Malcolm MacLachlan

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Affiliation: Trinity College
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mirror treatment of lower limb phantom pain: a case study
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 26:901-4. 2004
  2. pmc Core concepts of human rights and inclusion of vulnerable groups in the mental health policies of Malawi, Namibia, and Sudan
    Hasheem Mannan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, and Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Int J Ment Health Syst 7:7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Inclusive health
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:139-41. 2012
  4. pmc A systematic review of the effectiveness of alternative cadres in community based rehabilitation
    Hasheem Mannan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Hum Resour Health 10:20. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Maritime health: a review with suggestions for research
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and Centre for Innovative Human Systems, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Int Marit Health 63:1-6. 2012
  6. pmc Inclusion and human rights in health policies: comparative and benchmarking analysis of 51 policies from Malawi, Sudan, South Africa and Namibia
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    PLoS ONE 7:e35864. 2012
  7. pmc Rethinking global health research: towards integrative expertise
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Global Health 5:6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Health in the inter-land
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 14:647-50. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological correlates of illusory body experiences
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Trinity Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:59-65. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Towards a global health contribution for critical health psychology: some comments on Hepworth
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    School of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 11:361-5; author reply 401-8. 2006

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Mirror treatment of lower limb phantom pain: a case study
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 26:901-4. 2004
    ..There has been no previous report of therapeutic 'mirror treatment' for lower-limb phantom pain...
  2. pmc Core concepts of human rights and inclusion of vulnerable groups in the mental health policies of Malawi, Namibia, and Sudan
    Hasheem Mannan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, and Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Int J Ment Health Syst 7:7. 2013
    ..For policy-makers, the challenges of a high-quality mental health system are considerable: the provision of mental health services to all who need them, in an equitable way, in a mode that promotes human rights and health outcomes...
  3. doi request reprint Inclusive health
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Trop Med Int Health 17:139-41. 2012
    ..A concept which more proactively integrates United Nations conventions that recognise the importance of difference - disability, ethnicity, gender, children - could be of benefit for global healthcare policy and practice...
  4. pmc A systematic review of the effectiveness of alternative cadres in community based rehabilitation
    Hasheem Mannan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Hum Resour Health 10:20. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Maritime health: a review with suggestions for research
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and Centre for Innovative Human Systems, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Int Marit Health 63:1-6. 2012
    ..We also recommend more research on psychosocial and cultural issues and on telehealth, as well as the development of a stronger systems perspective for promoting maritime health...
  6. pmc Inclusion and human rights in health policies: comparative and benchmarking analysis of 51 policies from Malawi, Sudan, South Africa and Namibia
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    PLoS ONE 7:e35864. 2012
    ..EquiFrame facilitates policy analysis and benchmarking, and provides a means for evaluating policy revision and development...
  7. pmc Rethinking global health research: towards integrative expertise
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Global Health 5:6. 2009
    ..Such an approach, developing 'integrative expertise', could greatly facilitate better research utilisation, helping policy makers and practitioners work through more evidence-based practice and across traditional research boundaries...
  8. doi request reprint Health in the inter-land
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 14:647-50. 2009
    ..The concept of 'research for health', the recommendations of the Commission on the Social Determinants of Health and the Bamako Call for Action on Research for Health, are outlined in relation to this challenge...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychological correlates of illusory body experiences
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Trinity Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:59-65. 2003
    ..Hence, these measures have potential use in identifying patients most likely to benefit from treatment interventions using the induction of illusory body experiences...
  10. ncbi request reprint Towards a global health contribution for critical health psychology: some comments on Hepworth
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    School of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 11:361-5; author reply 401-8. 2006
    ..The global health movement offers critical health psychology an avenue to develop its project, especially in low-income countries, where a pragmatic approach to the interconnectedness of poor health and inequality is needed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Temporal acculturation and mental health in modern Ireland
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    Centre for Global Health and Department of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Soc Psychiatry 50:345-50. 2004
    ..However, there have been no studies of the relationship between temporal acculturation--attempts to adapt to change within the same society over time--and mental health...
  12. doi request reprint Developing consensus on important factors associated with lower limb prosthetic prescription and use
    Elisabeth Schaffalitzky
    School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 34:2085-94. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to gather expert opinion on the most important outcomes, predictors and facilitators of lower limb prosthetic prescription and use, with a long-term goal of improving satisfaction with prosthetic technology...
  13. doi request reprint Prevalence and characteristics of phantom limb pain and residual limb pain in the long term after upper limb amputation
    Deirdre M Desmond
    Department of Psychology, National University of Ireland Maynooth, Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland
    Int J Rehabil Res 33:279-82. 2010
    ..Assessment of multiple dimensions of postamputation pain in the long term after upper limb amputation is warranted...
  14. doi request reprint Understanding the benefits of prosthetic prescription: exploring the experiences of practitioners and lower limb prosthetic users
    Elisabeth Schaffalitzky
    School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 33:1314-23. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to explore and identify the outcomes of prosthetic prescription through qualitative inquiry...
  15. ncbi request reprint Body image in people with lower-limb amputation: a Rasch analysis of the Amputee Body Image Scale
    Pamela Gallagher
    School of Nursing, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:205-15. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Amputee Body Image Scale (ABIS) through Rasch analysis, investigating the quality of its rating categories and its reliability and validity...
