Dr. Kiran Sarma

BA(Psych),MSc(Applied Psych),PhD(Psych)

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
School of Psychology
Room 1038
Arts Millennium Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5715
E: kiran.sarma@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Kiran is a graduate (BA, PhD) of the Department of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, and the School of Psychology, University of Leicester (MSc Applied Forensic Psychology). Prior to taking up post at NUI Galway he worked with An Garda Síochána as a lecturer in forensic psychology and crime and policy analyst (2000-2004). Kiran joined the team at NUI, Galway in 2007, with responsibility for lecturing and coordinating clinical research methods on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. At undergraduate level Kiran lectures in the areas of social, forensic, clinical and abnormal psychology and he is research active in each of these areas.

Research Interests

Area 1: Social Forensic Psychology.

Kiran is interested in the psychology of risk-taking behaviour and has published research and presented on terrorism, support for terrorism, firearms suicide, policing, victimisation, repeat victimisation, restorative justice and drug, alcohol and tobacco misuse. Currently he is lead investigator on a Road Safety Authority (RSA) funded projected examining the psychology of risky driving behaviour among young adults in Ireland (2010-2013). On a second stream in this area, Kiran is examining the psychology of support for terrorism. Kiran is interested in hearing from potential PhD candidates who may with to pursue research in these areas (risk-taking and terrorism/support for terrorism) at doctoral level.

Area 2: Clinical and Clinical-Forensic Psychology.

Kiran is responsible for clinical research coordination on the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He specialises in clinical/forensic research design and project evaluation/service evaluation. Since 2007 he has supervised doctoral research on forensic and clinical populations (details below) and is co-principle investigator on a Irish Hospice Foundation funded RCT for spouses with complicated grief (2010-2013, with Dr. Brian McGuire). He competed project management training (NUI Galway) and has conducted, advised on, and supervised project evaluations and service evaluations (and audits) for the health services (HSE and Brothers of Charity), Focus Ireland, Engineers Ireland and Belong To (funded by the National Office for Suicide Prevention).  Kiran is a member of the Mental Health Tribunals as administered by the Mental Health Commission (2007-2013).

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
CS2012553_SECURITY SOCIAL COGNITIONS IMPLICATED IN PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL PROCESSES OF RADICALISATION EI KIRAN SARMA 26-JUL-12 14-JUN-13
THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM IN HOMELESS SERVICE GSC KIRAN SARMA 01-JUL-12 21-MAR-13
RSA USING MOBILE PHONE APPLICATIONS AS IN VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY TO MONITOR DRIVING BEHAVIOUR RISK MONITOR KIRAN SARMA 01-JAN-12 31-DEC-15
MILLENNIUM FUND 2009 MF10-P06 KIRAN SARMA 28-JAN-10 30-APR-12
ROAD SAFETY AUTHORITY BURSARY AWARDS RSA DR KIRAN SARMA 01-OCT-10 31-DEC-13
IRCHSS POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP AWARD KIRAN SARMA CORMAC O BEAGLAOICH 01-SEP-10 31-AUG-13
MF07-P34 RISK FOR FIREARMS ASSISTED SUICIDE IN EU 03-DEC-07 19-JUN-09

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'Comparison of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention with online pain management psychoeducation: A randomized controlled pilot study'
Dowd H, Hogan M, McGuire BE, Sarma K, Fish R, Davis M, Zauta A. (2015) 'Comparison of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention with online pain management psychoeducation: A randomized controlled pilot study'. Clinical Journal Of Pain, :517-527 [Details]
(2015) 'Staff perceptions of the quality of life of individuals with an intellectual disability who transition from a residential campus to community living in Ireland: An exploratory study'
Kilroy, S; Egan, J; Walsh, M; McManus, S; Sarma K (2015) 'Staff perceptions of the quality of life of individuals with an intellectual disability who transition from a residential campus to community living in Ireland: An exploratory study'. Journal of intellectual & developmental disability, 40 (1):68-77 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Chronic Pain in Irish Prison Officers: Profile and Predictors of Pain-Related Disability and Depression'
Costello, E,Bogue, JE,Sarma, K,McGuire, BE (2015) 'Chronic Pain in Irish Prison Officers: Profile and Predictors of Pain-Related Disability and Depression'. Pain Medicine, 16 :2292-2301 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Pre-treatment anxiety and pain acceptance are associated with responses to trigger point injection therapy for chronic myofascial pain'
Healy GM, Finn DP, O'Gorman DA, Raftery M, Ruane N, Sarma K, McGuire BE. (2015) 'Pre-treatment anxiety and pain acceptance are associated with responses to trigger point injection therapy for chronic myofascial pain'. Pain Medicine, :1955-1966 [Details]
(2014) 'Evaluation of a group based cognitive behavioural therapy programme for menstrual pain management in young women with intellectual disabilities: Protocol for a mixed methods controlled clinical trial'
22. Kennedy S, O’Higgins S, Sarma K, Willig C, McGuire BE. (2014) 'Evaluation of a group based cognitive behavioural therapy programme for menstrual pain management in young women with intellectual disabilities: Protocol for a mixed methods controlled clinical trial'. BMC Womens Health, [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Pretreatment anxiety and pain acceptance are associated with response to trigger point injection therapy for chronic myofascial pain'
