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David Hevey
Associate Prof Research Methodology, Psychology
Head of School, School Office - Psychology

Biography

After his undergraduate (B.A. [Hons] Psychology) and masters (M.A. Applied Psychology) in UCD, David Hevey completed his PhD in Trinity College Dublin in 2000. He subsequently worked as a Lecturer in Psychology in the Department of Psychology (RCSI) and research psychologist in the Department of Cardiology in Beaumont Hospital, before taking up his current post as Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin. He has published on a wide variety of issues in health psychology and has represented health psychology on both national and international professional committees.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Higgins A, Hevey D, Gibbons P, O'Connor C, Boyd F, McBennett P., & Monaghan M, Impact of co-facilitated information programmes on outcomes for service users and family members: the EOLAS programmes (Paper 2). , Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Sheill, G., Guinan, E., Hevey, D., & Hussey, J., Physical activity and metastatic disease: the views of physiotherapists in Ireland, Physiotherapy, IN PRESS, (IN PRESS), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Maddock, A., Hevey, D., & Eidenmueller, K., Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention with Homeless Adults: a Pilot Study, International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, IN PRESS, (IN PRESS), 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Higgins A, Hevey D, Gibbons P, O'Connor C, Boyd F, McBennett P., & Monaghan M, A participatory approach to the development of a co-produced and co-delivered information programme for users of services and family members: the EOLAS programme (paper 1). , Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

McMahon A., & Hevey D., It has taken me a long time to get to this point of quiet confidence": What contributes to therapeutic confidence for clinical psychologists? , Clinical Psychologist, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Skin Cancer and Sunscreen Use: Psychological Factors. in, Sun Protection: Behaviors, Impacts and Recommendations, New York, Nova Press, 2017, [Hevey D. & Cruz J] Book Chapter, 2017

Murphy PJ, Hevey D, O'Dea S, Ní Rathaille N, Mulcahy F. , Serostatus Disclosure, Stigma Resistance, and Identity Management Among HIV-Positive Gay Men in Ireland, Qual Health Res, 26, (11), 2016, p1459 - 1472 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Galligan, N., Hevey, D., Coen, R.F., Harbison, J. , Clarifying the Associations Between Anxiety, Depression and Fatigue following Stroke., Journal of Health Psychology, 21, (12), 2016, p2863 - 2871 Journal Article, 2016

Kingston, T, Collier, S., Hevey, D., Cooney, J., O'Dwyer, A-M, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Psycho-Oncology Patients: An Exploratory Study, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, , 32, (3), 2015, p265 - 274 Journal Article, 2015

Hevey, D., Hand, K., MacLachlan, M., Happiness in texting times, Frontiers in Psychology, 6, (1436), 2015, p1 - 6 Journal Article, 2015

McDarby V, Hevey D, Cody D, An overview of the role of social network sites in the treatment of adolescent diabetes., Diabetes Technol Ther, 17, (4), 2015, p291 - 294 Journal Article, 2015

Murphy, P. Hevey, D., O'Shea, S., Ni Rathaille, N., & Mulcahy, F., Optimism, community attachment and serostatus disclosure among HIV-positive men who have sex with men, AIDS Care, 27, 2015, p431 - 435 Journal Article, 2015 DOI

O'Shea, M; Monahan, M; Hevey, D; McBennett, P; Leavy. C; Higgins, A, Impact of a four day facilitation training programme on participant's knowledge, skills and confidence: service users, clinicians, and family member perspectives, 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference: 'Fundamentals of Nursing & Midwifery Practice', Royal College of Surgeons, 19-20 February 2014, 2014 Meeting Abstract, 2014

Hevey, D. McGee, H.M., & Horgan, J.H. , Comparative optimism among patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) is associated with fewer adverse clinical events 12 months later, Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2014 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Pertl, M., Hevey, D., Collier, S., Lambe, K., & O'Dwyer, A.M., Predictors of fatigue in cancer patients before and after chemotherapy, Journal of Health Psychology, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Pertl, M. M., Hevey, D., & Quigley, J., 'I'm not complaining because I'm alive': Barriers to the emergence of a discourse of cancer-related fatigue, Psychology & Health, 29, (2), 2014, p141 - 161 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

McIlroy, S. & Hevey, D. , Relationship between adverse early experiences, stressors, psychosocial resources and wellbeing, Child Abuse and Neglect, 38, (1), 2014, p65 - 75 Journal Article, 2014 DOI

Leavy, C; O'Shea, M; Hevey, D; M; Monahan, M; McBennett, P; Higgins, A., Pre and post-test outcome of four day facilitation training programme on participant's knowledge, skills and confidence, The Fifth Symposium of the Irish Institute of Mental health Nursing: 'Recovery and clinical risk management: An oxymoron, Trinity College Dublin, 10th April 2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

O'Shea, M; Monahan, M; McBennett, P; Leavy. C; Hevey, D; Higgins, A , Impact of a four day facilitation training programme on participants knowledge, skills and confidence: qualitative findings, The Fifth Symposium of the Irish Institute of Mental health Nursing: 'Recovery and clinical risk management: An oxymoron', Trinity College Dublin, 10th April 2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Hevey, D. & Dolan, M., Approach/avoidance motivation, message framing and skin cancer prevention: a test of the congruency hypothesis, Journal of Health Psychology, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Hevey, D., & Wilczkiewicz, E., & Horgan ,J.H, Changes in lanuguage use mediate expressive writings obenefirs on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) following Myocardial Infarction, Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine, 2, (1), 2014, p1053 - 1066 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Langbecker, Danette H., Diaz, Abbey, Chan, Raymond, Marquart, Louise, Hevey, D, & Hamilton, Janelle , Educational programmes for primary prevention of skin cancer (Protocol), The Cochrane Library, 4, 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Hevey, D., Collins, A., & Brogan, A., Network analysis, The Psychologist, 26, 2013, p430 - 431 Journal Article, 2013

