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Consultant psychiatrists's experience of the impact of the COVID19 pandemic on mental health services in Ireland.

Eric Kelleher, Eoin Geary, Mary Tawfik, Eimear Ní Mhuircheartaigh, Blánaid Gavin, Mary Wall, John Lyne, Anne M Doherty, Fiona McNicholas,

<h4>Objectives</h4>The novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) has spread worldwide threatening human health. To reduce transmission, a 'lockdown' was introduced in Ireland between March-May 2020. The aim of this study is to capture the experiences of Consultant Psychiatrists during lockdown and their perception of it's impact on Mental Health Services.<h4>Methods</h4>A questionnaire designed ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2021, :1-28]

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Association of Wender Utah Rating Scale (WURS)-61 items with clinical psychiatric diagnosis in adulthood.

Cliodhna Hanley, Faisal Saleem, Ignazio Graffeo, Geraldine McCarthy, Blánaid Gavin, Fiona McNicholas, Dimitrios Adamis,

<h4>Background</h4>The Wender Utah Rating Scale (WURS) is a widely used retrospective scale in adults presenting for ADHD evaluations which features items relating to childhood symptoms.<h4>Aims</h4>The aim of this study is to establish if certain childhood symptoms (including ADHD) as identified by the WURS-61 are associated with specific mental health disorders ... Read more >>

Ir J Med Sci (Irish journal of medical science)
[2021, :]

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Levels of stress in medical students due to COVID-19.

Lorcan O'Byrne, Blánaid Gavin, Dimitrios Adamis, You Xin Lim, Fiona McNicholas,

For medical schools, the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated examination and curricular restructuring as well as significant changes to clinical attachments. With the available evidence suggesting that medical students' mental health status is already poorer than that of the general population, with academic stress being a chief predictor, such changes are likely ... Read more >>

J Med Ethics (Journal of medical ethics)
[2021, :]

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Mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic: looking back and moving forward.

B Gavin, J Lyne, F McNicholas,

COVID-19 continues to exert unprecedented challenges for society and it is now well recognised that mental health is a key healthcare issue related to the pandemic. The current edition of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine focusses on the impact of COVID-19 on mental illness by combining historical review papers, ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2020, 37(4):247-249]

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Tumor-infiltrating mast cells are associated with resistance to anti-PD-1 therapy.

Rajasekharan Somasundaram, Thomas Connelly, Robin Choi, Hyeree Choi, Anastasia Samarkina, Ling Li, Elizabeth Gregorio, Yeqing Chen, Rohit Thakur, Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen, Marilda Beqiri, Meaghan Kiernan, Michela Perego, Fang Wang, Min Xiao, Patricia Brafford, Xue Yang, Xiaowei Xu, Anthony Secreto, Gwenn Danet-Desnoyers, Daniel Traum, Klaus H Kaestner, Alexander C Huang, Denitsa Hristova, Joshua Wang, Mizuho Fukunaga-Kalabis, Clemens Krepler, Fang Ping-Chen, Xiangyang Zhou, Alexis Gutierrez, Vito W Rebecca, Prashanthi Vonteddu, Farokh Dotiwala, Shashi Bala, Sonali Majumdar, Harsh Dweep, Jayamanna Wickramasinghe, Andrew V Kossenkov, Jorge Reyes-Arbujas, Kenisha Santiago, Tran Nguyen, Johannes Griss, Frederick Keeney, James Hayden, Brian J Gavin, David Weiner, Luis J Montaner, Qin Liu, Lukas Peiffer, Jürgen Becker, Elizabeth M Burton, Michael A Davies, Michael T Tetzlaff, Kar Muthumani, Jennifer A Wargo, Dmitry Gabrilovich, Meenhard Herlyn,

Anti-PD-1 therapy is used as a front-line treatment for many cancers, but mechanistic insight into this therapy resistance is still lacking. Here we generate a humanized (Hu)-mouse melanoma model by injecting fetal liver-derived CD34<sup>+</sup> cells and implanting autologous thymus in immune-deficient NOD-scid IL2Rγ<sup>null</sup> (NSG) mice. Reconstituted Hu-mice are challenged with ... Read more >>

Nat Commun (Nature communications)
[2021, 12(1):346]

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Mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic

B. Gavin, J. Lyne, F. McNicholas,

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed the greatest global challenge in a generation. The full extent of the mental health impact is, as yet, unknown, but is anticipated to be severe and enduring. In this Special Issue dedicated to mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic, we ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[0, 37(3):156-158]

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How deep brain stimulation and levodopa affect gait variability in Parkinson’s disease

Zi Su, Salil Patel, Bronwyn Gavin, Tim Buchanan, Marko Bogdanovic, Nagaraja Sarangmat, Alexander Green, Tipu Aziz, James FitzGerald, Chrystalina Antoniades,

<h4>Background</h4> Disorders of gait are a very common feature of Parkinson’s Disease. We examined how deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus (STN DBS) and dopaminergic medication affect gait and more specifically its rhythmicity. <h4>Objectives</h4> We accurately quantified multiple gait parameters in Parkinson’s patients during on and off stages of ... Read more >>

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Impact and Mechanism of Covid-19 on Mental Health and Wellbeing.

