Louise Doyle
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing & Midwifery

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Doyle, L., Treacy, MP. & Sheridan, A. , Self-Harm and Help-Seeking in Irish School-Going Adolescents., National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin, 7, (4), 2017, pp49 - 49 Published Abstract, 2017 URL

Doyle, L., Treacy, M.P. & Sheridan, A., "It just doesn't feel right": A Mixed Methods Study of Adolescent Help-Seeking in Irish Schools. , Advances in School Mental Health Promotion., 10, (2), 2017, p113 - 126 Journal Article, 2017 DOI TARA - Full Text

Morrissey, J., Doyle, L., & Higgins, A. , Self-harm: From risk management to relational and recovery-orientated care, Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice , 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Keogh B, McBennett P, De Vries, J.,Higgins A, O'Shea M, and Doyle, L., Prisoners Perceptions of a Mental Health Wellness Workshop, International Journal of Prisoner Health, 13, (2), 2017, p81 - 90 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Doyle, L., de Vries, J., Higgins, A., Keogh, B., McBennett, P. & O'Shea, M., A mixed methods longitudinal evaluation of a one-day mental health wellness intervention. , Health Education Journal, 76, (2), 2017, p244 - 256 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Keogh, B., Skärsäter, I., Doyle, L., Heikki, E., Jormfeldt, H., Lahti, M, Higgins, A., Meade, O., Sitvast, J., Stickley, T. & Kilkku, N., Working with Families Affected by Mental Distress: Stakeholders perceptions of Mental Health Nurses Educational Needs , Issues in Mental Health Nursing , 38, (10), 2017, p822 - 828 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

McCann, E., Keogh, B., Doyle, L. & Coyne, I. , The experiences of youth who identify as trans* in relation to health and social care needs, Youth & Society, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Doyle, L., Sheridan, A. & Treacy, MP. , Motivations for adolescent self-harm and the implications for mental health nurses, Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 24, (2-3), 2017, p134 - 142 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Doyle, L., Heikki, E., Jormfeldt, H., Lahti, M, Higgins, A., Keogh, B., Meade, O., Sitvast, J., Skärsäter, I., Stickley, T. & Kilkku, N., Preparing Masters level mental health nurses to work within a wellness paradigm: Findings from the eMenthe project, International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 2017 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Keogh B, Doyle L, Ellila H, Higgins A, Jormfeldt H, Lahti M, Meade O, Silvast J, Skarsater I, Stickley T & Kilkku N, Developing e-learning materials in mental health: The Ementhe Project, Mental Health Practice, 20, (5), 2017, p36 - 37 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Downes, C., Gill, A., Doyle, L., Morrissey, J. & Higgins, A. , Survey of mental health nurses' attitudes towards risk assessment, risk assessment tools and positive risk. , Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing., 23, (3-4), 2016, p188 - 197 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

De Vries, J., Begley, T., Downes, C., Doyle, L., McCann, E., Murphy, R., Sharek, D., Sheerin, F., Smyth, S., and Higgins, A., Happiness and mental health in the LGBT community in Ireland, 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research: Contemplating the Past, Present and Future, Dublin, Ireland, 9-10 November, Trinity College Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Downes, C., Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Murphy, R., Sharek, D., deVries, J., Begley, T., McCann, E., Sheerin F., & Smyth, S. , Public attitudes towards LGBTI people in Ireland., 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research: Contemplating the Past, Present and Future., Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 9-10 November 2016, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Downes, C., Nash, M., Morrissey, J., Brennan, M., Costello, P. & Gill, A. , Risk assessment and safety planning in mental health services., National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin., 7, (3), 2016, pp97 - 97 Published Abstract, 2016 URL

Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Downes, C., Murphy, R., Sharek, D., deVries, J., Begley, T., McCann, E., Sheerin, F. & Smyth, S.., Mental Health Morbidities among LGBTI people in Ireland, 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research: Contemplating the Past, Present and Future., Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 9-10 November 2016, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Downes, C., Morrissey, J., Costello, P.,Brennan, M & Nash, M., There is more to risk and safety planning than dramatic risks: mental health nurses' risk assessment and safety management practice., International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 25, (2), 2016, p159 - 170 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Stickley, T., Higgins, A., Meade, O., Sitsvast, J., Doyle, L. Ellilä, H., Jormfeldt, H., Keogh, B., Lahti, M., Skärsäter, I., Vuokila-Oikkonen P., Kilkku, N., From the rhetoric to the real: A critical review of how the concepts of recovery and social inclusion may inform mental health nurse advanced level curricula - the eMenthe project., Nurse Education Today, 37, 2016, p155 - 163 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Dowling, S. & Doyle, L. , Responding to self-harm in the school setting: The experiences of guidance counsellors and teachers in Ireland., British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 2016 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Doyle, L., Brady, AM, Byrne, G., An overview of mixed methods research - revisited., Journal of Research in Nursing, 21, (8), 2016, p623 - 635 Journal Article, 2016 Handle TARA - Full Text DOI

Higgins, A., Doyle, L., Morrissey, J., Downes, C., Gill, A. & Bailey, J., Documentary analysis of risk assessment and safety planning policies and tools in a mental health context. , International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 25, (4), 2016, p385 - 395 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Doyle, L., Downes, C., Murphy, R., Sharek, D., de Vries, J., Begley, T., Sheerin, F., Smyth, S., and Higgins, A., Self-harm and suicide attempts among LGBTI people in Ireland, 17th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research: Contemplating the Past, Present and Future, Dublin, Ireland, 9-10 November, Trinity College Dublin School of Nursing & Midwifery, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J. , Working with self-harm and suicidal behaviour. , London, Palgrave McMillan, 2015 Book, 2015

Keogh B, Doyle L, Higgins A, et al. , Developing e Learning Materials in Mental Health - Findings from Key Stakeholder Consultations , 16th Heath care Interdisciplinary Research Conference , Trinity College Dublin, 5th November 2015, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Higgins A, Doyle L, Downes C, Nash M, Morrissey J, Brennan M, Costello P, Gill A, Risk assessment and safety planning practices of mental health nurses in Ireland, Horatio Congress: Discovering Horizons and Bridges in Care , Lisbon, Portugal, 8-10 Oct 2015, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Skärsäter, I., Jormfeldt, H.,, Doyle, L., Ellilä, H., Higgins, A.,Keogh, B.,Lahti, M., Meade, O., Sitvast, J., Stickley, T., Vuokila-Oikkonen, P & Kilkku, N., Enhancing Masters Level Education in Mental Health Practice with e-learning Materials - eMenthe A European Project, 19th International Philosophy of Nursing Society (IPONS) Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 24-26 August 2015, 2015, pp42- Oral Presentation, 2015

Mixed Methods in, editor(s)Henly, S.J. , Routledge International handbook of advanced quantitative methods in Nursing research, Abingdon, UK, Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2015, pp411-422 , [Doyle, Louise] Book Chapter, 2015

Doyle, L., Higgins, A., De Vries, J., McCann, E., Sharek, D., Sheerin, F. & Smyth, S., Self-Harm in the LGBTI population: Findings from the LGBTIreland study., New Discoveries and Technologies in Suicide Prevention: 28th World Congress of the International Association of Suicide Prevention., Montreal, Canada., 16-20 June 2015, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Doyle, L., Higgins, A., M. Nash, J. Morrissey, M. Brennan, A. Gill, P. Costello, C. Downes , Risk Assessment and Safety Planning in Mental Health Nursing Services, 16th Healthcare Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 4th and 5th November, 2015 Oral Presentation, 2015

Doyle, L.. Treacy, M.P. & Sheridan, A. , Self-harm in young people: Prevalence, associated factors and help-seeking in school-going adolescents., International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 24, (6), 2015, p485 - 494 Journal Article, 2015 DOI TARA - Full Text

Keogh, B., Doyle, L., Higgins, A. et al, Developing Master's Level eLearning material in mental health - Phase one, consulting with key stakeholders , Fundamentals of Nursing and Midwifery Practice, 33rd Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research & Education Conference 2014, RCSI, Dublin, 20th February 2014, Abstract number P.34, 2014, pp116 - 117 Published Abstract, 2014

Ellilä,H., Kilkku, N., Callaghan,P.,van Dommelen, R., Doyle, L., Higgins, A. et al. , eMenthe: a European co-operation project to enhance Master's level education in mental health practice with eLearning material., 3rd European Mental Health Conference , Tallinn, Estonia, 10-12.9.2014, 2014 Oral Presentation, 2014

