B.Sc.,Ph.D.

Contact Details

LECTURER ABOVE THE BAR
School of Psychology
Room 1037
Arts Millennium Building
NUI Galway
T: Ext. 5123
E: gerry.molloy@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Chair of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Division of Health Psychology, 2015-2016
Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, since 2012
Lecturer in Psychology, Division of Psychology, University of Stirling, 2009-2012
Honorary Research Fellow, Psychobiology Group, UCL, 2009-2014
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, since 2010
Research Fellow, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, UCL, 2006-2009
Health Psychologist, Health and Care Professions Council, since 2009
Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society, since 2007
ESRC/MRC Research Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, 2004-2006
PhD, School of Psychology, University of St Andrews, 2001-2004
BSc (Hons) Applied Psychology, University of Ulster, 1997-2001
                      

Research Interests

Gerry leads the MEDication Adherence across the Lifespan (MEDAL) research group at NUIG and is currently linked to several leading health psychology research groups in Europe. Over the last 5 years the main focus of this programme of research has been on describing, understanding and changing medication taking behaviour. Five key overarching questions include: (1) What is the extent of non-adherence to treatments? (2) What are the causes of non-adherence to treatment? (3) What are the consequences of non-adherence (4) How can we improve the measurement of medication taking behaviour? (5) What interventions support optimal medication taking behaviour? Gerry was an elected member of the Executive Committee of the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) between 2010 and 2014 and is currently a member of the Editorial Board of Psychology & Health. In 2013 he became an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Health Psychology and in 2015 he became an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. He is currently the co-director of the Health and Well-Being cluster of the Whitaker Institute at NUI, Galway. 
                      

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
EHPS 2018 01-DEC-18 30-NOV-28
A RANDOMISED PILOT STUDY OF A THEORY-BASED INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE APPROPRIATE POLYPHARMACY IN OLDER PEOPLE IF PRIMARY CARE (POLYPRIME) 01-SEP-18 31-AUG-21
COMPARING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF BEHAVIOUR CHANGE INTERVENTIONS VERSUS NEW MEDICAL TREATMENTS; MOVEMENT AND MEDICINE? 19-DEC-16 31-MAR-19
Resistant hypertension in general practice: prevalence, prognosis, description and development of platform cohort for future research 01-MAR-15 28-FEB-18
GERRY MOLLOY General Research Account 01-SEP-14 31-AUG-20
MILLENIUM FUND GERARD MOLLOY 01-DEC-12 31-MAY-18
ADHERENCE AND UPTAKE OF HORMONAL AND LONG ACTING REVERSIBLE CONTRACEPTIVES IN IRELAND BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS G MOLLOY 02-DEC-13 30-NOV-15
CAN MHEALTH INTERVENTIONS ENHANCE MEDICATION ADHERENCE AND INCREAS WALKING IN AT RISK POPULATIONS G MOLLOY 01-OCT-14 30-SEP-18

Contract Researchers

  Researcher Name Project Role Funding Body
Dr Leigh-Ann Swenney Adherence and uptake of hormonal and long acting reversible contraceptives in Ireland: Barriers and facilitators Post-doctoral researcher
Michelle Hanlon Let’s talk – and act - about adherence in multimorbidity – a teaching and learning resource for general practice Research Assistant
Joy Leahy Comparing the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions versus new medical treatments: Movement and medicine? Post-doctoral researcher
Eimear Morrissey Comparing the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions versus new medical treatments: Movement and medicine? Post-doctoral researcher
Dr Chris Noone Comparing the effectiveness of behaviour change interventions versus new medical treatments Post-doctoral researcher

