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Mental health of adults in Ireland during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Vallières, F., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P., …Daly, M. (in press)
Mental health of adults in Ireland during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study. Psychological Medicine,
No abstract available.

Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana

Journal Article
Levin, Y., Bachem, R., Palgi, Y., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., …Maercker, A. (in press)
Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana. European Journal of Psychotraumatology,
Background: Existing research on posttraumatic sequelae suggests a positive association between fatalism and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, the ass...

Documentary Analysis within a Realist Evaluation: recommendations from a study of Sexual Assault Referral Centres

Journal Article
Hughes, L. (in press)
Documentary Analysis within a Realist Evaluation: recommendations from a study of Sexual Assault Referral Centres. International Journal of Qualitative Methods,
Realist approaches are increasingly used in studies of complex health interventions/evaluations to understand how programmes work, for whom, and under what circumstances. Mixe...

‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access

Journal Article
Kelly, L., & Snowden, A. (2021)
‘Pinholes in my arms’: the vicious cycle of vascular access. British Journal of Nursing, 30(14), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2021.30.14.S4
Background: Vascular access devices (VADs) are essential for delivery of intravenous therapies. There are notable gaps in the literature regarding a focus on patient experienc...

ICD-11 ‘Mixed Depressive and Anxiety Disorder’ is Clinical Rather than Sub-Clinical and More Common than Anxiety and Depression in the General Population

Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., Nolan, E., Owczarek, M., Ben-Ezra, M., & Karatzias, T. (in press)
ICD-11 ‘Mixed Depressive and Anxiety Disorder’ is Clinical Rather than Sub-Clinical and More Common than Anxiety and Depression in the General Population. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12321
Background: The new International Classification of Diseases was published in 2018 (ICD-11; World Health Organization, 2018) and now includes ‘Mixed depressive and anxiety dis...

What did Chaplains do During the Covid Pandemic? An international survey

Journal Article
Snowden, A. (2021)
What did Chaplains do During the Covid Pandemic? An international survey. Journal of Pastoral Care & Counseling, 75(1 (supplement)), 6-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/1542305021992039
A survey was designed to learn from chaplain experiences of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic across the globe. In June 2020, 1657 chaplains responded from 36 countries. The...

Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2021)
Supported Decision-Making and Paradigm Shifts: Word Play or Real Change?. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.571005
Article 12(3) CRPD requires states parties to provide access by persons with disabilities to the support they may require in exercising their legal capacity. This is to ensure...

Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2021)
Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 102-106. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12695
It is clear that police in many jurisdictions are increasingly being called out to situations involving persons with mental distress. In Scotland, for example, notifications o...

Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Mcelroy, E., Ben-Ezra, M., Cloitre, M., & Brewin, C. R. (2021)
Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 13(2), 133-141. https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000908
Objective: There is little evidence that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more likely to follow traumatic events defined by Criterion A than non-Criterion A stressors. ...

Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD): Implications for Trauma-Focused Therapies

Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Fyvie, C., Grandison, G., Garozi, M., Latham, E., …Hyland, P. (2020)
Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD): Implications for Trauma-Focused Therapies. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1793599
Objectives We set out to test, using latent variable modelling, whether adverse and benevolent childhood experiences could be best described as a single continuum or two corr...
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Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2021 - 2021
This study will be a mixed methods process evaluation of a test of change (pilot project) for the carriage, and use, of intra-nasal spray Naloxone by Police Scotland officers. The evaluation will foc...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £73,800

Modular Therapy (MT) vs. Treatment as Usual (TAU) for Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) in Military Personnel: A Pilot Study

2021 - 2023
ICD-11 Complex PTSD is a new condition and there are currently no identified effective treatments. We have recently proposed in the literature a new innovative person centred intervention for CPTSD, w...
Funder: Forces in Mind Trust | Value: £304,494

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

Understanding and Maximising the Roles and Contributions of NHS Chaplains across UK

2019 - 2019
The NHS in the UK employs an estimated 1,500+ chaplains. Chaplains deliver specialist spiritual care to patients and staff across the NHS, offering comfort to those of all faith and none. Despite the ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £29,626

An examination of the assessment of vulnerability for suicide for those who have experienced intimate partner violence: A cross-cultural comparison between Hong Kong and Scotland.

2018 - 2022
The aim of this research is to examine policing, health professionals’ and victims’ understandings of the assessment of vulnerability for suicide in IPV victims, incorporating a cross-cultural compari...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £81,928

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

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD in Military Personnel

2018 - 2021
Two ‘sibling disorders’ have been proposed for ICD-11 to be published in 2018; Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Given the potential for ICD formulations to become the pri...
Funder: Forces in Mind Trust | Value: £97,443

Assessing the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people: feasibility study

2017 - 2018
This study concerns the impact of a diagnosis of mental illness on young people and their families. One in ten adolescents suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder and there is increasing awareness t...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £12,931