QUALIFICATIONS

BSc (Hons) in Psychology with Criminology, Middlesex University. MSc in Social Science Research Methods (ESRC funded) (also satisfying requirements of the MSc in Forensic Psychology), Middlesex University.

PhD in Psychology (ESRC funded), Middlesex University.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Ciclitira, K., Starr, F., Marzano, L., Brunswick, N., & Costa, A. (2012). Women counsellors’ experiences of personal therapy: a thematic analysis. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. DOI: 10.1080/14733145.2011.645050.

Rivlin, A., Fazel., S., Marzano, L., & Hawton, K. (2012 - in press). Studying survivors of near-lethal suicide attempts as a proxy for completed suicide in prisons. Forensic Science International.

Rivlin, A., Marzano, L., Hawton, K., & Fazel, S. (2012). Impact on prisoners of participating in research interviews related to near-lethal suicide attempts. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136, 54-62.

Starr, F., Ciclitira, K., Marzano, L., Brunswick, N., & Costa, A. (2012 - in press). Comfort and challenge: a thematic analysis of female clinicians’ experiences of supervision. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice.

Marzano, L., Ciclitira, K., & Adler, J. (2011). The impact of prison staff responses on self-harming behaviours: prisoners’ perspectives. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 51, 4-18.

Marzano, L., Fazel, S., Rivlin, A., & Hawton, K. (2011). Near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners: contributing factors and psychological processes. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 22, 863-884.

Marzano, L., Hawton, K., Rivlin, A., & Fazel, S. (2011). Psychosocial influences on prisoner suicide: a case-control study of near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners. Social Science & Medicine, 72, 874-883.

Rivlin, A., Fazel, S., Marzano, L., Hawton, K. (2011). The suicidal process in male prisoners making near-lethal suicide attempts. Psychology, Crime & Law. DOI: 10.1080/1068316X.2011.631540.

Brunswick, N., Martin, N., & Marzano, L. (2010). Visuospatial superiority in developmental dyslexia: myth or reality? Learning and Individual Differences, 20, 421-426.

Marzano, L. (2010). Self-harm in prisons: dominant models and (mis)understandings. In J. R. Adler & J. M. Gray (Eds.), Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice (2nd edition). Cullompton: Willan.

Marzano, L., Fazel, S., Rivlin, A., & Hawton, K. (2010). Psychiatric disorders in women prisoners who have engaged in near-lethal self-harm: a case-control study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 197, 219-226.

Rivlin, A., Hawton, K., Marzano, L., & Fazel, S. (2010). Psychiatric disorders in male prisoners who made near-lethal suicide attempts: a case-control study. British Journal of Psychiatry, 197, 313-319.

Marzano, L., Capdevila, R., Ciclitira, K. & Lazard, L. (2009). Justice and care: theorising the ‘new man’ and the ‘caring father’. Psychology of Women Section Review, 11, 11-20.

Marzano, L., Rivlin, A., Fazel, S. & Hawton, K. (2009). Interviewing survivors of near-lethal self-harm: a novel approach for investigating suicide amongst prisoners. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 16, 152-155.

Marzano, L. (2007). Is my work ‘feminist’ enough? Tensions and dilemmas in researching male prisoners who self-harm. Feminism & Psychology, 17, 295-301.

Marzano, L. & Adler, J. (2007). Supporting staff working with prisoners who self-harm: a survey of support services for staff dealing with self-harm in prisons in England and Wales. International Journal of Prisoner Health, 3, 268-282.

Capdevila, R., Ciclitira, K., Lazard, L. & Marzano, L. (2006). If I am woman, who are ‘they’? The construction of ‘other’ feminisms. Psychology of Women Section Review, 8, 23-30.

Blitz, B., Sales, R. & Marzano, L. (2005). Non-voluntary return? The politics of return to Afghanistan. Political Studies, 53, 182-200.

REPORTS

Marzano, L., & Hawton, K. (2012). Evaluation of a suicide prevention resource for British Transport Police officers. Report commissioned by British Transport Police.

Marzano, L., & Hawton, K. (2011). Evaluation of a suicide prevention resource for police officers. Report commissioned by Kent Police.

Rivlin, A., Hawton, K., Marzano, L., & Fazel, S. (2011). Risk factors for suicide in male prisoners: a study of near-lethal suicide attempts. Report on a grant from the National Forensic Mental Health R&D Programme.

Ciclitira, K., Payne, N., Starr, F., Marzano, L., & Costa, A. (2010). Evaluation of Women and Health’s Counselling Service. Full report on a longitudinal clinical research project: 2003-2010.

