Aoife O'Donovan

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Affiliation: University College Dublin
Country: Ireland

Publications

  1. ncbi Social support and loneliness in college students: effects on pulse pressure reactivity to acute stress
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:523-8. 2007
  2. doi Access to social support in life and in the laboratory: combined impact on cardiovascular reactivity to stress and state anxiety
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 13:1147-56. 2008
  3. doi Suicidal ideation is associated with elevated inflammation in patients with major depressive disorder
    Aoife O'Donovan
    School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Depress Anxiety 30:307-14. 2013
  4. doi Anxiety is associated with higher levels of global DNA methylation and altered expression of epigenetic and interleukin-6 genes
    Therese M Murphy
    aMedical School, University of Exeter, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK bDepartment of Psychiatry, San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, USA cDepartment of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, Education and Research Centre, St Vincent s University Hospital dThe UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Dublin eSchool of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Psychiatr Genet 25:71-8. 2015
  5. pmc Clinical anxiety, cortisol and interleukin-6: evidence for specificity in emotion-biology relationships
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, St Vincent s University Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Brain Behav Immun 24:1074-7. 2010

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Publications5

  1. ncbi Social support and loneliness in college students: effects on pulse pressure reactivity to acute stress
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, St Vincent s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4, Ireland
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:523-8. 2007
    ..Socially supportive relationships at university may buffer against psychological stress in students, particularly in those experiencing loneliness...
  2. doi Access to social support in life and in the laboratory: combined impact on cardiovascular reactivity to stress and state anxiety
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry, University College Dublin, Ireland
    J Health Psychol 13:1147-56. 2008
    ..05). Self-reported anxiety post-stressor was significantly higher when functional support was not mentioned (p = .03)...
  3. doi Suicidal ideation is associated with elevated inflammation in patients with major depressive disorder
    Aoife O'Donovan
    School of Medicine and Medical Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Depress Anxiety 30:307-14. 2013
    ..However, greater severity of depression and the medical lethality of suicide attempts could account for such elevated inflammation in suicide attempters and suicide completers...
  4. doi Anxiety is associated with higher levels of global DNA methylation and altered expression of epigenetic and interleukin-6 genes
    Therese M Murphy
    aMedical School, University of Exeter, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK bDepartment of Psychiatry, San Francisco and San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California, USA cDepartment of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, Education and Research Centre, St Vincent s University Hospital dThe UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research, University College Dublin, UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, Dublin eSchool of Biochemistry and Immunology, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
    Psychiatr Genet 25:71-8. 2015
    ..However, the relationship between IL-6 and DNA methyltransferases (DNMTs) and EZH2 expression has not previously been examined in anxious individuals...
  5. pmc Clinical anxiety, cortisol and interleukin-6: evidence for specificity in emotion-biology relationships
    Aoife O'Donovan
    Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health Research, St Vincent s University Hospital, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Brain Behav Immun 24:1074-7. 2010
    ..Conversely, the groups had equivalent levels of CRP in all analyses. Results are indicative of anxiety-specific effects on inflammatory activity, and highlight a pathway by which anxiety may increase risk for inflammatory diseases...