Miss Heather McClelland

  • Research Associate (Mental Health & Wellbeing)

telephone: 01412110281
email: Heather.McClelland@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Dr McClelland has been a researcher with the Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory of the School of Health and Wellbeing, University of Glasgow since 2017, as well as a project supervisor to postgraduate students of the Global Mental Health MSc programme and Academic Advisor to the National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group of the Scottish Government.

Dr. McClelland obtained her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Glasgow in 2022, exploring interpersonal factors associated with self-harm. She has a background in neuroscience and psychology, as well as experience as a practicing clinician of cognitive behaviour therapy within NHS Scotland.

 

Research interests

  • Suicide and self-harm
  • Loneliness and interpersonal factors
  • Affective disorders
  • Early intervention and prevention of mental illness

Research Groups

  • Suicide Behaviour Research Laboratory (SBRL; researcher)
  • Social Isolation and Loneliness Mental Health Network (member)
  • Academic Advisory Group (AAG) for the National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group (NSPLG) of the Scottish Government (researcher)

Prizes and Awards

  • Postgraduate Excellence Award, University of Glasgow (2014-2015)
  • Three-Minute Thesis Competition (2nd place), University of Glasgow (2019)

 

 

Publications

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Jump to: 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019
Number of items: 13.

2022

O'Connor, R. C. et al. (2022) SAFETEL: A pilot randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a safety planning and telephone follow-up intervention to reduce suicidal behaviour. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 8, 156. (doi: 10.1186/s40814-022-01081-5) (PMID:35897119) (PMCID:PMC9327159)

McClelland, H., Evans, J. J. and O'Connor, R. (2022) A qualitative exploration the experiences and perceptions of interpersonal relationships prior to attempting suicide in young adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(13), 7880. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph19137880) (PMID:35805538) (PMCID:PMC9266001)

Wetherall, K. et al. (2022) Mental health and well-being during the second wave of COVID-19: longitudinal analyses of the UK COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing study (UK COVID-MH). BJPsych Open, 8(4), e103. (doi: 10.1192/bjo.2022.58) (PMID:35642377) (PMCID:PMC9171032)

O'Connor, D. B. et al. (2022) Effects of COVID-19-related worry and rumination on mental health and loneliness during the pandemic: longitudinal analyses of adults in the UK COVID-19 mental health & wellbeing study. Journal of Mental Health, (doi: 10.1080/09638237.2022.2069716) (PMID:35579054) (Early Online Publication)

Moore, F. R., Doughty, H., Neumann, T., McClelland, H., Allott, C. and O'Connor, R. C. (2022) Impulsivity, aggression, and suicide: a systematic review and meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine, 45, 101307. (doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2022.101307) (PMID:35243273) (PMCID:PMC8860929)

2021

Cleare, S. , Sandford, D., McClelland, H., Zortea, T. C. and O'Connor, R. C. (2021) The integrated motivational-volitional (IMV) model and suicide risk in students: the role of perfectionism. In: Mallon, S. and Smith, J. (eds.) Preventing and Responding to Student Suicide. Jessica Kingsley Publishers: London, pp. 138-154. ISBN 9781787754188

Zortea, T. C. et al. (2021) The impact of infectious disease-related public health emergencies on suicide, suicidal behavior, and suicidal thoughts: a systematic review. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 42(6), pp. 474-487. (doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000753) (PMID:33063542)

McClelland, H., Evans, J. J. and O'Connor, R. C. (2021) Exploring the role of loneliness in relation to self-injurious thoughts and behaviour in the context of the integrated motivational-volitional model. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 141, pp. 309-317. (doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.07.020) (PMID:34304034)

O'Connor, R. C. et al. (2021) Mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: longitudinal analyses of adults in the UK COVID-19 Mental Health & Wellbeing study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 218(6), pp. 326-333. (doi: 10.1192/bjp.2020.212) (PMID:33081860) (PMCID:PMC7684009)

2020

McClelland, H., Evans, J. J. , Nowland, R., Ferguson, E. and O'Connor, R. C. (2020) Loneliness as a predictor of suicidal ideation and behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 274, pp. 880-896. (doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.004)

2019

McClelland, H., Langan-Martin, J. , Sharp, L. , Karadzhov, D. and Cleare, S. (2019) Mental Health, Suicide and Suicide Prevention in a Global Context. 3rd Annual Student’s One Health Conference, Glasgow, UK, 09-10 Nov 2019.

Langan-Martin, J. , Sharp, L. , Karadzhov, D. , McClelland, H., Cleare, S. and O'Connor, R. (2019) Designing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Understanding Suicide and Suicide Prevention Strategies in a Global Context. 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention: Breaking Down Walls and Building Bridges (IASP 2019), Derry, Ireland, 17-21 Sep 2019.

