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Traumatic life events as risk factors for psychosis and ICD-11 complex PTSD: a gender-specific examination

Journal Article
Ho, G. W. K., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Bressington, D., & Shevlin, M. (2021)
Traumatic life events as risk factors for psychosis and ICD-11 complex PTSD: a gender-specific examination. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.2009271
Background. Numerous studies found robust associations between psychosis and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but few have examined the relationships between psychosis an...

Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study

Journal Article
McBride, O., Butter, S., Hartman, T. K., Murphy, J., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., …Bentall, R. P. (in press)
Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study. International Journal of Population Data Science,
This paper serves to alert IJPDS readers to the availability of a major new longitudinal survey data resource, the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study, w...

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. (2021)
Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1988452
Background: Existing research on posttraumatic sequelae suggests a positive association between fatalism and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, the ass...

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, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721004360
No abstract available.

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, https://doi.org/10.1177/16094069211047818
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...
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Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2022 - 2022
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

CPTSD and Psychosis: Psychological Interventions for Complex PTSD And Schizophrenia-Spectrum disOrder (PICASSO)

2022 - 2023
Psychosis is a highly distressing mental health condition, affecting up to 3% of the population. Conceptually, it has much in common with complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD). Both involve n...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £276,279

Co-produced career guidance intervention for people living with dementia

2021 - 2023
Project, led by Dr Louise Ritchie of the University of the West of Scotland and Co-investigators (Prof Debbie Tolson and Emma Bolger of University of the Westof Scotland, Dr Valerie Egdell and Katie B...
Funder: Alzheimer Society

Increasing Physical Activity in a Medium Secure Service: The Development and Feasibility of a Physical ACTivity Intervention

2021 - 2023
Many people become overweight due to the effects of poor diet, and less active lifestyles. Being obese can affect people s heath and lead to type 2 diabetes and heart problems, People with severe ment...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £13,964

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