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2019) 'A qualitative comparison of high and low adherers with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension'
Durand, H;Casey, M;Glynn, LG;Hayes, P;Murphy, AW;Molloy, GJ (2019) 'A qualitative comparison of high and low adherers with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension'. Psychology, Health, And Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Habit Strength and Adherence to Oral Contraceptives: the Role of Time- and Place-Based Cues'
Murphy, J,Eustace, N,Sarma, KM,Molloy, GJ (2018) 'Habit Strength and Adherence to Oral Contraceptives: the Role of Time- and Place-Based Cues'. International Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 25 :431-437 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Medication adherence for resistant hypertension: Assessing theoretical predictors of adherence using direct and indirect adherence measures'
Durand H, Hayes P, Harhen B, Conneely A, Finn DP, Casey M, Murphy AW, Molloy GJ (2018) 'Medication adherence for resistant hypertension: Assessing theoretical predictors of adherence using direct and indirect adherence measures'. British Journal Of Health Psychology, [Details]
(2018) 'Prognosis of patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension-a feasibility study'
Hayes P, Kielty H, Casey M, Glynn LG, Molloy GJ, Durand H, Newell J, Murphy AW (2018) 'Prognosis of patients with apparent treatment-resistant hypertension-a feasibility study'. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 43 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Conscientiousness and adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: a cross-sectional analysis of the facets of conscientiousness'
Eustace N, Sarma KM, Murphy J, Molloy GJ (2018) 'Conscientiousness and adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: a cross-sectional analysis of the facets of conscientiousness'. Psychology Health & Medicine, 23 (8):1006-1015 [Details]
(2018) 'Prevalence of treatment-resistant hypertension after considering pseudo-resistance and morbidity: a cross-sectional study in Irish primary care'
Hayes P, Casey M, Glynn LG, Molloy GJ, Durand H, O'Brien E, Dolan E, Newell J, Murphy AW. (2018) 'Prevalence of treatment-resistant hypertension after considering pseudo-resistance and morbidity: a cross-sectional study in Irish primary care'. British Journal Of General Practice, 68 (671):394-400 [Details]
(2018) 'Smartphone apps for improving medication adherence in hypertension: patients' perspectives'
Morrissey, EC,Casey, M,Glynn, LG,Walsh, JC,Molloy, GJ (2018) 'Smartphone apps for improving medication adherence in hypertension: patients' perspectives'. Patient Preference And Adherence, 12 :813-822 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'New self-management technologies for the treatment of hypertension: general practitioners' perspectives'
Morrissey, EC,Glynn, LG,Casey, M,Walsh, JC,Molloy, GJ (2018) 'New self-management technologies for the treatment of hypertension: general practitioners' perspectives'. Family Practice, 35 :318-322 [DOI] [Details]
(2018) 'Comparative effectiveness of physical activity interventions and anti-hypertensive pharmacological interventions in reducing blood pressure in people with hypertension: Protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis'
Noone C, Dwyer CP, Murphy J, Newell J, Molloy GJ (2018) 'Comparative effectiveness of physical activity interventions and anti-hypertensive pharmacological interventions in reducing blood pressure in people with hypertension: Protocol for a systematic review and network meta-analysis'. Systematic Reviews, [Details]
(2018) 'Getting started with network meta-analysis in health psychology'
Noone, C., Leahy, J., Morrissey, E.C., Ngouanfo, L., Navarro, T., Nieuwlaat, R., Molloy, G.J. (2018) 'Getting started with network meta-analysis in health psychology'. The European Health Psychologist, 20 (1):474-483 [Details]
(2018) 'Network meta-analysis in health psychology and behavioural medicine: a primer'
Molloy GJ, Noone C, Caldwell D, Welton NJ, Newell J (2018) 'Network meta-analysis in health psychology and behavioural medicine: a primer'. Health Psychology Review, [Details]
(2017) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence and blood pressure control in hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis'
Morrissey, EC; Durand, H; Nieuwlaat, R; Navarro, T; Haynes, B; Walsh, JC; Molloy, GJ (2017) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence and blood pressure control in hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis'. Psychology & Health, [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Medication adherence across the lifespan: Theory, methods, interventions and six grand challenges'
Molloy, GJ; O'Carroll RE (2017) 'Medication adherence across the lifespan: Theory, methods, interventions and six grand challenges'. Psychology & Health, 1 :1-7 [Details]
(2017) 'The INCA (TM) (Inhaler Compliance Assessment (TM)): A comparison with established measures of adherence'
Moran, C,Doyle, F,Sulaiman, I,Bennett, K,Greene, G,Molloy, GJ,Reilly, RB,Costello, RW,Mellon, L (2017) 'The INCA (TM) (Inhaler Compliance Assessment (TM)): A comparison with established measures of adherence'. Psychology & Health, 32 :1266-1287 [DOI] [Details]
(2017) 'Medication Adherence among Patients with Apparent Treatment-Resistant Hypertension: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis'
Durand H, Hayes P, Morrissey EC, Newell J, Casey M, Murphy AW, Molloy GJ. (2017) 'Medication Adherence among Patients with Apparent Treatment-Resistant Hypertension: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis'. Journal Of Hypertension, 35 (12):2346-2357 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing Among People with Dementia in Primary Care: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study Using the Enhanced Prescribing Database'
Barry, HE,Cooper, JA,Ryan, C,Passmore, AP,Robinson, AL,Molloy, GJ,Darcy, CM,Buchanan, H,Hughes, CM (2016) 'Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing Among People with Dementia in Primary Care: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study Using the Enhanced Prescribing Database'. Journal Of Alzheimers Disease, 52 :1503-1513 [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Couple-Based Psychosexual Support Following Prostate Cancer Surgery: Results of a Feasibility Pilot Randomized Control Trial'