Balfe, M., Doyle, F., Smith, D., Sreenan, S., Brugha, R., Hevey, D., & Conroy, R., What's distressing about having Type 1 diabetes? A qualitative study of young adults' perspectives, BMC Endocrine Disorders, 13, (25), 2013 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

D. Hevey, Network Analysis, Psychological Society of Ireland's Annual Conference, Sligo, November, 2013 Meeting Abstract, 2013

Murphy, P.J. & Hevey D., The relationship between internalised HIV-related stigma and posttraumatic growth, AIDS and Behavior, 17, (5), 2013, p1809 - 1818 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Richards, D., Timulak, L., & Hevey, D. , A comparison of two online cognitive-behavioural interventions for symptoms of depression in a student population: the role of therapist responsiveness., Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. , 13, (3), 2013, p184 - 193 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Hevey, D. & Hickey, A., Health psychology in Ireland: A healthy prognosis?, Irish Journal of Psychology, 34, (3-4), 2013, p147 - 155 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

D. Hevey, Mediators and Moderators of Expressive Writing in Cardiac Patients, Psychological Society of Ireland's Annual Conference, Sligo, November, 2013 Meeting Abstract, 2013

Brogan, A. & Hevey, D., Eating styles in the morbidly obese: Restraint eating, but not emotional and external eating, predicts dietary behaviour, Psychology & Health, 28, (6), 2013, p714 - 725 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Pertl, M.M., Hevey, D., Boyle, N.T., Hughes, M.M., Collier, S., O'Dwyer, A.M., Harkin, A., Kennedy, M.J., & Connor, T.J., C-reactive prtoein predicts fatigue independently of depression in breast cancer patients prior to chemotherapy, Brain Behaviour and Immunity, 34, 2013, p108 - 119 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

A Review of Affective and Cognitive Approaches to Assessing Decision Making in Overweight and Obesity in, editor(s)K. O. Moore & N. P. Gonzalez , Handbook on Psychology of Decision-Making: New Research, New York, Nova, 2012, [Brogan, A. & Hevey, D] Book Chapter, 2012

Higgins, A., Sharek, D., Hevey, D., Breen, M., Boyd, F., Hogan, P., O'Brien, A., Lakes, D., McFeely, S., O'Connor, C., Gibbons, P., Gregan, L., Brassil, D., and McBennett, P. , Design, development and evaluation of a collaborative peer and clinician led educational programme for service users and family members: Findings from the EOLAS programme, Horatio: 2nd European Festival of Psychiatric Nursing, Stockholm, Sweden, 20-23 September, 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Hevey, D., Pertl, M, Thomas, K., Maher, L., Craig, A., & Chuinneagain, S.N., Need for cognition and method effects, International Journal of Psychological and Educational Measurement, 12, (1), 2012, p20 - 33 Journal Article, 2012 URL

Higgins, A., Sharek, D., Hevey, D., Breen, M., Boyd, F., Hogan, P., O'Brien, A., Lakes, D., McFeely, S., O'Connor, C., Gibbons, P., Gregan, L., Brassil, D., and McBennett, P, Design, development and evaluation of a collaborative peer and clinician led educational programme for service users and family members: Findings from the EOLAS programme, Horatio: 2nd European Festival of Psychiatric Nursing. Stockholm, Sweden. 20-23 September , 2012 Meeting Abstract, 2012

McSherry, P., O'Connor, C., Hevey, D. & Gibbons, P, Service user experience of adapted dialectical behaviour therapy in a community adult mental health setting. , Journal of Mental Health, 21, (6), 2012, p539 - 547 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

O'Shea, J.A., Wyness, L., McAuliffe, E., Hevey, D. (2010)., Staff perceptions on management's performance during a change management process: Principal components analysis, Public Administration, 2012 Journal Article, 2012

M. Pertl, D Hevey, & J. Quigley, "I'm not complaining because I'm alive": constructing a discourse of cancer-related fatigue that can inform clinical practice, International Psycho-Oncology Society Congress, Brisbane, Australia, November, 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Boyd, F., Breen, M., Sherak, D., McBennett, P., Hevey, D., Gibbons, P., O' Connor, C., McFeely, S. & Higgins, A ., Service user involvement in a collaborative research project: Insights and challenges, 31st Annual International Nursing and Midwifery Research & Education Conference, "Nursing and Midwifery Practice in a Global Community: Collaborating and Networking for the Future", Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland, 22-23 February, 2012 Meeting Abstract, 2012

Wilczkiewicz, E. & Hevey, D., Social sharing in CHD patients: Impact of emotion expression intervention on psychological and physiological indices, Psychology & Health, 27, 2012, pp319 Meeting Abstract, 2012

Pertl, M., Hevey, D., Collier, S. & Donohoe, G, Assessing patients' beliefs about their cancer-related fatigue: validation of an adapted version of the illness perception questionnaire. , Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 19, (3), 2012, p293 - 307 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

