Research Profile

Eve Griffin

Biography

Eve holds a Health Research Board Emerging Investigator Award (2018-2023) and is Principal  Investigator of the PRISM Project (Providing Improved Care for Self-harm: A mixed-methods study of intervention, implementation and economic outcomes from a national clinical programme). She graduated with a PhD in Applied Psychology from University College Cork in 2011. Her research interests include epidemiological trends of self-harm and the management of self-harm in clinical settings. She has more than 35 peer-reviewed scientific publications on the topic of self-harm. Eve has previously worked as the Manager of the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland and is a member of the Northern Ireland Self-Harm Registry steering committee. She has been involved in a number of EU consortia including OSPI-Europe and is the national data administrator for the European Injury Database (IDB) in Ireland. In addition, she has over ten years’ lecturing experience and is a course writer for Dublin City University’s Open Education Unit.

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology of suicidal behaviour
  • Natural experiments and programme evaluation
  • Acute mental health service delivery
  • Hospital-presenting self-harm
  • Population-level and ecological studies

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
PRISMHealth Research Board01-SEP-1931-AUG-23€736,810.79
MINDUPHorizon 202001-JAN-2031-DEC-23€3,700,000.00

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2017)'The wiley handbook of human-computer interaction'
Mary Joyce, Eve Griffin (2017) 'The wiley handbook of human-computer interaction' In: Kent Norman, Jurek Kirakowski (eds). Measuring attitudes online: Social interaction and the Internet. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons. [Details]
(2016)'International handbook of suicide prevention: Research, policy and practice'
Ella Arensman, Eve Griffin, Paul Corcoran (2016) 'International handbook of suicide prevention: Research, policy and practice' In: Rory O'Connor, Jane Pirkis (eds). Self-harm: Extent of the problem and prediction of repetition. London: Wiley Blackwell. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2020)'Timing of supports and interventions following self-harm is crucial'
Griffin, Eve (2020) 'Timing of supports and interventions following self-harm is crucial'. The Lancet Global Health, 3 (100034) [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Paracetamol-related intentional drug overdose among young people: a national registry study of characteristics, incidence and trends, 2007-2018'
Daly C;Griffin E;McMahon E;Corcoran P;Webb RT;Ashcroft DM;Arensman E; (2020) 'Paracetamol-related intentional drug overdose among young people: a national registry study of characteristics, incidence and trends, 2007-2018'. Social Psychiatry And Psychiatric Epidemiology, [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Repeat Self-Harm Following Hospital-Presenting Intentional Drug Overdose among Young People-A National Registry Study'
Daly C;Griffin E;McMahon E;Corcoran P;Webb RT;Witt K;Ashcroft DM;Arensman E; (2020) 'Repeat Self-Harm Following Hospital-Presenting Intentional Drug Overdose among Young People-A National Registry Study'. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17 (17) [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'A national case fatality study of drugs taken in intentional overdose'
Daly, Caroline; Griffin, Eve; Corcoran, Paul; Webb, Roger T.; Ashcroft, Darren M.; Perry, Ivan J.; Arensman, Ella (2020) 'A national case fatality study of drugs taken in intentional overdose'. International Journal of Drug Policy, 76   [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2020)'Study protocol for the implementation and evaluation of the Self-harm Assessment and Management for General Hospitals programme in Ireland (SAMAGH)'
Arensman E.;Troya M.I.;Nicholson S.;Sadath A.;Cully G.;Ramos Costa A.P.;Benson R.;Corcoran P.;Griffin E.;Williamson E.;Eustace J.;Shiely F.;Browne J.;Rigby J.;Jeffers A.;Cassidy E. (2020) 'Study protocol for the implementation and evaluation of the Self-harm Assessment and Management for General Hospitals programme in Ireland (SAMAGH)'. BMC Health Services Research, 20 (1) [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Risk of repetition and subsequent self-harm following presentation to hospital with suicidal ideation: A longitudinal registry study'
Griffin, Eve, Kavalidou, K, Bonner, B, O'Hagan, D, Corcoran, P (2020) 'Risk of repetition and subsequent self-harm following presentation to hospital with suicidal ideation: A longitudinal registry study'. Eclinicalmedicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2020)'Adolescent mental health: Global data informing opportunities for prevention'
Griffin, Eve, McMahon, Elaine (2020) 'Adolescent mental health: Global data informing opportunities for prevention'. Eclinicalmedicine, 24 (100413) [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Hospital-presenting self-harm and ideation: Comparison of incidence, profile and risk of repetition'
Griffin, Eve; Bonner, Brendan; O'Hagan, Denise; Kavalidou, Katerina; Corcoran, Paul (2019) 'Hospital-presenting self-harm and ideation: Comparison of incidence, profile and risk of repetition'. General Hospital Psychiatry, 61 :76-81   [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2019)'The association between self-harm and area-level characteristics in Northern Ireland: an ecological study'
Griffin, Eve; Bonner, Brendan; Dillon, Christina B; O’Hagan, Denise; Corcoran, Paul (2019) 'The association between self-harm and area-level characteristics in Northern Ireland: an ecological study'. European Journal of Public Health, 29 (5):948-953   [DOI] [Full Text] [Details]
(2019)'Acute hospital reconfiguration and self-harm presentations: a before-and-after study'
Griffin, Eve,Murphy, Catherine,Perry, Ivan J,Lynch, Brenda,Arensman, Ella,Corcoran, Paul (2019) 'Acute hospital reconfiguration and self-harm presentations: a before-and-after study'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science (1971 -), 188 (1):1-4 [Details]
(2019)'Psychosocial, psychiatric and work-related risk factors associated with suicide in Ireland: optimised methodological approach of a case-control psychological autopsy study'
Arensman, Ella,Larkin, Celine,McCarthy, J,Leitao, S,Corcoran, Paul,Williamson, Eileen,McAuliffe, C,Perry, Ivan J,Griffin, Eve,Cassidy, EM %J BMC psychiatry (2019) 'Psychosocial, psychiatric and work-related risk factors associated with suicide in Ireland: optimised methodological approach of a case-control psychological autopsy study'. BMC Psychiatry, 19 (1) [Details]