O'Connor, R. C. et al. (2019) SAFETEL randomised controlled feasibility trial of a safety planning intervention with follow-up telephone contact to reduce suicidal behaviour: study protocol. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025591. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025591) (PMID:30782938) (PMCID:PMC6377516)

This list was generated on Wed Dec 7 06:33:57 2022 GMT.
Number of items: 13.

Articles

O'Connor, R. C. et al. (2022) SAFETEL: A pilot randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility and acceptability of a safety planning and telephone follow-up intervention to reduce suicidal behaviour. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 8, 156. (doi: 10.1186/s40814-022-01081-5) (PMID:35897119) (PMCID:PMC9327159)

McClelland, H., Evans, J. J. and O'Connor, R. (2022) A qualitative exploration the experiences and perceptions of interpersonal relationships prior to attempting suicide in young adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(13), 7880. (doi: 10.3390/ijerph19137880) (PMID:35805538) (PMCID:PMC9266001)

Wetherall, K. et al. (2022) Mental health and well-being during the second wave of COVID-19: longitudinal analyses of the UK COVID-19 Mental Health and Wellbeing study (UK COVID-MH). BJPsych Open, 8(4), e103. (doi: 10.1192/bjo.2022.58) (PMID:35642377) (PMCID:PMC9171032)

O'Connor, D. B. et al. (2022) Effects of COVID-19-related worry and rumination on mental health and loneliness during the pandemic: longitudinal analyses of adults in the UK COVID-19 mental health & wellbeing study. Journal of Mental Health, (doi: 10.1080/09638237.2022.2069716) (PMID:35579054) (Early Online Publication)

Moore, F. R., Doughty, H., Neumann, T., McClelland, H., Allott, C. and O'Connor, R. C. (2022) Impulsivity, aggression, and suicide: a systematic review and meta-analysis. EClinicalMedicine, 45, 101307. (doi: 10.1016/j.eclinm.2022.101307) (PMID:35243273) (PMCID:PMC8860929)

Zortea, T. C. et al. (2021) The impact of infectious disease-related public health emergencies on suicide, suicidal behavior, and suicidal thoughts: a systematic review. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 42(6), pp. 474-487. (doi: 10.1027/0227-5910/a000753) (PMID:33063542)

McClelland, H., Evans, J. J. and O'Connor, R. C. (2021) Exploring the role of loneliness in relation to self-injurious thoughts and behaviour in the context of the integrated motivational-volitional model. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 141, pp. 309-317. (doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2021.07.020) (PMID:34304034)

O'Connor, R. C. et al. (2021) Mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic: longitudinal analyses of adults in the UK COVID-19 Mental Health & Wellbeing study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 218(6), pp. 326-333. (doi: 10.1192/bjp.2020.212) (PMID:33081860) (PMCID:PMC7684009)

McClelland, H., Evans, J. J. , Nowland, R., Ferguson, E. and O'Connor, R. C. (2020) Loneliness as a predictor of suicidal ideation and behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies. Journal of Affective Disorders, 274, pp. 880-896. (doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2020.05.004)

O'Connor, R. C. et al. (2019) SAFETEL randomised controlled feasibility trial of a safety planning intervention with follow-up telephone contact to reduce suicidal behaviour: study protocol. BMJ Open, 9(2), e025591. (doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-025591) (PMID:30782938) (PMCID:PMC6377516)

Book Sections

Cleare, S. , Sandford, D., McClelland, H., Zortea, T. C. and O'Connor, R. C. (2021) The integrated motivational-volitional (IMV) model and suicide risk in students: the role of perfectionism. In: Mallon, S. and Smith, J. (eds.) Preventing and Responding to Student Suicide. Jessica Kingsley Publishers: London, pp. 138-154. ISBN 9781787754188

Conference or Workshop Item

McClelland, H., Langan-Martin, J. , Sharp, L. , Karadzhov, D. and Cleare, S. (2019) Mental Health, Suicide and Suicide Prevention in a Global Context. 3rd Annual Student’s One Health Conference, Glasgow, UK, 09-10 Nov 2019.

Langan-Martin, J. , Sharp, L. , Karadzhov, D. , McClelland, H., Cleare, S. and O'Connor, R. (2019) Designing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Understanding Suicide and Suicide Prevention Strategies in a Global Context. 30th World Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention: Breaking Down Walls and Building Bridges (IASP 2019), Derry, Ireland, 17-21 Sep 2019.

This list was generated on Wed Dec 7 06:33:57 2022 GMT.

Supervision

  • Global Mental Health MSc students
  • DClinPsych trainees