M. Pertl, D Hevey, & S. Collier, Psychological distress predicts maintenance of cancer-related fatigue in cancer patients treated with chemotherapy, International Psycho-Oncology Society Congress, Brisbane, Australia, November, 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Donnellan, C., Hevey, D., Hickey, A., & O'Neill, D., Adaptation to stroke using a model of successful aging., Neuropsychology, development, and cognition, 19, (4), 2012, p530 - 547 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Hevey, D., Pertl, M, Thomas, K., Laureano-Schelten, S, Psychological distress and individual differences influence performance on decision-making related tasks, Learning and Perception, 1, (2), 2012, p165 - 182 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Clifford, S., Hevey, D., & Menezes, G., An investigation into the knowledge and attitudes towards radon testing among residents in a high radon area., Journal of radiological protection : official journal of the Society for Radiological Protection, 32, (4), 2012, pN141 - N147 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Hevey, D. & French, D.P., Comparative optimism for severity of negative health outcomes, Psychology, Health & Medicine , 17, (4), 2012, p417 - 426 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Hevey, D., Wilczkiewicz, E., & Horgan , J.H., Type D moderates the effects of expressive writing on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) following Myocardial Infarction (MI), Irish Journal of Psychology, 33, (2-3), 2012, p107 - 114 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Eva Schirmer-Wilczkiewicz & Hevey, D., SOCIAL SHARING AMONG CARDIAC PATIENTS: IMPACT OF EMOTION EXPRESSION ON PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONING - A RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL, The (Non)Expression of Emotions in Health and Disease (5th Conference), , Tilburg, the Netherlands, October 23-25, 2011 Meeting Abstract, 2011

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., O'Callaghan, G., Yoder, R., & O'Shea D., Impaired decision making among morbidly obese adults, Journal of Psychosomatic Research , 70, (2), 2011, p189 - 196 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Daly; M., Hevey, D., & Regan, C, The role of perceived risk in general practitioners' decisions to inform partners of HIV-infected patients, British Journal of Health Psychology, 16, (2), 2011, p273 - 287 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Besani, C., Hevey, D., Mangaoang, M., & Lucey, J.V. , Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): An investigation of lay Attitudes, Knowledge and Experience in an Irish sample, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 28, (1), 2011, p32 - 34 Journal Article, 2011

Thomas, K., Hevey, D. , Pertl, M., Ní Chuinneagáin, S., Craig, A., & Maher, L. , Appearance matters: The frame and focus of health messages influences beliefs about skin cancer, British Journal of Health Psychology, 16, (2), 2011, p273 - 287 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Kevin O' Hanrahan, David Hevey & Caroline O' Connor, Evaluating a cognitively oriented service (group and individual) for individuals with psychosis attending community adult mental health services, Irish Psychologist, 2011 Meeting Abstract, 2011

Aisling McMahon & David Hevey, Psychologists practising psychotherapy: What makes a confident therapist?, Irish Psychologist, 2011 Meeting Abstract, 2011

Hevey, D, Maladaptive coping moderates the relationship between concerns about implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) and HRQOL, Psychology and Health, 26, 2011, pp282 Meeting Abstract, 2011

Olivia Murphy, David Hevey & Valerie Twomey, Stigma and its importance in understanding young adolescent males' willingness to use mental health services: A proposed research model and intervention, Irish Psychologist, 2011 Meeting Abstract, 2011

Pertl M, Hevey D, & Collier S , A longitudinal investigation of the correlates of cancer-related fatigue in patients treated with chemotherapy, Psychology and Health, 26, 2011, pp272- Meeting Abstract, 2011

Pertl M, Hevey D, Collier S, & Donohoe G , Cancer patients' experience of fatigue and its management: A qualitative study., Psychology and Health, 26, 2011, pp192- Meeting Abstract, 2011

Boyd, F., Breen, M., Hevey, D. & Higgins, A., Developing a Peer & Clinician-led Information Programme: Opportunities & Challenges, Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing Annual Conference, Dublin, June 2nd, 2011 Poster, 2011

Donnellan C, Hickey A, Hevey D, O'Neill D, Effect of mood symptoms on recovery one year after stroke., International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 25, (12), 2010, p1288 - 1295 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Laureano-Schelten, S., Hevey, D., & Thomas, K. , Psychological distress and individual differences influence performance on decision-making related tasks., Learning & Perception, 2, 2010, pp18- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Pertl, M., Hevey, D., Thomas, K., Maher, L., Craig, A., & Ni Chuinneagain, S, Differential effects of self-efficacy and perceived behavioural control on intention to perform skin cancer risk behaviours, Health Education Research, 25, (5), 2010, p769 - 779 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Hevey, D., Pertl, M., Thomas, K., Maher,L., Craig, A, Ní Chuinneagáin, S, Body consciousness moderates the effect of message framing on intentions to use sunscreen, Journal of Health Psychology, 15, (4), 2010, p553 - 559 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Pertl, M., Hevey, D., Collier, S. , Assessing Patients' Representations of Cancer-Related Fatigue: Implications for Practice., Psycho-Oncology, 19, (2), 2010, pp144 - 144 Meeting Abstract, 2010

