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The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press)
The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...

Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients

Journal Article
Kelly, L. J., Snowden, A., Paterson, R., & Campbell, K. (2019)
Health professionals' lack of knowledge of central venous access devices: the impact on patients. British Journal of Nursing, 28(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2019.28.14.S4
Background The literature on patient experience of living with a central venous access device (CVAD) is growing, but remains sparse. It suggests that patients accept CVADs as...

Co-authoring desistance narratives: Analysing interactions in groupwork for addressing sexual offending

Journal Article
Mullins, E., & Kirkwood, S. (in press)
Co-authoring desistance narratives: Analysing interactions in groupwork for addressing sexual offending. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819863101
Research and theory suggest desistance narratives and pro-social identities are key to the process of desistance from crime. However, little research has examined how desistan...

Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2018)
Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), 26. https://doi.org/10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...

Narratives of care amongst undergraduate students

Journal Article
Tett, L., Cree, V. E., Mullins, E., & Christie, H. (2017)
Narratives of care amongst undergraduate students. Pastoral Care in Education, 35(3), 166-178. https://doi.org/10.1080/02643944.2017.1363813
This paper addresses a central paradox that affects the nature of the student experience in the U.K. On the one hand, the marketisation of higher education, with its associate...

‘University opened up so many doors for me’: the personal and professional development of graduates from non-traditional backgrounds

Journal Article
Christie, H., Cree, V. E., Mullins, E., & Tett, L. (2018)
‘University opened up so many doors for me’: the personal and professional development of graduates from non-traditional backgrounds. Studies in Higher Education, 43(11), 1938-1948. https://doi.org/10.1080/03075079.2017.1294577
There is a substantial body of quantitative evidence about the benefits of higher education. However there is little qualitative evidence about the extent to which these benef...