Robertson, P. J. (2013). The well-being outcomes of career guidance. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. 41(3), 254-266. doi:10.1080/03069885.2013.773959. ISSN 0306-9885
The potential for career guidance to impact on well-being has received insufficient attention in the UK. There are both conceptual and empirical reasons to expect that the imp...
Morrison, A. P., Wardle, M., Hutton, P., Davies, L., Dunn, G., Brabban, A., …Turkington, D. (2013). Assessing Cognitive Therapy Instead Of Neuroleptics: Rationale, study design and sample characteristics of the ACTION trial. Psychosis. 5(1), 82-92. doi:10.1080/17522439.2012.756539. ISSN 1752-2439
Recent evidence regarding over-estimation of the efficacy of antipsychotics and under-estimation of their toxicity, as well as emerging data regarding alternative treat...
Hutton, P., Morrison, A. P., Wardle, M., & Wells, A. (2014). Metacognitive therapy in treatment-resistant psychosis: A multiple-baseline study. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 42(2), 166-185. doi:10.1017/S1352465812001026
More effective psychological treatments for psychosis are required. Case series data and pilot trials suggest metacognitive therapy (MCT) is a promising treatment ...
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...
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 ...
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...
Associate Professor in Decision Science
Lecturer in Mental Health
Lead Nurse Palliative Care
Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
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Stavert, J. (2012). Deaths of psychiatric patients, Article 2 ECHR and proper investigation: a case for reform in Scotland?. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 419, 206
Patrick, H., Stavert, J., & Malcolm, J. (2012). 'The right to life, and to proper inquiries on death: A human rights perspective on the investigation of deaths of psychiatric patients in Scotland?'. Juridical Review, 1, 51
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Hutton, P., & Morrison, A. P. (2013). Collaborative empiricism in cognitive therapy for psychosis: A practice guide. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20(4), 429-444. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2012.08.003
We outline our understanding of collaborative empiricism (CE) as used in cognitive therapy (CT) for psychosis. We discuss how CE can be thought of as a technique for facilitat...
Hutton, P., Kelly, J., Lowens, I., Taylor, P. J., & Tai, S. (2013). Self-attacking and self-reassurance in persecutory delusions: A comparison of healthy, depressed and paranoid individuals. Psychiatry Research, 205(1), 127-136. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2012.08.010
Previous research has found that reduced self-reassurance and heightened verbal 'self-attacking' of a sadistic and persecutory nature are both associated with greater subclini...
Hutton, P., Morrison, A. P., Yung, A. R., Taylor, P. J., French, P., & Dunn, G. (2012). Effects of drop-out on efficacy estimates in five Cochrane reviews of popular antipsychotics for schizophrenia: Drop-out in Cochrane reviews of antipsychotics. Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica, 126(1), 1-11. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0447.2012.01858.x
Our aim was to find out how Cochrane reviews of five popular or frequently prescribed second-generation antipsychotics in the UK (olanzapine, risperidone, quetiapin...
Morrison, A. P., Turkington, D., Wardle, M., Spencer, H., Barratt, S., Dudley, R., …Hutton, P. (2012). A preliminary exploration of predictors of outcome and cognitive mechanisms of change in cognitive behaviour therapy for psychosis in people not taking antipsychotic medication. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 50(2), 163-167. doi:10.1016/j.brat.2011.12.001. ISSN 0005-7967
Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective in an open trial for people with psychotic disorders who have not been taking antipsychotic medic...
Hutton, P., Parker, S., Bowe, S., & Ford, S. (2012). Prevalence of violence risk factors in people at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis: a service audit: Audit of violence risk in a UHR group. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 6(1), 91-96. doi:10.1111/j.1751-7893.2011.00307.x
Background: There is little data available on the prevalence of violence risk factors in people at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis.
Aim: The aim of this study was to ...
Hutton, P., Bowe, S., Parker, S., & Ford, S. (2011). Prevalence of suicide risk factors in people at ultra-high risk of developing psychosis: a service audit: Suicide risk in UHR clients. Early Intervention in Psychiatry, 5(4), 375-380. doi:10.1111/j.1751-7893.2011.00302.x
Aim: The aim of this study was to provide an estimate of the cross-sectional prevalence of possible suicide risk factors in those attending a routine clinical service for peop...
Morrison, A. P., Hutton, P., Wardle, M., Spencer, H., Barratt, S., Brabban, A., …Turkington, D. (2012). Cognitive therapy for people with a schizophrenia spectrum diagnosis not taking antipsychotic medication: an exploratory trial. Psychological Medicine, 42(05), 1049-1056. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0033291711001899
Although antipsychotic medication is the first line of treatment for schizophrenia, many service users choose to refuse or discontinue their pharmacological treatment. Cogniti...
Robertson, P. (2011). Clients with mental health conditions: a challenge for career guidance practice. In B. A. Irving, & L. Barham (Eds.), Constructing the Future: Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, 131-146. Stourbridge: Institute of Career Guidance
This article explores meeting the needs of clients with mental health conditions and seeks to establish this group as one of particular interest to career guidance practitione...
Hutton, P., Morrison, A. P. & Taylor, H. (2012). Brief cognitive behavioural therapy for hallucinations: Can it help people who decide not to take antipsychotic medication? A case report. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy. 40(1), 111-116. ISSN 1352-4658
Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be helpful for many people who experience psychosis; however most research trials have been conducted with people also taki...
Stavert, J. (2010). Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 393, 143
It is vital that a person with mental disorder has equal access to the law without discrimination, whether or not they have capacity. This article examines issues relating to ...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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, ...
NHS Education Scotland
To understand the relationship between EI, demographic factors, previous caring at entry to nurse education, and progression through pre-registration education on the performance and retention of newl...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
The aim of this research is to explore how employers in Scotland support their employees with dementia. The research will help us to understand whether employers are meeting their legal duties. The re...
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...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The overall objective of this project is to draw on AHRC-funded research expertise to provide support to the UK
government in the upcoming UN review of the UK's progress towards compliance with the Un...
Background: The available research on economic migration suggested that immigrants may be less happy than the indigenous p...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a lifelong neurodevelopmental disorder that can affect people in a number...
Edinburgh Napier University (Sighthill Campus)
6 March 2019
Edinburgh Napier University's Sighthill Campus
7 May 2018