McKenna, G., Hevey, D., & Martin, E., Patients' and Providers' Perspectives on Bibliotherapy in Primary Care , Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy. , 17, (6), 2010, p497 - 509 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Brogan A, Hevey D, Pignatti R, Anorexia, bulimia, and obesity: Shared decision making deficits on the Iowa Gambling Task (IGT)., Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 16, 2010, p711-715 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text DOI

Hevey, D, Pertl, M, Thomas, K, Maher, L, Craig, A, Chuinneagain, SN, Consideration of future consequences scale: Confirmatory Factor Analysis, Personality and Individual Differences, 48, (5), 2010, p654 - 657 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Exploratory data analysis in, editor(s)N. J. Salkind , Encyclopedia of Research Design, Thousand Oaks, CA, SAGE, 2010, pp455 - 458, [Hevey, D. & Pertl, M. ] Book Chapter, 2010

Pertl, M.,Hevey, D., & Collier, S.;, Assessing patients' representations of cancer-related fatigue, Psychology and Health, (25), 2010, pp70- Meeting Abstract, 2010

Network analysis in, editor(s)N.J. Salkind , Encyclopedia of Research Design, Thousand Oaks; CA, Sage, 2010, pp895 - 897, [Hevey, D & Brogan, A. ] Book Chapter, 2010

Think aloud methods in, editor(s)N. J. Salkind , Encyclopedia of Research Design, Thousand Oaks, CA, Sage, 2010, pp1504 - 1506, [David Hevey] Book Chapter, 2010

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., Yoder, R., Rhynehart, A., Kelly, D., & Knox, S, A food diary assessment of the relationships between self-reported eating style and eating behaviour in obese individuals, Psychology and Health, 25, 2010, pp21- Meeting Abstract, 2010

McAuliffe, E, Bowie, C, Manafa, O, Maseko, F, Maclachlan, M, Hevey, D, Normand, C, Chirwa, M, Measuring and managing the work environment of the mid-level provider - the neglected human resource., Human Resources for Health, 7, (1), 2009 Journal Article, 2009 DOI TARA - Full Text

Tehee, E., Honan, R., Hevey, D. , Factors Contributing to Stress in Parents of Individuals With Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Difficulties , 22, (1), 2009, p34 - 42 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Pertl, M & Hevey, D , Cancer-related Fatigue: A Role for Illness Perceptions? , Irish Psychologist, 35, 2009, pp427- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Donnellan C, Hickey A, Hevey D, O'Neill D, Effect of acute depression and anxiety on stroke recovery, Cerebrovascular Diseases, 27, (Suppl 6), 2009, pp42 - 42 Meeting Abstract, 2009

Hevey, D, French, DP, Marteau, TM, Sutton, S, Assessing Unrealistic Optimism Impact of Different Approaches to Measuring Susceptibility to Diabetes, Journal of Health Psychology, 14, (3), 2009, p372 - 377 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Brogan, A., & Hevey, D. , The Structure of the Causal Attribution Belief Network of Patients with Obesity., British Journal of Health Psychology, 14, (Pt 1), 2009, p35 - 48 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

O'Farrell, J., Hevey, D. & Power, C. , Catastrophising and experiences of injustice in chronic pain patients: an outpatient sample., Irish Psychologist, 35, 2009, pp426- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Hevey, D., & Egan, G. , Influence of prevalence and severity on affective processing of health risk information: A think-aloud study. , Psychology & Health , 24, 2009, pp204- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Brogan A.,& Hevey D, The Iowa Gambling Task (IGT) and affective decision making in obesity, Psychology & Health, 24, 2009, pp112- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Cussen, S., D'Alton, P. & Hevey, D., The relationships between a mindfulness based cognitive therapy programme and quality of life, coping strategies, levels of stress, and individual social comparisons in cancer patients, Irish Psychologist, 2009, 35, 2009, pp414- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Hevey, D, Brogan A, & Mohan, A. , Community placement planning for a long stay in-hospital population, Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine , 26, 2009, p44 - 46 Journal Article, 2009

Creedon, M., Hevey D., & Hession, N, Screening for psychological distress in an Irish Radiation oncology hospital., Irish Psychologist, 35, 2009, pp412- Meeting Abstract, 2009

White P, Smith SM, Hevey D, O'Dowd T, Understanding type 2 diabetes: including the family member's perspective., The Diabetes educator, 35, (5), 2009, p810 - 817 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

McKiernan ,D., Hevey, D., Bates, U. & Waldron, N. , Quality Care for Day Hospice Patients: a pilot study. Screening for Distress in Palliative Cancer Patients; Referral and Care Pathways, Irish Psychologist, 35, 2009, pp422- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Pertl M., Thomas K., Hevey D., Craig A., Ni Chuinneagain S., Maher L., Differential effects of self-efficacy and perceived behavioural control on skin cancer risk behaviours., Psychology & Health, 24, 2009, pp311- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., Yoder, R. & O'Shea, D, , Impaired Decision Making Processes among Morbidly Obese Adults, Irish Psychologist, 35, 2009, pp410- Meeting Abstract, 2009

Hevey, D, Pertl, M, Thomas, K, Maher, L, Chuinneagain, SN, Craig, A, The relationship between prostate cancer knowledge and beliefs and intentions to attend PSA screening among at-risk men, Patient Education and Counselling, 74, (2), 2009, p244 - 249 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Donnellan C, Hickey A, Hevey D, O'Neill D , Personal factors as predictors of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and depression after stroke, Cerebrovascular Diseases, 17th European Stroke Conference, Nice, France, May 13-16, 2008, 25, (suppl 2), Karger, 2008, pp11- Meeting Abstract, 2008