Robertson J;McNamee P;Molloy G;Hubbard G;McNeill A;Bollina P;Kelly D;Forbat L; (2016) 'Couple-Based Psychosexual Support Following Prostate Cancer Surgery: Results of a Feasibility Pilot Randomized Control Trial'. Journal Of Sexual Medicine, 13 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Behavior Change Techniques in Apps for Medication Adherence: A Content Analysis'
Morrissey EC;Corbett TK;Walsh JC;Molloy GJ; (2016) 'Behavior Change Techniques in Apps for Medication Adherence: A Content Analysis'. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 50 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2016) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence in hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol'
Morrissey EC;Durand H;Nieuwlaat R;Navarro T;Haynes RB;Walsh JC;Molloy GJ; (2016) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence in hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol'. Systematic Reviews, 5 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'A randomized controlled multimodal behavioral intervention trial for improving antiepileptic drug adherence'
Pakpour, AH,Gholami, M,Esmaeili, R,Naghibi, SA,Updegraff, JA,Molloy, GJ,Dombrowski, SU (2015) 'A randomized controlled multimodal behavioral intervention trial for improving antiepileptic drug adherence'. Epilepsy & behavior : E&B, 52 :133-142 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Prescription contraception use: a cross-sectional population study of psychosocial determinants'
Molloy, G. J., Sweeney, L.-A., Byrne, M., Hughes, C. M., Ingham, R., Morgan, K., & Murphy, A. W. (2015) 'Prescription contraception use: a cross-sectional population study of psychosocial determinants'. BMJ Open, [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'A Qualitative Study of Prescription Contraception Use: The Perspectives of Users, General Practitioners and Pharmacists'
Sweeney, LA,Molloy, GJ,Byrne, M,Murphy, AW,Morgan, K,Hughes, CM,Ingham, R (2015) 'A Qualitative Study of Prescription Contraception Use: The Perspectives of Users, General Practitioners and Pharmacists'. Plos One, 10 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) 'Conscientiousness and adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: A prospective study'
Leahy, D,Treacy, K,Molloy, GJ (2015) 'Conscientiousness and adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: A prospective study'. Psychology & Health, 30 :1346-1360 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Psychological coping and recurrent major adverse cardiac events following acute coronary syndrome'
Messerli-Burgy, N,Molloy, GJ,Poole, L,Wikman, A,Kaski, JC,Steptoe, A (2015) 'Psychological coping and recurrent major adverse cardiac events following acute coronary syndrome'. British Journal Of Psychiatry, 207 :256-261 [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'Optimism and Recovery After Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Clinical Cohort Study'
Ronaldson, A,Molloy, GJ,Wikman, A,Poole, L,Kaski, JC,Steptoe, A (2015) 'Optimism and Recovery After Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Clinical Cohort Study'. Psychosomatic medicine, 77 :311-318 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 'Medication adherence, depression and the ongoing interpersonal context: a comment on Kronish et al'
Molloy GJ (2014) 'Medication adherence, depression and the ongoing interpersonal context: a comment on Kronish et al'. Annals Of Behavioral Medicine, 47 (2):135-136 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Exploring the feasibility and acceptability of couple-based psychosexual support following prostate cancer surgery: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial'
Robertson, JM,Molloy, GJ,Bollina, PR,Kelly, DM,McNeill, SA,Forbat, L (2014) 'Exploring the feasibility and acceptability of couple-based psychosexual support following prostate cancer surgery: study protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial'. Trials, 15 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Conscientiousness and Medication Adherence: A Meta-analysis'
Molloy, GJ,O'Carroll, RE,Ferguson, E (2014) 'Conscientiousness and Medication Adherence: A Meta-analysis'. Annals Of Behavioral Medicine, 47 :92-101 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Intentional and unintentional non-adherence to medications following an acute coronary syndrome: A longitudinal study'
Molloy, GJ,Messerli-Burgy, N,Hutton, G,Wikman, A,Perkins-Porras, L,Steptoe, A (2014) 'Intentional and unintentional non-adherence to medications following an acute coronary syndrome: A longitudinal study'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 76 :430-432 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Intention and planning predicting medication adherence following coronary artery bypass graft surgery'
Pakpour, AH,Gellert, P,Asefzadeh, S,Updegraff, JA,Molloy, GJ,Sniehotta, FF (2014) 'Intention and planning predicting medication adherence following coronary artery bypass graft surgery'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 77 :287-295 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'The psychosocial predictors of long-term distress in partners of patients with acute coronary syndrome'
Leigh ES, Wikman A, Molloy GJ, Randall G, Steptoe A (2014) 'The psychosocial predictors of long-term distress in partners of patients with acute coronary syndrome'. Psychology & Health, 29 (7):737-752 [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Behavioral science and reasons for nonadherence to medication'
Molloy GJ (2013) 'Behavioral science and reasons for nonadherence to medication'. Medical care, 51 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2013) 'Inflammation and symptoms of depression and anxiety in patients with acute coronary heart disease'
Steptoe, A,Wikman, A,Molloy, GJ,Messerli-Burgy, N,Kaski, JC (2013) 'Inflammation and symptoms of depression and anxiety in patients with acute coronary heart disease'. Brain Behavior And Immunity, 31 :183-188 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Type D Personality, self-efficacy, and medication adherence following an acute coronary syndrome'
Molloy GJ, Randall G, Wikman A, Perkins-Porras L, Messerli-Burgy N, Steptoe A (2012) 'Type D Personality, self-efficacy, and medication adherence following an acute coronary syndrome'. Psychosomatic Medicine, 74 :100-106 [Details]
