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We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): a community-based intervention on smoking cessation for women living in disadvantaged areas of Ireland—study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial

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Hayes, C., Ciblis, A., Darker, C., Dougall, N., Vance, J., O’Connell, N., …Bauld, L. (2019)
We Can Quit2 (WCQ2): a community-based intervention on smoking cessation for women living in disadvantaged areas of Ireland—study protocol for a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 5, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-019-0511-9
Background Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in Ireland with almost 6000 smokers dying each year from smoking-related diseases. The ‘We Can Quit2’ (WCQ2) s...

Mad Bad Invisible - A Play About One Womans Experience of Dis-intergrated Care

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Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Kyle, R. Mad Bad Invisible - A Play About One Womans Experience of Dis-intergrated Care. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFe1-FXWztQ#action=share]

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Mahoney, C., Bastow, F., & Kyle, R. Mad Bad Invisible - A Play About One Womans Experience of Dis-intergrated Care. [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFe1-FXWztQ#action=share]

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...

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 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. (2020)
Measuring ICD-11 Adjustment Disorder: The Development and Initial Validation of the International Adjustment Disorder Questionnaire. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 141(3), 265-274. 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-...

Translation and psychometric evaluation of the Chinese Adjustment Disorder – New Module 20

Journal Article
Lorenz, L., Ho, G. W. K., Chan, A. C. Y., Bressington, D. T., Chien, W. T., Shevlin, M., …Karatzias, T. (2020)
Translation and psychometric evaluation of the Chinese Adjustment Disorder – New Module 20. International Journal of Mental Health, 49(2), 170-185. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207411.2019.1684687
The Adjustment Disorder – New Module 20 (ADNM-20) was developed for the assessment of adjustment disorder symptoms. The aim of the present study was to translate and conduct p...

Personally meaningful recovery in people with psychological trauma: Initial validity and reliability of the Individual Recovery Outcomes Counter (I.ROC)

Journal Article
Rudd, B., Karatzias, T., Bradley, A., Fyvie, C., & Hardie, S. (2020)
Personally meaningful recovery in people with psychological trauma: Initial validity and reliability of the Individual Recovery Outcomes Counter (I.ROC). International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 29(3), 387-398. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.12671
I.ROC is a brief tool measuring personal recovery designed for collaborative use within support. This study aimed to investigate the psychometric properties of a self-report v...

The relationship between ICD-11 PTSD, complex PTSD and dissociative experiences

Journal Article
Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Fyvie, C., Cloitre, M., & Karatzias, T. (2020)
The relationship between ICD-11 PTSD, complex PTSD and dissociative experiences. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 21(1), 62-72. https://doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2019.1675113
Debate exists in the trauma literature regarding the role of dissociation in traumatic stress disorders. With the release of the new ICD-11 diagnostic guideline for posttrauma...

The Scottish clinical supervision model for midwives

Journal Article
Key, S., Marshall, H., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2019)
The Scottish clinical supervision model for midwives. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(10), https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.10.655
Following a change in UK legislation, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) model of statutory supervision for midwives ceased in 2017. In response, the Scottish Government ...
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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 - 2022
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 - 2021
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

Law enforcement and public health: Assessing risk and vulnerability

2017 - 2018
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.
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £7,986

The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland: The views and experiences of patients, Named Persons, Practitioners and Tribunal members

2017 - 2021
The Mental Health Tribunal for Scotland became operational in 2005. It plays an integral role in guaranteeing the rights of patients with mental disorder as originally identified in the Millan Princip...
Funder: Nuffield Foundation | Value: £258,786

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

Revolutionising Trauma care in Scotland and Beyond

2017 - 2017
PThe impact of psychological trauma on physical and mental health is well known, although current models of care are failing to meet clients’ needs. A new model of care, supported and financed by the ...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £29,691

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
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