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Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study

Journal Article
McBride, O., Butter, S., Hartman, T. K., Murphy, J., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., …Bentall, R. P. (2022)
Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i4.1704
This paper serves to alert IJPDS readers to the availability of a major new longitudinal survey data resource, the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study, w...

A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland

Journal Article
Darker, C. D., Burke, E., Castello, S., O'Sullivan, K., O'Connell, N., Vance, J., …Hayes, C. B. (in press)
A process evaluation of 'We Can Quit': a community-based smoking cessation intervention targeting women from areas of socio-disadvantage in Ireland. BMC Public Health,
Background: Smoking poses a serious risk of early preventable death and disease especially for women living with socio-economic disadvantage (SED). A smoking cessation program...

Premenstrual Exacerbation of Mental Health Disorders: A Systematic Review of Prospective Studies

Journal Article
Hughes, L., & Nolan, L. (in press)
Premenstrual Exacerbation of Mental Health Disorders: A Systematic Review of Prospective Studies. Archives of Women's Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-022-01246-4
Purpose: Mental health disorders can be exacerbated during periods of hormonal fluctuation (e.g., pregnancy, menopause) and the risk factors for sensitivity to these fluctuati...

The psychological consequences of the Ukraine war: What we know, and what we have to learn

Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., & Karatzias, T. (2022)
The psychological consequences of the Ukraine war: What we know, and what we have to learn. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 146(2), 105-106. https://doi.org/10.1111/acps.13466
Invited editorial.

Measuring Positive Memories of Home and Family During Childhood: The Development and Initial Validation of the ‘Memories of Home and Family Scale’

Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Redican, E., McElroy, E., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., & Hyland, P. (in press)
Measuring Positive Memories of Home and Family During Childhood: The Development and Initial Validation of the ‘Memories of Home and Family Scale’. Current Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03220-w
Purpose: There are multiple studies illustrating how benevolent childhood experiences (BCEs) are associated with more favorable health outcomes across the life-course, even in...

How is Loneliness Related to Anxiety and Depression: a Population Based Network Analysis in the Early Lockdown Period

Journal Article
Owczarek, M., Nolan, E., Shevlin, M., Butter, S., Karatzias, T., McBride, O., …Hyland, P. (in press)
How is Loneliness Related to Anxiety and Depression: a Population Based Network Analysis in the Early Lockdown Period. International Journal of Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12851
Introduction High risk of mental health problems is associated with loneliness resulting from social distancing measures and ‘lockdowns’ that have been imposed globally due t...

Psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y., & Mestdagh, E. (2022, May)
Psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at NJF Congress 2022, Helsinki, Finland
Background The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to influence psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women. Methods We conducted a non-concurrent cross-sectional study amo...

Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of traumatic childbirth experiences: A discussion paper

Journal Article
Leinweber, J., Fontein‐Kuipers, Y., Thomson, G., Karlsdottir, S. I., Nilsson, C., Ekström‐Bergström, A., …Stramrood, C. (in press)
Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of traumatic childbirth experiences: A discussion paper. Birth, https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12634
Introduction: Many women experience giving birth as traumatic. Although women's subjective experiences of trauma are considered the most important, currently there is no clear...

Adapting or Discarding the Status Quo? Supporting the Exercise of Legal Capacity in Scottish Law and Practice

Book Chapter
Stavert, J. (2022)
Adapting or Discarding the Status Quo? Supporting the Exercise of Legal Capacity in Scottish Law and Practice. In M. Donnelly, R. Harding, & E. Tascioglu (Eds.), Supporting Legal Capacity in Socio-Legal Context. Hart Publishing

Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Journal Article
Evans, K., Rennick-Egglestone, S., Cox, S., Kuipers, Y., & Spiby, H. (2022)
Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(2), https://doi.org/10.2196/28093
Background: Symptoms of anxiety are common in pregnancy, with severe symptoms associated with negative outcomes for women and babies. Low-level psychological therapy is recomm...

