Publications

Peer-reviewed
O’Súilleabháin, P.S., Hughes, B.M., Oommen, A.M., Joshi, L., Cunningham, S. (2019). Vulnerability to stress: Personality facet of vulnerability is associated with cardiovascular adaptation to recurring stress. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 144, 34-39.  

O'Súilleabháin, P.S., Gallagher, S., & Steptoe, A. (2019). Loneliness, living alone, and all-cause mortality: The role of emotional and social loneliness in the elderly during 19-years of follow-up. Psychosomatic Medicine, 81(6), 521-526

Soye, A., & O'Súilleabháin, P.S. (2019). Facets of openness to experience are associated with cardiovascular reactivity and adaptation across both active and passive stress exposures. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 140, 26-32.

O'Súilleabháin, P.S., & Hughes, B.M. (2018). Neuroticism predicts all-cause mortality over 19-years: The moderating effects on functional status, and the angiotensin-converting enzyme. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 10, 32-37.

​Donaghey, C., Egan, J. & O’Súilleabháin, P.S. (2018). Psychological factors related to intrusive thoughts. Clinical Psychology Today, 1 (1), 24-41.

O'Súilleabháin, P.S., Howard, S., & Hughes, B.M. (2018). Openness to experience and stress responsivity: An examination of cardiovascular and underlying hemodynamic trajectories within an acute stress exposure. PLoS ONE, 13 (6), e0199221.

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S., Howard, S., & Hughes, B.M. (2018). Openness to experience and adapting to change: Cardiovascular stress habituation to change in acute stress exposure. Psychophysiology, 55, e13023.

Creedon, N., & Ó Súilleabháin, P. S. (2017). Dog bite injuries to humans and breed-specific legislation: A comparison of legislated and non-legislated dog breeds. Irish Veterinary Journal, 70: 23.

 

Sesker, A., Ó Súilleabháin, P,  Howard, S., & Hughes, B. M. (2016). Conscientiousness and mindfulness in midlife coping: An assessment based on MIDUS II. Personality and Mental Health, 10(1), 29-42.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2015). Human hospitalisations due to dog bites in Ireland, 1998-2013: Implications for current breed specific legislation. The Veterinary Journal, 204(3), 357-359. 

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. & Doherty, N. (2015). Epidemiology of dog bite injuries: Dog-breed identification and dog-owner interaction. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 68(8), 1157-1158.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2015). Training methods and dog-owner interaction as a public health risk factor for dog bites. Zoonoses and Public Health, 62, 489.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2014). Experimental stress methodology, personality and hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical (HPA) axis associations: A commentary on ‘Global stress response during a social stress test: impact of alexithymia and its subfactors'. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 50, 209.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2014). Personality – at the heart of health. The Psychologist, 27(4), 550-551.

Abstract (peer-reviewed)

Hughes, B.M., O’Súilleabháin, P. S., & Howard, S. (2018). Openness to Experience and cardiovascular stress responsivity: A novel examination of hemodynamic trajectories during acute stress exposure. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 131, S82-S83.

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S., Howard, S. & Hughes, B.M. (2017). Openness to experience and stress responsivity: An examination of cardiovascular and underlying hemodynamic trajectories within an acute stress exposure. Psychosomatic Medicine. 79(4), 26-27

 

 

Edited volumes

 

Sesker, A., Howard, S., Creaven, A-M., Ó Súilleabháin, P., & Gallagher, S. (Eds.) (2014). 11th Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference – Book of Abstracts. Limerick, Ireland.

 

 

Unpublished reports

 

O'Súilleabháin, P.S. (2018). The use of breed-specific legislation in the UK (Dangerous Dogs Act 1991). Submitted to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee of the UK Parliament. 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. S. (2016). Control of Dogs Act 1998 Regulations. Presented to the Law Reform Commission of Ireland, for recommendation to Dáil Éireann.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. S. (2016). Review of the Dangerous Dogs Act. Presented to the Law Commission, United Kingdom for recommendation to UK Parliament.