(2019)'Method of self-harm and risk of self-harm repetition: findings from a national self-harm registry'
Cully, G.,Corcoran, P.,Leahy, D.,Griffin, E.,Dillon, C.,Cassidy, E.,Shiely, F.,Arensman, E. (2019) 'Method of self-harm and risk of self-harm repetition: findings from a national self-harm registry'. Journal of Affective Disorders, 246 :843-850   [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Increasing rates of self-harm among children, adolescents and young adults: a 10-year national registry study 2007–2016'
Griffin, Eve,McMahon, Elaine,McNicholas, Fiona,Corcoran, Paul,Perry, Ivan J.,Arensman, Ella (2018) 'Increasing rates of self-harm among children, adolescents and young adults: a 10-year national registry study 2007–2016'. Social Psychiatry And Psychiatric Epidemiology, 53 (7):663-671   [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Intentional Drug Overdose Involving Pregabalin and Gabapentin: Findings from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland, 2007-2015'
Daly, C.,Griffin, E.,Ashcroft, D. M.,Webb, R. T.,Perry, I. J.,Arensman, E. (2018) 'Intentional Drug Overdose Involving Pregabalin and Gabapentin: Findings from the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland, 2007-2015'. Clinical Drug Investigation, 38 (4):373-380 [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Frequently used drug types and alcohol involvement in intentional drug overdoses in Ireland: a national registry study'
Daly, Caroline,Griffin, Eve,Ashcroft, Darren M,Webb, Roger T,Perry, Ivan J,Arensman, Ella (2018) 'Frequently used drug types and alcohol involvement in intentional drug overdoses in Ireland: a national registry study'. European Journal of Public Health, 28 (4):681-686   [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Self-harm among the homeless population in Ireland: A national registry-based study of incidence and associated factors'
Barrett, Peter,Griffin, Eve,Corcoran, Paul,O’Mahony, Mary T.,Arensman, Ella (2018) 'Self-harm among the homeless population in Ireland: A national registry-based study of incidence and associated factors'. Journal of Affective Disorders, 229 :523-531   [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'Recommended next care following hospital-treated self-harm: Patterns and trends over time'
Arensman, Ella,Griffin, Eve,Daly, Caroline,Corcoran, Paul,Cassidy, Eugene,Perry, Ivan J. (2018) 'Recommended next care following hospital-treated self-harm: Patterns and trends over time'. PLOS ONE, 13 (3)   [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'The involvement of alcohol in hospital-treated self-harm and associated factors: findings from two national registries'
Griffin, E.,Arensman, E.,Perry, I. J.,Bonner, B.,O'Hagan, D.,Daly, C.,Corcoran, P. (2018) 'The involvement of alcohol in hospital-treated self-harm and associated factors: findings from two national registries'. Journal Of Public Health (United Kingdom), 40 (2) [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'The paradox of public holidays: Hospital-treated self-harm and associated factors'
Griffin, E.,Dillon, C. B.,O'Regan, G.,Corcoran, P.,Perry, I. J.,Arensman, E. (2017) 'The paradox of public holidays: Hospital-treated self-harm and associated factors'. Journal of Affective Disorders, 218 :30-34 [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Alcohol involvement in suicide and self-harm: Findings from two innovative surveillance systems'
Celine Larkin,Eve Griffin,Paul Corcoran,Carmel McAuliffe,Ivan J. Perry,Ella Arensman (2017) 'Alcohol involvement in suicide and self-harm: Findings from two innovative surveillance systems'. Crisis, 38 (6):413-422   [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Self-Harm, Methadone Use and Drug-Related Deaths amongst Those Registered As Being of No Fixed Abode or Homeless in Ireland'
Glynn, RW; Lynn, E; Griffin, E; Fitzgerald, M; Ward, M (2017) 'Self-Harm, Methadone Use and Drug-Related Deaths amongst Those Registered As Being of No Fixed Abode or Homeless in Ireland'. Irish Medical Journal, [Details]
(2016)'Effectiveness of Depression-Suicidal Behaviour Gatekeeper Training among police officers in three European regions: Outcomes of the Optimising Suicide Prevention Programmes and Their Implementation in Europe (OSPI-Europe) study'
Arensman, E.,Coffey, C.,Griffin, E.,Van Audenhove, C.,Scheerder, G.,Gusmao, R.,Costa, S.,Larkin, C.,Koburger, N.,Maxwell, M.,Harris, F.,Postuvan, V.,Hegerl, U. (2016) 'Effectiveness of Depression-Suicidal Behaviour Gatekeeper Training among police officers in three European regions: Outcomes of the Optimising Suicide Prevention Programmes and Their Implementation in Europe (OSPI-Europe) study'. International Journal Of Social Psychiatry, 62 (7):651-660 [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Variation between hospitals in inpatient admission practices for self-harm patients and its impact on repeat presentation'
Carroll, R.,Corcoran, P.,Griffin, E.,Perry, I.,Arensman, E.,Gunnell, D.,Metcalfe, C. (2016) 'Variation between hospitals in inpatient admission practices for self-harm patients and its impact on repeat presentation'. Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology, 51 (11):1485-1493   [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Hospital-Treated Deliberate Self-Harm in the Western Area of Northern Ireland'
Corcoran, P.,Griffin, E.,O'Carroll, A.,Cassidy, L.,Bonner, B. (2016) 'Hospital-Treated Deliberate Self-Harm in the Western Area of Northern Ireland'. Crisis, 36 (2):83-90 [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Risk of repeated self-harm and associated factors in children, adolescents and young adults'
Bennardi, Marco,McMahon, Elaine,Corcoran, Paul,Griffin, Eve,Arensman, Ella (2016) 'Risk of repeated self-harm and associated factors in children, adolescents and young adults'. BMC Psychiatry, 16 (1) [Details]
(2015)'Impact of the economic recession and subsequent austerity on suicide and self-harm in Ireland: An interrupted time series analysis'
Corcoran, Paul,Griffin, Eve,Arensman, Ella,Fitzgerald, Anthony P,Perry, Ivan J (2015) 'Impact of the economic recession and subsequent austerity on suicide and self-harm in Ireland: An interrupted time series analysis'. International Journal of Epidemiology, 44 (3):969-977   [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Characteristics of hospital-treated intentional drug overdose in Ireland and Northern Ireland'
Griffin, Eve,Corcoran, Paul,Cassidy, Linda,O'Carroll, Amanda,Perry, Ivan J,Bonner, Brendan (2014) 'Characteristics of hospital-treated intentional drug overdose in Ireland and Northern Ireland'. Bmj Open, 4 (7)   [DOI] [Details]