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Mental health and substance use care pathways and outcomes for people released from prison

2022 - 2024
Lay summary: It is important that people released from prison get help for mental health and substance use. This will protect their health and help them live life away from crime. People released from...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £42,581

Scotland's Witches Voices - a follow up in depth study of two cases of significant interest in early nursing history - Christian Saidler (1597) and Bartie Patersoune (1607)

2022 - 2022
Background: the Witches Voices Study (Jan - Aug 2021) investigated healers/midwives accused of witchcraft in Scotland between 1563-1736. That study revealed some healers with unexpected healing pract...
Funder: Royal College of Nursing Foundation | Value: £995

CPTSD and Psychosis: Psychological Interventions for Complex PTSD And Schizophrenia-Spectrum disOrder (PICASSO)

2022 - 2023
Psychosis is a highly distressing mental health condition, affecting up to 3% of the population. Conceptually, it has much in common with complex post-traumatic stress disorder (CPTSD). Both involve n...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £276,279

Naloxone in Police Scotland - a Pilot Evaluation

2022 - 2022
This study will be a mixed methods process evaluation of a test of change (pilot project) for the carriage, and use, of intra-nasal spray Naloxone by Police Scotland officers. The evaluation will foc...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £80,769

How cross-service collaboration can improve community safety and wellbeing

2022 - 2022
The Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) in partnership with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service is providing funding to support a Rapid Research Project...
Funder: Scottish Institute for Policing Research | Value: £15,999

Co-produced career guidance intervention for people living with dementia

2021 - 2023
Project, led by Dr Louise Ritchie of the University of the West of Scotland and Co-investigators (Prof Debbie Tolson and Emma Bolger of University of the Westof Scotland, Dr Valerie Egdell and Katie B...
Funder: Alzheimer Society

The impact of COVID-19 on the justice voluntary sector

2021 - 2022
The aim of the project is to explore the experiences of third sector criminal justice organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to understand how organisations and the sector as a whole have...
Funder: The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum | Value: £7,952

Increasing Physical Activity in a Medium Secure Service: The Development and Feasibility of a Physical ACTivity Intervention

2021 - 2023
Many people become overweight due to the effects of poor diet, and less active lifestyles. Being obese can affect people s heath and lead to type 2 diabetes and heart problems, People with severe ment...
Funder: National Institute for Health Research | Value: £13,964

Modular Therapy (MT) vs. Treatment as Usual (TAU) for Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) in Military Personnel: A Pilot Study

2021 - 2023
ICD-11 Complex PTSD is a new condition and there are currently no identified effective treatments. We have recently proposed in the literature a new innovative person centred intervention for CPTSD, w...
Funder: Forces in Mind Trust | Value: £304,494

Capturing the insights of parents of athletes in performance pathways

2019 - 2021
The Project sportscotland is looking to contract a researcher to deliver an online survey and 6 focus groups with parents of performance pathway athletes from 4-6 sports, representing team, individual...
Funder: Sportscotland | Value: £22,768
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Evaluating ALBA: A pragmatic evaluation of a behaviour change intervention designed to increase physical activity to improve mental wellbeing

2016 - 2020
Introduction: Physical activity (PA) is beneficial for impr...
Dr Nicola Peddie | Director of Studies: Dr Tony Westbury | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden

Exploring the experiences of male caregivers caring for a partner with Alzheimer's dementia: An interpretative phenomenological analysis

2015 - 2020
Mrs Gwenne McIntosh | Director of Studies: Dr Norrie Brown | Second Supervisor: Dr Zoe Chouliara

Real-time 3D graphic augmentation of music therapy sessions for people on the autism spectrum

2015 - 2019
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Dr John McGowan | Director of Studies: Dr Gregory Leplatre | Second Supervisor: Dr Iain McGregor

A meta-analysis and controlled evaluation of short term pyschological intervention for acute mental health inpatients

2014 - 2018
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Charlotte Paterson | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Hutton

Psychological distress in Polish immigrants in Scotland: a mixed methods study

2011 - 2015
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
Dr Anna Bak-Klimek | Director of Studies: Prof Thanos Karatzias | Second Supervisor: Lawrence Elliott

The impact of career guidance on well-being outcomes

2008 - 2013
Prof Peter Robertson