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D, Personal factors as predictors of health-related quality of life and depression after stroke, Psychology and Health, 22nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Bath, UK, 9th-12th September, 23, (Suppl 1), 2008, pp108- Meeting Abstract, 2008

Besani C, Hevey D, Mangaoang M, Lucy J , An investigation of attitudes towards ECT amongst psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and lay people in Ireland and an examination of patients' experiences. , BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Hevey, D. , Pertl, M., Thomas, K., Maher,L., Ní Chuinneagáin, S., Craig, A, Body consciousness moderates the effect of message framing on intentions to use sunscreen., International Journal of Psychology, 43, 2008, pp100- Meeting Abstract, 2008

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., & Yoder, R, Obese Patients' Causal Attribution Belief Network, British Psychological Society Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, Annual General Conference, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Tobin, C., Hevey, D., Horgan, NF., Coen, RF. & Cunningham, CJ , Health-Related Quality of Life Of Stroke Survivors Attending the Volunteer Stroke Scheme, Irish Journal of Medical Science, 177, (1), 2008, p43 - 47 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Cosgrove, K., Hevey, D., Gaffney, P., A psychometric evaluation of the Bar-On EQ-i:YV measure of trait emotional intelligence in an Irish adolescent sample, BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Crawley L, Hevey D, Kelville R, Investigating the impact of a mindfulness based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) programme on mindfulness skills, self-compassion and quality of life of clinical psychologists, BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

French, DP & Hevey, D , What do people think about when answering questionnaires to assess unrealistic optimism about skin cancer? A think aloud study, Psychology, Health & Medicine, , 13, 2008, p63 - 74 Journal Article, 2008

Donnellan C, Hickey A, Hevey D, O'Neill D, Personal factors and predictors of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and depression after stroke, J Nutrition Health Ageing, European Union Geriatric Medicine Society, Copenhagen, 3-6 Oct 2008, 12, (8), 2008, pp551 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Pertl, M, Hevey, D. Thomas, K., Maher,L., Ní Chuinneagáin, S., Craig, A. , Differential effects of self-efficacy and perceived behavioural control on skin cancer risk behaviours, International Journal of Psychology, 2008, pp802- Meeting Abstract, 2008

Thompson S, Lawlor E, Hevey D, O Callaghan E , The effect of a social skills training programme versus discussion group on social functioning in outpatients with a psychosis, BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837,, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Tobin C, Hevey D , Relationship of social comparison strategies to physical and mental functioning among stroke support group attendees, BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., The structure of the causal attribution belief network of patients with obesity, International Journal of Psychology, 43, 2008, pp265 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Hevey, D. & Dolan, M. , Approach-inhibition disposition moderates the effects of framing skin cancer information on affective responses, Psychol & Health, 23, 2008, pp141- Meeting Abstract, 2008

Besani, C., Hevey, D. Mangaoang, M., Lucey, J.V., , Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): Attitudes, knowledge and experience of patients, International Journal of Psychology, , 43, 2008, pp264- Meeting Abstract, 2008

McKenna G, Hevey D, Martin E , Bibliotherapy: A review of its use and efficacy in clinical settings, BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, 2008 Meeting Abstract, 2008

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D. , Personal factors as Determinants of Activity and Participation after Stroke, Irish Journal of Medical Science, Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Study Day, Dublin, 176, (Supplement 6), 2007 Meeting Abstract, 2007

M. Pertl, L. Maher, A. Craig, J. Cunningham, K. Thomas, D.Hevey, Prostate cancer and screening: knowledge and attitudes of men at risk, BPS Conference Proceedings ISSN 1754-8837, Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference, 2007 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., & Yoder, R, Obese Patients' Causal Attribution Belief Network. , Proceedings of British Psychological Society ISSN 1754-8837, Northern Ireland Branch Annual Conference, 2007 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Tobin, C., Hevey, D., Horgan, NF., Coen, RF. & Cunningham, CJ ., Social Participation and Health Service Use among Stroke Survivors attending The Volunteer Stroke Scheme (VSS) in Dublin, Irish Journal of Medical Science, Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Study Day, Dublin, 176, (Supplment 6), 2007, ppS248 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Adherence to Health Recommendations in, editor(s)J. Perk, P. Mathes, H. Gohlke, C. Monpère, .I Hellemans, H. McGee, P. Sellier & H. Saner , European Textbook on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation., London, Springer-Verlag, 2007, pp293 - 300, [Hevey, D. ] Book Chapter, 2007

Donnellan C, Hickey A, Hevey D, O'Neill D , Personal Factors as determinants of activity and participation following stroke, Conference proceedings , 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference: Transforming healthcare through research, education and technology, University of Dublin, Trinity College , 7th -9th November, 2007 Conference Paper, 2007

