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Dr Kareena McAloney-Kocaman is a Chartered Psychologist, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. She holds a BSc (Hons) Social Psychology from the University of Ulster, a Postgraduate Diploma in Health Care Ethics and Law from the University of Manchester, and a PhD in Social Psychology from the University of Ulster. She is deputy lead of the Child and Adolescent Health Research Group, and also a member of the Substance Use Research Group and the Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention Research Group. Kareena recently led a project funded by the Chief Scientist Office to explore the role of migrant children as interpreters in health care settings, and was involved in an Institute of Alcohol Studies funded scoping review of alcohol use in fatherhood, and an evaluation of the Time for You service in partnership with the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH). She is currently working on the Covid-19 Psychological Wellbeing Study, the SMYLE study of young peoples engagement with mental health services funded by NHS GGC, the UK wide Veteran Family study of the psychosocial determinants of wellbeing among the families of military veterans funded by the Forces in Mind Trust, and a study of the Third Culture Kids digital engagement and well-being funded by the UKRI funded eNurture network.
Her research interests span social and health psychology particularly in relation to how social group memberships and identities influence health and well-being of vulnerable and marginalised groups. Specific areas of interest include:
- Intergroup relations, intergroup contact and well-being
- Religion and ethnicity
- Social capital
- Health behaviours
- Statistical modelling
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):
External Examiner, Leeds Beckett University
10 Jan 2020 → …
External Examiner, University of Derby
1 Sep 2019 → …
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Understanding the psychosocial determinants of psychological health and well-being for veteran families in the UK
McAloney-Kocaman, K., Armour, C., Fear, N., Gribble, R. & Murphy, D.
3/02/20 → 31/01/23
Project: Research Grant
1/09/20 → 31/01/21
Project: Research Grant
McPherson, K., Wiseman, K., Jasilek, A., McAloney-Kocaman, K., Morawska, A. & Haig, C., 29 Jun 2022, In: Journal of Child and Family Studies.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile10 Downloads (Pure)
Development of a questionnaire to assess student behavioral confidence to undertake interprofessional education activitiesBlumenthal, S., McAloney-Kocaman, K., McLarnon, N., Burns, L. & McDermott, J., 4 Mar 2022, In: Journal of Interprofessional Care. 36, 2, p. 282-291 10 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)61 Downloads (Pure)
McAloney-Kocaman, K., McPherson, K. E., McGlinchey, E. & Armour, C., 12 Sep 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: European Journal of Public Health. ckac124.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile
Factors influencing fatigue in UK nurses working in respiratory clinical areas during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic: an online surveyRoberts, N. J., McAloney-Kocaman, K., Lippiett, K., Ray, E., Welch, L. & Kelly, C. A., 25 May 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Clinical Nursing. 11 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile12 Downloads (Pure)
Psychomotor learning theory informing the design and evaluation of an interactive augmented reality hand hygiene training app for healthcare workersLacey, G., Gozdzielewska, L., McAloney-Kocaman, K., Ruttle, J., Cronin, S. & Price, L., Apr 2022, In: Education and Information Technologies. 27, 3, p. 3813-3832 20 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile70 Downloads (Pure)
Kareena McAloney-Kocaman (Peer reviewer)2011 → 2012
Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work › Publication peer-review
CNO COVID portfolio - Resilience, anxiety and depressing amongst nurses working in respiratory care during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nicola Roberts (Contributor), Carol Kelly (Contributor), Kareena McAloney-Kocaman (Contributor), Emma Ray (Contributor), Lindsay Welch (Contributor) & Kate Lippiett (Contributor)6 May 2021
Activity: Other › Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation