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An electronic clinical decision support system for the assessment and management of suicidality in primary care (2018)
Journal Article
Horrocks, M., Michail, M., Aubeeluck, A., Wright, N., & Morriss, R. (2018). An electronic clinical decision support system for the assessment and management of suicidality in primary care. JMIR Research Protocols, 7(12), doi:10.2196/11135

Background: Suicide is a global public health concern, but it is preventable. Increased contact with primary care before the suicide or attempted suicide raises opportunities for intervention and prevention. However, suicide assessment and management... Read More

What would most help improve the quality of life of older family carers of people with dementia? A qualitative study of carers’ views (2018)
Journal Article
Oliveira, D., Sousa, L., & Aubeeluck, A. (2018). What would most help improve the quality of life of older family carers of people with dementia? A qualitative study of carers’ views. Dementia, doi:10.1177/1471301218791906. ISSN 1471-3012

Older family carers of people with dementia provide a substantial amount of care for people with dementia in the UK. Caregiving can be stressful and burdensome for these individuals, who are also experiencing psychological and physical changes result... Read More

Assessment tools of immediate risk of self-harm and suicide in children and young people: a scoping review (2018)
Journal Article
Carter, T., Walker, G. M., Aubeeluck, A., & Manning, J. C. (2018). Assessment tools of immediate risk of self-harm and suicide in children and young people: a scoping review. Journal of Child Health Care, doi:10.1177/1367493518787925. ISSN 1367-4935

There are increasing numbers of children presenting to paediatric hospital settings in mental health crisis. Typically, non-mental health professionals are responsible for the initial assessment of these children and are required to identify immediat... Read More

Psychological factors in chronic odema: a case control study (2017)
Journal Article
Moffatt, C. J., Aubeeluck, A., Doherty, D., Mortimer, P., & Quere, I. (2017). Psychological factors in chronic odema: a case control study. Lymphatic Research and Biology, 15(3), 252-261. doi:10.1089/lrb.2017.0022

Objective: To examine psychological health and perceived social support in patients with chronic oedema (CO). Methods: A random sample of patients who had been previously identified with in a chronic oedema (CO) service in an urban area of south wes... Read More

Quality of life on the views of older family carers of people with dementia (2017)
Journal Article
Oliveira, D., Vass, C. D., & Aubeeluck, A. (2017). Quality of life on the views of older family carers of people with dementia. Dementia, doi:10.1177/1471301217700741. ISSN 1471-3012

Older family carers of people with dementia represent an increasing but overlooked population of family carers. This research aimed to explore how these individuals make sense of their own quality of life and to identify the factors that enhance or c... Read More

The development and validation of the Dementia Quality of Life Scale for Older Family Carers (DQoL-OC) (2017)
Journal Article
De Oliveira, D. C., Vass, C. D., & Aubeeluck, A. (in press). The development and validation of the Dementia Quality of Life Scale for Older Family Carers (DQoL-OC). Aging and Mental Health, doi:10.1080/13607863.2017.1293004. ISSN 1360-7863

Purpose: Little is known about how caregiving affects the quality of life (QoL) of older family carers and no dementia and age-specific QoL scale is available for use with this population. This study aimed to develop and validate a unique dementia ca... Read More

Do graduate entry nursing student’s experience ‘Imposter Phenomenon’?: an issue for debate (2016)
Journal Article
Aubeeluck, A., Stacey, G., & Stupple, E. J. (2016). Do graduate entry nursing student’s experience ‘Imposter Phenomenon’?: an issue for debate. Nurse Education in Practice, 19, doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2016.06.003. ISSN 1471-5953

The recruitment of Graduates into the nursing profession is seen as advantageous in the academic literature. Conversely educated nurses are often portrayed in the media as “too posh to wash”. We would argue these conflicting discourses have a negativ... Read More

Caregiving in multiple sclerosis and quality of life: a meta-synthesis of qualitative research (2016)
Journal Article
Topcu, G., Buchanan, H., Aubeeluck, A., & Garip, G. (2016). Caregiving in multiple sclerosis and quality of life: a meta-synthesis of qualitative research. Psychology and Health, 31(6), 693-710. doi:10.1080/08870446.2016.1139112

Objective: The lack of adequate conceptualisation and operationalisation of quality of life (QoL) limits the ability to have a consistent body of evidence to improve QoL research and practice in informal caregiving for people with multiple sclerosis... Read More

Ageing and quality of life in family carers of people with dementia being cared for at home: a literature review (2015)
Journal Article
de Oliveira, D. C., Vass, C. D., & Aubeeluck, A. (2015). Ageing and quality of life in family carers of people with dementia being cared for at home: a literature review. Quality in Primary Care, 23(1), ISSN 1479-1072

Background: Despite the increasing older population providing care for family members with dementia at home, there is no consensus in the literature in terms of how caring impacts on their quality of life (QoL) and the association of the family carer... Read More

Applying a healthcare model to Huntington's disease: the key worker approach (2014)
Journal Article
Wilson, E., Aubeeluck, A., & Pollock, K. (2014). Applying a healthcare model to Huntington's disease: the key worker approach. British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 10(5), doi:10.12968/bjnn.2014.10.5.214. ISSN 1747-0307

This paper follows on from an overview of the literature and current policy for Huntington’s disease (HD) published by the BJNN (Wilson et al. 2014). The previous paper highlighted a paucity of knowledge in terms of best practice available for those... Read More

Maximising graduate status in pre-registration nursing programmes: Utilising problem based learning (2010)
Journal Article
McGarry, J., Aubeeluck, A., James, V., & Hinsliff-Smith, K. (2011). Maximising graduate status in pre-registration nursing programmes: Utilising problem based learning. Nurse Education in Practice, 11(6), 342-344. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2010.11.018

This paper debates the use of problem based learning in accelerated pre-registration nursing programmes that are specifically designed for candidates with ‘graduate status’. We discuss the benefits of using problem based learning (PBL) within a gradu... Read More

Social support in cyberspace: A content analysis of communication within a Huntington’s Disease online support group
Journal Article
Coulson, N. S., Buchanan, H., & Aubeeluck, A. Social support in cyberspace: A content analysis of communication within a Huntington’s Disease online support group

Objective: Huntington’s Disease (HD) is an inherited disorder, characterised by a progressive degeneration of the brain. Due to the nature of the symptoms, the genetic element of the disease and the fact that there is no cure, HD patients and those... Read More