Research/Scholarly Activity

Selected Publications (Journal articles and book chapters)

  • Noctor, C. Bourke, M. (2014) Management of Deliberate Self Harm in Young People, In: Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People. London: Hodder Arnold
  • Noctor, C. (2015) Cop On, what it is and why your child needs it to thrive and survive in today’s world. Gill & MacMillan.
  • Noctor, C. Murphy, E. (2012) Communicating with siblings of children with healthcare needs, In Lambert, V. Long, T. Kelleher, D., 2012 Communication Skills for Children’s Nurses, McGraw-Hill, London.
  • Brenner M. & Noctor C. (2010) ‘Clinical holding of children and young people’ In: Developing Practical Skills for Nursing Children and Young People. London: Hodder Arnold
  • Noctor,C. (2006) Putting Harry Potter on the Couch. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. Vol. 11, No. 4, 579-589. Sage. London.
  • Noctor, C. (2008) Book Review: Alan L. Berman, David A. Jobes and Morton M. Silverman, Adolescent Suicide Assessment and Intervention (2nd Ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2006 in Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry 2008 13: 330-331. pp.456
  • Noctor,C. (2005) ADHD: Early Assessment Vital. World of Irish Nursing. Vol 13 (4). pp24-26
  • Noctor, C. (2005) Mental Health and Depression in Teens. Nursing in the Community, Vol 6; Issue 2, pp 15-18.
  • Noctor, C. (2004). Mental Health of Irish Children, a growing concern Irish Nurse Magazine. Issue 5. p11

Selected Presentations

  • Noctor, C. (2014) Technology and Mental Health, Annual Nurse Managers Conference, Galway 15th October 2014
  • Noctor, C. (2014) Cyber-bullying; the clinical reality. National Cyber Bullying Conference. Dublin Castle 1st of September 2014
  • Noctor, C. (2014) Managing Borderline Personality Disorder in an In-Patient setting. ACAMH National Conference. 17th November 2014
  • Noctor, C. (2013) A Way Forward, Irish Young People’s Perspectives on Mental Health Services, 15th International ESCAP Congress, 8th July 2013.
  • Noctor, C. (2013) Internet Usage on Adolescent In-Patient Units, QNIC Annual Forum Debate, London, 11th June 2013
  • Noctor, C. (2012) A Way Forward, Irish Young People’s Perspectives on Mental Health Services, National One-Day Youth Mental Health Conference, Carlton Hotel Limerick, 2012.
  • Noctor, C (2009) An examination of Psychodynamic Principles in Child & Adolescent Mental Health. Irish Forum of Child & Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapists (IFCAPP). 28th of March 2009
  • Noctor, C (2009) An examination of Psychodynamic Principles in Child & Adolescent Mental health. Psychological Society Ireland (Child & Adolescent Special Interst Group), University College Dublin, 27th of January 2009.
  • Noctor, C. & McHugh, A. (2008) An experiential exercise designed to facilitate student nurse’ engagement with service users who hear voices. AISHE All Ireland society for Higher Education. Encouraging student engagement. National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 29th August 2008-11-19
  • Noctor, C. (2005) Inside the mind of Harry Potter. 1st National Social Work Conference. National Museum, Dublin, May. (invited speaker)
  • Noctor, C. (2005) Surviving splitting in Nursing Teams. Irish National Psychiatric/Paediatric Conference. May. Dublin.(invited speaker)
  • Noctor, C. (2004) The Mental Health Needs Of Children With Emotional & Psychological Difficulties & It’s Impact On The Paediatric Hospital Setting Irish Association of Paediatric Nursing. 1ST International Conference.”Children Matter!”October. Dublin. (invited speaker)
  • Noctor, C. (2004) The magic of Milieu. Poster presentation at the National Council for professional development of Nursing and Midwifery 5th National conference. Dublin.
  • Noctor, C. (2003) A model of understanding eating disorders. National Nutritionists Conference. Dublin. (invited speaker)
  • Noctor, C. Stapleton, P. (2003) Suicidal Children in Irish Accident and Emergency Departments. Irish College of Psychiatrists Annual Conference. Armagh. (invited speaker)
  • Noctor, C. Cullen, G. (2002) Surviving Emotional Conflict in Nursing Teams. Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research Conference. Oxford University.
  • Noctor, C. & Lewer, L (2001) Maintaining Therapeutic Milieu through change. Network for Psychiatric Nursing Research Conference. Oxford University.

Newspaper Articles

  • Noctor, C. (2014) Facebook’s first 10 years, a complicated childhood. The Journal Online Newspaper. http://www.thejournal.ie/author/colman-noctor-/
  • Noctor, C. (2005) Inside the mind of Harry Potter. Sunday Tribune. 6th Nov.
  • Noctor, C. (2006) Vulnerability, inadequacy and fragility: welcome to Big Brother. Sunday Tribune. 28th May.