Healy, GM,Finn, DP,O'Gorman, DA,Maharaj, C,Raftery, M,Ruane, N,Mitchell, C,Sarma, K,Bohacek, M,McGuire, BE (2015) 'Pretreatment anxiety and pain acceptance are associated with response to trigger point injection therapy for chronic myofascial pain'. Pain Medicine, 16 :1955-1966 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Evaluation of a group based cognitive behavioural therapy programme for menstrual pain management in young women with intellectual disabilities: protocol for a mixed methods controlled clinical trial'
Kennedy, S,O'Higgins, S,Sarma, K,Willig, C,McGuire, BE (2014) 'Evaluation of a group based cognitive behavioural therapy programme for menstrual pain management in young women with intellectual disabilities: protocol for a mixed methods controlled clinical trial'. BMC Womens Health, 14 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Comparison of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention with online pain management psychoeducation: A randomized controlled pilot study'
Dowd H, Hogan M, McGuire BE, Sarma K, Fish R, Davis M, Zautra A. (2014) 'Comparison of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention with online pain management psychoeducation: A randomized controlled pilot study'. Clinical Journal Of Pain, [Details]
(2014) 'Systemic trauma: The impact on parents whose children have experienced sexual abuse'
Kilroy, S. J., Egan, J., Maliszewska, A., Sarma, K. M. (2014) 'Systemic trauma: The impact on parents whose children have experienced sexual abuse'. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 23 (5):481-503 [Details]
(2014) 'Staff perceptions of the quality of life of individuals with an intellectual disability who transition from a residential campus to community living in Ireland: An exploratory study'
Kilroy, S., Egan, J., Walsh, M., McManus, S., Sarma, K. M. (2014) 'Staff perceptions of the quality of life of individuals with an intellectual disability who transition from a residential campus to community living in Ireland: An exploratory study'. Journal of intellectual & developmental disability, (AHEAD OF PRINT) [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'The psychological impact of infertility and fertility treatment on the male partner'
Dooley, M,Dineen, T,Sarma, K,Nolan, A (2014) 'The psychological impact of infertility and fertility treatment on the male partner'. Human Fertility, 17 :203-209 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'A real-time study of psychologists' work activities in the Republic of Ireland'
Murphy, S., Sarma, K. M., & Byrne, M (2013) 'A real-time study of psychologists' work activities in the Republic of Ireland'. Clinical Psychology Forum, 248 :30-34 [Details]
(2013) 'Theory of Planned Behaviour as a predictor of referrals to psychology departments from social workers in Ireland'
Ryan, S., Sarma, K. M., & Bryne, M (2013) 'Theory of Planned Behaviour as a predictor of referrals to psychology departments from social workers in Ireland'. The Irish Social Worker Journal, 2013 :32-35 [Details]
(2013) 'New directions in gender role conflict research'
O Beaglaoich, C., Sarma, K. M., & Morrison, T. G. (2013) 'New directions in gender role conflict research'. International and Cultural Psychology, 4 :17-51 [Details]
(2013) 'Psychological factors associated with indices of risky, reckless and cautious driving in a sample of drivers in the Republic of Ireland'
Sarma, K.M., Carey, N. R., Kervick, A. A & Bimpeh, Y. (2013) 'Psychological factors associated with indices of risky, reckless and cautious driving in a sample of drivers in the Republic of Ireland'. Accident Analysis And Prevention, 50 (January):1226-1235 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'The Impact of Threat Appeals on Fear Arousal and Driver Behavior: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Research 1990-2011'
Carey, RN., McDermott, DT., Sarma, KM (2013) 'The Impact of Threat Appeals on Fear Arousal and Driver Behavior: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Research 1990-2011'. Plos One, 8 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'The potential for mobile phone applications to measure and improve young driver behaviour'
Kervick, A. A & Sarma, K. M (2012) 'The potential for mobile phone applications to measure and improve young driver behaviour'. Irish Ergonomics Review, [Details]
(2012) 'Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample'
Byrne, C., Walsh, J., Kola, S. and Sarma, K. (2012) 'Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample'. British Journal Of Health Psychology, [Details]
(2012) 'Psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy: A pilot study'
Lydon K, Dunne FP, Owens L, Avalos G, Sarma KM, O Connor C, Nestor L McGuire BE (2012) 'Psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy: A pilot study'. Irish Medical Journal (Supplement), 105 (5):26-28 [Details]
(2012) 'Factors influencing perceived effectiveness in dealing with self-harming patients in a sample of emergency department staff'
Egan, R., Sarma KM., O Neill, M (2012) 'Factors influencing perceived effectiveness in dealing with self-harming patients in a sample of emergency department staff'. Journal Of Emergency Medicine, 43 (6):1084-1090 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'An interpretative phenomenological account of the experiences of family carers of the elderly'
Kenny, C., Sarma, K. M & Egan, J (2012) 'An interpretative phenomenological account of the experiences of family carers of the elderly'. Irish Journal Of Psychology, [Details]
(2011) 'An examination of the quality of life and level of anxiety in youths with Inflammatory Bowel'
Kilroy, S., Nolan, E., Sarma, K. M. (2011) 'An examination of the quality of life and level of anxiety in youths with Inflammatory Bowel'. Journal Of Pediatric Gastroenterology And Nutrition, 53 (3):275-279 [Details]
(2011) 'Chronic pain in the Republic of Ireland-Community prevalence, psychosocial profile and predictors of pain-related disability: Results from the Prevalence, Impact and Cost of Chronic Pain (PRIME) study, Part 1'