Brogan, A., Hevey, D., & Yoder, R., The Structure of Causal Attributions in Obesity: A Network Analysis. , The Irish Psychologist, 33, (9), 2007, pp218 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Hevey D, Mc Guone D, Mc Gee HM, Horgan JH, Comparative optimism and secondary prevention behaviour among cardiac rehabilitation participants, Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 2007, ppS96 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Hevey D, Mc Guone D, Mc Gee HM, Horgan JH. , Secondary prevention behaviour among cardiac patients is predicted by comparative optimism., Health Psychology Review , 21st Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Maastricht, 1, (2), 2007, pp298 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Delaney, M., McGee HM, Slack K, , Hevey D, Horgan JH., Illness perceptions in cardiac rehabilitation patients: relationship to depressive outcomes, Health Psychology Review, 21st Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Maastricht, 15-18 August, 1, (2), 2007 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Pertl, M., Hevey D, Menzes, G,, Psychosocial variables associated with willingness to donate to tissue banks, Health Psychology Review, 21st Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Maastricht, 15-18 August, 1, (2), 2007, pp157 Meeting Abstract, 2007

McGee HM, Delaney, M., , Slack K, O Sullivan S., O'Rourke S, , Hevey D, Horgan JH, Illness perceptions in cardiac rehabilitation patients: relationship to depressive outcomes. , Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 14, (Supplement 1), 2007, ppS103 Meeting Abstract, 2007

Hevey, D. McGee, HM, Horgan, J., Relationship of initial level of distress to changes in HRQOL during CR or usual care, Psychosomatic Medicine, 69, (8), 2007, p793 - 797 Journal Article, 2007

Slack K, McGee HM, Hevey D, Horgan JH, Illness perceptions in cardiac patients attending a cardiac rehabilitation programme, Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil, 13, (Supplement 1), 2006, ppS84 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Hevey D, Kiernan M, McGee HM, Flynn R, Adoption of the cardiac rehabilitation information system as a national audit mechanism for Ireland, Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 13, (supplement 1), 2006, ppS84 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Hevey, D, Risk perception and health, Irish Journal of Psychology, 26, 2006, p39 - 51 Journal Article, 2006

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D., , Adaptive strategies in the acute phase following stroke., Cerebrovascular Diseases , 21, 2006, pp20 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Murphy, A., Bates, U., & Hevey, D., Screening For Distress In Breast Cancer Patients. , Support Care Cancer , 14, 2006, pp670 - 670 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Dodd D, McGee HM, Hevey D, Horgan JH, Exercise capacity following Phase III cardiac rehabilitation: are improvements influenced by age or gender?, Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 13, (Supplement 1), 2006 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D, Defining and quantifying coping strategies after stroke: a review, J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 77, (11), 2006, p1208 - 1218 Journal Article, 2006 URL

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D , Adaptive strategies in acute stroke, Psychology & Health, 21, (Supplement 1), 2006, pp42 Meeting Abstract, 2006

French, D.P., Hevey, D., Sutton, S., Kinmonth, A.L., & Marteau, T.M., Personal and social comparison information about health risk: Reaction to information and information search, Journal of Health Psychology, 11, (3), 2006, p497 - 510 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Hevey, D., Colley, R., French, D.: , Evidence for optimism and for severity in addition to likelihood for negative health outcomes, Psychology & Health, 21, (Supplement 1), 2006, ppS103 Meeting Abstract, 2006

Hevey D, McGee HM, Horgan, J, Changes in psychological states during cardiac rehabilitation: Does initial level of distress matter? , Psychology & Health , 20, (Supplement 1), 2005, pp114 Meeting Abstract, 2005

White P, Smith S, Hevey D, O'Dowd T. , Including family members in type 2 diabetes research: A qualitative and quantitative approach, Psychology & Health , 20, 2005, pp290 Meeting Abstract, 2005

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D., Defining and quantifying coping after stroke., Ir J Med Sci, IGS, Dublin, Sept 2005, 174, (Suppl 2), 2005, pp59- Meeting Abstract, 2005

Donnellan, C. Hickey, A, O'Neill, D., Hevey, D. , Stroke and well-being: Implications of initial stroke severity and strategies of adaptation., Psychology & Health , 20, (Supplement 1), 2005, pp69 Meeting Abstract, 2005

Lavin, D., Hevey, D., McGee, H.M., De La Harpe, D., Kiernan, M., Shelley, E, Cardiac rehabilitation services in Ireland: the impact of a co-ordinated national development strategy., Irish Journal of Medical Science, 174, (4), 2005, p35 - 40 Journal Article, 2005

Donnellan C, Hevey D, Hickey A, O'Neill D, Coping with stroke: a review of measurement. , Cerebrovascular Diseases , 19, (Supplement 2), 2005 Meeting Abstract, 2005

Marsa, F., O'Reilly, G., Carr, A., Murphy, P., O'Sullivan, M., Cotter, A., Hevey, D., Attachment styles and psychological profiles of child sex offenders in Ireland, JOURNAL OF INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE, 19, (2), 2004, p228 - 251 Journal Article, 2004

Hevey D, Mc Guone D, Mc Gee HM, Horgan JH, Unrealistic optimism in cardiac patients - a cause for concern?, Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 11, (Supplement 1), 2004, pp73 Meeting Abstract, 2004

Lavin D, Hevey D, Mc Gee HM, De La Harpe D, Kiernan M, Shelly E, Cardiac rehabilitation information systems: Irish developments in a European context., Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 11, (Supplement 1), 2004, pp26 Meeting Abstract, 2004

Hevey D, French DP, Sutton S, Kinmoth AL, Marteau T, Effects of assessment procedure on levels of optimistic bias, Psychology & Health , 19 , (Supplement 1), 2004, pp78 Meeting Abstract, 2004

McGee, H., Lavin, D., & Hevey, D., Cardiac Rehabilitation Audit Standards, August, 2004 Report, 2004

