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Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews

Journal Article
Frost, H., Campbell, P., Maxwell, M., O’Carroll, R. E., Dombrowski, S. U., Williams, B., …Pollock, A. (2018)
Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing on adult behaviour change in health and social care settings: A systematic review of reviews. PLOS ONE, 13(10), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204890
Background The challenge of addressing unhealthy lifestyle choice is of global concern. Motivational Interviewing has been widely implemented to help people change their behav...

Modifying Alcohol Consumption to Reduce Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study of a Complex Community-based Intervention for Men

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Irvine, L., Crombie, I. K., Cunningham, K. B., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Norrie, J., …Allan, S. (2017)
Modifying Alcohol Consumption to Reduce Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study of a Complex Community-based Intervention for Men. Alcohol and alcoholism : international journal of the Medical Council on Alcoholism, 52(6), 677-684. https://doi.org/10.1093/alcalc/agx067
Objectives Being obese and drinking more than 14 units of alcohol per week places men at very high risk of developing liver disease. This study assessed the feasibility of a t...

How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project

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Ryde, G. C., Gorely, T., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Shepherd, A., Mackison, D., …Evans, J. M. M. (2017)
How active are women who play bingo: a cross-sectional study from the Well!Bingo project. BMC Women's Health, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-017-0405-z
Background The benefits of physical activity are well established, yet large numbers of people are not sufficiently active to gain health benefits. Certain population groups a...

Real Time Monitoring of Engagement with a Text Message Intervention to Reduce Binge Drinking Among Men Living in Socially Disadvantaged Areas of Scotland

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Irvine, L., Melson, A. J., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., McKenzie, A., Jones, C., & Crombie, I. K. (2017)
Real Time Monitoring of Engagement with a Text Message Intervention to Reduce Binge Drinking Among Men Living in Socially Disadvantaged Areas of Scotland. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 24(5), 713-721. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12529-017-9666-z
Purpose This study identified the extent and nature of engagement with a theoretically based behaviour change text message intervention intended to reduce binge drinking. The ...

Modifying Alcohol Consumption to Reduce Obesity (MACRO): development and feasibility trial of a complex community-based intervention for men

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Crombie, I. K., Cunningham, K. B., Irvine, L., Williams, B., Sniehotta, F. F., Norrie, J., …Slane, P. W. (2017)
Modifying Alcohol Consumption to Reduce Obesity (MACRO): development and feasibility trial of a complex community-based intervention for men. Health Technology Assessment, 21(19), 1-150. https://doi.org/10.3310/hta21190
Background Obese men who consume alcohol are at a greatly increased risk of liver disease; those who drink > 14 units of alcohol per week have a 19-fold increased risk of dyin...

Form of delivery as a key ‘active ingredient’ in behaviour change interventions

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Dombrowski, S. U., O'Carroll, R. E., & Williams, B. (2016)
Form of delivery as a key ‘active ingredient’ in behaviour change interventions. British Journal of Health Psychology, 21(4), 733-740. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjhp.12203
First paragraph:The form of delivery (FoD) is a vital part of any behaviour change intervention and not merely a by-product of operationalising theory and behaviour change tec...

A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar

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Murray, J., Williams, B., Hoskins, G., Skar, S., McGhee, J., Treweek, S., …Gauld, D. (2016)
A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x
Background Visualisation techniques are used in a range of healthcare interventions. However, these frequently lack a coherent rationale or clear theoretical basis. This lack...

Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club

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Shepherd, A., Jepson, R., Gray, C., Mackison, D., Evans, J., Ryde, G., …Williams, B. (2016)
Accessing and engaging women from socio-economically disadvantaged areas: a participatory approach to the design of a public health intervention for delivery in a Bingo club. BMC Public Health, 16, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3013-1
Background Our aim was to use participatory methods to investigate the feasibility and acceptability of using Bingo clubs for the design and delivery of an evidence-based phy...

Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis

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France, E. F., Wells, M., Lang, H., & Williams, B. (2016)
Why, when and how to update a meta-ethnography qualitative synthesis. Systematic Reviews, 5, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13643-016-0218-4
Background: Meta-ethnography is a unique, systematic, qualitative synthesis approach widely used to provide robust evidence on patient and clinician beliefs and experiences a...

Finding your feet: The development of a podiatry intervention to reduce falls in care home residents.

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Wylie, G., Young, Z., Littleford, R., Sullivan, F., Coyle, J., Williams, B., …Morris, J. (2015)
Finding your feet: The development of a podiatry intervention to reduce falls in care home residents. Journal of Foot and Ankle Research, 8(Supp.1), https://doi.org/10.1186/1757-1146-8-S1-A7
Introduction People who live in care homes often fall. Foot and ankle muscle weakness, sub-optimal footwear, and common foot problems such as corns and hallux valgus are known...