Kilkku, N. Callaghan, P., van Dommelen, R., Doyle, L., Ellilä, H., Higgins, A. et al. , eMenthe: a European co-operation project to enhance Master's level education in mental health practice with eLearning materials. , Horatio, European Psychiatric Nursing Congress 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. , 31.10 - 2.11.13, 2013 Oral Presentation, 2013

Doyle,L, Deliberate Self-Harm and Associated Factors in an Urban Irish Adolescent Cohort, Suicidologi, The XXVII World Congress of The International Association for Suicide Prevention, Oslo, Norway, September 24-28, 18, ( (Suppl 1)), 2013, pp165 - 165 Published Abstract, 2013

Doyle, Louise, Deliberate Self-Harm and Help-seeking in Adolescents, Promoting Youth Mental Health through Intervention, Engagement and Innovation., Limerick, Ireland, 28th September 2012, 2012 Oral Presentation, 2012

Doyle, Louise, A Mixed Methods Study of Adolescent Self-Harm and Help-Seeking for Serious Emotional/Psychological Problems, UCD, 2011 Thesis, 2011

Doyle, Louise, The identification of adolescent self-harm and an exploration of help-seeking for serious emotional/psychological problems and self-harm., 12th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference., School of Nursing and Midwifery, TCD. , 9th-10th November 20, 2011 Oral Presentation, 2011

Doyle, L. Keogh, B. & Lynch, A., Pharmacological Management of Alcohol Dependence Syndrome, Mental Health Practice, 14, (1), 2010, p14 - 19 Journal Article, 2010 Handle DOI TARA - Full Text

Doyle, L, Brady, A-M, Byrne, G, An overview of mixed methods research, Journal of Research in Nursing , 14, (2), 2009, p175 - 185 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Keogh, B., Lynch, A. & Doyle, L. , Pharmacological Management of Extra Pyramidal Side Effects , Nurse Prescribing, 51, (3), 2009, p00 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Doyle, L, A mixed methods study of adolescent help-seeking for emotional/psychological problems and suicidal behaviour., 5th Annual Mixed Methods Conference, Harrogate International Conference Centre, 8th-11th July 2009, 2009 Oral Presentation, 2009

Physical Health and Mental Health Nursing in, editor(s)Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L , Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing - An Irish Perspective, Ireland, Gill and MacMillan, 2008, pp333 - 345, [Ryan, F., Keogh, B., & Doyle, L] Book Chapter, 2008

Care of the Person with a Mood Disorder in, editor(s)Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L. , Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill and MacMillan, 2008, pp175 - 191, [Doyle, L. & Delaney, C.] Book Chapter, 2008

Keogh, B. & Doyle, L. , Psychopharmacological adverse effects, Mental Health Practice, 11, (6), 2008, p28 - 30 Journal Article, 2008 DOI TARA - Full Text Handle

Psychosocial Interventions in, editor(s)Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L , Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill and MacMillan, 2008, pp139 - 155, [Monahan, M., Doyle, L. & Keogh, B.] Book Chapter, 2008

Doyle, L & Keogh, B., Reducing relapse in psychosis through medication management., Mental Health Practice, 11, (9), 2008, p32 - 35 Journal Article, 2008 Handle DOI TARA - Full Text

Bohan, F & Doyle, L, Nurses' experiences of patient suicide and suicide attempts in an acute unit, Mental Health Practice, 11, (5), 2008, p12 - 16 Journal Article, 2008 DOI Handle TARA - Full Text

Doyle, L., O'Brien, F., Timmins, F. Tobin, G. O'Rourke, F.and Doherty, L. , Nurse Education in Practice, An Evaluation of an Attendance Monitoring System for Undergraduate Nursing Students , 8, (2), 2008, p129 - 139 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L. (Eds.), Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing : An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill and MacMillian, 2008, 1 - 430pp Book, 2008

Care of the Person with Suicidal Behaviour in, editor(s)Morrissey, J., Keogh, B. & Doyle, L. , Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing: An Irish Perspective, Dublin, Gill and MacMillan, 2008, pp222 - 236, [Louise Doyle] Book Chapter, 2008

Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J., Emergency Department Nurses' Educational Needs When Caring for Patients who present with Suicidal Behaviour, 26th Internnational Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, 21-22 February 2007 , 2007, pp34 - 34 Oral Presentation, 2007

Doyle, L., Ethical issues when undertaking a mixed method study of help-seeking behaviours for emotional/psychological problems and suicidal behaviour among adolescents, Mixed Methods Conference 2007, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK., 8th-12th July 2007, 2007, pp46 - 46 Oral Presentation, 2007

Doyle, L ., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J., Caring for patients with Suicidal Behaviour: an Exploratory Study, British Journal of Nursing, 16, (19), 2007, p1218 - 1222 Journal Article, 2007 URL Handle TARA - Full Text

Keogh, B., Doyle, L. & Morrissey, J., Suicidal Behaviour: A Study of Emergency Nurses' Educational Needs when Caring for this Patient Group, Emergency Nurse, 15, (3), 2007, p30 - 35 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Morrissey, J., Doyle, L, Keogh, B., Final Year Mental Health Student Nurses' Experiences of Caring for Clients with Suicidal Behaviour, 7th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 9th November 2006, 2006, pp542 - 542 Oral Presentation, 2006

Doyle, L., Psychiatric nurses' perceptions of research utilization in nursing practice, 4th Annual International TCD Nursing and Midwifery Research Conference, Dublin, 2003, 2003 Oral Presentation, 2003

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Doyle, L., Adolescent Self-Harm, Nursing in General Practice, 2, (10), 2017, p34 - 36 Journal Article, 2017

Doyle, L., Keogh, B., Morrissey, J., Holme, I., Brennan, M. & Higgins, A. , Promoting Our Wellness and Recovery (POWER) Peer Prisoner Mentoring Evaluation Study., Trinity College Dublin, 2017, p1 - 100 Report, 2017 TARA - Full Text

Higgins, A. Doyle, L. Downes, C., Murphy, R., Sharek, D., deVries, J., Begley, T., McCann E., Sheerin, F. & Smyth, S. , The LGBTIreland Report: national study of the mental health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people in Ireland, Dublin, GLEN and BeLonG To. , March, 2016, p1 - 310 Report, 2016 URL

Higgins, A., Morrissey, J., Doyle, L & Bailey, J. , Best Practice Principles for Risk Assessment and Safety Planning, Dublin: Health Service Executive, 2015 Report, 2015 URL

Higgins, A., Doyle, L. Downes, C., Nash, M., Morrissey, J., Brennan, M & Costello, P., Risk Assessment and Safety Planning in Mental Health Nursing Services. An Exploration of Practices, Policies and Processes., Dublin: Health Service Executive, 2015 Report, 2015 URL

Doyle, L., O'Shea, M., Keogh, B., De Vries, J., McBennett, P. & Higgins, A., Wellness Workshop Longitudinal Evaluation Report , Trinity College Dublin, September, 2014, p1 - 147 Report, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Doyle L., Higgins A., Sharek D., Keogh B., De Vries J., McBennett P. , Suicide or Survive: Wellness Workshop Evaluation Final Report. Dublin: School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin., Dublin: School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin, August, 2012 Report, 2012

De Vries J., Mayock P., Higgins A., Sherlock L., Doyle L., Andrews L. and Sheaf G., A review of the international literature on the role of outside facilitators in the delivery of school-based sex education, Dublin, Crisis Pregnancy Agency, December, 2009, p1 - 190 Report, 2009 DOI

Doyle, L., Keogh, B. & Morrissey, J., Suicidal Behaviour in the Emergency Department: Facing the Challenges, World of Irish Nursing, 15, (9), 2007, p50 - 51 Journal Article, 2007 TARA - Full Text