(2012) 'Anaemia and the development of depressive symptoms following acute coronary syndrome: Longitudinal clinical observational study'
Steptoe, A; Wikman, A; Molloy, GJ; Kaski JC (2012) 'Anaemia and the development of depressive symptoms following acute coronary syndrome: Longitudinal clinical observational study'. BMJ Open, 2 [Details]
(2012) 'Cortisol levels and history of depression in acute coronary syndrome patients'
Messerli-Burgy, N; Molloy, GJ; Wikman, A; Perkins-Porras, L; Randall, G; Steptoe A. (2012) 'Cortisol levels and history of depression in acute coronary syndrome patients'. Psychological Medicine, 42 :1815-1823 [Details]
(2012) 'Symptom experience during acute coronary syndrome and the development of posttraumatic stress symptoms'
Wikman, A; Messerli-Burgy, N; Molloy, GJ; Randall, G; Perkins-Porras, L; Steptoe, A (2012) 'Symptom experience during acute coronary syndrome and the development of posttraumatic stress symptoms'. Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 35 :420-430 [Details]
(2012) 'The effects of perceived social support on quality of life in patients awaiting CABG and their partners: testing dyadic dynamics using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model'
Thomson, P; Molloy, GJ; Chung, M. (2012) 'The effects of perceived social support on quality of life in patients awaiting CABG and their partners: testing dyadic dynamics using the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model'. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 17 :35-46 [Details]
(2012) 'Adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: a cross-sectional survey of modifiable behavioural determinants'
Molloy, GJ,Graham, H,McGuinness, H (2012) 'Adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: a cross-sectional survey of modifiable behavioural determinants'. BMC Public Health, 12 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Cognitive predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms six months following acute coronary syndrome'
Wikman, A; Molloy, GJ; Randall, G; Steptoe, A (2011) 'Cognitive predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms six months following acute coronary syndrome'. Psychology & Health, 26 :974-988 [Details]
(2011) 'Emotional triggering and low socioeconomic status as determinants of depression following acute coronary syndrome'
Steptoe, A; Molloy, GJ; Messerli-Burgy, N; Wikman, A; Randall, G; Perkins-Porras, L; Kaski JC (2011) 'Emotional triggering and low socioeconomic status as determinants of depression following acute coronary syndrome'. Psychological Medicine, 41 :1857-1866 [Details]
(2011) 'Fear of dying and inflammation following acute coronary syndrome'
Steptoe, A; Molloy, GJ; Messerli-Bürgy, N; Wikman, A; Randall, G; Perkins-Porras; L, Kaski, JC. (2011) 'Fear of dying and inflammation following acute coronary syndrome'. European Heart Journal, 32 (19):2405-2411 [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Do brief online planning interventions embedded in a lifestyle survey increase physical activity amongst university students: A randomised controlled trial'
Skår, S; Sniehotta, FF; Molloy, GJ; Araújo-Soares, V; Prestwich A (2011) 'Do brief online planning interventions embedded in a lifestyle survey increase physical activity amongst university students: A randomised controlled trial'. Psychology & Health, 26 :399-417 [Details]
(2010) 'Social support and regular physical activity: does planning mediate this link?'
Molloy GJ, Dixon D, Hamer M, Sniehotta FF (2010) 'Social support and regular physical activity: does planning mediate this link?'. British Journal Of Health Psychology, 15 (Pt 4):859-870 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Loneliness and emergency and planned hospitalizations in a community sample of older adults'
Molloy GJ, McGee HM, O'Neill D, Conroy RM (2010) 'Loneliness and emergency and planned hospitalizations in a community sample of older adults'. Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society, 58 (8):1538-1541 [Details]
(2009) 'Adherence to angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors and illness beliefs in older heart failure patients'
Molloy GJ, Gao C, Johnston DW, Johnston M, Witham MD, Struthers AD, McMurdo ME (2009) 'Adherence to angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitors and illness beliefs in older heart failure patients'. European Journal Of Heart Failure, 11 (7):715-720 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Marital status, gender and cardiovascular mortality: behavioural, psychological distress and metabolic explanations'
Molloy, GJ; Stamatakis, E; Randall, G; Hamer, M (2009) 'Marital status, gender and cardiovascular mortality: behavioural, psychological distress and metabolic explanations'. Social Science & Medicine, 69 (2):223-228 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Marital status, gender and cardiovascular mortality: behavioural, psychological distress and metabolic explanations'
Molloy GJ, Stamatakis E, Randall G, Hamer M (2009) 'Marital status, gender and cardiovascular mortality: behavioural, psychological distress and metabolic explanations'. Social Science And Medicine, 69 (2):223-228 [Details]
(2009) 'Psychological distress and cancer mortality'
Hamer M, Chida Y, Molloy GJ (2009) 'Psychological distress and cancer mortality'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 66 (3):255-258 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Leisure time physical activity, risk of depressive symptoms, and inflammatory mediators: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing'
Hamer M, Molloy GJ, de Oliveira C, Demakakos P (2009) 'Leisure time physical activity, risk of depressive symptoms, and inflammatory mediators: the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing'. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34 (7):1050-1055 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between anemia and depressive symptoms in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing'
Hamer M, Molloy GJ (2009) 'Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between anemia and depressive symptoms in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing'. Journal Of The American Geriatrics Society, 57 (5):948-949 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Two alternative models of health behaviour and recovery from activity limitations due to acute injury: A prospective study'
