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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., Dougall, N., & Halliday, K. (in press)
How important are phase 1 interventions for complex interpersonal trauma? A pilot randomised control trial of a group psychoeducational intervention. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 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...

A validation study of the International Trauma Questionnaire to assess ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD) in treatment seeking veterans

Journal Article
Murphy, D., Shevlin, M., Pearson, E., Greenberg, N., Wessely, S., Busuttil, W., & Karatzias, T. (2020)
A validation study of the International Trauma Questionnaire to assess ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD) in treatment seeking veterans. British Journal of Psychiatry, 216(3), 132-137. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.2020.9
Background: Veterans with PTSD typically report a poorer treatment response than those who have not served in the Armed Forces. A possible explanation is that veterans often ...

A cross-country psychiatric screening of ICD-11 disorders specifically associated with stress in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

Journal Article
Ben-Ezra, M., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Maercker, A., Hamama-Raz, Y., Lavenda, O., …Shevlin, M. (2020)
A cross-country psychiatric screening of ICD-11 disorders specifically associated with stress in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2020.1720972
Background The Global Forum for Health Research, with the support of the World Health Organization, highlighted the need to prioritize mental health research in Africa. The i...

Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom

Journal Article
Charak, R., Vang, M. L., Shevlin, M., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., & Hyland, P. (in press)
Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom. Journal of Traumatic Stress,
Exposure to traumatic events has been associated with negative psychological outcomes. There is, however, a dearth of research on revictimization (i.e., experiences of victimi...

Is the definition of task-irrelevant contextual information black and white?

Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Munro, J., Lages, M., MacLean, R., & Murray, J. (2020)
Is the definition of task-irrelevant contextual information black and white?. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 65(2), 668-670. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.14273
Author's response to "Commentary on: Curley LJ, Munro J, Lages M, MacLean R, Murray J. Assessing cognitive bias in forensic decisions: a review and outlook. J Forensic Sci doi...

Introduction to the Special Section on Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD): The Evolution of a Disorder

Journal Article
Karatzias, T., & Levendosky, A. A. (2019)
Introduction to the Special Section on Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD): The Evolution of a Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32(6), 817-821. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22476
The inclusion of complex posttraumatic stress disorder (CPTSD) in the 11th revision of the International Classification of Diseases is an important development in the field of...

Treating Adults With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using a Modular Approach to Treatment: Rationale, Evidence, and Directions for Future Research

Journal Article
Karatzias, T., & Cloitre, M. (2019)
Treating Adults With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Using a Modular Approach to Treatment: Rationale, Evidence, and Directions for Future Research. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32(6), 870-876. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22457
ICD-11 complex PTSD (CPTSD) is a new condition and therefore there are as yet no clinical trials evaluating interventions for its treatment. In this paper, we provide the rati...

The Rivers Centre in Scotland: An Attachment‐Based Service Model for People With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Journal Article
Fyvie, C., Easton, P., Moreton, G., McKeever, J., & Karatzias, T. (2019)
The Rivers Centre in Scotland: An Attachment‐Based Service Model for People With Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 32(6), 864-869. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22458
The Rivers Centre in Edinburgh, Scotland (United Kingdom) operated for nearly 20 years as a traditional specialist trauma service, delivering psychological therapies to an adu...

The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review

Journal Article
Snowden, A., Peddie, N., & Westbury, T. (in press)
The effectiveness of cognitive-behavioural interventions at increasing adherence to physical activity in mental health populations: a systematic review. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2019.1684829
Objective: There is growing global evidence for stark inequalities in the physical health status and life-expectancy of people with a mental health diagnosis. In most cases, p...

Measuring ICD-11 Adjustment Disorder: The Development and Initial Validation of the International Adjustment Disorder Questionnaire

Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., Cloitre, M., Vallières, F., …Maercker, A. (in press)
Measuring ICD-11 Adjustment Disorder: The Development and Initial Validation of the International Adjustment Disorder Questionnaire. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, https://doi.org/10.1111/acps.13126
Background: Adjustment disorder (AjD) is one of the most frequently used diagnoses in psychiatry but a diagnostic definition for AjD was only introduced in release of the ICD-...
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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 - 2021
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 - 2019
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

People with learning disabilities in Scotland: Updating the 2004 Health Needs Assessment Report

2017 - 2017
The project will take the form of a systematic review of relevant literature to provide an update on the evidence base on the health needs of people with learning disabilities in Scotland since 2004, ...
Funder: NHS Health Scotland | Value: £20,000

Emotional Intelligience_Quantitative aspects

2017 - 2020
To understand the relationship between EI, demographic factors, previous caring at entry to nurse education, and progression through pre-registration education on the performance and retention of newl...
Funder: NHS Education Scotland | Value: £2,500

Holistic Needs Assessment in Cancer Care

2016 - 2020
People living with and beyond cancer are vulnerable to a number of physical, functional and psychological issues. Undertaking a holistic needs assessment (HNA) is one way to support a structured discu...
Funder: MacMillan Cancer Support | Value: £130,839