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • An evaluation of POWER (promoting our own wellness and promoting recovery): A peer prisoner mentoring programme.
  • Summary
    • Doyle, L (PI), Higgins, A., Keogh, B., Brennan, M. & Morrissey, J.
  • Funding Agency
    • National Office of Suicide Prevention/Suicide or Survive
  • Date From
    • February 2015
  • Date To
    • December 2016
  • Title
    • 'A pre/post evaluation of the impact of a one day wellness programme by Suicide or Survive, on participants' knowledge of and attitudes towards mental health issues and self-reported mental wellbeing
  • Summary
    • Doyle, L (PI), Higgins, A., Keogh, B., de Vries, J. & McBennett, P.
  • Funding Agency
    • Suicide or Survive/National Office of Suicide Prevention
  • Date From
    • March 2013
  • Date To
    • September 2014
  • Title
    • Exploring practices, policies and processes around risk and safety management within mental health nursing services (SMARTER Nursing study)
  • Summary
    • Higgins, A. Doyle, L., Nash, M., Brennan, M. Costello, P. & Morrisey, J.
  • Funding Agency
    • HSE and NPMDU
  • Date From
    • September 2013
  • Date To
    • May 2015
  • Title
    • Developing Master's Level e-learning material in Mental Health
  • Summary
    • Kikku, N., Callaghan, P., van Dommelen, R., Doyle, L., Ellila, H., Higgins, A., Jormfelt, H., Kalevo, C., Keogh, B., Laksy, M-L, van de Sande, R., Sitvast, J., Skarsater, I., Stickely, T. & Vuokila-Oikkpnen, P.
  • Funding Agency
    • EU lifelong programme/Erasmus Multilateral Networks
  • Date From
    • October 2013
  • Date To
    • September 2016
  • Title
    • LGBTIreland: Exploration of mental health issues of LGBTI people in Ireland and public attitudes towards LGBTI people.
  • Summary
    • Higgins, A., Begley, T., de Vries, J., Doyle, L., McCann, E., Sheerin, F., Sharek, D. & Smyth, S.
  • Funding Agency
    • Gay & Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) & BeLonG To
  • Date From
    • February 2014
  • Date To
    • February 2016
  • Title
    • An exploration of the experiences, concerns and needs of transgender identified children and young people.
  • Summary
    • Higgins, A. (PI), Doyle, L., Keogh, B., Coyne, I., McCann, E. & Walsh, S. The aim of the study is to explore the experiences, concerns and needs of transgender identified children and young people and to prepare a report on both the process and outcome of the consultation to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA). The objectives of the study are to: (1)dentify the things that make their lives easy and the things that make life hard for transgender identified children and young people;(ii)identify the things that work well for transgender identified children and young people and (iii) identify the things that transgender identified children and young people consider needs to change to enhance their lives
  • Date From
    • 2016

Keywords

Adolescent help-seeking behaviour; mental health ; mental health interventions; MENTAL-HEALTH-CARE; Self-harm; Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour

Recognition

Representations

Member of the Advisory Board of the 3Ts charity (Turn the Tide of Suicide). 2016 to present

Associate Editor BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth (Mental Health papers) 2016 to present

Reviewer BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2016 to present

Reviewer International Journal of Mental Health Nursing 2016 to present

Research advisor to Mental Health Reform 2016 to present

Grant reviewer for Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC - UK). 2014

Reviewer for Nursing Research 2013 to present

External Examiner BSc. (Psychiatric Nursing) Athlone Institute of Technology 2013 to 2016

Member of the external programmatic review panel Dundalk Institute of Technology. 2013

Book proposal and chapter reviewer (Sage publications and McGraw hill publications) 2013

Occasional Journal Reviewer for: British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Child Abuse and Neglect, Irish Educational Studies, Journal of Mental Health, Health Education Journal, Nurse Prescribing. 2012

Member of the organising committee for the Annual International Research Conference - Transforming Healthcare Through Research, Education and Technology 2012 to 2014

Reviewer Journal of Clinical Nursing 2007 to present

External Examiner BSc. (Nursing) Dundalk Institute of Technology 2007 to 2010

Awards and Honours

MA (jure officii) 2007

EHB Gold Medal For Nursing 1996

Memberships

International Association of Youth Mental Health 2017 – present

Member of the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) affiliate centre of the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI) 2016 – present

Executive Member of the Irish Institute of Mental Health Nursing 2016 – present

Member of the Advisory Board of 3Ts Charity(Turn the Tide of Suicide) 2016 – present

Member of ENTER (European Network Training, Education and Research Mental Health) 2013 – present

Irish Association of Suicidology 2006 – present