Raftery, MN,Sarma, K,Murphy, AW,De la Harpe, D,Normand, C,McGuire, BE (2011) 'Chronic pain in the Republic of Ireland-Community prevalence, psychosocial profile and predictors of pain-related disability: Results from the Prevalence, Impact and Cost of Chronic Pain (PRIME) study, Part 1'. Pain, 152 :1096-1103 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'The psychological impact of male factor infertility and fertility treatment on men: A qualitative study. Irish Journal of Psychology'
Dooley, M., Nolan, A., & Sarma, K. M. (2011) 'The psychological impact of male factor infertility and fertility treatment on men: A qualitative study. Irish Journal of Psychology'. Irish Journal Of Psychology, 32 (2):14-24 [Details]
(2011) 'A profile of psychologists' workload in Ireland'
Dowd, H., Sarma, K., Byrne, M. (2011) 'A profile of psychologists' workload in Ireland'. Clinical Psychology Forum, :42-46 [Details]
(2011) 'The impact of threat appeal messages on risky driving intentions: A Terror Management Theory perspective'
Carey, R., & Sarma, K. M. (2011) 'The impact of threat appeal messages on risky driving intentions: A Terror Management Theory perspective'. Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety, 22 (4):51-57 [Details]
(2010) 'Firearm suicide decedents in the Republic of Ireland, 1980-2005'
Sarma, K,Kola, S (2010) 'Firearm suicide decedents in the Republic of Ireland, 1980-2005'. Public Health, 124 :278-283 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Firearms, Hanging, and Drowning Suicides in the Republic of Ireland'
Sarma, K,Kola, S (2010) 'Firearms, Hanging, and Drowning Suicides in the Republic of Ireland'. Crisis-The Journal Of Crisis Intervention And Suicide Prevention, 31 :69-75 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'A comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of firearm suicide deaths and other suicide deaths in the Republic of Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2010) 'A comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of firearm suicide deaths and other suicide deaths in the Republic of Ireland'. Journal Of Crisis Intervention And Suicide Prevention, [Details]
(2010) 'A psychosocial perspective on support for terrorism'
Sarma, K. (2010) 'A psychosocial perspective on support for terrorism'. Probing The Boundaries Series: War, Virtual War And Terrorism, [Details]
(2010) 'Firearm-assisted suicide: Legislative, policing and clinical concerns'
Sarma, K,Griffin, D,Kola, S (2010) 'Firearm-assisted suicide: Legislative, policing and clinical concerns'. Journal of forensic and legal medicine, 17 :33-37 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'The socio-demographic profile of hanging suicides in Ireland from 1980 to 2005'
Sarma, K,Kola, S (2010) 'The socio-demographic profile of hanging suicides in Ireland from 1980 to 2005'. Journal of forensic and legal medicine, 17 :374-377 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Mental Disorder and access to firearms in Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2008) 'Mental Disorder and access to firearms in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Psychology, :3-4 [Details]
(2007) 'Drug use among LGBT young adults'
Sarma, K. (2007) 'Drug use among LGBT young adults'. Dublin: Pobal, [Details]
(2007) 'Drug use among LGBT young adults: Results of an exploratory study'
Sarma, K. (2007) 'Drug use among LGBT young adults: Results of an exploratory study'. Youth Studies Ireland, 2 (2):35-48 [Details]
(2007) 'Defensive propaganda and IRA political control in republican communities'
Sarma, K (2007) 'Defensive propaganda and IRA political control in republican communities'. Studies In Conflict & Terrorism, 30 :1073-1094 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Informers and the Battle against republican terrorism: A review of 30 years of struggle'
Sarma, K. (2005) 'Informers and the Battle against republican terrorism: A review of 30 years of struggle'. Policing Revolutionary and Secessionist Violence [Special Issue], Police Practice and Research: An International Journal, 6 (2):165-180 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Informers and the Battle against republican terrorism: A review of 30 years of struggle, Policing Revolutionary and Secessionist Violence [Special Issue], Police Practice and Research: An International Journal'
Sarma, K. (2005) 'Informers and the Battle against republican terrorism: A review of 30 years of struggle, Policing Revolutionary and Secessionist Violence [Special Issue], Police Practice and Research: An International Journal'. 6 (2):165-180 [Details]
(2004) 'Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Waterford/Kilkenny and Kerry Garda Divisions'
Sarma, K., Walker, M., Ryan, W., Brown, C. (2004) 'Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Misuse in Waterford/Kilkenny and Kerry Garda Divisions'. Irish Journal of Education, 1 :80-87 [Details]
(2004) 'Measuring the immeasurable? Victimisation and the gay and lesbian community in Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2004) 'Measuring the immeasurable? Victimisation and the gay and lesbian community in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies, 51 :110-118 [Details]
(2004) 'Crime after crime : Repeat victimsiation in Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2004) 'Crime after crime : Repeat victimsiation in Ireland'. Communique: The Garda Management Journal, :34-43 [Details]
(2003) 'Repeat Victimisation in Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2003) 'Repeat Victimisation in Ireland'. Irish Journal of Psychology, 24 (3-4):87-117 [Details]
(1999) 'Towards a Psychology of Surveillance (April-June)'
Horgan, J., Taylor, M., Sarma, K. (1999) 'Towards a Psychology of Surveillance (April-June)'. The Police Journal, 2 :161-170 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2015) 'How to practice ethically sound research: Guide for practice'
McGuire BE, Byrne M, Burke L, Sarma K. (2015) 'How to practice ethically sound research: Guide for practice' In: How to conduct research for service improvement: A guidebook for Health & Social Care Professionals. Dublin: Health Service Executive. [Details]
(2014) 'Postscript: Future directions in Evil'
