders .  
Stewart, I. and Hooper, N. and Walsh, P. and Oâ¿¿Keefe, R. and Joyce, R. and McHugh, L. (2015) 'Transformation of Thought Suppression Functions Via Same and Opposite Relations'. Psychological Record, 65 (2):375-399. Available Online  
McHugh, L. (2015) 'A Contextual Behavioural Science approach to the self and perspective taking'. Current Opinion in Psychology, 2 :6-10. Available Online  
Dr Geraldine Moane
Reygan, G. & Moane,G. (2014) 'Religious homophobia: Religious homophobia: The experiences of a sample of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Ireland'. Culture and Religion: An Interdisciplinary Journal .  
Professor Aidan P Moran
Toner, J., & Moran, A. (2015) 'Enhancing performance proficiency at the expert level: considering the role of 'somaesthetic awareness''. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 16 :110-117. Available Online  
Swann, C., Moran, A., & Piggott, D. (2015) 'Defining elite athletes: issues in the study of expert performance in sport psychology'. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 16 :3-14. Available Online  
Toner, J., & Moran, A. (2015) 'On the importance of critical thinking: a response to Wulf's (2015) commentary'. Psychology of Sport and Exercise . Available Online  
Moran, A., Bramham, J., Collet, C., Guillot, A., & MacIntyre, T. (2015) 'Motor imagery in clinical disorders: importance and implications'. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 6 (Article 23):1-4. Available Online  
Toner, J., Montero, B., & Moran, A. (2015) 'Considering the role of cognitive control in expert performance'. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences . Available Online  
MacIntyre, T., Igou, E., Campbell, M., Moran, A., & Matthews, J. (2014) 'Metacognition and action: a new pathway to understanding social and cognitive aspects of expertise in sport'. Frontiers in Psychology, 5:1155 :1-12.  
Dr Michael O'Connell
O'Féich, P; O'Connell, M (2015) 'Changes in Roman Catholic Beliefs and Practices in Ireland between 1981 and 2008 and the Emergence of the Liberal Catholic'. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 30 (2):231-247. Available Online  
O'Riordan, C; O'Connell, M (2014) 'Predicting adult involvement in crime: Personality measures are significant, socio-economic measures are not'. Personality and Individual Differences, 68 :98-101.  
Dr Gary O'Reilly
Darker, C. D., Palmer, D., O' Reilly, G., Whiston, L., & Smyth, B. (2015) 'Young People in Drug Treatment in Ireland: Their Views on Substance Use Aetiology, Trajectory, Parents¿ Role in Substance Use and Coping Skills'. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine .  
Dr Ela Polek
Brady, A. M., Polek, E., Hennessy, E. (2015) 'Teenage Parenthood and Child Externalising and Internalising Problems: Evidence from the 'Growing Up in Ireland' Study'. Irish Journal of Psychology .  
Harpur, L. J., Polek, E., van Harmelen, A. L. (2015) 'The Role of Timing of Maltreatment and Child Intelligence in Pathways to Low Symptoms of Depression and Anxiety in Adolescence'. Child Abuse and Neglect .  
Reynolds, D., Hennessy, E., Polek, E (2014) 'Is breastfeeding in infancy predictive of child mental wellbeing and protective against obesity at 9-years of age?'. Child Care Health and Development, 40 (6):882-890.  
Dr Brendan Rooney
Keating, A., Sharry, J., Murphy, M. Rooney, B. & Carr, A. (2015) 'An evaluation of the Parents Plus Parenting when Separated programme'. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry .  
Dr Robert Whelan
Still, K., May, R. J., Rehfeldt, R. A., Whelan, R., & Dymond, S (2015) 'Facilitating derived requesting skills with a touchscreen tablet computer for children with autism spectrum disorder'. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders .  