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2018)National Self-Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2018.
Griffin Eve; McTernan, Niall, Wrigley, Conal; Nicholson, Sarah; Arensman, Ella; Williamson, Eileen; Corcoran, Paul (2018) National Self-Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2018. National Suicide Research Foundation, Cork.   [Details]
(2018)Self-harm in Irish Prisons 2017.
Griffin, Eve; Cully, Grace; Corcoran, P; Hume, Sarah; Kelly, Enda; O'Reilly, Deirdre (2018) Self-harm in Irish Prisons 2017. Irish Prison Service, Portlaoise. [Details]
(2018)Suicide bereavement support: A literature review.
Griffin, Eve; McMahon, Elaine (2018) Suicide bereavement support: A literature review. National Suicide Research Foundation, Cork.   [Details]
(2018)National Self-Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2017.
Griffin, Eve; Dillon Christina B; McTernan, Niall; Arensman, Ella; Williamson, Eileen; Perry, Ivan J; Corcoran P (2018) National Self-Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2017. National Suicide Research Foundation, Cork.   [Details]
(2017)National Self-Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2016.
Griffin E, Dillon CB, Arensman E, Corcoran P, Williamson E and Perry, IJ (2017) National Self-Harm Registry Ireland Annual Report 2016. National Suicide Research Foundation, Cork.   [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2019Highest Scoring Abstract Society for Social Medicine and Population Health Annual Scientific Meeting
2016Best Irish Paper in the Field of Epidemiology and Public Health Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2006University College Cork Bachelor of Arts (Applied Psychology)Psychology
2011University College Cork PhDApplied Psychology

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Public mental health; statistics; research methods; epidemiology

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