Post doctoral research assistant
Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
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 ...
Dobbie, F., Purves, R., McKell, J., Dougall, N., White, J., Campbell, R., …Bauld, L. (2017). A process evaluation of the implementation of ASSIST in Scotland: Final Report. University of Stirling: Scottish Government
This report presents findings from a process evaluation of the ASSIST (A Stop Smoking in Schools Trial) pilot in Scotland. ASSIST is a licensed peer-led, sch...
McKay, E. A. (2016). Evaluating the use of digital technology 'personal wiki': perspectives from service users and staff. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Napier University
No abstract available.
MacMillan Cancer Support
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...
Chief Scientists Office
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...
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 ...
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Lecturer in Mental Health
Associate Professor in Decision Science
Snowden, A. & Young, J. (2016). Evaluation of Improving Cancer Journeys. Glasgow: Macmillan Cancer Support UK
First report of five year evaluation.
MacGregor, A., Reid, S., Maxwell, M., Miller, I., Macleod, S., Corbett, J., …Harris, F. (2013). Evaluation of the Scottish Recovery Indicator 2 (SRI 2). Edinburgh: Scottish Recovery Network
The Scottish Recover Indicator (SRI) is a web based service
development tool designed by the Scottish Recovery Network to
support and develop recovery focuse...
Ebmeier, K., Baig, B., Brown, A., Cavanagh, J., Clark, S., Davidson, K., …Wilson, L. (2005). Bipolar Affective Disorder - A national clinical guideline. Edinburgh: Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
A national clinical guideline - SIGN.
Curley, L. J., MacLean, R., Murray, J., Pollock, A. C., & Laybourn, P. (in press). Threshold Utilisation in Juror Decision Making. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, doi:10.1080/13218719.2018.1485520
The current research aimed to identify whether a model of juror decision making (i.e. the threshold model) that encompasses both rational and intuitive decision m...
Curley, L. J., Maclean, R., Murray, J., Laybourn, P., & Brown, D. (in press). The Bastard verdict. Medicine, Science and the Law, doi:10.1177/0025802418811740
The Scottish Legal system is a unique jurisdiction as jurors are able to give Not Proven verdicts in addition to the well-known Anglo-American verdicts (Guilty and Not Guilty)...
Ho, G. W. K., Chan, A. C. Y., Chien, W., Bressington, D. T., & Karatzias, T. (in press). Examining Patterns of Adversity in Chinese Young Adults Using the Adverse Childhood Experiences – International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ). Child Abuse and Neglect,
Ample evidence supports significant and enduring associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and negative outcomes later in life. Subsets of ACEs (e.g. childhood...
Hutton, P., Di Rienzo, F., Turkington, D., Spencer, H., & Taylor, P. (in press). Suicidal ideation in people with psychosis not taking antipsychotic medication: Do negative appraisals and negative metacognitive beliefs mediate the effect of symptoms?. Schizophrenia Bulletin, doi:10.1093/schbul/sby153
Between 5 and 10 percent of people with psychosis will die by suicide, a rate which is 20 to 75 times higher than the general population. This risk is even greater in those no...
Paterson, C., Karatzias, T., Harper, S., Dougall, N., Dickson, A., & Hutton, P. (in press). A feasibility study of a cross-diagnostic, CBT-based psychological intervention for acute mental health inpatients: Results, challenges and methodological implications. British Journal of Clinical Psychology,
Acute psychiatric inpatient wards are characterised by minimal provision of therapeutic activities and high readmission rates. Implementation of a comprehensive inp...
Murphy, P., Bentall, R., Freeman, D., O'Rourke, S., & Hutton, P. (2018). The 'paranoia-as-defence' model of persecutory delusions: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Psychiatry, 5(11), 913-929. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(18)30339-0
An influential psychological model of persecutory delusions proposed they are caused by a bias towards holding others responsible for negative events, which serves ...
Turner, D., MacBeth, A., Larkin, A., Moritz, S., Livingstone, K., Campbell, A., & Hutton, P. (in press). The effect of reducing the 'jumping to conclusions' bias on treatment decision-making capacity in psychosis: A randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, doi:10.1093/schbul/sby136
Evidence-based psychological interventions to support treatment decision-making capacity (‘capacity’) in psychosis do not currently exist. This study sought to esta...
Mahoney, A., Karatzias, T., & Hutton, P. (2018). A systematic review and meta-analysis of group treatments for adults with symptoms associated with complex post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, doi:10.1016/j.jad.2018.09.059
Background: No previous meta-analyses have specifically investigated the effectiveness of psychological group therapy for symptoms associated with complex interpersonal trauma...
Bacon, I., McKay, E., Reynolds, F., & McIntyre, A. (2018). The Lived Experience of Codependency: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, (1-18). ISSN 1557-1874
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...
ENU Development Trust
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...
Forces in Mind Trust
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...
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...
: 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...
Irish Health Research Board
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...
NHS Health Scotland
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, ...
This proposed process evaluation will evaluate the implementation of ASSIST. It will be conducted over two and a half years and employ qualitative methods (in-depth interviews, paired interviews, mini...
National Institute for Health Research
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term ...
Psychiatric emergencies, and episodes of self-harm, accounted for over 30,000 Scottish ambulance call-outs in 2011. The overwhelming majority of these people were taken directly to Emergency Departmen...
Due to increasing incidence, more intensive treatment and improved survival, a growing number of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience long-term swallowing difficulties, profoundly affecting...
The evaluation proposed here is necessarily flexible to support the programme’s evolution. The overall aim is to provide the programme with the most valid and robust practical evidence in a timely and...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...