Spechler PA, Orr CA;Chaarani B;Kan KJ;Mackey S;Morton A;Snowe MP;Hudson KE;Althoff RR;Higgins ST;Cattrell A;Flor H;Nees F;Banaschewski T;Bokde AL;Whelan R;B¿¿chel C;Bromberg U;Conrod P;Frouin V;Papadopoulos D;Gallinat J;Heinz A;Walter H;Ittermann B;Gowland P;Paus T;Poustka L;Martinot JL;Artiges E;Smolka MN;Schumann G;Garavan H; (2015) 'Cannabis use in early adolescence: Evidence of amygdala hypersensitivity to signals of threat'. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience .  
Ortu¿¿o-Sierra J, Fonseca-Pedrero E;Aritio-Solana R;Velasco AM;de Luis EC;Schumann G;Cattrell A;Flor H;Nees F;Banaschewski T;Bokde A;Whelan R;Buechel C;Bromberg U;Conrod P;Frouin V;Papadopoulos D;Gallinat J;Garavan H;Heinz A;Walter H;Struve M;Gowland P;Paus T;Poustka L;Martinot JL;Paill¿¿re-Martinot ML;Vetter NC;Smolka MN;Lawrence C; (2015) 'New evidence of factor structure and measurement invariance of the SDQ across five European nations'. European Child and Adolescent Psychiatry .  
Stringaris A, Vidal-Ribas Belil P;Artiges E;Lemaitre H;Gollier-Briant F;Wolke S;Vulser H;Miranda R;Penttil¿¿ J;Struve M;Fadai T;Kappel V;Grimmer Y;Goodman R;Poustka L;Conrod P;Cattrell A;Banaschewski T;Bokde AL;Bromberg U;B¿¿chel C;Flor H;Frouin V;Gallinat J;Garavan H;Gowland P;Heinz A;Ittermann B;Nees F;Papadopoulos D;Paus T;Smolka MN;Walter H;Whelan R;Martinot JL;Schumann G;Paill¿¿re-Martinot ML; (2015) 'The Brain's Response to Reward Anticipation and Depression in Adolescence: Dimensionality, Specificity, and Longitudinal Predictions in a Community-Based Sample'. American Journal of Psychiatry .  
Vahey N, Whelan R (2015) 'The functional-cognitive framework as a tool for accelerating progress in cognitive neuroscience: On the benefits of bridging rather than reducing levels of analyses'. International journal of psychology : Journal international de psychologie .  
Briggs, Z. and O'Connor, M. and Jollans, E.K. and O'Halloran, L. and Dymond, S. and Whelan, R. (2015) 'Flexible emotion-based decision-making behavior varies in current and former smokers'. Addictive Behaviors, 45 :269-275. Available Online  
Castellanos-Ryan, Natalie; Struve, Maren; Whelan, Robert; Banaschewski, Tobias; Barker, Gareth J; Bokde, Arun LW; Bromberg, Uli; Psych, Dipl; Büchel, Christian; Flor, Herta; Fauth-Bühler, Mira; Frouin, Vincent; Gallinat, Juergen; Gowland, Penny; Heinz, Andreas; Lawrence, Claire; Martinot, Jean-Luc; Nees, Frauke; Paus, Tomas; Pausova, Zdenka; Rietschel, Marcella; Robbins, Trevor W; Smolka, Michael N; Schumann, Gunter; Garavan, Hugh; Conrod, Patricia J (2014) 'Neural and Cognitive Correlates of the Common and Specific Variance Across Externalizing Problems in Young Adolescence'. American Journal of Psychiatry .  


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Other Journals

Professor Alan Carr
O'Doherty, V., Carr, A., McGrann, A., O¿Neill, J.O., Dinan, S. & Graham, I. & Maher, V. (2015) 'A controlled evaluation of mindfulness based cognitive therapy for patients with coronary heart disease and depression in an Irish context' Mindfulness, 6 :405-416.  
