Rory C O'Connor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Stirling
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Personality and cognitive processes: self-criticism and different types of rumination as predictors of suicidal ideation
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 46:392-401. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Distinguishing adolescents who think about self-harm from those who engage in self-harm
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA
    Br J Psychiatry 200:330-5. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Predicting deliberate self-harm in adolescents: a six month prospective study
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:364-75. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The structure and temporal stability of the Child and Adolescent Perfectionism Scale
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
    Psychol Assess 21:437-43. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Self-harm in adolescents: self-report survey in schools in Scotland
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:68-72. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Self-regulation of unattainable goals in suicide attempters: the relationship between goal disengagement, goal reengagement and suicidal ideation
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 47:164-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Predicting depression, anxiety and self-harm in adolescents: the role of perfectionism and acute life stress
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:52-9. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The relations between perfectionism and suicidality: a systematic review
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behavior Research Group, University of Stirling, Scotland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:698-714. 2007
  9. doi request reprint A comparison of specific positive future expectancies and global hopelessness as predictors of suicidal ideation in a prospective study of repeat self-harmers
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 110:207-14. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting short-term outcome in well-being following suicidal behaviour: the conjoint effects of social perfectionism and positive future thinking
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1543-55. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Personality and cognitive processes: self-criticism and different types of rumination as predictors of suicidal ideation
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 46:392-401. 2008
    ..The findings support a growing corpus of research which highlights the utility of personality and cognitive factors in advancing our understanding of the suicidal process. The theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  2. doi request reprint Distinguishing adolescents who think about self-harm from those who engage in self-harm
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA
    Br J Psychiatry 200:330-5. 2012
    ..Adolescent self-harm is a major public health concern, yet little is known about the factors that distinguish adolescents who think about self-harm but do not act on these thoughts from those who act on such thoughts...
  3. doi request reprint Predicting deliberate self-harm in adolescents: a six month prospective study
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 39:364-75. 2009
    ..The findings suggest that school-based programs focused on how young people cope with psychosocial stressors may offer promise...
  4. doi request reprint The structure and temporal stability of the Child and Adolescent Perfectionism Scale
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland
    Psychol Assess 21:437-43. 2009
    ..Taking these analyses together, the authors concluded that their discriminant 3-factor structure is robust. Theoretical and clinical implications are discussed. More research on the predictive validity of the CAPS is suggested...
  5. doi request reprint Self-harm in adolescents: self-report survey in schools in Scotland
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Br J Psychiatry 194:68-72. 2009
    ..The suicide rate in Scotland is twice as high as that in England. However, the prevalence of self-harm is unknown...
  6. doi request reprint Self-regulation of unattainable goals in suicide attempters: the relationship between goal disengagement, goal reengagement and suicidal ideation
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 47:164-9. 2009
    ..These predictive effects were independent of baseline mood, attempt status and suicidal intent. The theoretical and clinical implications are discussed...
  7. doi request reprint Predicting depression, anxiety and self-harm in adolescents: the role of perfectionism and acute life stress
    Rory C O'Connor
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 48:52-9. 2010
    ..The dimensions of perfectionism are differentially associated with psychological distress. Tailored clinical interventions focused on adolescent perfectionism should offer promise in tackling psychological morbidity in adolescence...
  8. doi request reprint The relations between perfectionism and suicidality: a systematic review
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behavior Research Group, University of Stirling, Scotland
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 37:698-714. 2007
    ..The methodological implications for future research are examined. In addition, the clinical implications for treatment and how these findings relate to the current conceptual debate on the nature of perfectionism are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint A comparison of specific positive future expectancies and global hopelessness as predictors of suicidal ideation in a prospective study of repeat self-harmers
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 110:207-14. 2008
    ..In short, are specific positive expectancies or global hopelessness attitudes more closely related to suicidality?..
  10. ncbi request reprint Predicting short-term outcome in well-being following suicidal behaviour: the conjoint effects of social perfectionism and positive future thinking
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Scotland FK9 4LA, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:1543-55. 2007
    ..Implications for theory and clinical practice are discussed...
  11. doi request reprint Elaborating the cry of pain model of suicidality: Testing a psychological model in a sample of first-time and repeat self-harm patients
    Susan A Rasmussen
    Department of Psychology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 49:15-30. 2010
    ..This is the first study to investigate the utility of this psychological model in a sample of first-time and repeat self-harm (SH) patients...
  12. ncbi request reprint The role of rumination, attentional biases and stress in psychological distress
    Rebecca Morrison
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Br J Psychol 99:191-209. 2008
    ..The findings supported the proposed diathesis-stress models. In addition, a causal relationship between rumination and positive attentional bias has been empirically established for the first time...
  13. doi request reprint Type D personality and cardiac output in response to stress
    Lynn Williams
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
    Psychol Health 24:489-500. 2009
    ..These findings provide new evidence on Type D and suggest that Type D may affect health through increased cardiac output and higher subjective feelings of stress following acute stress...
  14. doi request reprint Self-regulation of unattainable goals in suicide attempters: a two year prospective study
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory, School of Natural Sciences, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, United Kingdom
    J Affect Disord 142:248-55. 2012
    ..In the present study, we investigated the utility of two proximal mechanisms (goal disengagement and goal reengagement) in the prediction of hospital-treated self-harm repetition in a sample of suicide attempters...
  15. ncbi request reprint Type-D personality mechanisms of effect: the role of health-related behavior and social support
    Lynn Williams
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, Stirling, United Kingdom
    J Psychosom Res 64:63-9. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint The role of clinical and social cognitive variables in parasuicide
    Rory C O'Connor
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 45:465-81. 2006
    ..Three months later, participants were asked to complete a measure of suicidal thinking and behaviour...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of perfectionism and autobiographical memory in a sample of parasuicide patients: an exploratory study
    Susan A Rasmussen
    Suicidal Behaviour Research Group, Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
    Crisis 29:64-72. 2008
    ..The findings are discussed in relation to previous research...
  18. doi request reprint A systematic review of the relationship between rumination and suicidality
    Rebecca Morrison
    Suicidal Behavior Research Group, University of Stirling, UK
    Suicide Life Threat Behav 38:523-38. 2008
    ..This review also highlights the considerable dearth of studies on this area of concern, specifically of case-control and prospective, clinical studies, in the worldwide literature...
  19. pmc Developing social capital in implementing a complex intervention: a process evaluation of the early implementation of a suicide prevention intervention in four European countries
    Fiona M Harris
    Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, Iris Murdoch Building, University of Stirling, Stirling FK9 4LA, UK
    BMC Public Health 13:158. 2013
    ..This paper reports on a process evaluation of the early implementation stage of an optimised suicide prevention programme (OSPI-Europe) implemented in four European countries...
  20. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing anticipated decisions about sunscreen use
    Susan Rasmussen
    Department of Psychology, University of Stirling, UK
    J Health Psychol 10:585-95. 2005
    ..The findings are described with particular emphasis on the implications for future intervention strategies...
  21. ncbi request reprint Predicting psychological distress in college students: the role of rumination and stress
    Rebecca Morrison
    University of Stirling, Stirling, United Kingdom
    J Clin Psychol 61:447-60. 2005
    ..Other main effects are reported. The evidence supported the proposed diathesis-stress model and extended previous research by relating rumination to different components of psychological distress prospectively...