Molloy GJ, Sniehotta F, Johnston M (2009) 'Two alternative models of health behaviour and recovery from activity limitations due to acute injury: A prospective study'. Psychology & Health, 24 (3):271-285 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Association of C-reactive protein and muscle strength in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing'
Hamer M, Molloy GJ (2009) 'Association of C-reactive protein and muscle strength in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing'. Age (Dordrecht, Netherlands), 31 (3):171-177 [DOI] [Details]
(2009) 'Persistent depressive symptomatology and inflammation: to what extent do health behaviours and weight control mediate this relationship?'
Hamer M, Molloy GJ, de Oliveira C, Demakakos P (2009) 'Persistent depressive symptomatology and inflammation: to what extent do health behaviours and weight control mediate this relationship?'. Brain Behavior And Immunity, 23 (4):413-418 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Psychological distress as a risk factor for cardiovascular events: pathophysiological and behavioral mechanisms'
Hamer M, Molloy GJ, Stamatakis E (2008) 'Psychological distress as a risk factor for cardiovascular events: pathophysiological and behavioral mechanisms'. Journal Of The American College Of Cardiology, 52 (25):2156-2162 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Type-D personality and cortisol in survivors of acute coronary syndrome'
Molloy GJ, Perkins-Porras L, Strike PC, Steptoe A (2008) 'Type-D personality and cortisol in survivors of acute coronary syndrome'. Psychosomatic medicine, 70 (8):863-868 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Depression is associated with flatter cortisol rhythms in patients with coronary artery disease'
Bhattacharyya MR, Molloy GJ, Steptoe A (2008) 'Depression is associated with flatter cortisol rhythms in patients with coronary artery disease'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 65 (2):107-113 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'The cortisol awakening response in relation to objective and subjective measures of waking in the morning'
Dockray S, Bhattacharyya MR, Molloy GJ, Steptoe A (2008) 'The cortisol awakening response in relation to objective and subjective measures of waking in the morning'. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 33 (1):77-82 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Using the demand-control model of job strain to predict caregiver burden and caregiver satisfaction in the informal caregivers of heart failure patients'
Molloy GJ, Johnston DW, Johnston M, Gao C, Witham MD, Struthers AD, McMurdo ME (2008) 'Using the demand-control model of job strain to predict caregiver burden and caregiver satisfaction in the informal caregivers of heart failure patients'. British Journal Of Health Psychology, 13 (Pt 3):401-417 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Spousal caregiver confidence and recovery from ambulatory activity limitations in stroke survivors'
Molloy GJ, Johnston M, Johnston DW, Pollard B, Morrison V, Bonetti D, Joice S, MacWalter R (2008) 'Spousal caregiver confidence and recovery from ambulatory activity limitations in stroke survivors'. Health Psychology, 27 (2):286-290 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Older people--recipients but also providers of informal care: an analysis among community samples in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland'
McGee HM, Molloy GJ, O'Hanlon A, Layte R, Hickey A (2008) 'Older people--recipients but also providers of informal care: an analysis among community samples in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland'. Health And Social Care In The Community, 16 (5):548-553 [Details]
(2008) 'Social networks and partner stress as predictors of adherence to medication, rehabilitation attendance, and quality of life following acute coronary syndrome'
Molloy GJ, Perkins-Porras L, Strike PC, Steptoe A (2008) 'Social networks and partner stress as predictors of adherence to medication, rehabilitation attendance, and quality of life following acute coronary syndrome'. Health Psychology, 27 (1):52-58 [Details]
(2008) 'Practical support predicts medication adherence and attendance at cardiac rehabilitation following acute coronary syndrome'
Molloy GJ, Perkins-Porras L, Bhattacharyya MR, Strike PC, Steptoe A (2008) 'Practical support predicts medication adherence and attendance at cardiac rehabilitation following acute coronary syndrome'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 65 (6):581-586 [DOI] [Details]
(2008) 'Marital status and cardiac rehabilitation attendance: a meta-analysis'
Molloy GJ, Hamer M, Randall G, Chida Y (2008) 'Marital status and cardiac rehabilitation attendance: a meta-analysis'. European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology, 15 (5):557-561 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Role of personality in coronary heart disease: implications for behavioral cardiology'
Molloy GJ (2007) 'Role of personality in coronary heart disease: implications for behavioral cardiology'. Future cardiology, 3 (5):477-479 [DOI] [Details]
(2007) 'Personality and heart disease'
Steptoe A, Molloy GJ (2007) 'Personality and heart disease'. Heart, 93 (7):783-784 [DOI] [Details]
(2006) 'Effects of an exercise intervention for older heart failure patients on caregiver burden and emotional distress'
Molloy GJ, Johnston DW, Gao C, Witham MD, Gray JM, Argo IS, Struthers AD, McMurdo ME (2006) 'Effects of an exercise intervention for older heart failure patients on caregiver burden and emotional distress'. European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology, 13 (3):381-387 [Details]
(2005) 'The SHEL model: a useful tool for analyzing and teaching the contribution of Human Factors to medical error'
Molloy GJ, O'Boyle CA (2005) 'The SHEL model: a useful tool for analyzing and teaching the contribution of Human Factors to medical error'. Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 80 (2):152-155 [Details]
(2005) 'Extending the demand-control model to informal caregiving'
Molloy GJ, Johnston DW, Johnston M, Morrison V, Pollard B, Bonetti D, Joice S, MacWalter R (2005) 'Extending the demand-control model to informal caregiving'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 58 (3):243-251 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Family caregiving and congestive heart failure. Review and analysis'
