Wooff, A. & Elvins, M. (2017). Measuring risk and efficiency in Police Scotland custody settings: A pilot study. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/SIPR_Annual_Report_16.pdf: Scottish Institute for Policing Research
No abstract available.
Campbell, T. G. (2014). Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response. (Thesis)
Aim: The aim of this thesis was to investigate the psychophysiological response to the dynamic working environment within a cohort of higher education employees via ambulatory...
Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (in press). 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
Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the UK. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the genital...
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
Scottish Institute for Policing Research
The aim of the project is to conduct a systematic review and host round-table discussions to explore the use of police discretion when making decisions in relation to individuals' vulnerability.
Chief Scientists Office
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...
Brown, S., & McQueen, F. (in press). Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education. Sex Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2019.1636780
Despite a substantial body of research on young people’s wishes about the content and delivery of sex and relationships education (SRE), studies still indicate dissatisfaction...
Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2019). Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course. Sociology of health and illness, 41(6), 1071-1087. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12885
Using data collected through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with 37 adult men living in Brunei Darussalam, this paper explores how masculinities and ex...
Morgenroth, E., Orlov, N., Lythgoe, D. J., Stone, J. M., Barker, H., Munro, J., …Allen, P. (2019). Altered relationship between prefrontal glutamate and activation during cognitive control in people with high trait anxiety. Cortex, 117, 53-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2019.02.021
Trait anxiety can affect cognitive control resulting in ineffective and/or inefficient task performance. Moreover, previous functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studie...
Robertson, P. J. (2018). Building capabilities in disabled job seekers: A qualitative study of the Remploy Work Choices programme in Scotland. Social Work and Society: International Online Journal, 16(1), 1-15
This article reports on a qualitative study of the UK’s labour activation pathway for jobseekers with disabilities and health conditions. The aim was to explore the experienc...
Barker, H., Munro, J., Orlov, N., Morgenroth, E., Moser, J., Eysenck, M. W., & Allen, P. (2018). Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference. Brain and Behavior, e01137. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1137
Anxiety is known to impair attentional control particularly when Task demands are high. Neuroimaging studies generally support these behavioral findings, reportin...
S. Vanheule, D. Hook, & C. Neill (Eds.), (2018). Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'
The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy a...
Robertson, P. J. (2018). The casualties of transition: the health impact of NEET status and some approaches to managing it. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 47(3), 390-402. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2018.1455168
Youth unemployment can be understood as a major public health risk. This paper explores the multidisciplinary literature in this field, and its relevance to support for NEET (...
Robertson, P. (2017). Promoting student well-being: Are you better than you think?. Phoenix (AGCAS journal), 20-21
Dr Pete Robertson, Associate Professor & Programme Leader for Career Guidance in the School of Applied Sciences at Edinburgh Napier University, outlines proactive approaches t...
Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Sanghera, G. S. (2017). Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland. Social and Cultural Geography, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2017.1346197
This paper uses a framework of ‘ontological security’ to discuss the psycho-social strategies of self-securitization employed by ethnic and religious minority young people in ...
Smith, J., Kyle, R. G., Daniel, B., & Hubbard, G. (2018). Patterns of referral and waiting times for specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 23(1), 41-49. https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12207
During 12 month period (2012/13) around 21,480 children and young people (CYP) were referred to CAMHS in Scotland (NHS Scotland 2013). At the end of September 2012 ...
Robertson, P. (2015). Positive psychology: A movement to reintegrate career counselling within counselling psychology. Counselling psychology review / the British Psychological Society, 30(3), 26-35
Content & Focus: In the UK career counselling has tended to evolve separately from the counselling psychology profession. Elsewhere, notably in North America, counselling psyc...
Welsh, P. & Brown, S. (2013). "I'm not insane, my mother had me tested." The risks and benefits of being labelled 'at-risk' for psychosis. Health, Risk and Society. 15, 648-662. doi:10.1080/13698575.2013.848846. ISSN 1369-8575
In this article we examine the identification of young people deemed to be at an elevated risk of developing psychosis (often referred to as an At-Risk Mental State for psycho...
Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
6 March 2019
Edinburgh Napier University's Sighthill Campus
7 May 2018