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United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2009)
United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Possible implications for Scotland for persons with mental disorder. Green's Scottish Human Rights Journal, 47, 2
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis­abilities ("CRPD") and its Optional Protocol1 came into force on May 3,2008 and the UK government ratified them on June 8, ...

The right to life, and to proper inquiries on death: A human rights perspective on the investigation of deaths of psychiatric patients in Scotland?

Journal Article
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
No abstract available.

Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for schizophrenia (Review)

Journal Article
Dougall, N., Maayan, N., Soares-Weiser, K., Mcdermott, L. M., & Mcintosh, A. M. (2015)
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for schizophrenia (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006081.pub2
Background: People with schizophrenia often experience symptoms which fail to fully respond to antipsychotic medication. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been propo...

From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe.

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2007)
From avoidance to acceptance: Mental health and the role of human rights in Europe. SCOLAG : Scottish Legal Action Group bulletin, 356, 119-125
Jill Stavert, Lecturer in law at Napier University, reviews the treatment of mental health as a social and political issue and identified challenges still to be met.

"I'm not insane, my mother had me tested." The risks and benefits of being labelled 'at-risk' for psychosis.

Journal Article
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. https://doi.org/10.1080/13698575.2013.848846
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...

Accessing and maintaining legal representation for persons with mental disorder

Journal Article
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 ...

Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2015, April)
Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference
Equal recognition before the law of persons with mental disabilities, as identified as a right in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (C...

Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study

Journal Article
Dougall, N., Lambert, P., Maxwell, M., Dawson, A., Sinnott, R., McCafferty, S., …Springbett, A. (2014)
Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study. The British journal of psychiatry, 204(4), 267-273. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.112.122374
Background: Studies have rarely explored suicides completed following discharge from both general and psychiatric hospital settings. Such research might identify additional op...

Deprivation of Liberty and Persons with Incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2015)
Deprivation of Liberty and Persons with Incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling. Edinburgh Law Review, 19(1), 129-134. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2015.0257
No abstract available.

Substituted decision makers and the interaction between the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003

Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2014)
Substituted decision makers and the interaction between the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 and Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 42, 29-31
It is sometimes the case that separate pieces of legislation which, in some respects, cover similar issues, produce anomalies. This would appear to be the case with the Adults...
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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

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

Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants

2018 - 2018
Participation in Mountain Biking - effects on aspects of psychological wellbeing of young participants
Funder: Scottish Cycling | Value: £4,999

Emotional Intelligience_Quantitative aspects

2017 - 2020
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...
Funder: NHS Education Scotland | Value: £2,500

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

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

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

Evaluation of Glasgow's Improving Cancer Journeys programme

2015 - 2020
The evaluation proposed here is necessarily flexible to support the programme’s evolution. The overall aim is to provide the programme with the most valid and robust practical evidence in a timely and...
Funder: MacMillan Cancer Support | Value: £183,530

HEADS: UP (Helping Ease Anxiety and Depression following Stroke) psychological self-management intervention: non-randomised pilot study followed by a randomised cluster pilot trial.

2019 - 2022
The aim of this mixed methods research is to conduct feasibility pilot testing of a tailored adaptation of an existing psychological intervention to help people affected by stroke self-manage symptoms...
Funder: Stroke Association | Value: £5,181

UK Preparation for the UN CRPD Engagement Process: A Three-Jurisdiction Approach

2015 - 2016
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...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £12,309
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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

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...
Nicola Peddie | Director of Studies: Dr Tony Westbury | Second Supervisor: Prof Austyn Snowden

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

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: Dr Paul Hutton

A exploration of how mental health nurses learn to provide sexual health care

2019 - date
Ms Avril Hendry | Director of Studies: Dr Mandy Winterton | Second Supervisor: Dr David Whiteley

A radomised controlled experimental study to explore whether and to what extent positive emotions (PE) cause novel or creative thoughts (creativity) via broadened awareness in student nurses

2016 - date
Ms Fiona Carver | Director of Studies: Dr Brian Williams | Second Supervisor: Dr Barbara Farquharson

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

The impact of career guidance on well-being outcomes

2008 - 2013
Dr Peter Robertson