D Lynch, M O'Brien, L O'Byrne, B Gavin, F McNicholas,

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented pressure to healthcare systems worldwide, resulting in significant and precipitous changes in demand, burden and method of delivery. The psychosocial impact of this crisis is likely to increase over the course of the pandemic, peak later than medical cases and endure for longer thereby ... Read more >>

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2020, 113(6):100]

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Mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic.

B Gavin, J Lyne, F McNicholas,

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed the greatest global challenge in a generation. The full extent of the mental health impact is, as yet, unknown, but is anticipated to be severe and enduring. In this Special Issue dedicated to mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic, we ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2020, 37(3):156-158]

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Opportunities for international collaboration in COVID-19 mental health research.

Blánaid Gavin, John C Hayden, Etain Quigley, Dimitrios Adamis, Fiona McNicholas,

Eur Child Adolesc Psychiatry (European child & adolescent psychiatry)
[2021, 30(7):1137-1138]

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COVID-19, mental health and psychological first aid.

E Minihan, B Gavin, B D Kelly, F McNicholas,

Crises such as the global pandemic of COVID-19 (coronavirus) elicit a range of responses from individuals and societies adversely affecting physical and emotional well-being. This article provides an overview of factors elicited in response to COVID-19 and their impact on immunity, physical health, mental health and well-being. Certain groups, such ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2020, 37(4):259-263]

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Caring for the Psychological Well-Being of Healthcare Professionals in the Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis.

B Gavin, J Hayden, D Adamis, F McNicholas,

Ir Med J (Irish medical journal)
[2020, 113(4):51]

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Medical students and COVID-19: the need for pandemic preparedness.

Lorcan O'Byrne, Blánaid Gavin, Fiona McNicholas,

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted unprecedented global disruption. For medical schools, this has manifested as examination and curricular restructuring as well as significant changes to clinical attachments. With the available evidence suggesting that medical students' mental health status is already poorer than that of the general population, with academic stress ... Read more >>

J Med Ethics (Journal of medical ethics)
[2020, 46(9):623-626]

Cited: 22 times

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Mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic.

B Gavin, J Lyne, F McNicholas,

With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed the greatest global challenge in a generation. The full extent of the mental health impact is, as yet, unknown, but is anticipated to be severe and enduring. In this Special Issue dedicated to mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic, we ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2020, 37(3):156-158]

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Patterned functional network disruption in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Stefan Dukic, Roisin McMackin, Teresa Buxo, Antonio Fasano, Rangariroyashe Chipika, Marta Pinto-Grau, Emmet Costello, Christina Schuster, Michaela Hammond, Mark Heverin, Amina Coffey, Michael Broderick, Parameswaran M Iyer, Kieran Mohr, Brighid Gavin, Niall Pender, Peter Bede, Muthuraman Muthuraman, Edmund C Lalor, Orla Hardiman, Bahman Nasseroleslami,

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease primarily affecting motor function, with additional evidence of extensive nonmotor involvement. Despite increasing recognition of the disease as a multisystem network disorder characterised by impaired connectivity, the precise neuroelectric characteristics of impaired cortical communication remain to be fully elucidated. Here, we ... Read more >>

Hum Brain Mapp (Human brain mapping)
[2019, 40(16):4827-4842]

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Dysfunction of attention switching networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Roisin McMackin, Stefan Dukic, Michael Broderick, Parameswaran M Iyer, Marta Pinto-Grau, Kieran Mohr, Rangariroyashe Chipika, Amina Coffey, Teresa Buxo, Christina Schuster, Brighid Gavin, Mark Heverin, Peter Bede, Niall Pender, Edmund C Lalor, Muthuraman Muthuraman, Orla Hardiman, Bahman Nasseroleslami,

OBJECTIVE:To localise and characterise changes in cognitive networks in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) using source analysis of mismatch negativity (MMN) waveforms. RATIONALE:The MMN waveform has an increased average delay in ALS. MMN has been attributed to change detection and involuntary attention switching. This therefore indicates pathological impairment of the neural ... Read more >>

Neuroimage Clin (NeuroImage. Clinical)
[2019, 22:101707]

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A qualitative study exploring the decision of parents to use medication in attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Michelle Flood, John C Hayden, Blánaid Gavin, Fiona McNicholas,

<h4>Background</h4>Reported prevalence of ADHD in children varies greatly from country to country. There is a similar disparity between rates of medication prescriptions for ADHD, with significant variation existing between rates in USA and Europe. North American studies report that parents have concerns about starting and continuing ADHD medication in children, ... Read more >>

Res Social Adm Pharm (Research in social & administrative pharmacy : RSAP)
[2019, 15(9):1095-1101]

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Attitudes and reported practice of paediatricians and child psychiatrists regarding the assessment and treatment of ADHD in Ireland.