Molloy GJ, Johnston DW, Witham MD (2005) 'Family caregiving and congestive heart failure. Review and analysis'. Heart, 7 (4):592-603 [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Cardiovascular disease'
Molloy, GJ; Durand H; Morrissey EC (2018) 'Cardiovascular disease' In: Cambridge handbook of psychology, health and medicine. Cambridge: UK: Cambridge University Press. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2018) Centre for Behaviour Change Digital Health Conference 2018: Behaviour Change for Health: Digital and Beyond. University College London
Molloy, GJ; Morrissey E; Glynn LG; Casey M; Walsh JC. (2018) Digital self-management technologies for the treatment of hypertension: general practitioners' perspectives Centre for Behaviour Change Digital Health Conference 2018: Behaviour Change for Health: Digital and Beyond. University College London [Details]
(2017) PSI Division of Health Psychology Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference
Morrissey, E., Glynn, L, Casey, M., Walsh, J. & Molloy, G. (2017) Digital interventions to manage hypertension: general practitioners perspectives PSI Division of Health Psychology Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference [Details]
(2017) AUDGPI, Limerick
Hayes P, Casey M, Durand H, Molloy GJ, Murphy AW (2017) Apparent treatment resistant hypertension in general practice: A cross sectional study of prevalence with consideration of morbidity, white coat hypertension, dosing and adherence AUDGPI, Limerick [Details]
(2017) European Society Hypertension, Milan, Italy
Hayes P, Casey M, Durand H, Molloy GJ, Murphy AW (2017) Apparent treatment resistant hypertension in general practice: A cross sectional study of prevalence with consideration of morbidity, white coat hypertension, dosing and adherence European Society Hypertension, Milan, Italy [Details]
(2016) European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland
Morrissey, EC; Durand, H; Nieuwlaat, R; Navarro, T; Haynes, B; Walsh, JC; Molloy, GJ (2016) Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to improve medication adherence in hypertension: a systematic review European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland [Details]
(2016) European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference, Aberdeen Scotland
Durand, H; Morrissey, E; Hayes, P; Casey, M; Murphy, AW; Molloy GJ (2016) Medication adherence and apparent-treatment resistant hypertension: systematic review and meta-analysis European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference, Aberdeen Scotland [Details]
(2016) Psychology, Health & Medicine 2016
Molloy, GJ; Eustace N, Murphy J; Leahy D. (2016) Conscientiousness and adherence to oral contraceptives: A replication study Psychology, Health & Medicine 2016 Cork, [Details]
(2016) International Congress of Behavioral Medicine
Molloy, GJ; Durand, H; Morrissey, E; Hayes, P; Casey,M; Murphy, AW (2016) Medication non-adherence and apparent-treatment resistant hypertension: a meta-analysis of prevalence International Congress of Behavioral Medicine Melbourne, Australia, [Details]
(2016) European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference
Molloy, GJ; Leahy,D; Eustace,N; Murphy J (2016) Conscientiousness and adherence to oral contraceptives: what are the mechanisms European Health Psychology Society Annual Conference Aberdeen, Scotland, [Details]
(2016) 30th European Health Psychology Society Conference
Morrissey, E.C., Durand, H., Nieuwlaat, R., Navarro, T., Haynes, R.B., Walsh, J.C. & Molloy, G.J. (2016) Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance adherence in hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis protocol 30th European Health Psychology Society Conference [Details]
(2015) Behavioural Science and Mobile Technology Conference
Morrissey, E., Walsh, J. & Molloy, G. (2015) Apps for Medication Adherence: A Content Analysis Behavioural Science and Mobile Technology Conference [Details]
(2015) Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway, Ireland
Molloy, GJ; Sweeney, L; Byrne, M; Morgan, K; Murphy AW (2015) General practitioners support of adherence to and uptake of prescription contraception: An exploratory study Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Galway, Ireland [Details]
(2015) European Health Psychology Society Annual Meeting, Limassol, Cyprus
Sweeney, L; Byrne, M; Morgan, K; Murphy, AW; Molloy,GJ (2015) General practitioners support of adherence to and uptake of prescription contraception: An exploratory study European Health Psychology Society Annual Meeting, Limassol, Cyprus [Details]
(2015) Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference
Morrissey, E., Walsh, J. & Molloy, G. (2015) Apps for Medication Adherence: A Content Analysis Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference [Details]
(2014) European Health Psychologist
Walsh, J.C., Corbett, T. & Molloy, G. (2014) On The Road Again: The impact of an exercise intervention on wellbeing in a clinical sample European Health Psychologist [Details]
(2014) European Health Psychology Society Annual Meeting, Innsbruck, Austria
Molloy GJ; Byrne, M; Morgan, K (2014) Oral contraceptive pill use: associations with socio-demographics, beliefs about the OCP and barriers to access European Health Psychology Society Annual Meeting, Innsbruck, Austria [Details]
(2014) Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Sydney, Australia
Morgan, K; Molloy, GJ; Byrne M (2014) Long acting reversible contraceptive use: Associations with socio-demographics and barriers to access in Ireland Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Sydney, Australia [Details]
(2014) Psychology, Health and Medicine conference
Molloy, GJ; Leahy D (2014) Conscientiousness and adherence to the oral contraceptive pill: A prospective study Psychology, Health and Medicine conference Limerick, [Details]
(2013) European Health Psychology Society Annual Meeting, Bordeaux, France
Molloy, GJ; O’Carroll, RE; Ferguson E (2013) A systematic review with meta-analysis of the association between conscientiousness and medication adherence European Health Psychology Society Annual Meeting, Bordeaux, France [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2015) Prescription contraception: determinants of uptake and adherence in the Republic of Ireland.
Molloy GJ (2015) Prescription contraception: determinants of uptake and adherence in the Republic of Ireland. Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change, Galway. [Details]

Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2006) Health Psychology.
Weinman, J; Johnston, M; Molloy, GJ (Ed.). (2006) Health Psychology. London: Sage. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2018) Cholesterol Masterclass,
Molloy, GJ. (2018) Challenges to Adherence. [Invited Lecture], Cholesterol Masterclass, Croí Heart and Stroke Centre, Galway , 09-MAR-18 - 09-MAR-18. [Details]
(2018) Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change Research Day,
Molloy, GJ; Noone C. (2018) Behavioural Science and biostatistics: The comparative effectiveness of behavioural and biomedical interventions. [Invited Oral Presentation], Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change Research Day, NUI Galway , 19-APR-18. [Details]
(2017) Irish Pharmacy Union Report Launch: New Medicine Service (NMS) Pilot,
Molloy, GJ. (2017) Medication adherence: Established findings and recent innovations. [Invited Oral Presentation], Irish Pharmacy Union Report Launch: New Medicine Service (NMS) Pilot, Dublin , 05-DEC-17 - 05-DEC-17. [Details]
(2015) Irish Pharmacy Union Report Launch Event,
Molloy GJ (2015) Medication adherence: A behavioural science and lifespan perspective. [Keynote Address], Irish Pharmacy Union Report Launch Event, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin , 02-JUL-15 - 02-JUL-15. [Details]
(2015) 2nd Annual Frontiers in Healthcare Conference,
Molloy, GJ (2015) Empirical studies on adherence. [Invited Lecture], 2nd Annual Frontiers in Healthcare Conference, NUI Galway , 03-NOV-15 - 03-NOV-15. [Details]
(2014) British Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Annual Conference,
Molloy GJ (2014) Medication adherence: Applications of behavioural science in cardiovascular disesase. [Keynote Address], British Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Annual Conference, Derry, Northern Ireland , 02-OCT-14 - 03-OCT-14. [Details]
(2013) Abracadabara Annual Diabetes Nursing Conference,
Molloy GJ (2013) Tackling the problem of poor medication adherence. [Keynote Address], Abracadabara Annual Diabetes Nursing Conference, Nass, Ireland , 08-FEB-13 - 08-FEB-13. [Details]
(2012) British Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Annual Conference,
Molloy, GJ (2012) Medication adherence. [Invited Oral Presentation], British Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation Annual Conference, Edinburgh , 05-OCT-12 - 05-OCT-12. [Details]
(2011) UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting,
Molloy GJ (Editor) (2011) Conference Proceedings of the UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Stirling, Scotland , 13-DEC-11 - 14-DEC-11. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2015) OPTIMISM AND RECOVERY FOLLOWING ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: A CLINICAL COHORT STUDY.
Ronaldson, A,Molloy, GJ,Wikman, A,Poole, L,Kaski, JC,Steptoe, A (2015) OPTIMISM AND RECOVERY FOLLOWING ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME: A CLINICAL COHORT STUDY. Abstract [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2017) Medication adherence across the lifespan: Theory, methods, interventions and six grand challenges.
Molloy, GJ,O'Carroll, RE (2017) Medication adherence across the lifespan: Theory, methods, interventions and six grand challenges. Editorial [DOI] [Details]
(2016) Response to Editorial Comment There's a Long Way to Go, But Now We Have a Map.
Robertson, J,McNamee, P,Molloy, G,Hubbard, G,McNeill, A,Bollina, P,Kelly, D,Forbat, L (2016) Response to Editorial Comment There's a Long Way to Go, But Now We Have a Map. Editorial [DOI] [Details]

