Molly Cairncross

Assistant Professor

  • Area of Study: Clinical Science
  • Email: mcairncr@sfu.ca
  • Tel: 778-782-7458
  • Office: RCB 7317
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Research Interests

Concussion, brain injury, psychological determinants of health in neurological disorders, metacognition, intervention development, acceptance- and mindfulness-based interventions, tele-health

Selected Publications

Terpstra, A., Cairncross, M., Yeates, K.O., Vranceanu, A., Greenberg, J., Hunt, C., Silverberg, ND. (2021 Testing the assumptions of the avoidance-endurance model for mild traumatic brain injury. Rehabilitation Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/rep0000390

Cairncross, M., Brooks, B., Virani, S., Silverberg, N.D. (2021). Fear avoidance behaviour in youth with poor recovery from concussion: Measurement properties and correlates of a new scale. Child Neuropsychology. Online ahead of print. https://doi.org/10.1080/09297049.2021.1908533

Cairncross, M., Debert, C.T., Hunt, C., Bayley, M.T., Comper, P., Chandra, T., Silverberg, N.D. (2021). Clinical normative data for the Fear Avoidance Behavior after Traumatic Brain Injury Questionnaire. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 36(5):E355-E362. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000669.

Cassetta, B., Cairncross, M., Brasher, P., Panenka, W., Silverberg, N. (2020). Fear Avoidance and Endurance Behavior after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Natural History and Association with Disability Outcomes. Rehabilitation Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/rep0000372

Green, K., Cairncross, M., Panenka, WJ., Stubbs, J., Silverberg, ND. (2020). History of functional somatic syndromes and persistent symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury. Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.neuropsych.20060159

Snell, D., Siegert, R., Debert, C., Cairncross, M., Silverberg, N. (2020). Evaluation of the Fear Avoidance Behavior in Traumatic Brain Injury Questionnaire. Journal of neurotrauma. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6729

Cairncross, M., & Miller, C. J. (2020). The Effectiveness of Mindfulness-Based Therapies on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Meta-Analytic Review. Journal of Attention Disorders, 24(5):627-643. doi: 10.1177/1087054715625301.

Courses

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