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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 ...

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...

The Lived Experience of Codependency: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis

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Bacon, I., McKay, E., Reynolds, F., & McIntyre, A. (2020)
The Lived Experience of Codependency: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 18(3), 754-771. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11469-018-9983-8
Codependency is a complex and debatable concept, which has been used over the years by mental health professionals to inform their practices. Researchers have attempted to ide...

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...

Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions

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Maclean, G., Marks, A. & Cowan, S. (2017)
Mental Health and Unemployment in Scotland: Understanding the impact of welfare reforms in Scotland for individuals with mental health conditions. Edinburgh: Carnegie Trust
During 2016, 30 individuals with a mental health condition (who claimed ESA, have had their ESA withdrawn and moved on to JSA, or have been directed into the WRAG group based ...

Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide

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Stavert, J. (2016)
Supported Decision-Making: Good Practice Guide. Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Supported decision-making maximizes an individual's ability to ensure that their rights, will and preferences are at the centre of all decisions that concern them...

"It's just the abuse that needs to stop": Social worker decision making regarding sibling living and contact arrangements in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour

Presentation / Conference
Yates, P. (2016, September)
"It's just the abuse that needs to stop": Social worker decision making regarding sibling living and contact arrangements in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. Paper presented at NOTA Annual Conference, Brighton, UK
Somewhere between a third and a half of sexual abuse perpetrated by children and young people involves siblings as victims (Hackett et al., 1998; Ryan 2010). Sibling sexual ab...

Deprivation of Liberty and Persons with Incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling

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Stavert, J. (2015)
Deprivation of Liberty and Persons with Incapacity: The Cheshire West Ruling. Edinburgh Law Review, 19(1), 129-134. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2015.0257
No abstract available.

Addendum post-Cheshire West - Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective.

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Stavert, J. (2014)
Addendum post-Cheshire West - Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: A Scottish Perspective. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 45,

Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study

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Dougall, N., Lambert, P., Maxwell, M., Dawson, A., Sinnott, R., McCafferty, S., …Springbett, A. (2014)
Deaths by suicide and their relationship with general and psychiatric hospital discharge: 30-year record linkage study. The British journal of psychiatry, 204(4), 267-273. https://doi.org/10.1192/bjp.bp.112.122374
Background: Studies have rarely explored suicides completed following discharge from both general and psychiatric hospital settings. Such research might identify additional op...