Dr Patrick Murphy

    Dr Patrick Murphy is an Assistant Professor in Psychology in the Disciplines of Occupational Therapy and Radiation Therapy, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin. He was previously a postdoctoral researcher within the Health Behaviour Change Research Group in the School of Psychology NUI Galway, where he was project manager for an HRB-funded pilot study of the CHARMS sexual counselling intervention in hospital-based cardiac rehabilitation. He completed his PhD in the Research Centre for Psychological Health in Trinity College Dublin in 2015, focusing on HIV serostatus disclosure processes in the context of casual sex between men. His research interests include using qualitative methods to understand the illness and treatment experiences of patients with chronic illnesses, particularly in the area of sex and sexuality.