Marzano, L., Fazel, S., Rivlin, A., & Hawton, K. (2010). Risk factors for suicide in female prisoners: a study of near-lethal suicide attempts. Report on a grant from the National Forensic Mental Health R&D Programme. Sales, R., Blitz, B, & Marzano, L. (2004). Afghan Nationals in the UK: professional capacity and views on return. Report for Refugee Action and International Organization for Migration.

 

OTHER FORMS OF PUBLIC OUTPUT

Fazel, S., & Marzano, L. (2010). Suicide in prison. Online continuing professional development module developed for the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

Marzano, L., & Hawton, K. (2010). Suicide prevention: awareness, assessment and management. A resource for British Transport Police officers. Training module, aide-memoire and risk assessment tool developed for British Transport Police.

Marzano, L., & Hawton, K. (2010). Suicide prevention: awareness, assessment and management. A resource for police officers. Training module, aide-memoire and risk assessment tool developed for Kent Police.

Languages spoken

Bilingual in Italian and English

  • Legal and Criminological Psychology
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Mental Health
  • Research Methods

Suicide and self-harm, especially:

  • Suicide and self-harm in offender populations
  • Non-suicidal self-harm in men
  • Support and training needs of staff working with self-harm
  • Quality and impact of media reporting on suicidal behaviour

Forensic mental health

Research Publications

Evaluation of long-term counselling at a community health service for women who are on a low income

Payne, Nicola and Ciclitira, Karen and Starr, Fiona and Marzano, Lisa and Brunswick, Nicola (2014) Evaluation of long-term counselling at a community health service for women who are on a low income. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research . ISSN 1473-3145

Responding to repetitive, non-suicidal self-harm in an English male prison: staff experiences, reactions, and concerns

Marzano, Lisa and Adler, Joanna R. and Ciclitira, Karen (2013) Responding to repetitive, non-suicidal self-harm in an English male prison: staff experiences, reactions, and concerns. Legal and Criminological Psychology . ISSN 1355-3259

Self-harm in prisons: dominant models and (mis)understandings

Marzano, Lisa (2010) Self-harm in prisons: dominant models and (mis)understandings. In: Forensic psychology: concepts, debates and practice. Adler, Joanna R. and Gray, Jacqueline M. , eds. Willan, pp. 486-507. ISBN 9781843924142

Interviewing survivors of near-lethal self-harm: a novel approach for investigating suicide amongst prisoners

Marzano, Lisa and Rivlin, Adrienne and Fazel, Seena and Hawton, Keith (2009) Interviewing survivors of near-lethal self-harm: a novel approach for investigating suicide amongst prisoners. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 16 (3). pp. 152-155. ISSN 1752-928X

Psychiatric disorders in male prisoners who made near-lethal suicide attempts: case-control study

Rivlin, Adrienne and Hawton, Keith and Marzano, Lisa and Fazel, Seena (2010) Psychiatric disorders in male prisoners who made near-lethal suicide attempts: case-control study. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 197 (4). pp. 313-319. ISSN 0007-1250

Psychiatric disorders in women prisoners who have engaged in near-lethal self-harm: case–control study

Marzano, Lisa and Fazel, Seena and Rivlin, Adrienne and Hawton, Keith (2010) Psychiatric disorders in women prisoners who have engaged in near-lethal self-harm: case–control study. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 197 (3). pp. 219-226. ISSN 0007-1250

The suicidal process in male prisoners making near-lethal suicide attempts

Rivlin, Adrienne and Fazel, Seena and Marzano, Lisa and Hawton, Keith (2013) The suicidal process in male prisoners making near-lethal suicide attempts. Psychology, Crime and Law, 19 (4). pp. 305-327. ISSN 1068-316X

Psychosocial influences on prisoner suicide: a case-control study of near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners

Marzano, Lisa and Hawton, Keith and Rivlin, Adrienne and Fazel, Seena (2011) Psychosocial influences on prisoner suicide: a case-control study of near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners. Social Science and Medicine, 72 (6). pp. 874-883. ISSN 0277-9536

Near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners: contributing factors and psychological processes

Marzano, Lisa and Fazel, Seena and Rivlin, Adrienne and Hawton, Keith (2011) Near-lethal self-harm in women prisoners: contributing factors and psychological processes. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 22 (6). pp. 863-884. ISSN 1478-9949

Impact on prisoners of participating in research interviews related to near-lethal suicide attempts

Rivlin, Adrienne and Marzano, Lisa and Hawton, Keith and Fazel, Seena (2012) Impact on prisoners of participating in research interviews related to near-lethal suicide attempts. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136 (1). pp. 54-62. ISSN 0165-0327

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