Biography

Dr Siobhán Griffin is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Dept of Psychology at the University of Limerick. Her work involves research on a social identity model of trauma and identity change (SIMTIC) as part of an ERC grant awarded to Prof Orla Muldoon. Prior to this Siobhán worked as a Lecturer below the bar (Sept 2019 - Feb 2020) and a teaching assistant in the Dept of Psychology, UL (2018), as a Departmental Assistant in the Dept of Psychology, Mary Immaculate College (MIC; 2015-2017), as a research assistant (2016-2019), and as a primary school teacher (2016-2019). Siobhán completed her PhD in Psychology in the University of Limerick in 2020, under the supervision of Dr Siobhán Howard. She graduated from the B.Ed in Education and Psychology programme in MIC in 2015. Her PhD research examined the relationship between emotion regulation and cardiovascular reactivity to stress.

Siobhán is particularly interested in how psychological factors can influence physical health. She is a member of the Health Research Institute (HRI), the Centre for Social Issues in Research (CSI-R), and the Study of Anxiety, Stress, and Health Laboratory (SASHLab) in UL. She is open to potential collaborations with other researchers.

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2021 University of Limerick - Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2019 University of Limerick - Lecturer below the bar

Award

  • 2021 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Global Fellowship
  • 2020 - Marie Skłodowska-Curie Seal of Excellence
  • 2015 - Departmental Assistantship
  • 2015 - Presidents Scholarship Award

Education

  • 2020 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 2015 Mary Immaculate College - B.Ed

Association

  • Psychological Society of Ireland , Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI)
  • Division of Health Psychology, Division of Health Psychology (DHP), PSI
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology , Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
  • Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science , Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS)
  • Society for Psychophysiology Research, Society for Psychophysiology Research (SPR)
  • APA, American Psychological Assoication (APA)
  • American Psychosomatic Society, American Psychosomatic Society

Committee

  • Departmental Athena Swan Self-Assessment Team,

Other

  • Invited member of the American Psychosomatic Society (APS) program organising committee for the 2022 and 2023 annual meeting.

Peer Reviewed Journals

2022

New group memberships formed after an acquired brain injury and posttraumatic growth: A prospective study

Griffin, SM;Kinsella, EL;Bradshaw, D;McMahon, G;Nightingale, A;Fortune, DG;Muldoon, OT (2022) New group memberships formed after an acquired brain injury and posttraumatic growth: A prospective study. ABINGDON Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

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2022

Pandemic threat and group cohesion: national identification in the wake of COVID-19 is associated with authoritarianism.

Maher PJ;Roth J;Griffin S;Foran AM;Jay S;McHugh C;Ryan M;Bradshaw D;Quayle M;Muldoon OT; (2022) Pandemic threat and group cohesion: national identification in the wake of COVID-19 is associated with authoritarianism.. Social Psychology

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2021

Individual differences in emotion regulation prospectively predict early COVID-19 related acute stress.

Tyra AT;Griffin SM;Fergus TA;Ginty AT; (2021) Individual differences in emotion regulation prospectively predict early COVID-19 related acute stress.. Journal Of Anxiety Disorders

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2021

Solidarity Matters: Prototypicality and Minority and Majority Adherence to National COVID-19 Health Advice

Foran, AM; Roth, J; Jay, R; Griffin, S. M.; Maher, P. J.; McHugh, C.; Bradshaw, D.; Ryan, M.; Quayle, M.; Muldoon, O. T. (2021) Solidarity Matters: Prototypicality and Minority and Majority Adherence to National COVID-19 Health Advice. International Review Of Social Psychology

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2021

Instructed reappraisal and cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress

Griffin, SM;Howard, S (2021) Instructed reappraisal and cardiovascular habituation to recurrent stress. HOBOKEN : WILEY Psychophysiology

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2021

Individual Differences in Emotion Regulation and Cardiovascular Responding to Stress

Griffin S.M.;Howard S. (2021) Individual Differences in Emotion Regulation and Cardiovascular Responding to Stress. Emotion :1-15

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2020

Establishing the validity of a novel passive stress task

Griffin S.M.;Howard S. (2020) Establishing the validity of a novel passive stress task. Psychophysiology

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Books

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Book Chapters

2019

Effects of Trait Emotion Regulation on Stress Responsivity.

Griffin, S. M.; Howard, S. (2019) Effects of Trait Emotion Regulation on Stress Responsivity.. Berlin : Logos Verlag Stress and Anxiety

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Other Publications

2020

Emotion regulation style and cardiovascular reactivity to active and passive stress: cross-sectional and experimental analyses 

Siobhán M Griffin (2020) Emotion regulation style and cardiovascular reactivity to active and passive stress: cross-sectional and experimental analyses  . Limerick : University of Limerick

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