About the Authors

Siobhan O'Neill

sm.oneill@ulster.ac.uk

Affiliation Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Well Being, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Finola Ferry

Affiliation Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Well Being, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Sam Murphy

Affiliation Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Well Being, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Colette Corry

Affiliation Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Well Being, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

David Bolton

Affiliation Initiative for Conflict Related Trauma, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Barney Devine

Affiliation Initiative for Conflict Related Trauma, Co. Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Edel Ennis

Affiliation Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Well Being, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Brendan Bunting

Affiliation Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Well Being, University of Ulster, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SON FF SM CC DB BD EE BB. Performed the experiments: SON FF SM CC DB BD EE BB. Analyzed the data: SON FF SM BB. Wrote the paper: SON FF SM CC DB BD BB. Co-ordinated the NI Study of Health and Stress: SM. Researcher, Northern Ireland Study of Health and Stress, and statistical advisor: EE. Reviewed and approved the final draft of the paper: SON FF SM CC DB BD EE BB.