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Dams, barriers and beating yourself up: shame in groupwork for addressing sexual offending

Journal Article
Mullins, E., & Kirkwood, S. (2019)
Dams, barriers and beating yourself up: shame in groupwork for addressing sexual offending. Journal of Social Work Practice, 33(4), 369-384. https://doi.org/10.1080/02650533.2019.1594735
Shame is a powerful emotional experience embedded in prevailing social and cultural norms. It is the judgement or fear of judgement for who we are rather than what we have don...

What is and isn’t working: Factors involved in sustaining community-based health and participation initiatives for people aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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Spassiani, N., Meisner, B., Abou Chacra, M. S., Heller, T., & Hammel, J. (2019)
What is and isn’t working: Factors involved in sustaining community-based health and participation initiatives for people aging with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 32(6), 1465-1477. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12640
As people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) age it is important that I/DD agencies are prepared to support healthy aging in homes and in communities. Thi...

Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland .

Report
Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2017)
Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland . Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Police Scotland’s contact with people with vulnerability and health problems has been increasing year-on-year, with significant costs and unknown outcomes associated. This is ...

Good practice in shared decision-making and consent

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Wojcik, G. (2018)
Good practice in shared decision-making and consent. The Scottish Government
The Scottish Government’s Health and Social Care Delivery Plan contains a commitment to reviewing the consent process for patients in Scotland with the General Medical Council...

Community Based Dietician Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Friedman, C., & Spassiani, N. (2018)
Community Based Dietician Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 15(4), 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1111/jppi.12253
Background. People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience significantly poorer health outcomes and a shorter life expectancy when compared to the ge...

Examining Patterns of Adversity in Chinese Young Adults Using the Adverse Childhood Experiences – International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ)

Journal Article
Ho, G. W. K., Chan, A. C. Y., Chien, W., Bressington, D. T., & Karatzias, T. (2019)
Examining Patterns of Adversity in Chinese Young Adults Using the Adverse Childhood Experiences – International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ). Child Abuse and Neglect, 88, 179-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.11.009
Ample evidence supports significant and enduring associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and negative outcomes later in life. Subsets of ACEs (e.g. childhood...

The Lived Experience of Codependency: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

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Bacon, I., McKay, E., Reynolds, F., & McIntyre, A. (2020)
The Lived Experience of Codependency: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 18(3), 754-771. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9983-8
Codependency is a complex and debatable concept, which has been used over the years by mental health professionals to inform their practices. Researchers have attempted to ide...

Safeguarding children and young people in the online environment: safeguarding implications in respect of sexting and associated online behaviour

Journal Article
Murray, S. (2018)
Safeguarding children and young people in the online environment: safeguarding implications in respect of sexting and associated online behaviour. Journal of Nursing Research and Practice, 2(2), 26-29
Between November 2014 and 2017, police forces across the United Kingdom reported a 131% (England and Wales) and 60% (Scotland) rise in the recorded indecent communications onl...

Systematic review: cultural adaptation and feasibility of screening for autism in non-English speaking countries

Journal Article
Al Maskari, T. S., Melville, C. A., & Willis, D. S. (2018)
Systematic review: cultural adaptation and feasibility of screening for autism in non-English speaking countries. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13033-018-0200-8
Aim: To explore the feasibility of screening for Autism spectrum disorder in Non-English-Speaking Countries, the cultural influences and the nurses' role in the screening proc...

Early death and causes of death of people with Down syndrome: A systematic review

Journal Article
O'Leary, L., Hughes-McCormack, L., Dunn, K., & Cooper, S. (2018)
Early death and causes of death of people with Down syndrome: A systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(5), https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12446
Background: It is thought that people with Down syndrome die younger than the general population, but that survival rates are improving. Methods: Five databases were searched...