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Dr Kate Russo's Full Publications List

Dr Kate Russo

Invited Conference Presentations

2012 The psychologist in the CF team – what people with CF really want from us. European Psychosocial special Interest day, 35th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Dublin Convention Centre, 6-9 June

2012 Workshop moderator – Adherence. 35th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Dublin Convention Centre, 6 - 9 June

2012 Common psychological difficulties identified by CF teams during the period of transition. Symposium on Transition from Child to Adult Care, 12th Killarney National Cystic Fibrosis Meeting, Malton Hotel Conference Centre, Killarney, 2-3 February

2011 Living well with CF in the family.  Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Trust UK Parents Conference, Manchester, November 19

2011 Helping patients manage difficult news and experiences.  3rd Clinical Educational Symposium for IBD Nurse Specialists, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, September 30

2011 Impact of Living with CF on families, and how to cope.  Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Annual Conference, Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, Co Mayo, April 8-10

2011 Motivational Communication – the patient perspective.  IBD Connect International Meeting, Dulce La Hulpe Hotel, Brussels, May 21

2011 Psychological and non-medical involvement in Transition.  Symposium on Transition, 44th Annual Meeting of European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (ESPGHAN), Sorrento, Italy, May 25-28

2011 Patient empowerment and accountability:  Abbott International Breakfast Symposium, 6th European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) Congress, Convention Centre, Dublin, February 24-26

2009 'Managing crohn's disease – the psychological perspective'.  Multidisplinary panel workshop, combined World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) and United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW), London, November 21

2009 Workshops:  (a)  Living with chronic disease – the patient experience;  (b) Practical ways to help patients living with chronic disease.  Collaborative Biologics Forum, Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny, January 23 / 24

2008 The Impact of CF upon everyday life of the CF patient and their family.  First Cystic Fibrosis Eastern European Conference, Zagreb, November 29/30

2008 Results of IPA-NI Regional Group audit, 8th Annual Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Conference, University of Sussex, Brighton, September 18/19

2008 Using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis in cystic fibrosis: A user friendly approach to research in paediatric settings.  Practical workshop, Pediatric Liaison Conference, Children’s University Hospital, Dublin, Feb 08

2007 Negotiating dual roles in research – two sides of the same coin.  7th Annual Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Conference, University of Sussex, Brighton, July 5-6

2007 Coping with segregation:  practice implications.  30th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Turkey, June 12-16

2006 The impact of infection control measures on hospitalisations (and more):  a presentation of research in progress.  20th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 2-5

2005 Introducing segregation:  the Belfast experience.  British Psychosocial Group in CF Annual Study Day, Mountcalm Hotel, London, May

2005 Helping young people cope with Congenital Limb Deficiency and Amputation.  Regional Disablement Service Open Day Conference, Belfast, July 1.

2005 A questionnaire study of the patient and parent views of the introduction of a segregation policy.  28th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Crete, June

2004 Psychosocial impact of infection in cystic fibrosis.  British Psychosocial Group in CF Annual study day, Mountcalm Hotel, London, April 27

2004 Helping siblings cope with Cystic Fibrosis.  Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Annual Meeting, Sligo, March 27

2003 Psychosocial impact of pseudomonas infection, 26th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Belfast, UK, June 4-7

2003 How do siblings deal with Cystic Fibrosis?  Workshop presented at Cystic Fibrosis World-wide Programme, 26th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Belfast June 3-7

2003 Psychological care of the parent prior to the transfer of their critically ill child.  Royal College of Nursing Annual Conference, Belfast, June 23

2003 Chronic illness in Adolescence:  Lessons from Haematology and Cystic Fibrosis.  Psychological Initiatives in Health Conference, Celebrating 50 years of Psychology in the RGH, Belfast, September

2003 Procedural distress and adherence to procedures:  A practical workshop for nurses.  Psychological Initiatives in Health Conference, Celebrating 50 years of Psychology in the RGH, Belfast, September

2002 The role of the Clinical Psychologist in a Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Team.  Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Annual Meeting, Cork, April

2002 Psychological care of the parent prior to the transfer of their critically ill child.  Royal College of Nursing Annual Conference, Belfast, April 22

1994 Quantifying the effects of alcohol and other drugs on human performance: An operation-predicated approach. Experimental Psychology Conference, Australian National University, Sydney.

Peer reviewed publications and conference proceedings

Smallman, E., Russo, K., Crossan, A.J. & Elborn, S. (2012) Surviving But Stigmatised: Making Sense of Living with Burkholderia Cepacia. Symposium on Emerging dilemmas in CF. Abstract No  A-469-0018-00454, 35th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Dublin Convention Centre, 6 - 9 June

Thompson, A., & Russo, K. (2012).  Ethical dilemmas for clinical psychologists in conducting qualitative research. Qualitative Research in Psychology – Special issue on qualitative methods and clinical psychology, Volume 9, Issue 1, p32-46.

