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Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction

Journal Article
Morrison-Beedy, D., Martin, C. H., Pow, J., & Elliott, L. (2019)
Adolescents in Scotland: Challenges and Opportunities for Sexual Risk Reduction. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(6), 619-629. https://doi.org/10.1097/jnc.0000000000000095
Sexually transmitted infections, HIV, and unplanned pregnancy challenge the health of Scottish teens. We conducted focus groups with teens (ages 16-19 years) recruited from an...

Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study

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Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (2019)
Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7313-0
Background Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the UK. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the genital...

Smoking cessation programmes for women living in disadvantaged communities, “We Can Quit 2”: A systematic review protocol [version 3]

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Burke, E., Dobbie, F., Dougall, N., Adebolu Oluwaseun, M., Mockler, D., Vance, J., …Hayes, C. (2019)
Smoking cessation programmes for women living in disadvantaged communities, “We Can Quit 2”: A systematic review protocol [version 3]. HRB Open Research, 2, https://doi.org/10.12688/hrbopenres.12901.3
Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in Ireland with almost 6,000 smokers dying each year from smoking-related diseases. Amongst younger Irish women, smoking ...

Translation and validation of the Chinese ICD-11 International Trauma Questionnaire (ITQ) for the Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD)

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Ho, G. W. . K., Karatzias, T., Cloitre, M., Chan, A. C. Y., Bressington, D., Chien, W. T., …Shevlin, M. (2019)
Translation and validation of the Chinese ICD-11 International Trauma Questionnaire (ITQ) for the Assessment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2019.1608718
Two stress related disorders have been proposed for inclusion in the revised ICD11: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). The International Trauma Que...

How data science can advance mental health research

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Russ, T. C., Woelbert, E., Davis, K. A. S., Hafferty, J. D., Ibrahim, Z., Inkster, B., …Data Science Group, M. (2018)
How data science can advance mental health research. Nature Human Behaviour, doi:10.1038/s41562-018-0470-9
Accessibility of powerful computers and availability of so-called big data from a variety of sources means that data science approaches are becoming pervasive. However, their ...

Can the REBT theory explain loneliness? Theoretical and clinical applications

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Hyland, P., McGinty, G., Karatzias, T., Murphy, J., Vallières, F., & McHugh Power, J. (2019)
Can the REBT theory explain loneliness? Theoretical and clinical applications. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 48(1), 39-51. https://doi.org/10.1080/16506073.2018.1475505
Loneliness is a common psychological experience affecting a significant minority of the general population. Loneliness may in part be related to the existence of dysfunctional...

An analysis of suicide trends in Scotland 1950–2014: comparison with England & Wales

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Dougall, N., Stark, C., Agnew, T., Henderson, R., Maxwell, M., & Lambert, P. (2017)
An analysis of suicide trends in Scotland 1950–2014: comparison with England & Wales. BMC Public Health, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4956-6
Background Scotland has disproportionately high rates of suicide compared with England. An analysis of trends may help reveal whether rates appear driven more by birth cohort,...

Mental Health and Well-being in the Learning and Teaching Environment

Book
(2016)
Mental Health and Well-being in the Learning and Teaching Environment
Expertise from the two previously separate disciplines of education and mental health is combined in this book to examine the complex problems associated with today's high-str...

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for schizophrenia (Review)

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Dougall, N., Maayan, N., Soares-Weiser, K., Mcdermott, L. M., & Mcintosh, A. M. (2015)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for schizophrenia (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006081.pub2
Background: People with schizophrenia often experience symptoms which fail to fully respond to antipsychotic medication. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been propo...