Sarma, Kiran. M (2014) 'Postscript: Future directions in Evil' In: Evil and the State. Witney, UK: Interdisciplinary Press. [Details]
(2013) 'How to practice ethically sound research'
McGuire BE, Byrne M, Sarma K. (2013) 'How to practice ethically sound research' In: How to conduct research for service improvement: A guidebook for Health & Social Care Professionals. Dublin: Health Service Executive. [Details]
(2014) 'The use of informants in counter terrrorism operations: Lessons from Northern Ireland'
Sarma, Kiran. M (2014) 'The use of informants in counter terrrorism operations: Lessons from Northern Ireland' In: Examining Political Violence: Studies of Terrorism, Counter-terrorism and Internal War. London: Taylor and Francis. [Details]
(2014) 'Evil beneath? What we know and don't know about public support for violent extremism'
Sarma, Kiran. M (2014) 'Evil beneath? What we know and don't know about public support for violent extremism' In: Evil and the State. Witney, UK: Interdisciplinary Press. [Details]
(2014) 'New Directions in Gender Role Conflict Research'
O'Beagloaich, C., Sarma, K. M., Morrison, T. G (2014) 'New Directions in Gender Role Conflict Research' In: Masculinities in a Global Era. New York: Spinger. [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Policing terrorism through informers: Lessons from Northern Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2011) 'Policing terrorism through informers: Lessons from Northern Ireland' In: Policing Terrorism. Belfast: [Details]
(2010) 'A psychosocial perspective on support for terrorism in the wake of an attack'
Sarma, K. (2010) 'A psychosocial perspective on support for terrorism in the wake of an attack' In: The New Order of War. Rodopi: NL. [Details]
(2009) 'Informers and the battle against the IRA: The plight of the Informer in Northern Ireland'
Sarma, K. (2009) 'Informers and the battle against the IRA: The plight of the Informer in Northern Ireland' In: Inside and Outside of the Law. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2015) 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Fox, L., Bogue, J., Sarma , K. & McGuire, B. (2015) Psychological predictors of chronic pain and depression following child-birth 29th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [Details]
(2014) 28th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Bogue, J., Costello, E., Sarma, K. & McGuire, E. (2014) Chronic pain in Irish prison officers: Prevalence, impact and predictors of pain-related disability 28th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [Details]
(2013) 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology
Rolfe, J., Roche, D., Sarma, K., & Bogue, J. (2013) The Psychiatric Diagnostic Screening Questionnaire is an effective screening measure for co-morbidity within addiction services 27th Conference of the European Health Psychology [Details]
(2013) ECPR
Sarma, K. M (2013) Social Cognition, Moral Disengagement and Radicalisation into Violent Extremism ECPR [Details]
(2011) 6th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Sarma, K., Carey, R., Cashman, E., O'Sullivan, A & Bogue, J. (2011) Impact of fear appeals on intention to take driving risks among young male drivers in Ireland 6th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [Details]
(2008) 38th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland
Lonergan, E., Bogue, J. & Sarma, K. (2008) An exploratory study of problem behaviours, cognitive distortions, and crminal thinking styles in a sample of incarcerated juvenile offenders in Ireland 38th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland [Details]
(2008) 38th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland
Oliver, B., Bogue, J., McAuliffe, C., & Sarma, K. (2008) Executive functioning and insight in a forensic population with psychotic disorders 38th Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland [Details]
(2012) Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Sarma, K. M., Carey, R., Kervick, A., & Bimph, Y. (2012) Psychological factors associated with indices of risky driving in a sample of drivers in Ireland Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [Details]
(2012) International Association for the Study of Pain World Conference
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2012) Computerised mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for chronic pain: pilot intervention with six-month follow-up International Association for the Study of Pain World Conference [Details]
(2011) 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
Walsh, J.C., Byrne, C., Kola, S., & Sarma, K. (2011) Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Crete, [Details]
(2011) EASD
Lydon K, McGuire B, Owens L, sarma K, Avalos G, Carmody L, O Connor C, Nestor L, Dunne F (2011) ATLANTIC DIP: Pregnancy; a comparative study of stress and wellbeing in women with established diabetes, gestational diabetes and those without EASD [Details]
(2011) Irish Pain Society11th Annual Scientific Meeting
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2011) The effectiveness of an on-line, mindfulness-based, cognitive behaviour intervention for a heterogeneous chronic pain population. [Poster] Prize winner (3rd) Irish Pain Society11th Annual Scientific Meeting Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
(2011) European Health Psychology Conference
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2011) Pilot testing of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population. [Poster] European Health Psychology Conference Crete, Greece, [Details]
(2011) Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway
Dowd, H., Hogan, M.J., McGuire, B. & Sarma, K. (2011) Online mindfulness and chronic pain: development and testing of a computerised mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway [Details]
(2011) Psychology & Health
Walsh, J.C., Byrne, C., Kola, S. & Sarma, K. (2011) Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample Psychology & Health , pp.236-237 [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2014) Evil and the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.