Letter

  Year Publication
(2013) Behavioral Science and Reasons for Nonadherence to Medication.
Molloy, GJ (2013) Behavioral Science and Reasons for Nonadherence to Medication. Letter [DOI] [Details]

Meeting

  Year Publication
(2013) A systematic review with meta-analysis of the association between conscientiousness and medication adherence.
Molloy, GJ,O'Carroll, RE,Ferguson, E (2013) A systematic review with meta-analysis of the association between conscientiousness and medication adherence. Meeting [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2019 Dean's Award College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies, NUI Galway
2018 Fellowship of the European Health Psychology Society European Health Psychology Society
2018 President's Award for Research Excellence NUI Galway

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Chair of the Scientific Committee 01-JAN-11 / 31-DEC-11
European Health Psychology Society Conference Chair 01-JAN-18 /
European Health Psychology Society Member of the Executive Committee 01-SEP-10 / 22-AUG-14

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee (CASSCS, NUI Galway) Chair 01-FEB-18 /
PSI Division of Health Psychology Chair/Past Chair 01-APR-15 / 01-MAY-17
European Health Psychology Executive Committee Committee Member 01-SEP-10 / 23-AUG-14

Reviews

  Journal Role
International Journal Of Behavioral Medicine Editor
British Journal Of Health Psychology Editor
Psychology And Health Editoral Board

Other Activities

  Description

External examiner MSc in Health Psychology, University of Aberdeen (2014-2017)

Teaching Interests

Health Psychology and Behavioural Medicine

Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2018 Jack Flynn MSc in Health Psychology Y
2017 Caoimhe Quiney MSc in Health Psychology Y
2017 Jane Murphy MSc in Health Psychology Y
2016 Cora Keeney MSc in Health Psychology Y
2016 Tara Moore MSc in Health Psychology Y
2016 Néidín Eustace DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
2015 Ann Colleran MSc in Health Psychology Y
2014 David Leahy DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
2014 Kevin Treacy DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
2014 Kayleigh Clarke MSc in Health Psychology Y
2014 Kate Fitzpatrick MSc in Health Psychology Y
2013 Rebecca O'Connor MSc in Health Psychology Y
2013 Eimear Morrissey MSc in Health Psychology Y

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Hannah Durand Doctorate - Ph.D.(Arts) Supervisor
Jane Murphy Doctorate - Structured PhD in Psychology & Health Supervisor
Sinead Bracken Doctorate - Ph.D.(Arts) Supervisor

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2016-present Perspectives in Health Psychology PS585 MSc in Health Psychology
2016-present Experimental Psychology Workshop 1 PS412 Psychology
2016-2019 Social Sciences II NU248 Nursing and Midwifery
2016-present Research Project 2 PS327 Psychology
2016-present Research Project 1 PS325 Psychology

Internal Collaborators

  Name Description of Collaboration
Professor Andrew Murphy
Resistant hypertension in general practice: prevalence, prognosis, description and development of platform cohort for future research
Molly Byrne
Jane Walsh

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country Description of Collaboration
Carmel Hughes Queens University Belfast UNITED KINGDOM
The Compare Study: http://thecomparestudy.weebly.com/
Ronan O' Carroll Univesity of Stirling UNITED KINGDOM
Resistant hypertension in general practice: prevalence, prognosis, description and development of a platform cohort for future research