Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
Hendry, A., Snowden, A. & Brown, M. (2017). When holistic care is not holistic enough: the role of sexual health in mental health settings. Journal of Clinical Nursing. doi:10.1111/jocn.14085. ISSN 0962-1067
to explore the preparation that mental health nurses receive to address sexual health in practice.
People who use the mental health services often have complex ...
Johnson, C. F., Williams, B., MacGillivray, S. A., Dougall, N. J. & Maxwell, M. (2017). ‘Doing the right thing’: factors influencing GP prescribing of antidepressants and prescribed doses. BMC family practice. 18(1)doi:10.1186/s12875-017-0643-z. ISSN 1471-2296
Background: Antidepressant prescribing continues to increase, with 5-16% of adults receiving antidepressants annually. Total prescribing growth is due in part to incr...
Buchcik, J., Westenhöfer, J., Fleming, M. & Martin, C. R. (2017). Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly Polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison. Cogent Psychology. doi:10.1080/23311908.2017.1280984
Objective:The Sf-36 is the most widely used instrument to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with the most convincing evidence of both internal consistency and tes...
Chief Scientists Office
: Anxiety and depression are common after stroke. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction courses teach people with long-term conditions (LTCs) skills such as meditation to help them self-manage anxiety an...
This proposed process evaluation will evaluate the implementation of ASSIST. It will be conducted over two and a half years and employ qualitative methods (in-depth interviews, paired interviews, mini...
National Institute for Health Research
Living with a chronic illness can impact on many aspects of people’s lives such as mental, social and financial wellbeing. GP practices were encouraged to look for depression in people with long term ...
Snowden, A., Fitchett, G., Grossoehme, D. H., Handzo, G., Kelly, E., King, S. D. W., …Flannelly, K. J. (2017). International Study of Chaplains’ Attitudes About Research. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy. 23(1), 34-43. doi:10.1080/08854726.2016.1250556. ISSN 0885-4726
An online survey was conducted by twelve professional chaplain
organizations to assess chaplains’ attitudes about and involvement
in research. A total of 2,092 chaplains from ...
Snowden, A., & Kolb, H. (2017). Two years of unintended consequences: introducing an electronic health record system in a hospice in Scotland. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(9-10), (1414-1427). doi:10.1111/jocn.13576. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
The aim of the study was to explore the impact of implementing an electronic health record system on staff at a Scottish hospice.
Heyman, I., Innes, G. & Goodhand, K. (2016). Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool (COLT) – A Multi-agency Educational Resource to Support Complex Public Protection Understanding and Practice. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice. 4(3). doi:10.14297/jpaap.v4i3.168. ISSN 2051-9788
Multi-agency public protection practice has received significant media and government scrutiny in recent years, in response to
failings to protect those most vulnerable people...
Roberts, N. J., Kidd, L., Dougall, N., Patel, I. S., McNarry, S. & Nixon, C. (2016). Measuring patient activation: The utility of the Patient Activation Measure within a UK context—Results from four exemplar studies and potential future applications. Patient Education and Counseling. 99(10), 1739-1746. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2016.05.006. ISSN 0738-3991
Patient activation can be measured using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) developed by Hibbard et al., however, little is known about the uses of the PAM in rese...
Martin, C., Fleming, M. & Mccorkindale, S. (2015). Measurement properties of the Illness Perception Questionnaire in practitioners working with patients with co-morbid schizophrenia and learning disability. European journal for person centered healthcare. 4(1), 215-220. doi:10.5750/ejpch.v4i1.1073. ISSN 2052-5648
Rationale, aims and objectives: The widely-used Illness Perception Questionnaire (IPQ) adapted for use in patients with major mental health problems and those who care and wor...
Heyman, I., Webster, B. J. & Tee, S. (2015). Curriculum development through understanding the student nurse experience of suicide intervention education – A phenomenographic study. Nurse Education in Practice. 15(6), 498-506. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2015.04.008. ISSN 1471-5953
Suicide remains a global public health issue and a major governmental concern. The World Health Organisation argues for continued investment in education for front-line profes...
Klaus, E., Claire, D. & Dougall, N. (2007). Cerebral metabolism, brain imaging. In Encyclopedia of Stress, 432-38. (2nd). Elsevier. ISBN 9780120885039
Dougall, N. & Ebmeier, K. (2006). Perfusion Imaging with Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography. In Perani, D., Morris, C. & Herholz, K. (Eds.). The Dementias: early diagnosis and evaluation, 197-228. Taylor & Francis. doi:10.3109/9781420016819.007. ISBN 978-0824728977
Ebmeier, K., Sutherland, J. & Dougall, N. (2005). Functional Imaging. In Ames, D., Burns, A. & O'Brien, J. (Eds.). Dementia, 97-106. (3rd). Taylor & Francis. doi:10.1201/b13239-13. ISBN 978-0-340-81203-7
Sutherland, J., Sutherland, J., Dougall, N., Ebmeier, K. & Ebmeier, K. (2003). Brain Behaviour Relationships in Dementia (Neuropsychology). In SPECT in Dementia, 38-50. Karger Publishers. doi:10.1159/000073164
Dougall, N., Bruggink, S. & Ebmeier, K. (2003). The Clinical Use of 99mTc-HMPAO-SPECT in Alzheimer´s Disease. In SPECT in Dementia, 4-37. Karger Publishers. doi:10.1159/000073163
Ebmeier, K., Darcourt, J., Dougall, N., Glabus, M., Herholz, K., Malick, P., …Nobili, F. (2003). Voxel-Based Approaches in Clinical Imaging. In SPECT in Dementia, 72-85. Karger Publishers. doi:10.1159/000073167
Voxel-Based Approaches in Clinical Imaging.
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...
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, ...
Psychiatric emergencies, and episodes of self-harm, accounted for over 30,000 Scottish ambulance call-outs in 2011. The overwhelming majority of these people were taken directly to Emergency Departmen...
Due to increasing incidence, more intensive treatment and improved survival, a growing number of head and neck cancer (HNC) survivors experience long-term swallowing difficulties, profoundly affecting...