Sarma, Kiran; Livings, Ben (Ed.). (2014) Evil and the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives Evil and the State: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. London: Inter-Disciplinary Press. [Details]
(2011) Psychology in Action, Special Issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology.
McGuire, B., Sarma, K., O Hora, D (Ed.). (2011) Psychology in Action, Special Issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology Psychology in Action, Special Issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology. UK: Taylor and Francis. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2011) Annual conference of The European Health Psychology Society,
Sarma, K. et al., (2011) Impact of fear appeals on intention to take driving risks among young male drivers in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Annual conference of The European Health Psychology Society, Heraklion, Crete , 20-SEP-11 - 24-SEP-11. [Details]
(2008) Annual conference of The Psychological Society of Ireland,,
Lonergan, E; Bogue, J. and Sarma, K. (2008) An exploratory study of problem behaviours, cognitive distortions, and criminal thinking styles in a sample of incarcerated juvenile offenders in Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Annual conference of The Psychological Society of Ireland,, Carlow, Ireland , 13-NOV-08 - 16-NOV-08. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2012) Psychological factors associated with indices of risky driving in a sample of drivers in Ireland.
Sarma, K,Carey, R,Kervick, A,Bimpeh, Y (2012) Psychological factors associated with indices of risky driving in a sample of drivers in Ireland. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Pain self-efficacy and pain catastrophising predict depression in people with painful diabetyic neuropathy. EASD 2010. Diabetoliogia.
McGuire B, Treacy M, Sarma K, Dinneen S, O Brien T, Dunne F. (2010) Pain self-efficacy and pain catastrophising predict depression in people with painful diabetyic neuropathy. EASD 2010. Diabetoliogia. Abstract [Details]
(2010) Pain self-efficacy and pain catastrophising predict depression in people with painful diabetic neuropathy.
McGuire, BE,Treacy, M,Sarma, K,Dinneen, S,O'Brien, T,Dunne, F (2010) Pain self-efficacy and pain catastrophising predict depression in people with painful diabetic neuropathy. Abstract [Details]
(2010) ATLANTIC DIP: psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy. IJMS.
Lydon K. McGuire B. Owens L. Avalos G. Sarma K. O Connor C. Nestor L. Dunne F. (2010) ATLANTIC DIP: psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy. IJMS. Abstract [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2011) Examining the impact of mortality salient fear/threat appeals on intention to takre driving risks: A Terror Management Theory perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Social Psychology branch of the British Psychological Society, Cambridge, UK.
Carey, R. N., Cashman, E. & Sarma, K. M. (2011) Examining the impact of mortality salient fear/threat appeals on intention to takre driving risks: A Terror Management Theory perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Social Psychology branch of the British Psychological Society, Cambridge, UK. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Exploring the impact of mortality salience and personality on dangerous driving intentions: A Terror Management Theory perspective.Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Northern Ireland branch of the British Psychological Society, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.
Carey, R. N. & Sarma, K. M. (2011) Exploring the impact of mortality salience and personality on dangerous driving intentions: A Terror Management Theory perspective.Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Northern Ireland branch of the British Psychological Society, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Online mindfulness and chronic pain: development and testing of a computerised mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population. Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway.
Dowd, H., Hogan, M., McGuire, B., & Sarma, K.M. (2011) Online mindfulness and chronic pain: development and testing of a computerised mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population. Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Pilot testing of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population. European Health Psychology Conference. Crete.
Dowd, H., Hogan, M., McGuire, B., & Sarma, K. M. (2011) Pilot testing of an online mindfulness-based cognitive therapy intervention for a chronic pain population. European Health Psychology Conference. Crete. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) The impact of threat appeals on driver behaviour: A meta-analysis of experimental research 1990-2011. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Social Psychology branch of the British Psychological Society, Cambridge, UK.