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2015). Review of the Control of Dogs Act 1998 Regulations. Presented to the sub-Committee on the Environment, Community and Local Government, Dáil Éireann.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2014). Control of Dogs Act 1998 Regulations Review: Public health and policy. Presented to the Department for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Dáil Éireann.

 

 

Additional publications

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2014). Psychosomatic influences on health. The Irish Psychologist, 41(2), 49-50.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. (2014). Review of the 11th Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference Public Talks. The Irish Psychologist, 40(11), 265.

Invited Lecture

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S. (2017) Dog-bite fatalities and breed-specific legislation: A need for evidence-based law reform (School of Law, National University of Ireland Galway). Invited Lectures

Conference Publications

O'Súilleabháin, P. S., & Hughes, B.M. (2018) Personality and mortality: A 19-year follow-up study in very old age. Paper will be presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Galway, Ireland, August, 2018.

 

Soye, A. & O’Súilleabháin, P.S.  (2018) Openness to experience and cardiovascular adaptation across active and passive acute stress. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Galway, Ireland, August, 2018.

 

Doody, C.B., Kervick, A., O’Súilleabháin, P.S., Hughes, B.M., Tetreault, C. & Sarma, K.M. (2018) Driving under Pressure; The Effects of Stress on Driving Performance. Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Galway, Ireland, August.

Hughes, B.M., O’Súilleabháin, P.S, Joshi, L., Cunningham, S., & Howard, S. (2018) Neuroticism is associated with pronounced impedance of the aorta during the experience of mental stress. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society, Lublin, Poland, July.

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2017) Openness to experience and stress responsivity: An examination of cardiovascular and underlying hemodynamic trajectories within an acute stress exposure 75th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society, Sevilla, Spain.

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2015) The role of openness to experience in the cognitive and affective components of subjective well-being Early Career Graduate Annual Conference, Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2015) Psychosomatic influences on health: Openness to experience and stress responding Early Career Graduate Annual Conference, Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2015) Openness to experience and cardiovascular stress responses 36th Annual Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society, Tel Aviv, Israel

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2014) Personality, gender, cortisol and perceived stress in a large national sample: New evidence for openness to experience from the Big Five International Conference on Cardiovascular Reactivity to Psychological Stress: The Effects of Stress on Health Conference, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2014) Personality, gender, cortisol and perceived stress in a large national sample: new evidence for openness to experience from the Big Five National University of Ireland Research Showcase, Galway, Ireland

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2014) Openness to experience and stress reactivity in a large national sample: Findings from the MIDUS data 35th Annual Stress and Anxiety Research Society Conference, Cluj, Romania.

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2014) Personality, cortisol and perceived stress in a large national sample: New evidence for openness to experience from the Big Five 11th Annual Psychology, Health & Medicine Conference, Limerick, Ireland

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Howard, S.; Hughes, B.M. (2014) The role of openness to experience in responding to novel stress 44 th Annual Psychological Society of Ireland Conference, Kilkenny, Ireland.

Seminars

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S. Dog-bite fatalities and evidenced-based legislation: Making an impact from research to legislation. Research Impact Seminar, School of Psychology, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, November, 2017.

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S. Dog-bite fatalities and breed-specific legislation: Putting the evidence back into evidence-based policy. Health Behaviour Change Research Group, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, September, 2017.

 

Doherty, N., & Ó Súilleabháin, P. Human and animal interaction: Canine behaviour, socialisation, and public health. School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, April, 2015.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P. Informing public policy from research in Ireland. Early Career Graduate Annual Conference, Psychological Society of Ireland, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, February, 2015.

 

Ó Súilleabháin, P & Doherty, N. Human and animal interaction. School of Psychology, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland, August, 2014.

Workshops

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S.; Doherty, N. (2015) Human-animal interaction: Behaviour, personality and interaction. (The Dog Academy, Galway, Ireland). 

Ó Súilleabháin, P.S. (2014) Website design, search engine optimisation, and social media. (Department of Psychology & Department of Clinical Therapies, University of Limerick, Limerick).