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Mental workload as personal data: designing a cognitive activity tracker (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Wilson, M. L., Sharon, N., Maior, H. A., Midha, S., Craven, M. P., & Sharples, S. (2018). Mental workload as personal data: designing a cognitive activity tracker. In CHI EA '18 Extended Abstracts of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems doi:10.1145/3170427.3170665

Research continues to correlate physical signals with mental activity, as opposed to physical activity, with physiological sensors. Further, with the proliferation of wearable technology, it seems imminent that our smart watches can soon keep track o... Read More

Power up: patient and public involvement in developing a shared decision-making app for mental health (2018)
Journal Article
Edridge, C., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Martin, K., Delane, L., Averill, P., Feltham, A., …Wolpert, M. (2018). Power up: patient and public involvement in developing a shared decision-making app for mental health. The Journal of Health Design, 3(1), 63-74. doi:10.21853/JHD.2018.40

Background: The importance of patient and public involvement (PPI) in designing interventions to support young people’s mental health is becoming a central tenet of the research process. Existing research has indicated that co-design with service use... Read More

Designing with and for people with dementia: developing a mindful interdisciplinary co-design methodology (2017)
Conference Proceeding
Niedderer, K., Tournier, I., Coleston-Shields, D. M., Craven, M., Gosling, J. A., Garde, J., …Griffoen, I. (2017). Designing with and for people with dementia: developing a mindful interdisciplinary co-design methodology

This paper reports on the development of a mindful interdisciplinary design methodology in the context of the MinD project research into designing for and with people with dementia, which takes the particular focus on supporting the subjective well-b... Read More

A mobile phone app to support young people in making shared decisions in therapy (Power Up): study protocol (2017)
Journal Article
Chapman, L., Edbrooke-Childs, J., Martin, K., Webber, H., Craven, M. P., Hollis, C., …Wolpert, M. (2017). A mobile phone app to support young people in making shared decisions in therapy (Power Up): study protocol. JMIR Research Protocols, 6(10), doi:10.2196/resprot.7694. ISSN 1929-0748

Background: Evidence suggests that young people want to be active participants in their care and involved in decisions about their treatment. However, there is a lack of digital shared decision-making tools available to support young people in child... Read More

Proportionate methods for evaluating a simple digital mental health tool (2017)
Journal Article
Davies, E. B., Craven, M. P., Martin, J. L., & Simons, L. (2017). Proportionate methods for evaluating a simple digital mental health tool. Evidence-Based Mental Health, 20(4), 112-117. doi:10.1136/eb-2017-102755

Background: Traditional evaluation methods are not keeping pace with rapid developments in mobile health. More flexible methodologies are needed to evaluate mHealth technologies, particularly simple, self-help tools. One approach is to combine a var... Read More

Preferences of informal carers on technology packages to support meal production by people living with dementia, elicited from personalised AT and ICT product brochures (2017)
Journal Article
and ICT product brochures. Informatics, 4(1), doi:10.3390/informatics4010001

Assistive technology (AT) can help support the continued independence of people living with dementia, supported by informal carers. Opinions and preferences of informal carers towards a range of assistive and digital information and communication tec... Read More

Early stage Healthcare Technology Assessment (2016)
Book
Pecchia, L., Castaldo, R., Melillo, P., Bracale, U., Craven, M. P., & Bracale, M. (2016). Early stage Healthcare Technology Assessment. In E. Iadenza, R. Miniati, & F. Dori (Eds.), Clinical engineering: from devices to systemsAcademic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-803767-6.00008-8

This chapter presents an overview of HTA methods aiming to inform the research and development of new medical devices, here defined as early stage HTA methods. First, standard HTA methods are briefly introduced and their limits and weaknesses are dis... Read More

Computer games for user engagement in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) monitoring and therapy (2015)
Conference Proceeding
Craven, M. P., & Groom, M. J. (2015). Computer games for user engagement in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) monitoring and therapy

State-of-the-art computer games and psychological tests for symptom monitoring and therapy in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are explored and reviewed. Three foci for research studies are identified: task (human performance) focus; e... Read More

A systematic review of dementia focused assistive technology (2015)
Journal Article
Evans, J., Brown, M., Coughlan, T., Lawson, G., & Craven, M. P. (2015). A systematic review of dementia focused assistive technology. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 9170, doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20916-6_38. ISSN 0302-9743

This paper presents a systematic review which explores the nature of assistive technologies currently being designed, developed and evaluated for dementia sufferers and their carers. A search through four large databases, followed by filtering by rel... Read More

Government policy and healthcare management: proposal of a shared decision-making model (2015)
Journal Article
Petrillo, A., Felice, F. D., Vanzanella, C., Crispino, F., Martin, J. L., Craven, M. P., …Pecchia, L. (2015). Government policy and healthcare management: proposal of a shared decision-making model. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 14(3), doi:10.1504/IJMDM.2015.070757

As a consequence of the current economic crisis many changes have been introduced to health systems on national levels to reduce expenditure and to introduce more cost-effective methods. Then recent developments in medical technology have led to a sh... Read More