  16. pmc Measuring and managing the work environment of the mid-level provider - the neglected human resource
    Eilish McAuliffe
    Centre for Global Health, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Hum Resour Health 7:13. 2009
    ..This paper contributes to a methodology for exploring the work environment of mid-level providers in low-income countries and identifies several areas needing further research...
  17. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial adjustment to lower-limb amputation: a review
    Olga Horgan
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 26:837-50. 2004
    ..To review the existing literature on the social and psychological challenges faced by people with an amputation and to provide a detailed analysis of the literature examining psychological adjustment to these challenges across time...
  18. ncbi request reprint Coping strategies as predictors of psychosocial adaptation in a sample of elderly veterans with acquired lower limb amputations
    Deirdre M Desmond
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Soc Sci Med 62:208-16. 2006
    ..These findings suggest the potential for interventions designed to promote particular coping strategies to improve psychosocial outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Confirmatory factor analysis of the Trinity Inventory of Precursors to Suicide (TIPS) and its relationship to hopelessness and depression
    Caroline L Smyth
    Department of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Death Stud 29:333-50. 2005
    ..The authors propose that the context-based information provided by TIPS may be used in the development of problem-focused emotional health promotion within the wider school setting...
  20. doi request reprint Knowledge, attitudes, practices and implications of safe water management and good hygiene in rural Bangladesh: assessing the impact and scope of the BRAC WASH programme
    Stephanie Fisher
    Centre for Global Health, 3 4 Foster Place, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
    J Water Health 9:80-93. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Realising the rights of disabled people in Africa: an introduction to the special issue
    Gubela Mji
    Centre for Rehabilitation Studies, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Disabil Rehabil 31:1-6. 2009
    ..One important way of promoting efforts to collectively achieve this is through networks of disabled people's organisations, practitioners, policy makers and researchers working together...
  22. ncbi request reprint Affective distress and amputation-related pain among older men with long-term, traumatic limb amputations
    Deirdre M Desmond
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Dublin, Ireland
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:362-8. 2006
    ..Many older individuals with long-term traumatic limb amputations could benefit from interventions to ameliorate affective distress and appropriate residual limb pain treatment...
  23. doi request reprint The role of awakening cortisol and psychological distress in diurnal variations in affect: a day reconstruction study
    Michael Daly
    School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Emotion 11:524-32. 2011
    ..Psychological distress, although not strongly associated with morning cortisol levels, does appear to interact with cortisol levels to profoundly influence affect...
  24. ncbi request reprint Factor structure of the Trinity Amputation and Prosthesis Experience Scales (TAPES) with individuals with acquired upper limb amputations
    Deirdre M Desmond
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 84:506-13. 2005
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Identifying successful outcomes and important factors to consider in upper limb amputation rehabilitation: an international web-based Delphi survey
    Sinead NiMhurchadha
    School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 35:1726-33. 2013
    ..This study provided RPs and individuals with ULA an opportunity to communicate their opinions and knowledge anonymously regarding the important areas to consider in rehabilitation. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint The factor structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale in older individuals with acquired amputations: a comparison of four models using confirmatory factor analysis
    Deirdre M Desmond
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, Department of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 20:344-9. 2005
    ..There has been little attention to the underlying dimensional structure of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in analyses involving individuals older than 65 years of age despite its routine application in this age group...
  27. ncbi request reprint Children's voices: qualitative data from the 'Barretstown studies'
    Gemma Kiernan
    Department of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Int J Nurs Stud 42:733-41. 2005
    ..Also two-thirds felt that they had acquired personal and social functioning skills. These findings are discussed in relation to the value of qualitatively accessing children's views and experiences...
  28. doi request reprint Heredity links natural hazards and human health: Apolipoprotein E gene moderates the health of earthquake survivors
    Michael Daly
    School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Health Psychol 30:228-35. 2011
    ..This study aimed to investigate the role of the apolipoprotein ε4 allele in moderating the influence of an exogenous stressor, an earthquake, on health...
  29. pmc Retention of health workers in Malawi: perspectives of health workers and district management
    Ogenna Manafa
    Centre for Global Health, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Hum Resour Health 7:65. 2009
    ..CONCLUSION: A strong human resource management function operating at the district level is likely to improve worker motivation and performance...
  30. doi request reprint Phantom sensations in people with complete spinal cord lesions: a grounded theory perspective
    Daren G Drysdale
    Dublin Psychoprosthetics Group, School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
    Disabil Rehabil 31:267-76. 2009
    ..This paper seeks to provide a better understanding of such 'phantom' sensations in spinal cord injury...
  31. ncbi request reprint The Revised-Perceived Illness Experience Scale (R-PIE): data from the Barretstown studies
    Gemma Kiernan
    Center for Early Childhood Development and Education, St Patrick s College, Dublin, Ireland
    Behav Med 30:23-31. 2004
    ..These findings provide empirical support for the R-PIE and suggest its usefulness in measuring children's experience of different illnesses in multinational settings...
  32. ncbi request reprint Outcomes associated with participation in a therapeutic recreation camping programme for children from 15 European countries: Data from the 'Barretstown Studies'
    Gemma Kiernan
    Psychology Department, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
    Soc Sci Med 59:903-13. 2004
    ..These findings clarify previous research and suggest that camping programmes have an important role to play as a complementary intervention in facilitating adjustment to chronic illness...
  33. pmc Developed world is robbing Africa of health staff: new ways of delivering health care are needed in developing countries
    Malcolm MacLachlan
    BMJ 331:48. 2005