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Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland

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Botterill, K., Hopkins, P., & Sanghera, G. S. (2017)
Young people’s everyday securities: pre-emptive and pro-active strategies toward ontological security in Scotland. Social and Cultural Geography, 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2017.1346197
This paper uses a framework of ‘ontological security’ to discuss the psycho-social strategies of self-securitization employed by ethnic and religious minority young people in ...

Multiple traumatic experiences, post-traumatic stress disorder and offending behaviour in female prisoners.

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Mirza, K., Conway, L., Karatzias, T., Power, K., Woolston, C., Apurva, P., …Purdie, A. (2018)
Multiple traumatic experiences, post-traumatic stress disorder and offending behaviour in female prisoners. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 28(1), 72-84. https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2043
Background Although Q4 it is well established that prisoners commonly have histories of childhood trauma, little is known about mediators between exposure to trauma and crimin...

The legal implications of dementia in the workplace

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Egdell, V., Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2017)
The legal implications of dementia in the workplace. Ageing and society, 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X17000642
Dementia is a growing issue in the United Kingdom (UK) with over 800,000 people affected. Of these people in excess of 40,000 are aged under 65 years. Thus, a significant numb...

Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective

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Stavert, J. (2014)
Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 41,
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"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior

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Yates, P. (2019)
"It's Just the Abuse that Needs to Stop": Professional Framing of Sibling Relationships in a Grounded Theory Study of Social Worker Decision Making Following Sibling Sexual Behavior. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 29(2), https://doi.org/10.1080/10538712.2019.1692399
Sibling abuse is a global problem, arguably the most prevalent form of family violence, and as harmful as other familial abuse. There is evidence internationally that sibling ...

Positive changes and appreciation of life among economic immigrants in Scotland.

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Bak-Klimek, A., Karatzias, T., Elliott, L., Dickson, A., & MacLean, R. (2020)
Positive changes and appreciation of life among economic immigrants in Scotland. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 21, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-019-00669-w
Objectives: Existing qualitative studies focussed predominantly on exploring immigrants’ stress, distress and coping aimed at reducing stress. Little attention has been paid t...

Dissociation fully mediates the relationship between childhood sexual and emotional abuse and DSM-5 PTSD in a sample of treatment-seeking adults

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Louison Vang, M., Shevlin, M., Karatzias, T., Fyvie, C., & Hyland, P. (2018)
Dissociation fully mediates the relationship between childhood sexual and emotional abuse and DSM-5 PTSD in a sample of treatment-seeking adults. European Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 2(4), 173-178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejtd.2018.02.004
Introduction: Child-abuse and neglect are associated with increased risk of adult PTSD and dissociation. Recent research suggests that dissociation mediates the relationship b...

Examining Patterns of Adversity in Chinese Young Adults Using the Adverse Childhood Experiences – International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ)

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Ho, G. W. K., Chan, A. C. Y., Chien, W., Bressington, D. T., & Karatzias, T. (2019)
Examining Patterns of Adversity in Chinese Young Adults Using the Adverse Childhood Experiences – International Questionnaire (ACE-IQ). Child Abuse and Neglect, 88, 179-188. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chiabu.2018.11.009
Ample evidence supports significant and enduring associations between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and negative outcomes later in life. Subsets of ACEs (e.g. childhood...

Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland .

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Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2017)
Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland . Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Police Scotland’s contact with people with vulnerability and health problems has been increasing year-on-year, with significant costs and unknown outcomes associated. This is ...

Protective factors of suicide and suicidal behaviour relevant to emergency healthcare settings: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of post-2007 reviews

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McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Rowat, A., & Chouliara, Z. (2019)
Protective factors of suicide and suicidal behaviour relevant to emergency healthcare settings: A systematic review and narrative synthesis of post-2007 reviews. Archives of Suicide Research, 23(3), 411-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/13811118.2018.1480983
Objectives: Suicide is a major public health concern and, with recent societal changes, such as economic and technological changes, there may be emerging protective factors th...