Dr Mary Ivers
Corbett, T. and Ivers, M. (2015) 'Health Psychology and life after cancer: Recognizing the need for continued support' The European Health Psychologist, 16 (6):234-239.Available Online  
Dr Geraldine Moane
Moane, G. (2015) 'Guidelines for good practice with lesbian, gay and bisexual clients' The Irish Psychologist, 41 (7):94-96.  


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Conference Publications

Dr Nuala Brady
Cooney, S.M., Brady, N. & O'Shea, A (2015) Point me in the Right Direction: Same and Cross Category Adaptation Aftereffects to Hand Pointing Direction 38th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP),  
Professor Alan Carr
O'Doherty, V., Carr, A., Dinan, S. & Graham, I. (2014) Evaluation of a mindfulness based cognitive behavioural group therapy intervention for patients with coronary heart disease and depression British Association Cardiac Rehabilitation BACR Conference, City Hotel Derry, Northern Ireland,  
Egan, J., Meehan, J., Carr, A., Hevey, D. (2014) Burnout, is it just a case of immature defence styles? 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society: Principles of Behaviour Change in Health and Illness. Grand Resort, Limassol, Cyprus,  
Dr Paul D'Alton
D'Alton, P., Kinsella, L., Gullo, G., O'Meara, A., O'Connor, M., Moriarty, M., O'Malley, G., Walsh, S., & Guerin, S. (2015) A little compassion may go a long way: The protective factor of self compassion among individuals facing cancer - Psycho-oncology World Congress of Psycho-oncology, Washington DC, 23 (Suppl 3)  
D'Alton, P., Kinsella, L., Gullo, G., Donnelly, A., O'Meara, A., Moriarty, M., & Guerin, S. (2015) The mediating role of self-compassion in the relationship between adult attachment styles & psychological distress among oncology patients - Psycho-oncology World Congress of Psycho-oncology, Washington DC, 24 Suppl 1  
D'Alton, P./, Kinsella, L., Gullo, G., Donnelly, A., O'Meara, A., Moriarty, M., & Guerin, S. (2015) Less is More? Validation and use of the MH-5 in an oncology setting, Psycho-oncology World Congress of Psycho-oncology, Washington DC, 24 Suppl2  
D'Alton, P., Kinsella, L., O'Malley, G., O'Connor, M., Guerin, S., Tobin, A.M., Lynch, M., & Kirby, B. (2014) Psychological Distress in Psoriasis outpatients is equivalent to that in oncology outpatients - British Journal of Dermatology British Dermatology Conference,  
D'Alton, P., O'Malley, G., Kinsella, L., Adamzik, K., Sweeney, C., Keenan, M., Tobin A-M., & Kirby, B., (2014) Exploring psychological wellbeing and immunological functioning in psoriasis patients: A pilot controlled MBCT trial Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Kilkenny, 41 Suppl 1  
L'Estrange, K., Timulak, L., & D'Alton, P. (2014) What's Compassion got to do with it? The mediating role of self-compassion in the relationship between adult attachment and psychological distress among oncology patients Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Kilkenny,  
D'Alton P., L., Gullo, G., O'Meara, A., Donnelly, A., O'Connor, M., Moriarty, M., O'Malley, G.k, Walsh, S., & Guerin, S. (2014) What's compassion got to do with it? The mediating role of self-compassion in the relationship between adult attachment and psychological distress among oncology patients' Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference,  
Dr Barbara Dooley
Kenny, R., Fitzgerald, A. & Dooley, B. (2015) Feasibility Evaluation of CopeSmart: A Mental Health Mobile App for Adolescents 12th Annual Psychology, Health & Medicine Conference, Stranmillis University College, Belfast,  
Dr Amanda Fitzgerald
Kenny, R., Fitzgerald, A. & Dooley, B. (2015) Feasibility Evaluation of CopeSmart: A Mental Health Mobile App for Adolescents 12th Annual Psychology, Health & Medicine Conference, Stranmillis University College, Belfast,  
Dr Tina Hickey
Hickey, Tina and Stenson, Nancy (2015) Supporting Literacy in Irish among L2 Learners 60th World Conference of the International Literacy Association, St. Louis Missouri USA,  