Carey, R. N., McDermott, D. T. & Sarma, K. M. (2011) The impact of threat appeals on driver behaviour: A meta-analysis of experimental research 1990-2011. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Social Psychology branch of the British Psychological Society, Cambridge, UK. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Exploring the impact of mortality salience and personality on dangerous driving intentions: A Terror Management Theory perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Athlone, Ireland.
Carey, R. N. & Sarma, K. M. (2010) Exploring the impact of mortality salience and personality on dangerous driving intentions: A Terror Management Theory perspective. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Athlone, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference.
Lydon, K., McGuire, B., Owens, L., Avalos, G., Sarma, K., O Connor, C., Nestor, L., & Dunne, F. (2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Mood, pain acceptance and pain beliefs differentiate treament responders from non-responders to trigger point therapy for myofascial pain, Irish Pain Conference, Dublin.
Healy, G. M., Finn, D. P., O Gorman, D. A., Raftery, M., Ruane, N., Sarma, K., McGuire, B. E. (2010) Mood, pain acceptance and pain beliefs differentiate treament responders from non-responders to trigger point therapy for myofascial pain, Irish Pain Conference, Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) The Development and Piloting of a CBT Group Intervention for Bereaved Spouses with Complicated Grief. Paper presented at the Irish Association of Palliative Care Conference (PRIZE BEST PAPER).
Brady, C., Bates, U., Sarma, K., Byrne, M., Greggan, P. (2009) The Development and Piloting of a CBT Group Intervention for Bereaved Spouses with Complicated Grief. Paper presented at the Irish Association of Palliative Care Conference (PRIZE BEST PAPER). Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) The burden of disease in painful diabetic neuropathy: Psychological and functional consequences. Paper presented at the 44th Annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes.
McGuire, B., Treacy, M., Sarma, K., O'Brien, T., Dinneen, S., Dunne, F., Finn, D. (2008) The burden of disease in painful diabetic neuropathy: Psychological and functional consequences. Paper presented at the 44th Annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Executive Functioning and Insight in a Forensic Inpatient Population With Psychotic Disorders. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference.
Oliver, B., Bogue, J., Sarma, K. (2008) Executive Functioning and Insight in a Forensic Inpatient Population With Psychotic Disorders. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference. Stockholm: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) An Exploratory Study of Problem Behaviours, Cognitive Distortions, and Criminal Thinking Styles in a Sample of Incarcerated Juvenile Offenders in Ireland. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference.
Lonergan, E., Bogue, J., Sarma, K. (2008) An Exploratory Study of Problem Behaviours, Cognitive Distortions, and Criminal Thinking Styles in a Sample of Incarcerated Juvenile Offenders in Ireland. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference. Galway: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Using psychological theory to inform the developement of an intervention for bereaved spouses with complicated grief. Paper presented at the Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar.
Brady, C., Bates, U., Sarma, K., Byrne, M., Greggan, P. (2008) Using psychological theory to inform the developement of an intervention for bereaved spouses with complicated grief. Paper presented at the Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Executive functioning and insight in a forensic population with psychotic disorders. The Psychological Society of Ireland, 39th Annual Conference; The Irish Psychologist.
Oliver, B., Bogue, J., McAuliffe, C., Sarma, K. (2008) Executive functioning and insight in a forensic population with psychotic disorders. The Psychological Society of Ireland, 39th Annual Conference; The Irish Psychologist. Glasgow, Scotland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) An exploratory study of problem behaviours, cognitive distortions, and criminal thinking styles in a sample of incarcerated juvenile offenders in Ireland. The Psychological Society of Ireland, 39th Annual Conference; The Irish Psychologist.
Lonergan, E., Bogue, J., Sarma, K. (2008) An exploratory study of problem behaviours, cognitive distortions, and criminal thinking styles in a sample of incarcerated juvenile offenders in Ireland. The Psychological Society of Ireland, 39th Annual Conference; The Irish Psychologist. Nottingham, England: Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) The influence of pain self-efficacy and pain catastrophizing on depression in painful diabetic neuropathy. Paper presented at the The Irish Pain Society Conference.
Treacy, M., MGuire, B., Sarma, K., O'Brien, T., Dinneen, S., Dunne, F., Finn, D. (2008) The influence of pain self-efficacy and pain catastrophizing on depression in painful diabetic neuropathy. Paper presented at the The Irish Pain Society Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Sleep disruption and neurocognitive impairment among individuals with schizophrenia. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference.
Clarke, S., McGuire, M., Donohoe, G., Sarma, K. (2008) Sleep disruption and neurocognitive impairment among individuals with schizophrenia. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Clinical Psychologist Caseloads: A Survey of Clinicians in Counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference.
Dowd, H., Byrne, M., Sarma, K. (2008) Clinical Psychologist Caseloads: A Survey of Clinicians in Counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. Paper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Counterfactual Thinking and Blame Assignment. Paper presented at the 15th Meeting of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology.
Egan, S., Sarma, K., McGann, M., Breen, M., Doyle, E. (2007) Counterfactual Thinking and Blame Assignment. Paper presented at the 15th Meeting of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology. Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Popular Support for Terrorism: Moral Disengagement as a product of paramilitary propaganda. Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland Branch.
