Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing
Snowden, A., Savinc, J., & Young, J. (in press). Proactive community support tailored to holistic needs: a cohort study. Cancer Medicine,
It is increasingly internationally recognised that a cancer diagnosis impacts on people practically and financially as well as physically and psychologically. It ...
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., Stevens, E., & Atherton, I. (2018). A retrospective medical records review of risk factors for the development of respiratory tract secretions (death rattle) in the dying patient. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 74(7), (1639-1648). doi:10.1111/jan.13704. ISSN 0309-2402
Aim: Identification of risk factors predicting the development of death rattle.
Background: Respiratory tract secretions, often called death rattle, are among the most common ...
Connell, C., Furtado, V., McKay, E. A., & Singh, S. P. (2018). What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, doi:10.1002/cbm.2082. ISSN 0957-9664
Personality disorder is highly prevalent in offender populations and is associated with poor health, criminal justice and social outcomes. Research has been condu...
Irish Health Research Board
Smoking rates remain high in Ireland despite considerable progress being made to reduce them in recent years. Ireland ranks second highest for smoking-related causes of death in the EU. Lung cancer, w...
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...
Lecturer in Mental Health
McClatchey, K., Murray, J., Rowat, A., & Chouliara, Z. (in press). 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, ISSN 1381-1118
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...
Curley, L., MacLean, R., Murray, J., Pollock, A., & Laybourn, P. (in press). Threshold Utilisation in Juror Decision Making. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, ISSN 1321-8719
Kolb, H., Snowden, A., & Stevens, E. (2018). Systematic Review and Narrative Summary: Treatments for and Risk Factors Associated with Respiratory Tract Secretions (Death Rattle) in the Dying Adult. Journal of Advanced Nursing, doi:10.1111/jan.13557. ISSN 0309-2402
To identify effective treatments and risk factors associated with death rattle in adults at the end of life.
The presence of noisy, pooled respiratory tract sec...
Štiglic, G., Cilar, L., Novak, Ž., Vrbnjak, D., Stenhouse, R., Snowden, A., & Pajnkihar, M. (2018). Emotional intelligence among nursing students: Findings from a cross-sectional study. Nurse Education Today, doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2018.03.028. ISSN 0260-6917
Emotional intelligence in nursing is of global interest. International studies identify that emotional intelligence influences nurses' work and relationships with p...
Taylor, P., Perry, A., Hutton, P., Tan, R., Fisher, N., Focone, C., …Seddon, C. (in press). Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice,
Objectives: Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) is an effective psychological intervention for several different mental health conditions. However, whether it is acceptable, safe...
McGrail, K., Jones, K., Akbari, A., Bennett, T., Boyd, A., Carinci, F., …Kotelchuck, M. (2018). A Position Statement on Population Data Science:. International Journal for Population Data Science, 3(1), doi:10.23889/ijpds.v3i1.415
Information is increasingly digital, creating opportunities to respond to pressing issues about human populations using linked datasets that are large, complex, and diverse. T...
Lobb, E. A., Snowden, A., Lobb, E. A., Schmidt, S., Swing, A. M., Logan, P., & Macfarlane, C. (2018). ‘What’s on your mind?’ The only necessary question in spiritual care. Journal for the Study of Spirituality, 8(1), (19-33). doi:10.1080/20440243.2018.1431031. ISSN 2044-0243
Around the world, chaplains provide specialist spiritual care for
people with complex healthcare needs. If the nature of chaplain
interventions was better understood then mult...
Maxwell, M., Hibberd, C., Aitchison, P., Calveley, E., Pratt, R., Dougall, N., …Cameron, I. (2018). The Patient Centred Assessment Method for improving nurse-led biopsychosocial assessment of patients with long-term conditions: a feasibility RCT. Health Services and Delivery Research, 6(4), (1-120). doi:10.3310/hsdr06040. ISSN 2050-4349
Annual reviews of people living with long-term conditions (LTCs) are mostly conducted by practice nurses (PNs), who focus on the physical needs of patients. The bro...
McLeish, L., & Snowden, A. (2017). Reflection on practice: Consultation skills. Nurse Prescribing, 15(12), (600-604). doi:10.12968/npre.2017.15.12.600. ISSN 1479-9189
The aim of this case study is to illustrate how prescribing decisions can be enhanced through the use of systematic consultation, reflection on practice and relevant informati...
Agnew, T., Henderson, R., Dougall, N., Stark, C., Agnew, T., Henderson, R., …Lambert, P. (2017). An analysis of suicide trends in Scotland 1950–2014: comparison with England & Wales. BMC Public Health, 17(1), doi:10.1186/s12889-017-4956-6
Scotland has disproportionately high rates of suicide compared with England. An analysis of trends may help reveal whether rates appear driven more by birth cohort,...
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 ...
MacLaren, J., Georgiadou, L., Bradford, J., & Taylor, L. (2017). Discombobulations and Transitions: Using Blogs to Make Meaning of and From Within Liminal Experiences. Qualitative Inquiry, 23(10), (808-817). doi:10.1177/1077800417731088. ISSN 1077-8004
We live in a digitalized world, where social media have become an integral part of scholarly life. Digital tools like blogs can facilitate various research-related activities,...
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, ...
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 ...
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...
There is evidence to suggest that psychological therapies for severe mental health ...