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Dr. Nicola O'Connell

Research Fellow (Public Health & Primary Care)


Nolan, A., Burke, S., Burke, E., Darker, C., Barry, J., O'Connell, N., Zgaga, L., Mather, L., Nicolson, G., Dempster, M., Graham, C., Crowley, P., O'Connor, C., Tobin, K and Scally, G., Obstacles to Public Health that even Pandemics cannot Overcome: The Politics of Covid-19 on the Island of Ireland, Irish Studies in International Affairs, 32, (2), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Cliodhna O'Connor, Nicola O'Connell, Emma Burke, Martin Dempster, Christopher D. Graham, Gabriel Scally, Lina Zgaga, Ann Nolan, Gail Nicolson, Luke Mather, Joseph Barry, Philip Crowley, Catherine D. Darker,, Bordering on crisis: A qualitative analysis of focus group, social media, and news media perspectives on the Republic of Ireland-Northern Ireland border during the 'first wave' of the COVID-19 pandemic, Social Science and Medicine, 282, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
O'Connor, C., O'Connell, N., Burke, E., Nolan, A., Dempster, M., Graham, C.D., Nicolson, G., Barry. J., Scally, G., Crowley, P., Zgaga, L., Mather,L., & Darker, C.D, Media Representations of Science during the First Wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Qualitative Analysis of News and Social Media on the Island of Ireland, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18, (9542), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Darker, C., O'Connell, N., Dempster, M., Graham, C., O'Connor, C., Zgaga, L., Nolan, A., Tobin, K., Brennan, N., Nicolson, G., Burke, E., Mather, L., Crowley, P., Scally, G., Barry, J. , Study protocol for the COvid-19 Toolbox for All IslaNd (CONTAIN) project: A cross-border analysis in Ireland to disentangle psychological, behavioural, media and governmental responses to COVID-19, HRB Open Research, 2020, p10.12688/hrbopenres.13105.1 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Jones, A., Smakowski, A., O'Connell, N., Chalder, T., David, A.S., Functional stroke symptoms: A prospective observational case series, The Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 2020, p , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
O'Connell, N., Jones, A., Chalder, T., David, A.S, Experiences and Illness Perceptions of Patients with Functional Symptoms Admitted to Hyperacute Stroke Wards: A Mixed-Method Study, Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment, 16, 2020, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
CB. Hayes, J Patterson, E Burke, N O'Connell, F Dobble, J Vance, C Darker, D Devane, L Bauld, N Dougall, We can quit2 - Preliminary results of a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial of a community-based intervention on smoking cessation for women living in disadvantaged areas of Ireland, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Society for Social Medicine and Population Health Annual Scientific Meeting 2020, University of Cambridge Public Health, 74, (1), 2020, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
O'Connell, N., Nicholson, T.R., Wessely, S. & David, A.S., Characteristics of patients with motor functional neurological disorder in a large UK mental health service: A case-control study, Psychological Medicine, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
O'Connell, N., Watson, G., Grey, C., Pastena, R., McKeown, K., & David, A.S., Outpatient CBT for Motor Functional Neurological Disorder and Other Neuropsychiatric Conditions: A Retrospective Case Comparison, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 2019, p10.1176/appi.neuropsych.190300 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
O'Connell, N., Nicholson, T., Blackman, G., Tavener, J. & David, A.S., Medication prescriptions in 322 motor functional neurological disorder patients in a large UK mental health service: A case control study, General Hospital Psychiatry, 2019, p10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.04 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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O'Connell, N., Vallianatou, C., Nicholson, T., Blackman, G., & David, A.S., Response to The case against coprescribing opioids and antidepressants, General Hospital Psychiatry, 2019, p10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2019.06 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Delaney, L., Egan, M., & O'Connell, N., The Experience of Unemployment in Ireland: A Thematic Analysis, UCD GEARY INSTITUTE DISCUSSION PAPER SERIES, 2011, Journal Article, PUBLISHED