Sarma, K. (2006) Popular Support for Terrorism: Moral Disengagement as a product of paramilitary propaganda. Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland Branch. Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Experiences of involuntary committals in Ireland: Themes emerging from an exploratory study. Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland Branch.
Sarma, K. (2006) Experiences of involuntary committals in Ireland: Themes emerging from an exploratory study. Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society’s Northern Ireland Branch. Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Backlash: A psychosocial perspective on support for terrorism in the wake of attacks. Stockholm Criminology Symposium.
Sarma, K. (2006) Backlash: A psychosocial perspective on support for terrorism in the wake of attacks. Stockholm Criminology Symposium. Waterford: Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Justifying violence through defensive propaganda: The Provisional IRA and political and social repression. Stockholm Criminology Symposium.
Sarma, K. (2006) Justifying violence through defensive propaganda: The Provisional IRA and political and social repression. Stockholm Criminology Symposium. Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Terrorism and the Social Sciences: An Agenda for Research. Paper presented by invitation at Terrorism: An Agenda for Research, the Jill Dando Institute for Crime Science Seminar Series.
Sarma, K. (2006) Terrorism and the Social Sciences: An Agenda for Research. Paper presented by invitation at Terrorism: An Agenda for Research, the Jill Dando Institute for Crime Science Seminar Series. Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Victim’s Experiences of Restorative Justice Events: Some Preliminary Findings. Paper Presented at the Psychological Society of Irelands Thirty-Third Annual Conference.
Sarma, K., O Dwyer, K. (2002) Victim’s Experiences of Restorative Justice Events: Some Preliminary Findings. Paper Presented at the Psychological Society of Irelands Thirty-Third Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Public Attitudes Towards the Garda Siochana: Key Findings of the Public Attitudes Survey 2002. Paper Presented at the Psychological Society of Irelands Thirty-Third Annual Conference.
Sarma, K., O Dwyer, K. (2002) Public Attitudes Towards the Garda Siochana: Key Findings of the Public Attitudes Survey 2002. Paper Presented at the Psychological Society of Irelands Thirty-Third Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2011) The effectiveness of an on-line, mindfulness-based, cognitive behaviour intervention for a heterogeneous chronic pain population. Irish Pain Society11th Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin 2011. Prize winner.
Dowd, H., Hogan, M., McGuire, B & Sarma, K. M (2011) The effectiveness of an on-line, mindfulness-based, cognitive behaviour intervention for a heterogeneous chronic pain population. Irish Pain Society11th Annual Scientific Meeting, Dublin 2011. Prize winner. Conference Poster [Details]

Meeting

  Year Publication
(2013) Phone application driver monitor acceptance and effectiveness in reducing young driver risk-taking: A systematic review.
Kervick, A,Sarma, K,O'Hora, D (2013) Phone application driver monitor acceptance and effectiveness in reducing young driver risk-taking: A systematic review. Meeting [Details]
(2013) Examining young driver willingness to uptake phone application driver monitors: Testing a structural model.
Kervick, A,Sarma, K,O'Hora, D (2013) Examining young driver willingness to uptake phone application driver monitors: Testing a structural model. Meeting [Details]
(2013) The psychiatric diagnostic screening questionnaire is an effective screening measure for co-morbidity within addiction services.
Rolfe, J,Roche, D,Sarma, K,Bogue, J (2013) The psychiatric diagnostic screening questionnaire is an effective screening measure for co-morbidity within addiction services. Meeting [Details]
(2013) The impact of threat appeals on psychophysiological fear arousal responses and risky driving behaviour.
Carey, R,Sarma, K (2013) The impact of threat appeals on psychophysiological fear arousal responses and risky driving behaviour. Meeting [Details]
(2009) An epidemiological study examining the prevalence and psychological impact of chronic pain in Ireland.
Raftery, M,McGuire, B,Murphy, A,Sarma, K,Normand, C,Delaharpe, D (2009) An epidemiological study examining the prevalence and psychological impact of chronic pain in Ireland. Meeting [Details]
(2010) Atlantic DIP: psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy.
Lydon, K,McGuire, B,Owens, L,Avalos, G,Sarma, K,Connor, CO,Nestor, L,Dunne, F (2010) Atlantic DIP: psychological stress associated with diabetes during pregnancy. Meeting [Details]
(2011) Atlantic DIP: Diabetes in Pregnancy: a comparative study of stress and wellbeing in women with established diabetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes.
Lydon, K,McGuire, B,Owens, LA,Sarma, K,Avalos, G,Carmody, L,Connor, CO,Nestor, L,Dunne, F (2011) Atlantic DIP: Diabetes in Pregnancy: a comparative study of stress and wellbeing in women with established diabetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. Meeting [Details]
(2012) Chronic pain: Predicting quality of life and pain status at 12 month follow-up.
Raftery, M,Mcguire, B,Murphy, A,Delaharpe, D,Normand, C,Sarma, K (2012) Chronic pain: Predicting quality of life and pain status at 12 month follow-up. Meeting [Details]
(2012) The impact of illness invalidation on pain disability and pain acceptance in fibromyalgia.