Ní Fhlannchadha, Siobhán and Hickey, Tina (2015) Minority Language Ownership and Authority: Perspectives of Native Speakers and L2 Learners Symposium on the Sociolinguistics of Celtic Languages, UCD,  
O'Toole, Ciara and Hickey, Tina (2015) Parent report of early lexical production in bilingual children across varied contexts: COST Action on Bi-SLI Biennial Conference of the IASLT, Dublin,  
Dr Christine Linehan
Linehan, C. (2015) Respondent to Social Inclusion DOCTRID IV Conference, Belfast, UK,  
Linehan, C., Craig, S., Kerr, M., Lynch, C., McConkey, M., O'Doherty, S., Staines, A., Tatlow-Goden, M. (2015) Moving Ahead Project - Living Arrangement Options for People with ID: What we learned from the Research and some of our Findings Transforming Lives, Present and Participating in My Community, Sligo Park Hotel,  
Linehan, C. (2014) The burden of disease, a public health perspective: Epidemiology - measurement of impact Epilepsy, Behaviour and Intellectual Disability A joint meeting of the ILAE and the Japanese Epilepsy Society, Keio Plaza Hotel, Tokyo, Japan,  
Linehan, C. (2014) Social Change: Policy and family burden in the UK and Ireland. Epilepsy, Behaviour and Intellectual Disability A joint meeting of the ILAE and the Japanese Epilepsy Society, Tokyo, Japan,  
Professor Aidan P Moran
O'Shea, H., & Moran, A. (2015) Exploring the relationship between motor execution and imagery in expert pianists using chronometry and pupillometry 9th triennial conference of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, Available Online  
MacIntyre, T., Barr, J., Kelly, C., Igou, E., Moran, A., Guillot, A., Collet, C., Di Rienzo, F., McAvinue, L., Vogt, S., Frank, C., & de Vries, J. (2015) Motor imagery use during recovery of function and performance: Is dissonance between simulation and execution debilitative? Research on Imagery and Observation (RIO) Group Annual Conference 2015, Univ of Stirling, Available Online  
Collet, C., MacIntyre, T., Moran, A., Guillot, A et al. (2014) There's more to an image than meets the eye: psychophysiological indices of motor imagery . In: Guerin, S eds. 44th Annual Conference, The Psychological Society of Ireland, Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny, S24 - S25  
McAvinue, L., MacIntyre, T., Moran, A., Campbell, M. et al. (2014) Beyond vividness: overcoming the blurring of imagery measurement 44th Annual Conference, The Psychological Society of Ireland, Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny,  
McCormack, H., Macintyre, T., Uphill, M., O'Shea, D., Campbell, M., McAlarnen, M., Van Raalte, J., Sappington, R., Brewer, B., Lavallee, D., Mahoney, C., & Moran, A. (2014) The interface of performance psychology and industrial/organisational psychology: new directions to solve old enigmas Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, USA, 18 October - 18 October Available Online  
Dr Gary O'Reilly
Twomey, C., O' Reilly, G. & Byrne, M. (2015) Effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and depression in primary care: a meta-analysis 23rd European Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna,  
Tunney, C., O'Reilly, G., Coyle, D. & Cooney, P. (2015) Children's Experiences of Mindfulness Delivered Face-to-Face and Through a computer Game: A Qualitative Exploration 12th Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference, Belfast,  
Twomey, C., O' Reilly, G., & Byrne, M. (2015) Effectiveness of cognitive behavioural therapy for anxiety and depression in primary care: a meta-analysis 23rd European Congress of Psychiatry, Vienna, Austria,  
Cooney, P., O' Reilly, G., Jackman, C., & Coyle, D. (2014) The Feel Good Island: The design, development and evaluation of a technology based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) intervention through a computer game for adults with an intellectual disability (ID) and anxiety or depression Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference,  