Lavin D, Hevey D, Mc Gee HM, De la Harpe D, Kiernan M, Shelly E, Cardiac rehabilitation service in Ireland: the impact of a coordinated national development strategy, Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil, 11, (Supplement 1), 2004, pp88 Meeting Abstract, 2004

Tam P-Y, Hevey D, Mc Gee HM, Horgan JH, Cardiac rehabilitation attendance: a 10-year comparison of uptake by age and gender. , Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil , 11, (Supplement 1), 2004, pp80 Meeting Abstract, 2004

Hevey David, McGee Hannah M, Horgan John H, Responsiveness of Health-Related Quality of Life Outcome Measures, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 72, (6), 2004, p1175 - 1180 Journal Article, 2004

Hevey D, Brown AS, A Cahill, Newton H, Kierns M, Horgan JH, 4-week cardiac rehabilitation produces similar improvements in exercise capacity and quality of life to a 10-week programme , Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, 23, (1), 2003, p17 - 21 Journal Article, 2003

HEVEY, D, RATES OF SMOKING IN THE HOUSEHOLDS OF CARDIAC PATIENTS, JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, 9, (5), 2002, p271 - 274 Journal Article, 2002 DOI

Hevey D. , A health psychology strategy for health, The Irish Psychologist, 11, 2002, pp48 Meeting Abstract, 2002

MURPHY, M, MABRUK, MJEMF, LENANE, P, LIEW, A, MCCANN, P, BUCKLEY, A, FLATHARTA, CO, HEVEY, D, BILLET, P, ROBERTSON, W, JAVED, S, LEADER, M, KAY, E, MURPHY, GM, COMPARISON OF THE EXPRESSION OF P53, P21, BAX AND THE INDUCTION OF APOPTOSIS BETWEEN PATIENTS WITH BASAL CELL CARCINOMA AND NORMAL CONTROLS IN RESPONSE TO ULTRAVIOLET IRRADIATION, JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PATHOLOGY, 55, 2002, p829 - 833 Journal Article, 2002

McGee, H.M., Hevey, D., Horgan, J.H., Cardiac rehabilitation service provision in Ireland: the Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation survey, IRISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, 170, (3), 2001, p159 - 162 Journal Article, 2001

HEVEY, D, SELF-EFFICACY AND HEALTH BEHAVIOUR: A REVIEW, by SMITH, M , IRISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 19, 2000 Review, 2000

HEVEY, D, MCGEE, HM, FITZGERALD, D, HORGAN, JH, ACUTE PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS DECREASES PLASMA TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR (TPA) AND TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR/PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR INHIBITOR-1 (TPA/PAI-1) COMPLEXES IN CARDIAC PATIENTS, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 83, 2000, p344 - 348 Journal Article, 2000

Brown AS, Dodds D, Hevey D, Horgan JH, Enhanced external counter pulsation reduces angina frequency and improves exercise tolerance in patients with refractory angina, Heart, 83, (Supplement I), 2000, pp2 Meeting Abstract, 2000

Brown AS, Ho E, Hevey D, Dodds D, Horgan JH, The improvements in exercise tolerance post enhanced external counter in patients with refractory angina are related to diastolic augmentation, Heart , 83, (Supplement I), 2000, pp41 Meeting Abstract, 2000

McGee, HM, Johnston M, Pollard B, Hevey D, DOES MI HAVE A GREATER IMPACT ON WOMEN THAN MEN? EFFECTS OF GENDER ROLE MODELS & RESPONSIBILITIES , 50, (3), 2000, p333 - 340 Journal Article, 2000

Hevey D, McGee, Cahill A, Newton H, Horgan, JH. , Training cardiac rehabilitation co-ordinators, Coronary Health Care, 4, 2000, p142 - 145 Journal Article, 2000

Hevey D, Brown AS, A Cahill, Newton H, Kierns M, Horgan JH, 4-week cardiac rehabilitation produces similar improvements in exercise capacity and quality of life to a 10-week programme, Heart , 83, (Supplement I), 2000, pp52 Meeting Abstract, 2000

King S, David S, Newton, H, Hevey D, Rafferty F, Horgan, JH , The effect of dietary modification on the training outcome and body composition in patients undergoing a cardiac rehabilitation programme, Coronary Health Care, 4, 2000, p76 - 81 Journal Article, 2000

MCGEE, HM, HEVEY, D, HORGAN, JH, PSYCHOSOCIAL OUTCOME ASSESSMENTS FOR USE IN CARDIAC REHABILITATION SERVICE EVALUATION: A 10-YEAR SYSTEMATIC REVIEW, SOCIAL SCIENCE & MEDICINE, 48, 1999, p1373 - 1393 Journal Article, 1999

Hevey, D., Health, coping, and well-being. Perspectives from social comparison theory, PSYCHOLOGY & HEALTH, 14, (5), 1999, p959 - 961 Journal Article, 1999

Hevey D, McGee HM, Fitzgerald D & Horgan JH , Acute psychological stress decreases tPA and tPA/PAI-1 complexes in cardiac patients, European Heart Journal, 20, 1999, pp120 Meeting Abstract, 1999

Hevey, D. McGee, H. M., The effect size statistic: Useful in health outcomes research?, Journal of Health Psychology, 3, (2), 1998, p163 - 170 Journal Article, 1998