Kenny, C,Sarma, K,Egan, J,McGuire, B (2012) The impact of illness invalidation on pain disability and pain acceptance in fibromyalgia. Meeting [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2007) Drug use among LGBT young adults.. Dublin: Pobal.
Sarma, K. (2007) Drug use among LGBT young adults.. Dublin: Pobal. Non Published Reports [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2010) Mood, pain acceptance and pain beliefs differentiate treament responders from non-responders to trigger point therapy for myofascial pain. Irish Pain Conference ( PRIZE BEST PAPER).
Healy, G. M., Finn, D. P., O Gorman, D. A., Raftery, M., Ruane, N., Sarma, K., McGuire, B. E. (2010) Mood, pain acceptance and pain beliefs differentiate treament responders from non-responders to trigger point therapy for myofascial pain. Irish Pain Conference ( PRIZE BEST PAPER). Dublin: Workshops [Details]
(2010) Advising young risk-takers against actions. Irish Medical Times.
Carey, R & Sarma, K. (2010) Advising young risk-takers against actions. Irish Medical Times. Workshops [Details]
(2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference (PRIZE BEST PAPER).
Lydon, K., McGuire, B., Owens, L., Avalos, G., Sarma, K., O Connor, C., Nestor, L., & Dunne, F. (2010) Atlantic DIP: Stress and anxiety associated with pregnancy: A comparision of women with established disbetes, gestational diabetes, and those without diabetes. CROI national conference (PRIZE BEST PAPER). Workshops [Details]
(2009) An epidemiological study examining the prevalence and psychological impact of chronic pain in Ireland.
Raftery M, McGuire BE, Murphy A, Sarma K, Normand C, De la Harpe D. (2009) An epidemiological study examining the prevalence and psychological impact of chronic pain in Ireland. Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, Pisa, Italy: Workshops [Details]
(2009) An epidemiological study examining the prevalence and psychological impact of chronic pain in Ireland. Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society.
Raftery M, McGuire BE, Murphy A, Sarma K, Normand C, De la Harpe D. (2009) An epidemiological study examining the prevalence and psychological impact of chronic pain in Ireland. Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. Pisa, Italy: Workshops [Details]
(2009) The PRIME Study: Preliminary results of a national study of the prevalence, impact and cost of chronic non-malignant pain in Ireland. Annual Conference of the Irish Pain Society.
McGuire BE, Raftery M, Murphy A, Sarma K, Normand C, De la Harpe D. (2009) The PRIME Study: Preliminary results of a national study of the prevalence, impact and cost of chronic non-malignant pain in Ireland. Annual Conference of the Irish Pain Society. Killarney: Workshops [Details]
(2009) The psychology of support for terrorism. Psychologie des Terrorismus, July 21-25, Bonn, Germany. Brady, C., Bates, U., Sarma, K., Byrne, M., & Greggan, P. (2008). Using psychological theory to inform the developemnt of an intervention for bereaved spouses with complicated grief. Paper presented at the Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar ( PRIZE BEST PAPER). .
Sarma, K. (2009) The psychology of support for terrorism. Psychologie des Terrorismus, July 21-25, Bonn, Germany. Brady, C., Bates, U., Sarma, K., Byrne, M., & Greggan, P. (2008). Using psychological theory to inform the developemnt of an intervention for bereaved spouses with complicated grief. Paper presented at the Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar ( PRIZE BEST PAPER). . Workshops [Details]
(2009) The psychology of support for terrorism. Psychologie des Terrorismus: Using psychological theory to inform the developemnt of an intervention for bereaved spouses with complicated grief. Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar ( PRIZE BEST PAPER).
Sarma, K. (2009) The psychology of support for terrorism. Psychologie des Terrorismus: Using psychological theory to inform the developemnt of an intervention for bereaved spouses with complicated grief. Irish Association for Palliative Care Annual Education and Research Seminar ( PRIZE BEST PAPER). Bonn, Germany: Workshops [Details]
(2008) Drug use among LGBT young adults. The Waterford Drugs Information Conference.
Sarma, K. (2008) Drug use among LGBT young adults. The Waterford Drugs Information Conference. Waterford: Workshops [Details]
(2008) Clinical Psychologist Job Satisfaction: How Satisfied Are They and What Are They Satisfied With?. Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference.
Dowd, H., Byrne, M & Sarma, K. (2008) Clinical Psychologist Job Satisfaction: How Satisfied Are They and What Are They Satisfied With?. Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference. Workshops [Details]
(2008) Sleep dysfunction and executive impairment in schizophrenia. Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland.
Clarke, S., McGuire, BE, Donoghue, G., Sarma, K, & McDonald, C. (2008) Sleep dysfunction and executive impairment in schizophrenia. Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Carlow: Workshops [Details]
(2007) Attitudes towards Justice and Equality in Ireland. Unpublished report commissioned by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Dublin.
Sarma, K., Doyle, E., & Mc.Mahon, M. (2007) Attitudes towards Justice and Equality in Ireland. Unpublished report commissioned by the Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Dublin. Workshops [Details]