Tunney, C., & O' Reilly, G. (2014) It's not like communicating so no one's being mean: Taking children's perspectives on board in the development of the Pesky gNATs CBT computer game and App Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference,  
Cooney, P., O' Reilly, G., Jackman, C., Coyle, D. (2014) The design, development and evaluation of a technology based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) intervention through a computer game for adults with an intellectual disability (ID) and anxiety or depression Technology and Well-Being 2nd Annual Confernce, Dublin, Ireland,  
Tunney, C., O' Reilly, G., Coyle, D. (2014) If they're bad I delete them: Taking children's perspectives on board in the development of the Pesky gNATs CBT computer game and smartphone app Technology for Well-Being, 2nd Annual Conference, Dublin, Ireland,  
Tunney, C., O' Reilly, G., Twomey, C. (2014) A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of RCTs of Mindfulness for Adult and Youth Populations with Mood Disorders European Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapy Annual Conference, The Hague, Netherlands,  
O' Reilly, G., & Coyle, D. (2014) Pesky gNATs: Adapting CBT for Children Technology for Well-Being, 2nd Annual Conferecne, Dublin, Ireland,  
Dr Brendan Rooney
Balint, K; & Rooney, B. (2015) Watching Closely: How the Proportion of Close-Ups Influence the Theory-of-Mind Response in Film Viewers SCSMI 2015, London,  
Kiss, M. & Rooney, B. (2015) Attention, Memory, and Narrative Attribution: Comparing 2D and 3D viewership using eye-tracking and self-report measures Society for the Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image, London,  
Somers, E., Rooney, B. & Porter, N. (2015) Exploring Cognitive Function in Emotion Regulation during Film Viewing SCSMI 2015, London,  
Rooney, B.; Hennessy, E.; Bálint, K. (2014) Captain of my soul? Exploring viewer emotion regulation during film-viewing, using physiological and self-report measures PSI Annual Conference, Kilkenny, 2014,  
Sommers, E.; Rooney, B.; Porter, N. (2014) Exploring the role of cognitive function in emotion regulation during film viewing The Psychological Society of Ireland's Annual Conference, 2014, Kilkenny,  


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Published Reports

Professor Alan Carr
Carr, A. et al. (2015) The Waterford mental health survey. UCD School of Psychology, Waterford.  
Carr, A.; Hartnett, D.; Sexton, T.; Graham, C. (2014) Putting families first: An evaluation of Functional Family Therapy in an Irish context. Archways Families First, Dublin, Ireland.  
Dr Paul D'Alton
D'Alton, P., Bates, U., Delaney, S., Kinsella, L., McKiernan, A.,& McKiernan, D. (2014) Palliative Care Competence Framework for Psychologists In Karen Ryan (eds) Palliative Care Competency Framework. HSE, Dublin.  
Dr Suzanne Guerin
O'Sullivan, S., Gibney, A., Guerin, S., Staunton, M. & Kalaitzake, M. (2015) Mapping Existing Research Output Focused on Higher Education Teaching and Learning in Ireland 1990-2015, Focused Research Report No. 5 2015. National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Ireland.  
Dr Christine Linehan
Linehan, C., O¿Doherty, S., Tatlow-Golden, M., Craig, S., Kerr, M., Lynch, C., McConkey, R., & Staines, A. (2015) Moving Ahead: Factors contributing to successful transition of people with intellectual disabilities from congregated to community-based residential options in two regions in Ireland. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin.  
Linehan, C., O¿Doherty, S., Tatlow-Golden, M., Craig, S., Kerr, M., Lynch, C., McConkey, R., & Staines, A. (2015) Moving Ahead: Executive Summary. Trinity College Dublin, Dublin.  
Dr Gary O'Reilly
Clarke-McMahon, N. & O' Reilly, G. (2015) Does Gaisce (The President's Award) Act As A Catalyst in the Enhancement of the Psychological Attributes of Hope, Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem, Happiness and Psychological Well-Being in its Participants?. Gaisce, Dublin.  


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