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Patterns of referral and waiting times for specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

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Smith, J., Kyle, R. G., Daniel, B., & Hubbard, G. (2018)
Patterns of referral and waiting times for specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 23(1), 41-49. https://doi.org/10.1111/camh.12207
Background During 12 month period (2012/13) around 21,480 children and young people (CYP) were referred to CAMHS in Scotland (NHS Scotland 2013). At the end of September 2012 ...

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 ...

"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health

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Snowden, A., Westbury, T., & Peddie, N. (2020)
"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(6), 2060-2075. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.13017
Physical activity is beneficial for mental health, but people with mental health issues are less likely to be physically active than the general population. Socially prescribe...

Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference.

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Barker, H., Munro, J., Orlov, N., Morgenroth, E., Moser, J., Eysenck, M. W., & Allen, P. (2018)
Worry is associated with inefficient functional activity and connectivity in prefrontal and cingulate cortices during emotional interference. Brain and Behavior, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.1137
Introduction Anxiety is known to impair attentional control particularly when Task demands are high. Neuroimaging studies generally support these behavioral findings, reportin...

Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response

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Campbell, T. G. (2014)
Ambulatory physiological assessment: an ergonomic approach to the dynamic work environment and temporal variability in heart rate variability, blood pressure and the cortisol awakening response. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/452967
Aim: The aim of this thesis was to investigate the psychophysiological response to the dynamic working environment within a cohort of higher education employees via ambulatory...

Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course.

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Idris, D. R., Forrest, S., & Brown, S. (2019)
Health help-seeking by men in Brunei Darussalam: masculinities and ‘doing’ male identities across the life course. Sociology of health and illness, 41(6), 1071-1087. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9566.12885
Using data collected through semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions with 37 adult men living in Brunei Darussalam, this paper explores how masculinities and ex...

Altered relationship between prefrontal glutamate and activation during cognitive control in people with high trait anxiety

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Morgenroth, E., Orlov, N., Lythgoe, D. J., Stone, J. M., Barker, H., Munro, J., …Allen, P. (2019)
Altered relationship between prefrontal glutamate and activation during cognitive control in people with high trait anxiety. Cortex, 117, 53-63. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2019.02.021
Trait anxiety can affect cognitive control resulting in ineffective and/or inefficient task performance. Moreover, previous functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studie...

Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education

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Brown, S., & McQueen, F. (2020)
Engaging young working class men in the delivery of sex and relationships education. Sex Education, 20(2), 186-201. https://doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2019.1636780
Despite a substantial body of research on young people’s wishes about the content and delivery of sex and relationships education (SRE), studies still indicate dissatisfaction...

Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study

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Brown, S., Paterson, C., Dougall, N., Cameron, S., & Wheelhouse, N. (2019)
Understanding the attitudes and acceptability of extra-genital Chlamydia testing in young women: evaluation of a feasibility study. BMC Public Health, 19(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-7313-0
Background Chlamydia trachomatis (C. trachomatis) is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the UK. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the genital...

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

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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...

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