Hevey, D., Smith, M., McGee, H. M., Self-efficacy and health behaviour: A review, Irish Journal of Psychology, 19, (2-3), 1998, p248 - 273 Journal Article, 1998

Hevey, D. , Research into practice, European Psychologist, 2, 1997, p61 - 63 Journal Article, 1997

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Hevey D, Cradock K, Kingston C, Fallon N, Horgan JH., ). Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation guidelines (2nd edition), Dublin, IACR, October, 2007 Report, 2007

D Lavin, D Hevey, H McGee, D De La Harpe, M Kiernan, & E Shelley, CRIS: Cardiac Rehabilitation information system. Data standards for cardiac rehabilitation in Ireland , Dublin, RCSI, 2005 Report, 2005

Barry J, Hevey D, Hogan G, Murray E, O'Sullivan N, Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation guidelines., Dublin, IACR, 2000 Report, 2000

Research Expertise

Description

Research Interests: Psychological aspects of Coronary Heart Disease, Health psychology, Quality of life assessment, Psychological models of health behaviour, Stress, Emotional expression and health.

Projects

  • Title
    • The development of a Mental Health Information and Support Programme both for people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties and also their carers
  • Summary
    • An RCT examining the effects of a peer and clinician-led intervention psychoeducation programme for people with severe mental health difficulties in comparison to treatment as usual.
  • Funding Agency
    • GENIO TRUST, €173,428
  • Date From
    • 2010
  • Date To
    • 2011
  • Title
    • The influence of cognition and emotion on decision-making
  • Summary
    • A series of studies examining decision-making among healthy and clinically depressed participants. Studies involve standard computer-based decision making tasks (e.g., IGT, BART, Ultimatum Game), psychological questionnaires, and counterfactual scenarios.
  • Funding Agency
    • IRCHSS; €97,200
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2011
  • Title
    • Mechanisms underlying a psychological intervention for cancer-related fatigue
  • Summary
    • An RCT examining the effects of a psychological intervention for cancer-related fatigue.
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Cancer Society/IRCSET
  • Date From
    • 2009
  • Date To
    • 2012
  • Title
    • Social sharing among cardiac patients
  • Summary
    • An RCT examining the effects of a social sharing intervention on psychological, behavioral and physiological functioning among cardiac patients.
  • Date From
    • 2008
  • Date To
    • 2012
  • Title
    • Causal Attributions for Eating Disorders
  • Summary
    • Network analyses of the structure of causal attribution networks among participants with eating disorders.
  • Date From
    • 2010
  • Date To
    • 2012
  • Title
    • Affective and cognitive influences on decision making in morbid obesity
  • Summary
    • Examination of decision-making by obese and healthy weight control participants. Decision-making assessed using standard computer tasks (e.g., IGT, GDT, variant IGT) and psychological questionnaires. In addition a food diary study completed based on psychological theories of overeating.
  • Funding Agency
    • IRCHSS
  • Date From
    • 2007
  • Date To
    • 2010
  • Title
    • Developing an audit tool for cardiac rehabilitation
  • Summary
    • The project aimed to develop a national audit tool for use in cardiac rehabilitation services. Focus groups with key stakeholders and extenisive piloting testing were completed before launching the the audit system.
  • Funding Agency
    • Department of Health Cardiovascular Strategy /Health Research Board: €118,000
  • Date From
    • 2002
  • Date To
    • 2004

Keywords

Applied Psychology; CARDIAC REHABILITATION; Cognitive Development/Processes; CORONARY HEART-DISEASE; Psychobiology; PSYCHOLOGICAL STRESS

Recognition

Representations

I was a committee member of PSI Special Interest Group in Health Psychology (March 1999 - March 2004). I served as secretary for 2003-2004. I was the inaugural Chair of the Division of Health Psychology (DHP) and am still on the committee. I a currently Secretary of the PSI Division of Teachers, representing Trinity College Dublin. I am currently involved in the PSI Accreditation Quality Assurance Group, which is developing guidelines for the accreditation of postgraduate training programmes in psychology. I am on the PSI Health Psychology Accreditation Review Sub-group, which is developing guidelines specifically in relation to postgraduate training in health psychology. I am on the PSI Expert Validation Committee (EVC), which requires examination of applications for eligibility to be placed on the PSI register of professional psychologists and to determine eligibility to work in the HSE. 1999-

I was elected to being a member of EHPS executive committee. In addition to the general duties on the committee, I was a member of the publications committee, which oversaw the emergence of the first peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the reviews in health psychology. Furthermore I was the Education and training officer with a responsibility for a) organising pre and post-conference workshops b) awarding EHPS grants 2006-2008

Council member of the Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation (IACR).I served as treasurer of the IACR and editor of IACR Newsletter. I was the IACR delegate responsible for developing national audit tool for cardiac rehabilitation. I was part of the committee responsible for publishing the first IACR National Standards and Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation (2000). I have been involved in organizing the scientific programme of the national IACR annual general conferences. I chaired the review group of the National Standards and Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation. 1998-2008

Awards and Honours

Winner of European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology Diploma for best poster presentation at annual conference 1999

Winner of the Sheppard Trust prize, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland for best postgraduate poster and oral summary presentation 1999

Winner of the Sheppard prize, Beaumont Hospital for best non-medical postgraduate research 1999

Memberships

Psychological Society of Ireland 1998

British Psychological Society 1998

European Health Psychology Society 2000

Association for Psychological Science 2008


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