My Publications


These are some of my publications
Psoriasis Research:
O’Leary, C. (2001). The impact of daily stress, illness perceptions and beliefs about medication on psoriasis. (DClinPsych dissertation, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London).
O’Leary C J, Weinman J, Higgins E Creamer D. (2001) Beliefs about medication in psoriasis and their association with adherence. Br J Dermatol; 145 (Suppl 59): 40-76.
O’Leary, CJ, Creamer, D, Higgins, E & Weinman, J (2004) ‘Perceived stress, stress attributions and psychological distress in psoriasisJournal of Psychosomatic Research, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 465 – 471.
O’Leary, CJ (2007). Psoriasis. In Cambridge handbook of psychology, health, and medicine. Editors: Ayers S. et al. Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press.
Other Health Conditions:
Barker, H, Moses, J, & O’Leary C (2017) ‘I’ve got to prioritise’: being a parent with cystic fibrosis, Psychology, Health & Medicine, 22:6, 744-752.
Nelson, J, O’Leary, C & Weinman, J (2009) ‘Causal Attributions in Parents of Babies With a Cleft Lip and/or Palate and Their Association With Psychological Well-BeingCleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, vol. 46, no. 4, pp. 425 – 434.
O’Leary, C.J. et al. (2002). Relationship between psychological well-being and lung health status in patients with bronchiectasis. Respiratory Medicine , Volume 96 , Issue 9 , 686 – 692.
O’Leary, CJ and Jones, PW (2000) The left ventricular dysfunction questionnaire (LVD-36): Reliability, validity, and responsiveness.  Heart (British Cardiac Society) 83(6):634-40.
O’Leary, C. (1998). Quantifying the impact of left ventricular dysfunction on daily life and well-being. (Doctoral dissertation, St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London).
O’Leary, CJ and Jones, PW (1998) The influence of decisions made by developers on health status questionnaire content Quality of Life Research 7(6):545-50.


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