Russo, K., Crossan, A.J., Reid, A., & Guinan, C. (2011).  A ten year retrospective audit of clinical psychology referrals within a paediatric CF team.   Abstract 357.  Proceedings of the 34th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Hamburg, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Conference Supplement

Crossan, A. J., Russo, K., Rendall, J., Elborne, J.S., & Guinan, C. (2011).  A ten year audit of clinical psychology referrals in the Regional Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit in Northern Ireland.  Abstract 358.  Proceedings of the 34th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference,Hamburg, Journal of Cystic Fibrosis Conference Supplement

Thompson, A., & Russo, K. (in press). Ethical dilemmas for clinical psychologists in conducting qualitative research.  Qualitative Research in Psychology – Special issue on qualitative methods and clinical psychology

Gordon, M. & Russo, K.  (2009). Children’s views matter too!  A pilot project assessing young people’s experiences of clinical psychology services. Child Care in Practice, 15 (1), 39-48

Russo, K., Donnelly, M. & Reid, A.J. (2008).  New challenges faced by carers during their child’s hospital admission under segregation.  Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, Vol 7 (2),Abstract no 405. Proceedings of the 31st European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Prague, 11-14 June

Russo, K., Donnelly, M., & Reid, A.J.  (2006). Segregation – the perspectives of young patients and their parents.  Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, May, 5 (2), 93-9

Russo, K., Donnelly, M., & Reid, A.J.  (2006). The changing experience of hospital admission for young CF patients.  Paediatric Pulmonology, Supplement 29, Abstract number 555.  Proceedings of the 20th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 2-5

Russo, K., Burns, C., Reid, A., Donnelly, M. (2005).  Segregation – the patient and parent perspectives.  Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, Volume 4, Supplement 1, Abstract S115, Proceedings of the 28th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Crete

Russo, K., & Hogg, M. (2004).  Coping with Cystic Fibrosis in the family – experiences of healthy siblings.  Journal of Cystic Fibrosis, Volume 3 (2), Proceedings of the 27th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Birmingham

Wright, C., Russo, K., Karp, M., Newitt, K, & Rooney, M. (2003).  Listening to Adolescents with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis – A user involvement initiative for relationship and sexuality education.  Journal of Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology, Proceedings of the 10th European Paediatric Rheumatology Congress, Stresa, Italy, October 2-5. 

Ryan, C., Russo, K., & Greeley, J. (1996).  Testing the global slowing hypothesis:  Are alcohol’s effects on human performance stage-specific or task-general?  Acta Psychologica, 92, 1-19

Ryan, C., Greeley, J., Fidler, F., & Russo, K. (1995).  Checking Maylor & Rabbitt’s (1993) global-slowing hypothesis:  Does alcohol selectively increase the duration of some component cognitive processes or simply slow them all by a multiplicative constant?  Australian Journal of Psychology, 47 (S), 21-22 

Ryan, C., Russo, K., & Greeley, J. (1994).  Alcohol-induced performance deficits in three item-recognition paradigms:  What is affected?  Australian Journal of Psychology, 46 (S), 27

Ryan, C. Greeley, J., & Russo, K.  (1993). Alcohol, fatigue and human performance deficits:  Insights from additive factor logic.  Proceedings of the First International Conference on Driver Impairment, Fatigue and Driving Simulation (Perth:  Institute for Research into Safety and Transport, Murdoch University).

Ryan, C., Greeley, J., & Russo, K. (1993).  Performance testing as a determinant of fitness for duty:  Recent Australian experience.  Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors in Road Transportation:  Current Issues (Sydney:  Worksafe Australia) supplement.

Other publications (not peer reviewed)

Russo (2011). Under the Spotlight: Psoriasis.  Irish Documentary http://www.underthespotlight.ie/

Russo (2011). Under the Spotlight: Psoriasis. International documentary http://www.underthespotlight.com/films/trailers-and-documentaries/Documentary-2011.aspx

Russo, K. (2010).  Recognising and managing stress.  For Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease.  http://www.crohnscolitis.ie/content_6.html

Russo, K. (2009).  Life and IBD.  http://www.lifeandibd.org/index.html?h=1

Russo, K. (2009).  Psychosocial impact of segregation.  Western Australian CF Association, December.

Russo, K. (2008).  Psychosocial considerations in segregation.  AVC, Cystic Fibrosis Association of Montreal, Canada, January. 

Russo, K. (2007).  Unpublished Doctoral Thesis, University of Hull

Russo, K.  (2005). Helping healthy siblings cope with CF in the family.  Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Magazine, January. 

Ryan, C., Russo, K., & Greeley, J. (1995).  Alcohol, fatigue and human performance deficits:  Insights from additive factor logic.  In L.R. Hartley (Ed.), Fatigue and driving:  Driver impairment, driver fatigue and driving simulation.  London:  Taylor and Francis Ltd, pp 167-180.

