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ICD-11 Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) in parents with perinatal bereavement: Implications for treatment and care

Journal Article
Hollins Martin, C. J., Patterson, J., Paterson, C., Welsh, N., Dougall, N., Karatzias, T., & Williams, B. (2021)
ICD-11 Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) in parents with perinatal bereavement: Implications for treatment and care. Midwifery, 96, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2021.102947
The 11th revision of the WHO International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) has identified Complex PTSD (CPTSD) as a new condition. Aim: To explore whether the new diagnos...

A network meta-analysis of psychological interventions for schizophrenia and psychosis: impact on symptoms

Journal Article
Mc Glanaghy, E., Turner, D., Davis, G. A., Sharpe, H., Dougall, N., Morris, P., …Hutton, P. (2021)
A network meta-analysis of psychological interventions for schizophrenia and psychosis: impact on symptoms. Schizophrenia Research, 228, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.schres.2020.12.036
Background: Evidence for the effectiveness of psychological interventions for schizophrenia/psychosis is growing, however there is no consensus on the psychological interventi...

Mental Health, Distress and the Emergency Department National Summit Communique

Report
Dougall, N., Gilmour, S., Heyman, I., Kesic, D., & Thomas, S. (2020)
Mental Health, Distress and the Emergency Department National Summit Communique. GLEPHA
Care pathways for people in distress or with mental health problems who present to emergency departments or services are inadequate. This is a global issue, and one which prof...

Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle

Book Chapter
Thomas, S., White, C., Dougall, N., & Heyman, I. (in press)
Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle. In I. Bartkowiak-Théron, J. Clover, N. Crofts, D. Martin, & R. Southby (Eds.), Law enforcement and public health (LEPH). New York: Springer
Commonly, in the course of their duties, the police will come into contact with people who have a lived experience of mental illness. It is acknowledged that these contacts ca...

Co-creation of five key research priorities across Law Enforcement and Public Health: A methodological example

Journal Article
Murray, J., Heyman, I., Dougall, N., Wooff, A., Aston, E., & Enang, I. (2021)
Co-creation of five key research priorities across Law Enforcement and Public Health: A methodological example. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 3-15. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12664
Introduction Law enforcement professions now assume more responsibility for tackling mental health issues alongside public health colleagues than ever before. The term ‘vulner...

Childhood adversity, mental health and suicide (CHASE): a protocol for a longitudinal case-control linked data study

Journal Article
Dougall, N., Savinc, J., Maxwell, M., Karatzias, T., O'Connor, R. C., Williams, B., …Nolan, L. (2020)
Childhood adversity, mental health and suicide (CHASE): a protocol for a longitudinal case-control linked data study. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(1), https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i1.1338
Introduction Suicide is a tragic outcome with devastating consequences. In 2018, Scotland experienced a 15% increase in suicide from 680 to 784 deaths. This was marked among y...

How important are phase 1 interventions for complex interpersonal trauma? A pilot randomised control trial of a group psychoeducational intervention

Journal Article
Mahoney, A., Karatzias, T., Dougal, N., & Halliday, K. (2020)
How important are phase 1 interventions for complex interpersonal trauma? A pilot randomised control trial of a group psychoeducational intervention. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 27(4), 597-610. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2447
Although psychoeducational interventions are recommended as phase 1 interventions for complex trauma there is limited evidence on their efficacy. This pilot randomised control...

Police Management of Mental Health Crises in the Community: Law Enforcement and Mental Health Special Interest Group (LEMH SIG) Guideline

Report
Kesic, D., Thomas, S., Bonomo, A., Bruno, R., Chambers, J., Dougall, N., …Zoeteman, J. (2019)
Police Management of Mental Health Crises in the Community: Law Enforcement and Mental Health Special Interest Group (LEMH SIG) Guideline. GLEPHA
Overview This guideline aims to improve the outcomes of situations where police respond to people who are experiencing mental health crises in the community. This guideline fo...

We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): a community-based intervention on smoking cessation for women living in disadvantaged areas of Ireland—study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

Journal Article
Hayes, C., Ciblis, A., Darker, C., Dougall, N., Vance, J., O’Connell, N., …Bauld, L. (2019)
We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): a community-based intervention on smoking cessation for women living in disadvantaged areas of Ireland—study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0511-9
Background Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in Ireland with almost 6000 smokers dying each year from smoking-related diseases. The ‘We Can Quit2’ (WCQ2) s...

Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study

Journal Article
Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (2019)
Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7313-0
Background Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the UK. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the genital...
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Accelerating the development of a psychological intervention to support treatment decision-making capacity in psychosis: Feasibility of an Umbrella trial.

2019 - 2022
Clinicians are legally and ethically obliged to respect patients’ autonomy and the decisions patients make about their treatment, unless they lack “capacity” for such decision making. In the last 10 ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £309,226

HEADS: UP (Helping Ease Anxiety and Depression following Stroke) psychological self-management intervention: non-randomised pilot study followed by a randomised cluster pilot trial.

2019 - 2022
The aim of this mixed methods research is to conduct feasibility pilot testing of a tailored adaptation of an existing psychological intervention to help people affected by stroke self-manage symptoms...
Funder: Stroke Association | Value: £5,181

Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) post perinatal loss: investigating final details for pilot trial and feasibility study

2019 - 2019
Approximately 3,500 women in the UK experience the trauma of perinatal loss each year. Up to 39% go on to develop perinatal PTSD. There is no effective treatment for these women, but EMDR is effective...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £33,319

The role of CHildhood Adversities and their subsequent effect on mental ill-health and Suicidal behaviour (CHASe)

2018 - 2020
Deaths by suicide among young people are common, increasing year by year in 15-19 year olds, have devastating consequences for everyone involved, and are a signficant UK public health problem. People ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £80,064

Law enforcement and public health: Assessing risk and vulnerability

2017 - 2018
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £7,986

Acceptability of extragenital Chlamydia testing

2017 - 2018
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £27,998

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction to support self-management of anxiety and depression following stroke: development and feasibility cluster randomised trial

2017 - 2018
: Anxiety and depression are common after stroke. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses teach people with long-term conditions (LTCs) skills such as meditation to help them self-manage anxiety an...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £646

We Can Quit2: A randomised pilot trial of a community-based smoking cessation intervention for women in disadvantaged areas of Ireland

2017 - 2021
Smoking rates remain high in Ireland despite considerable progress being made to reduce them in recent years. Ireland ranks second highest for smoking-related causes of death in the EU. Lung cancer, w...
Funder: Irish Health Research Board | Value: £27,341

Revolutionising Trauma care in Scotland and Beyond

2017 - 2017
PThe impact of psychological trauma on physical and mental health is well known, although current models of care are failing to meet clients’ needs. A new model of care, supported and financed by the ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £29,691

Development of interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery

2016 - 2018
Development of Interventions to reduce patient delay with symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome: identifying optimal content and mode of delivery. Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is serious and delay to ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £98,715
8 results

Developing evidence informed support services for young people following loss of close family or friends from suicide

2021 - date
Alpha Zhang | Director of Studies: Dr Nicola Ring | Second Supervisor: Dr Nadine Dougall

A realist evaluation of the implementation of a Continuous Intervention Policy in inpatient mental health services in Scotland

2020 - date
Jenny Revel | Director of Studies: Dr Nadine Dougall | Second Supervisor: Mrs Lucy Johnston

Developing a Meaningful Framework for Change to Improve Mental Health and Wellbeing for Police Officers

2019 - date
Thomas Peyton-Lander | Director of Studies: Dr Jennifer Murray | Second Supervisor: Dr Nadine Dougall

Safety planning interventions for use in suicide prevention: Perspectives of care experienced young people and their key supporters on this approach

2019 - date
Susan Abbott-Smith | Director of Studies: Dr Nadine Dougall | Second Supervisor: Dr Nicola Ring

Mindfulness-based interventions for people with recent-onset psychosis: A randomized controlled trial in Hong Kong

2016 - date
Annie Yip | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

Cross-sectional analysis of health inequalities in the UK nursing population: Do Scottish nurses have worse health and can this be explained by deprivation alone?

2015 - date
The PhD project will explore the relat...
Mr William Ball | Director of Studies: Dr Iain Atherton | Second Supervisor: Dr Richard Kyle

A meta-analysis and controlled evaluation of short term pyschological intervention for acute mental health inpatients

2014 - 2018
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Charlotte Paterson | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

The effectiveness of a stage-1 psychoeducational intervention versus waiting list to stabilise complex interpersonal trauma symptomatology in female offenders

2013 - 2019
Dr Adam Mahoney | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Hutton

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