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Stavert, J., Egdell, V., Ritchie, L., Danson, M., Cook, M., & Tolson, D. (2018). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace. Scotland: Edinburgh Napier University
The reported study investigated how Scottish-based employers from different sectors respond to staff with dementia. Dementia is, and will increasingly be, a workplace issue as...
Stavert, J. & McKay, C. (2017). Scotland's Mental Health and Capacity Law: A Case for Reform. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Report of joint Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland and Centre for Mental Health and Capacity Law law reform scoping exercise.
Stavert, J. (2016). Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. Edinburgh: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Supported decision-making maximizes an individual's ability to ensure that their rights, will and preferences are at the centre of all decisions that concern them...
The Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body is seeking to award a contract for research on behalf of the Justice Committee.
The Family Law (Scotland) Bill (‘the Bill’) is due to be introduced this yea...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Book project on the authority of international criminal law. The funding would be used to take up the offered position of Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York, to benefit from the researc...
Society of Legal Scholars
This research project aims to provide a theory of authority in international criminal law. The question explored by the project overall is what authority international criminal law possesses, and from...
Martin, W., Michalowski, S., Stavert, J., Ward, A., Ruck Keene, A., Caughey, C., …McGregor, R. (2016). The Essex Autonomy Project Three Jurisdictions Report: towards compliance with CRPD Art. 12 in capacity/incapacity legislation across the UK. United Kingdom: University of Essex - AHRC
Levy, L., Santhkumaran, D., & Whitecross, R. W. (2014). What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
A systematic review of the available literature based on a logic model approach to crime reduction.
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M. & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at The British Society of Gerontology 46th Annual Conference, Swansea University
It is estimated that approximately 90,000 people across Scotland have dementia. Dementia is most common in people over 65 years but it can also affect working age people. As t...
Egdell, V., Stavert, J., Ritchie, L., Tolson, D., Danson, M., & Cook, M. (2017, July). Employer Responses to Dementia in the Workplace in Scotland. Paper presented at British Society of Gerontology Annual Conference 2017, Swansea, UK
The prevalence of dementia in the UK is increasing with over 800,000 people currently affected. Of this number in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years suggesting that a si...
Snowden, A., Gibbon, A., & Grant, R. (2019). What Is the Impact of Chaplaincy in Primary Care? The GP Perspective. Health and Social Care Chaplaincy, 6(2), 200-214. doi:10.1558/hscc.34709
People often attend primary care with sub-clinical or non-medical issues such as bereavement, distress, or loneliness. Often what is needed is someone to listen, but GP appoin...
Hutton, P., Di Rienzo, F., Turkington, D., Spencer, H., & Taylor, P. (2019). Suicidal ideation in people with psychosis not taking antipsychotic medication: Do negative appraisals and negative metacognitive beliefs mediate the effect of symptoms?. Schizophrenia Bulletin, 45(1), 37-47. https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby153
Between 5 and 10 percent of people with psychosis will die by suicide, a rate which is 20 to 75 times higher than the general population. This risk is even greater in those no...
Turner, D., MacBeth, A., Larkin, A., Moritz, S., Livingstone, K., Campbell, A., & Hutton, P. (in press). The effect of reducing the 'jumping to conclusions' bias on treatment decision-making capacity in psychosis: A randomised controlled trial with mediation analysis. Schizophrenia Bulletin, https://doi.org/10.1093/schbul/sby136
Evidence-based psychological interventions to support treatment decision-making capacity (‘capacity’) in psychosis do not currently exist. This study sought to esta...
Mahoney, A., Karatzias, T., & Hutton, P. (2018). A systematic review and meta-analysis of group treatments for adults with symptoms associated with complex post-traumatic stress disorder. Journal of Affective Disorders, doi:10.1016/j.jad.2018.09.059
Background: No previous meta-analyses have specifically investigated the effectiveness of psychological group therapy for symptoms associated with complex interpersonal trauma...
Stavert, J. (2018). Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Paralysis? National Mental Health and Capacity Law and Implementing the CRPD in Scotland. Laws, 7(3), (26). doi:10.3390/laws7030026
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) highlights the need to actively remove obstacles to, and promote, the full and equal enjoyment ...
Taylor, P. J., Taylor, P., Perry, A., Hutton, P., Tan, R., Fisher, N., …Seddon, C. (in press). Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12183
Objectives: Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) is an effective psychological intervention for several different mental health conditions. However, whether it is acceptable, safe...
Whitecross, R. (2018). Thrims khang and the Setting of Justice: the spatial evolution of the Bhutanese Court of Justice. In S. Kumagai (Ed.), Buddhism, Culture and Society in BhutanNepal: Vajra Books/ Vajra Publications
No abstract available.
Whitecross, R. W. (2017). Of Texts and Drama: Delivering Justice in Bhutan. Buddhism, Law & Society, 2,
This paper presents a short history of the development of legal texts in Bhutan with some analysis of how the later texts reflect the globalized language of the rule of law re...
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...
Royal Society of Edinburgh
In a series of four workshops, academics from a range of disciplines, policy-makers, and representatives from health and education authorities, local authorities and Third Sector organizations will be...
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...
To explore legal professionals’ attitudes towards and perspectives on the provisions of s.11 (7A – E) by examining; - how the provisions are understood and implemented in practice by lawyers in the co...
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...
Higher Education Office
The aim of the project will be to develop a model for the development of student PDPs incrementally during their undergraduate degree. The skills that students are expected to develop at present inclu...
Edinburgh Napier University Craiglockhart Campus
20 June 2017