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MacVicar, S. Ibris Study: intervention supporting breastfeeding in substance dependency. (Thesis). Robert Gordon University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1023772
Introduction: Breastfeeding offers the substance exposed mother and
child potential short and long-term health benefits, with breast milk shown to alleviate the severity of Ne...
Serhatlıoğlu, S. G., Karahan, N., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (T-BSS-R). Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 36(3), (235-245). doi:10.1080/02646838.2018.1443322. ISSN 0264-6838
Background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) is a valid and reliable scale designed to assess women’s experiences of labour and childbirth.
Objective: To assess...
Yates, P., & Allardyce, S. (in press). Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour
‘At a time when a better-informed picture about the realities of child sexual abuse is urgently needed, this book provides a vital part of this complex jigsaw’ from the Forewo...
Chief Scientists Office
Lay summary: The sun can be harmful. If children/adolescents get sunburnt five or more times, they are twice as likely to get skin cancer as an adult. The sun can be beneficial. It is a source of vita...
We have developed an intervention that aims to help pregnant women to stop smoking by sending text messages with embedded behaviour change techniques (BCTs), as part of an engaging story with pictures...
Edwards, M., Jepson, R., & McInnes, R. (2018). Breastfeeding initiation: an in-depth qualitative analysis of the perspectives of women and midwives using Social Cognitive Theory. Midwifery, 57, (8-17). doi:10.1016/j.midw.2017.10.013. ISSN 0266-6138
To explore women's and midwives’ expectations, knowledge and experiences of breastfeeding initiation using Social Cognitive Theory.
A qualitative study using ...
Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C. & Redshaw, M. (2017). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI). BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 17(1), 277-286. doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1459-5. ISSN 1471-2393
Background: The current study sought to develop a short birth satisfaction indicator utilising items from the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) for use as a brief measu...
Bromley, P., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Patterson, J. (2017). Post traumatic stress disorder post childbirth versus postnatal depression: a guide for midwives. British Journal of Midwifery, 25(8), (484-490). doi:10.12968/bjom.2017.25.8.484. ISSN 0969-4900
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder-Post Childbirth (PTSD-PC) is a powerful pathophysiological reaction that occurs in response to experiencing a traumatic birth and affects betwee...
Yates, P. (2017). 'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work, bcx018(1), (176-194). doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcx018. ISSN 0045-3102
Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011...
Gribben, M., McLellan, S., McGirr, D. & Chenery-Morris, S. (2017). How to Survive your Nursing or Midwifery Course: A Toolkit for Success. (1). SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781473969230
Nursing and midwifery are inspiring and amazing professions - but as your students face the realities of juggling work, study and life, they may now be thinking 'what did I le...
Darwent, K. L., McInnes, R. J. & Swanson, V. (2016). The Infant Feeding Genogram: a tool for exploring family infant feeding history and identifying support needs. BMC pregnancy and childbirth. 16(1)doi:10.1186/s12884-016-1107-5. ISSN 1471-2393
Background: Family culture and beliefs are passed through the generations within families and influence what constitutes appropriate infant care. This includes infant feeding ...
Durkin, M., Beaumont, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Carson, J. (2016). A pilot study exploring the relationship between self-compassion, self-judgement, self-kindness, compassion, professional quality of life and wellbeing among UK community nurses. Nurse Education Today, 46, (109-114). ISSN 0260-6917
Background: Compassion fatigue and burnout can impact on performance of nurses. This paper explores the relationship between self-compassion, self-judgement, self-kindness, co...
Yates, P. (2017). Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), (2482-2494). doi:10.1111/jocn.13531. ISSN 0962-1067
Aims and objectives
To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to pr...
MacVicar, S., Kirkpatrick, P., Humphrey, T. & Forbes-McKay, K. E. (2015). Supporting Breastfeeding Establishment among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Meta-Synthesis. Birth. 42(4), 290-298. doi:10.1111/birt.12180. ISSN 0730-7659
Many women from socially disadvantaged groups discontinue breastfeeding in the early postnatal period before lactation is fully established. This suggests that exis...
Hollins Martin, C., & Martin, C. (2018). Probiotics And Their Effect On Maternal and Neonatal Health
Probiotics are living microorganisms which when dispensed in sufficient quantities are claimed to bestow benefits in terms of health on the host (WHO, 2001). The word probioti...