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Nearchou, F., Flinn, C., F­­­­­­­­­rench, A., Hennessy, E., Kerin, L., & Linehan, C. (2022). Health Literacy of COVID-19 and Compliance with Precautionary Measures: A Cross-Sectional Study in Adolescents and Young Adults in Ireland. Youth2(2), 165-180.https://doi.org/10.3390/youth2020013

Douglas, E., McCabe, L., Treanor, C., & Nearchou, F. (2022). Psychological distress of COVID-19: using a positive psychology approach for mental health promotion in the general population. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 1-13.https://doi.org/10.1080/14635240.2022.2075429

Linehan et al. (2022). COVID-19 IDD: Findings from a global survey exploring family members’ and paid staff’s perceptions of the impact of COVID-19 on individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their caregivers. HRB open research5. https://doi.org/10.12688%2Fhrbopenres.13497.1  

Hennessy, E., Gaynor, K., Nearchou, F., French, A., Raftery, S., Dolan, E., & O'Dwyer, B. (2022). A blueprint for providing resources to parents of adolescents who self-harm (pp. 1-28). Health Service Executive. http://hdl.handle.net/10197/13131

MacGarry, D., Grogan, K., O'Connor, C., Gaffney, P., & Nearchou, F. (2022). The impact of patient suicidal behavior on the personal and professional well-being of mental health providers: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1037/cps0000076

O'Connor, C., Brassil, M., O'Sullivan, S., Seery, C., & Nearchou, F. (2022). How does diagnostic labelling affect social responses to people with mental illness? A systematic review of experimental studies using vignette-based designs. Journal of Mental Health (Abingdon, England), 31(1), 115-130. https://doi.org/10.1080/09638237.2021.1922653

Nearchou, F. (2021). Violence against Children by Teachers. In The SAGE Handbook of Domestic Violence (pp. 600-615). SAGE Publications Ltd. doi:10.4135/9781529742343.n36

Nearchou, F., & Douglas, E. (2021). Traumatic distress of covid-19 and depression in the general population: Exploring the role of resilience, anxiety, and hope. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(16). doi:10.3390/ijerph18168485

Nearchou, F., O'Driscoll, C., McKeague, L., Heary, C., & Hennessy, E. (2021). Psychometric properties of the Peer Mental Health Stigmatization Scale-Revised in adolescents and young adults. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 15(1), 201-205. doi:10.1111/eip.12933

Moriarty, A., Nearchou, F., Byrne, M., Cullen, W., & Hennessy, E. (2021). General practitioners' training and their attitudes towards young people who self-harm: A cross-sectional survey. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 15(2), 271-277. doi:10.1111/eip.12936

Strimbu, N., O’Connell, M., Nearchou, F., & Ó’Sé, C. (2021). Adaption and psychometric evaluation of the Presentation of Online Self Scale in adults. Computers in Human Behavior Reports, 3, 100073. doi:10.1016/j.chbr.2021.100073

Nearchou, F., Hennessy, E., Flinn, C., Niland, R., & Subramaniam, S. S. (2020). Exploring the impact of covid-19 on mental health outcomes in children and adolescents: A systematic review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(22), 1-19. doi:10.3390/ijerph17228479

Meleady, J., Nearchou, F., Bramham, J., & Carr, A. (2020). Family adaptation among parents of children on the autism spectrum without a comorbid intellectual disability: A test of the Double ABCX model. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 78. doi:10.1016/j.rasd.2020.101637

Niland, R., & Nearchou, F. (2019). Self-efficacy and outcome beliefs as predictors of intentions to notify partners for sexually transmitted infections in Ireland. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education. doi:10.1080/14635240.2019.1671890

Carr, A., Nearchou, F., Duff, H., Ní Mhaoileoin, D., Cullen, K., O'Dowd, A., & Battigelli, L. (2019). Survivors of institutional abuse in long-term child care in Scotland. Child Abuse and Neglect, 93, 38-54. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2019.04.018

Nearchou, F., Davies, A., & Hennessy, E. (2019). Psychometric evaluation of the Multi-Dimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support in young adults with chronic health conditions. Irish journal of psychological medicine, 1-5. doi:10.1017/ipm.2019.54

Nearchou, F., D'Alton, P., Donnelly, A., O’Driscoll, L., O’Flanagan, S., & Kirby, B. (2019). Validation and psychometric evaluation of a brief screening questionnaire for psychological distress in patients with psoriasis. Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, 33(7), 1325-1330. doi:10.1111/jdv.15612

Nearchou, F., Campbel, A., Duffy, K., Fehily, M., Wei Lin, N., Petroli, M., . . . Hennessy, E. (2019). Le Chéile: Well-being of Students in Colleges of Further Education in Ireland. University College Dublin: University College Dublin. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9671

Nearchou, F. (2018). Resilience following emotional abuse by teachers: Insights from a cross-sectional study with Greek students. Child Abuse and Neglect, 78, 96-106. doi:10.1016/j.chiabu.2017.10.012

Nearchou, F. A., Bird, N., Costello, A., Duggan, S., Gilroy, J., Long, R., . . . Hennessy, E. (2018). Personal and perceived public mental-health stigma as predictors of help-seeking intentions in adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 66, 83-90. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2018.05.003

Mandelli, L., Nearchou, F. A., Vaiopoulos, C., Stefanis, C. N., Vitoratou, S., Serretti, A., & Stefanis, N. C. (2015). Neuroticism, social network, stressful life events: Association with mood disorders, depressive symptoms and suicidal ideation in a community sample of women. Psychiatry Research, 226(1), 38-44. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2014.11.001

Stamatoulakis, K. K., & Nearchou, F. (2015). Homosexuality and Priesthood: Conflict in the life of a Norwegian Woman. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 185, 160-164. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.03.406

Nearchou, F. A., Stogiannidou, A., & Kiosseoglou, G. (2014). Adaptation and psychometric evaluation of a resilience measure in greek elementary school students. Psychology in the Schools, 51(1), 58-71. doi:10.1002/pits.21732

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