Conroy Ronan

Summary

Affiliation: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Boredom-proneness, loneliness, social engagement and depression and their association with cognitive function in older people: a population study
    Ronan M Conroy
    Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Psychol Health Med 15:463-73. 2010
  2. pmc Effectiveness of conventional versus virtual reality based vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of dizziness, gait and balance impairment in adults with unilateral peripheral vestibular loss: a randomised controlled trial
    Meldrum Dara
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St, Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 12:3. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Calculating effect size for continuous variables: D537--a robust, quantile-based approach
    Ronán Michael Conroy
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Physiotherapy 97:309-12. 2011
  4. pmc Imputation by the mean score should be avoided when validating a Patient Reported Outcomes questionnaire by a Rasch model in presence of informative missing data
    Jean Benoit Hardouin
    EA 4275 Biostatistics, Clinical Research and Subjective Measures in Health Sciences, Faculties of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nantes, 1 rue Gaston Veil, BP 53508, 44035 Nantes cedex 1, Nantes, France
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:105. 2011
  5. pmc A multidisciplinary primary care team consultation in a socio-economically deprived community: an exploratory randomised controlled trial
    Wai Sun Chan
    Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 120 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:15. 2011
  6. pmc Impact of briefly-assessed depression on secondary prevention outcomes after acute coronary syndrome: a one-year longitudinal survey
    Hannah M McGee
    Health Services Research Centre, Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:9. 2006
  7. pmc Cross-sectional validation of the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire: a multidimensional instrument for assessing self-perceptions of aging
    Maja Barker
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 7:9. 2007
  8. pmc Nine-year comparison of presentation and management of acute coronary syndromes in Ireland: a national cross-sectional survey
    Frank Doyle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St, Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Solar disinfection of drinking water and diarrhoea in Maasai children: a controlled field trial
    R M Conroy
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
    Lancet 348:1695-7. 1996
  10. pmc Solar disinfection of drinking water protects against cholera in children under 6 years of age
    R M Conroy
    Department of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Royal College of Surgeons, Mercer Building, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    Arch Dis Child 85:293-5. 2001

Collaborators

  • J Barnes
  • Desmond O'Neill
  • G M McCarthy
  • Hannah McGee
  • F Doyle
  • R M Conroy
  • Ronan M Conroy
  • Meldrum Dara
  • Ronán Michael Conroy
  • R Brugha
  • Wai Sun Chan
  • Ronan Conroy
  • Jean Benoit Hardouin
  • G J Molyneux
  • Maja Barker
  • T Joyce
  • Duffy Douglas
  • Moloney Roisin
  • Herdman Susan
  • Malone Kareena
  • French Helen
  • Hone Stephen
  • McConn Walsh Rory
  • Murray Deirdre
  • E Clarke
  • David L Whitford
  • Véronique Sébille
  • D O'Donovan
  • Brid Hollywood
  • C Fleming
  • D Vaughan
  • M Fitzgerald
  • David Gibney
  • M Balfe
  • I Jeffares
  • E O'Connell
  • M E Meegan
  • Isabelle Jeffares
  • Jeannette Golden
  • K McGuigan
  • S McEniff
  • M Cryan
  • Anne Hickey
  • Ann O'Hanlon
  • O Smyth
  • R Siriwardena
  • P Fernandes
  • M Elmore-Meegan
  • K G McGuigan