Thesis Supervision – completed projects

Maternal experience of faltering growth: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. Rachel McAlorum-Jones,

The experience of mothers who have been bereaved by suicide. Chris Shields, Year 3 trainee

The role of diagnosis acceptance in HIV medication adherence amongst gay males: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Chris Tennyson, Year 3 trainee

A mother’s experience of being a live kidney donor. Elizabeth Maybin, Year 2 trainee

A model of Resiliency in policemen in Northern Ireland. Sam Gower, Year 2 trainee

Thesis Supervision – completed projects

Surviving and segregated: Making sense of living with Cystic Fibrosis and Burkholderia cepacia complex. Elaine Davison, Doctoral Thesis submitted 2011

An exploration of the experience of the real life test amongst individuals who identify as transmale in Northern Ireland. Sarah James, Doctoral Thesis submitted 2011

Early childhood relationship experiences of individuals in treatment for sexually abusive behaviour within the context of the therapeutic relationship. William Gordon, Doctoral Thesis submitted 2011

Exploring barriers to entering clinical psychology as a profession – using focus groups to guide questionnaire development. Tracey Loughins, Undergraduate Thesis submitted 2011

Newspaper headline reporting in the UK of the H1N1 pandemic in 2009. Naomi Brownlee, Undergraduate Thesis submitted 2010

Being settled and unsettled: An IPA study exploring residential social workers perceptions of relationships with young people in one children’s home. Christine Mullan-Jensen, PhD Thesis submitted 2010 (co-supervised with Dr Stan Houston & Dr Michele Kavanagh).

The influence of online communications on the gender paradox in self harm and suicide. Samantha McGeown, Undergraduate Thesis submitted 2009 (co-supervised with Dr Michele Kavanagh)

Caring for someone with Supranuclear palsy: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Cathal O’Kane, Doctoral Thesis submitted 2009 (co-supervised with Dr Aiveen Higgins)

Being unable to breastfeed: An Interpretative phenomenological analysis. Jean McErlean, Doctoral Thesis submitted 2009 (co-supervised with Dr Aiveen Higgins)

Other Current Projects

Total Addiction – the life of an eclipse chaser. Published by Springer, To be available in September 2012 via Amazon.

Patterns of referrals to clinical psychology over the course of a lifetime with Cystic Fibrosis. With Dr Amanda Crossan, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust

2011 Patient empowerment and accountability:  Abbott International Breakfast Symposium, 6th European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) Congress, Convention Centre, Dublin, February 24-26

2009 'Managing crohn's disease – the psychological perspective'.  Multidisplinary panel workshop, combined World Congress of Gastroenterology (WCOG) and United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW), London, November 21

2009 Workshops:  (a)  Living with chronic disease – the patient experience;  (b) Practical ways to help patients living with chronic disease.  Collaborative Biologics Forum, Lyrath Hotel, Kilkenny, January 23 / 24

2008 The Impact of CF upon everyday life of the CF patient and their family.  First Cystic Fibrosis Eastern European Conference, Zagreb, November 29/30

2008 Results of IPA-NI Regional Group audit, 8th Annual Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Conference, University of Sussex, Brighton, September 18/19

2008 Using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis in cystic fibrosis: A user friendly approach to research in paediatric settings.  Practical workshop, Pediatric Liaison Conference, Children’s University Hospital, Dublin, Feb 08

2007 Negotiating dual roles in research – two sides of the same coin.  7th Annual Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis Conference, University of Sussex, Brighton, July 5-6

2007 Coping with segregation:  practice implications.  30th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Turkey, June 12-16

2006 The impact of infection control measures on hospitalisations (and more):  a presentation of research in progress.  20th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 2-5

2005 Introducing segregation:  the Belfast experience.  British Psychosocial Group in CF Annual Study Day, Mountcalm Hotel, London, May

2005 Helping young people cope with Congenital Limb Deficiency and Amputation.  Regional Disablement Service Open Day Conference, Belfast, July 1.

2005 A questionnaire study of the patient and parent views of the introduction of a segregation policy.  28th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Crete, June

2004 Psychosocial impact of infection in cystic fibrosis.  British Psychosocial Group in CF Annual study day, Mountcalm Hotel, London, April 27

2004 Helping siblings cope with Cystic Fibrosis.  Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Annual Meeting, Sligo, March 27

2003 Psychosocial impact of pseudomonas infection, 26th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Belfast, UK, June 4-7

2003 How do siblings deal with Cystic Fibrosis?  Workshop presented at Cystic Fibrosis World-wide Programme, 26th European Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Belfast June 3-7

2003 Psychological care of the parent prior to the transfer of their critically ill child.  Royal College of Nursing Annual Conference, Belfast, June 23

2003 Chronic illness in Adolescence:  Lessons from Haematology and Cystic Fibrosis.  Psychological Initiatives in Health Conference, Celebrating 50 years of Psychology in the RGH, Belfast, September

2003 Procedural distress and adherence to procedures:  A practical workshop for nurses.  Psychological Initiatives in Health Conference, Celebrating 50 years of Psychology in the RGH, Belfast, September

2002 The role of the Clinical Psychologist in a Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Team.  Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Annual Meeting, Cork, April

2002 Psychological care of the parent prior to the transfer of their critically ill child.  Royal College of Nursing Annual Conference, Belfast, April 22

1994 Quantifying the effects of alcohol and other drugs on human performance: An operation-predicated approach. Experimental Psychology Conference, Australian National University, Sydney.