Gráinne Donohue
University College Dublin
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22Publications
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Publications 24
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#1Lisa Douglas (CMHS: Mental Health Services)
#2Gráinne Donohue (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 3
Last. Jean Morrissey (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 10
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The use of physical restraint is a contentious practice in the acute mental health setting. There are a plethora of guidelines surrounding the safe use of restraint. However, there is a scarcity of...
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#1Eimear O’Sullivan (CMHS: Mental Health Services)
#2Eimear Gogan (CMHS: Mental Health Services)
Last. Gráinne Donohue (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 3
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AIM The aim of this study is to explore mental health student nurses' perceptions and application of a CBT-orientated training programme - the Decider Life Skills programme. BACKGROUND The undergraduate nursing degree programme is a challenging one and places high demands both professionally and personally on students. Mental health nursing students are faced with particular stressors including working with people in significant psychological distress, which can result in students feeling overwh...
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#1Gráinne Donohue (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 3
#2Edward McCann (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 17
Last. Michael E. Brown ('QUB': Queen's University Belfast)H-Index: 94
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People who identify as LGBTQ+ and are in prison often experience many additional challenges. Once in prison, there is systemic discrimination against imprisoned LGBTQ+ people and a lack of understanding and concern regarding their care, treatment and support needs. While there is growing interest in their protection and that of other vulnerable populations in prison settings, little is known about their views and experiences regarding their distinct psychosocial needs. The aim of this systematic...
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Last. Gráinne Donohue (UCD: University College Dublin)H-Index: 3
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Prescribing in mental health nursing in the Republic of Ireland is still an unusual occurrence and despite an uptake in prescriber training, this does not often translate to practice. Recent Irish ...
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#1Anita Lonergan (CMHS: Mental Health Services)H-Index: 1
#2Fiona Timmins (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 28
Last. Gráinne Donohue (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 3
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WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: ECT is a fast-working and potentially life-saving treatment, but it is still considered a controversial treatment choice. Due to lack of knowledge and public stigma, ECT can be an anxiety-inducing treatment for people experiencing severe depression. The nurse's role is to alleviate this anxiety, aid recovery and minimize the risk of relapse. They manage this onerous task ideally through the therapeutic relationship, and use the skills of assessment and risk identif...
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#1Gráinne Donohue (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 3
#2Brian Keogh (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 18
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#1Caragh Kennedy (CMHS: Mental Health Services)H-Index: 1
#2Jean Morrissey (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 10
Last. Gráinne Donohue (Trinity College, Dublin)H-Index: 3
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WHAT IS KNOWN ON THE SUBJECT?: The high prevalence of adults presenting to the mental health services places mental health nurses (MHNs) in a unique position to help to identify and support the person with the associated challenges of child sexual abuse (CSA). Feelings of discomfort have been identified by mental health nurses (MHNs) when working with survivors of CSA due to a lack of knowledge, poor confidence and feeling unprepared to inquire and respond to such a sensitive topic. WHAT DOES TH...
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#2Brian KeoghH-Index: 18
Last. Gráinne DonohueH-Index: 3
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#1Shane Kirwan (CMHS: Mental Health Services)
#2Paddy Cunningham (CMHS: Mental Health Services)
Last. John Creedon (CMHS: Mental Health Services)
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Mental health nurses have been at the forefront of adjusting practice during the COVID-19 pandemic through novel means, including the delivery of technology-mediated interventions, upskilling on in...
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#1Edward McCannH-Index: 17
#2Gráinne DonohueH-Index: 3
Last. Michael E. Brown ('QUB': Queen's University Belfast)H-Index: 94
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People who identify as trans and gender non-binary experience many challenges in their lives and more interest is being paid to their overall health and wellbeing. However, little is known about their experiences and perceptions regarding their distinct psychosocial needs. The aim of this systematic review is to critically evaluate and synthesize the existing research evidence relating to the unique psychological and social experiences of trans people and identify aspects that may help or hinder...
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