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Boredom-proneness, loneliness, social engagement and depression and their association with cognitive function in older people: a population study
    Ronan M Conroy
    Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Psychol Health Med 15:463-73. 2010
    ..Both may have a common underlying mechanism in the failure to select and maintain attention on particular features of the social environment (loneliness) or the non-social environment (boredom-proneness)...
  2. pmc Effectiveness of conventional versus virtual reality based vestibular rehabilitation in the treatment of dizziness, gait and balance impairment in adults with unilateral peripheral vestibular loss: a randomised controlled trial
    Meldrum Dara
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St, Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Ear Nose Throat Disord 12:3. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  3. doi request reprint Calculating effect size for continuous variables: D537--a robust, quantile-based approach
    Ronán Michael Conroy
    Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Physiotherapy 97:309-12. 2011
    ..When data are normally distributed, the value of D537 is equal to that of Cohen's d. As D537 is based on the 30th, 50th and 70th percentiles, it is robust to outliers...
  4. pmc Imputation by the mean score should be avoided when validating a Patient Reported Outcomes questionnaire by a Rasch model in presence of informative missing data
    Jean Benoit Hardouin
    EA 4275 Biostatistics, Clinical Research and Subjective Measures in Health Sciences, Faculties of Medicine and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Nantes, 1 rue Gaston Veil, BP 53508, 44035 Nantes cedex 1, Nantes, France
    BMC Med Res Methodol 11:105. 2011
    ..The main indexes used for validation by a Rasch model are compared...
  5. pmc A multidisciplinary primary care team consultation in a socio-economically deprived community: an exploratory randomised controlled trial
    Wai Sun Chan
    Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 120 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:15. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a lengthened multi-disciplinary team consultation in primary care in reducing anxiety and depression in mothers...
  6. pmc Impact of briefly-assessed depression on secondary prevention outcomes after acute coronary syndrome: a one-year longitudinal survey
    Hannah M McGee
    Health Services Research Centre, Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:9. 2006
    ..However, lengthy depression assessment techniques preclude depression assessment in routine care. The present study investigated the relationship of briefly-assessed depression with secondary prevention outcomes one year post-ACS...
  7. pmc Cross-sectional validation of the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire: a multidimensional instrument for assessing self-perceptions of aging
    Maja Barker
    Department of Psychology, Division of Population Health Sciences, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    BMC Geriatr 7:9. 2007
    ..This study describes the validation of this newly-developed instrument, the Aging Perceptions Questionnaire (APQ)...
  8. pmc Nine-year comparison of presentation and management of acute coronary syndromes in Ireland: a national cross-sectional survey
    Frank Doyle
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St, Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:5. 2005
    ..The present study compared current practice with 1994 and surveyed acute coronary syndromes as a more complete contemporary evaluation of critical cardiac care than assessing AMI alone...
  9. ncbi request reprint Solar disinfection of drinking water and diarrhoea in Maasai children: a controlled field trial
    R M Conroy
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
    Lancet 348:1695-7. 1996
    ..Solar radiation reduces the bacterial content of water, and may therefore offer a method for disinfection of drinking water that requires few resources and no expertise...
  10. pmc Solar disinfection of drinking water protects against cholera in children under 6 years of age
    R M Conroy
    Department of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Royal College of Surgeons, Mercer Building, Dublin 2, Republic of Ireland
    Arch Dis Child 85:293-5. 2001
    ....
  11. pmc Solar disinfection of water reduces diarrhoeal disease: an update
    R M Conroy
    Mercer Building, Royal College of Surgeons, Department of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Arch Dis Child 81:337-8. 1999
    ..The continuing use of solar disinfection by the community underlines the value of community participation in research...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health anxiety and characteristics of self-initiated general practitioner consultations
    R M Conroy
    Department of General Practice, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland
    J Psychosom Res 46:45-50. 1999
    ..The findings support the health anxiety model as predicting use of services by psychologically normal persons...
  13. doi request reprint What predicts depression in cardiac patients: sociodemographic factors, disease severity or theoretical vulnerabilities?
    F Doyle
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin, Ireland
    Psychol Health 26:619-34. 2011
    ..The presence of these proximal causes of depression suggests that depression in ACS patients is not simply a result of cardiovascular disease severity...
  14. doi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of carer burden and depression in carers of patients referred to an old age psychiatric service
    G J Molyneux
    Department of Psychiatry, Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Int Psychogeriatr 20:1193-202. 2008
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Young adults' preferred options for receiving chlamydia screening test results: a cross-sectional survey of 6085 young adults
    R Brugha
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin
    Int J STD AIDS 22:635-9. 2011
    ..Offering a range of mechanisms for receipt of test results may increase the acceptability and coverage of sexually transmitted infection (STI) control strategies...
  16. ncbi request reprint Increase in observed mental health difficulties one year after acute coronary syndrome: general practitioner survey
    F Doyle
    Department of Psychology, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Ir J Med Sci 176:205-9. 2007
    ..General practitioners (GPs) are often the first to assess mental health difficulties after acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...