F Honorio Neto, M Tatlow-Golden, A Mulligan, B Gavin, F McNicholas,

OBJECTIVES:This mixed-method national survey has obtained original data on attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) attitudes, assessment and treatment regimes reported by paediatricians and child psychiatrists; and has compared their clinics. It has examined the extent of involvement of Irish paediatricians in the management of ADHD. METHODS:A questionnaire was designed, based ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2018, 35(3):181-191]

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Characteristic Increases in EEG Connectivity Correlate With Changes of Structural MRI in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.

Bahman Nasseroleslami, Stefan Dukic, Michael Broderick, Kieran Mohr, Christina Schuster, Brighid Gavin, Russell McLaughlin, Mark Heverin, Alice Vajda, Parameswaran M Iyer, Niall Pender, Peter Bede, Edmund C Lalor, Orla Hardiman,

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a terminal progressive adult-onset neurodegeneration of the motor system. Although originally considered a pure motor degeneration, there is increasing evidence of disease heterogeneity with varying degrees of extra-motor involvement. How the combined motor and nonmotor degeneration occurs in the context of broader disruption in neural ... Read more >>

Cereb Cortex (Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991))
[2019, 29(1):27-41]

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Screening for attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptomatology in adult mental health clinics.

D Adamis, I Graffeo, R Kumar, D Meagher, D O'Neill, O Mulligan, S Murthy, E O'Mahony, G McCarthy, B Gavin, F McNicholas,

OBJECTIVES:This study estimates the symptomatology of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adult mental health services (AMHS) outpatient clinics. METHODS:All consecutive patients attending any of the outpatients' clinics in Sligo/Leitrim AMHS were invited to participate. Participants completed the Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale (ASRS) and the Wender Utah Rating Scale (WURS) self-report. ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2018, 35(3):193-201]

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ADHD: science, stigma and service implications.

B Gavin, F McNicholas,

We are delighted to dedicate an edition of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine to the topic of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). ADHD accounts for the majority of clinical presentations to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, both in terms of new assessments and ongoing attendances. Papers presented in this ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2018, 35(3):169-172]

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Medication accessibility after diagnosis of ADHD in Croatia - Authors' reply.

John C Hayden, Michelle Flood, Blanaid Gavin, Vlatka Boričević Maršanić, Fiona McNicholas,

Lancet Psychiatry (The lancet. Psychiatry)
[2018, 5(7):542-543]

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The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adulthood: a qualitative study.

C Watters, D Adamis, F McNicholas, B Gavin,

OBJECTIVES:There is limited evidence of the unmet needs and experiences of adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Previous research in this area is predominantly quantitative by nature, few studies employing qualitative approaches. This study seeks to provide a deeper insight into the lived experiences of adults with ADHD within ... Read more >>

Ir J Psychol Med (Irish journal of psychological medicine)
[2018, 35(3):173-179]

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Chronic features of allergic asthma are enhanced in the absence of resistin-like molecule-beta.

Kim S LeMessurier, Maneesha Palipane, Meenakshi Tiwary, Brian Gavin, Amali E Samarasinghe,

Asthma is characterized by inflammation and architectural changes in the lungs. A number of immune cells and mediators are recognized as initiators of asthma, although therapeutics based on these are not always effective. The multifaceted nature of this syndrome necessitate continued exploration of immunomodulators that may play a role in ... Read more >>

Sci Rep (Scientific reports)
[2018, 8(1):7061]

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General practitioners' (GP) attitudes and knowledge about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in Ireland.

Dimitrios Adamis, Mimi Tatlow-Golden, Blánaid Gavin, Fiona McNicholas,

<h4>Background</h4>ADHD is the most frequent reason for attendance at Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS). General practitioners (GPs) play a key role in recognising symptoms, referring for assessment and supporting ongoing treatment. However, there is an ambiguous understanding of ADHD among GPs, and different attitudes regarding the validity of ... Read more >>

Ir J Med Sci (Irish journal of medical science)
[2019, 188(1):231-239]

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