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A quantitative analysis of attitudes toward pornography use in secure hospitals: sexual, violent and non-offenders (2019)
Journal Article
Mellor, E., & Duff, S. (in press). A quantitative analysis of attitudes toward pornography use in secure hospitals: sexual, violent and non-offenders. Journal of Forensic Practice, doi:10.1108/JFP-12-2018-0049

Purpose: To investigate the attitudes of staff members in secure hospitals, and the general population toward pornography use and their decision making regarding access to pornography. Methodology: A between participants design was used whereby 324... Read More

Beyond current research practice: methodological considerations in MS rehabilitation research (Is designing the perfect rehabilitation trial the Holy Grail or a Gordian knot?) (2019)
Journal Article
das Nair, R., de Groot, V., & Freeman, J. (in press). Beyond current research practice: methodological considerations in MS rehabilitation research (Is designing the perfect rehabilitation trial the Holy Grail or a Gordian knot?). Multiple Sclerosis Journal - Experimental, Translational and Clinical,

Rehabilitation is an essential aspect of symptomatic and supportive treatment for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). MS rehabilitation research has grown considerably, but the volume of robust evidence to guide effective clinical practice in the fo... Read More

Transition between child and adult services for young people with ADHD: findings from a British national surveillance study (2019)
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Eke, H., Ford, T., Newlove-Delgado, T., Price, M. A., Young, S., Ani, C., …Janssens, A. (in press). Transition between child and adult services for young people with ADHD: findings from a British national surveillance study. British Journal of Psychiatry,

Background: Optimal transition involves continuity, joint care, planning meetings and information

COgnitve Management PAthways in Stroke Services (COMPASS): A qualitative investigation of key issues in relation to community stroke teams undertaking cognitive assessments Identifying cognitive problems in community stroke teams (2019)
Journal Article
Ablewhite, J., Geraghty, J., das Nair, R., Lincoln, N., & Drummond, A. (2019). COgnitve Management PAthways in Stroke Services (COMPASS): A qualitative investigation of key issues in relation to community stroke teams undertaking cognitive assessments Identifying cognitive problems in community stroke teams. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, doi:10.1177/0308022619841320

Introduction Cognitive problems are common after stroke and their identification and management is important for survivors, carers and clinicians. However, the appropriateness of the screening methods and ways in which results inform community clini... Read More

Study-based registers reduce waste in systematic reviewing: discussion and case report (2019)
Journal Article
Shokraneh, F., & Adams, C. E. (2019). Study-based registers reduce waste in systematic reviewing: discussion and case report. Systematic Reviews,

Background: Maintained study-based registers (SBRs) have, at their core, study records linked to, potentially, multiple other records such as references, data sets, standard texts and full text reports. Such registers can minimise and refine searchin... Read More

Supervisors' experience of delivering individual clinical supervision to qualified therapists: a meta-ethnographic synthesis (2019)
Journal Article
Forshaw, G., Sabin-Farrell, R., & Schröder, T. (2019). Supervisors' experience of delivering individual clinical supervision to qualified therapists: a meta-ethnographic synthesis. Mental Health Review Journal, 24(1), 51-68. doi:10.1108/MHRJ-09-2018-0028

Purpose The purpose of this paper is to systematically identify, appraise and synthesise qualitative literature exploring the experience, both positive and negative, of clinical supervision from the supervisor’s perspective. Design/methodology/ap... Read More

A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT (2019)
Journal Article
das Nair, R., Bradshaw, L. E., Carpenter, H., Clarke, S., Day, F., Drummond, A., …Lincoln, N. B. (2019). A group memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injuries: the ReMemBrIn RCT. Health Technology Assessment, 23(16), 1-194. doi:10.3310/hta23160

Main outcome measures: Outcomes were assessed at 6 and 12 months after randomisation. Primary outcome: patient-completed Everyday Memory Questionnaire – patient version (EMQ-p) at 6 months’ follow-up. Secondary outcomes: Rivermead Behavioural Memory... Read More

What does a single-item measure of job stressfulness assess? (2019)
Journal Article
Houdmont, J., Jachens, L., Randall, R., Hopson, S., Nuttall, S., & Pamia, S. (2019). What does a single-item measure of job stressfulness assess?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 16(9), 1480. doi:10.3390/ijerph16091480

Single-item measures of global job stressfulness are increasingly used in occupational health research, yet their construct validity remains unexplored. This study used a qualitative approach to identify frames of reference that underlie self-ratings... Read More

Reduced Prefrontal Gyrification in Carriers of the Dopamine D4 Receptor 7-Repeat Allele With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Preliminary Report (2019)
Journal Article
Palaniyappan, L., Batty, M. J., Liddle, P. F., Liddle, E. B., Groom, M. J., Hollis, C., & Scerif, G. (2019). Reduced Prefrontal Gyrification in Carriers of the Dopamine D4 Receptor 7-Repeat Allele With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Preliminary Report. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, doi:10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00235

Objective: Structural and functional abnormalities have been noted in the prefrontal cortex of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Cortical thickness and gyrification, both of which h... Read More

Identifying and Responding to Child Neglect: Exploring the Professional Experiences of Primary School Teachers and Family Support Workers (2019)
Journal Article
Bullock, L., Stanyon, M., Glaser, D., & Chou, S. (2019). Identifying and Responding to Child Neglect: Exploring the Professional Experiences of Primary School Teachers and Family Support Workers. Child Abuse Review, doi:10.1002/car.2558

This study aimed to explore primary school teachers' and family support workers' experiences of working with families and children with suspected or confirmed child neglect. Two in‐depth, semi‐structured focus groups with four primary school teachers... Read More

Place responsiveness: IPA walking interviews to explore participants' responses to natural disasters (2019)
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D'Errico, D., & Hunt, N. (2019). Place responsiveness: IPA walking interviews to explore participants' responses to natural disasters. Qualitative Research in Psychology, doi:10.1080/14780887.2019.1604929

Over the last few years, walking interviews have gained the attention of a variety of disciplines and are considered an effective way to conduct interviews under particular circumstances. In this study, we are providing specific examples of the benef... Read More

The validity of the SNAP-IV in children displaying ADHD symptoms (2019)
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Hall, C. L., Guo, B., Valentine, A. Z., Groom, M. J., Daley, D., Sayal, K., & Hollis, C. (2019). The validity of the SNAP-IV in children displaying ADHD symptoms. Assessment, doi:10.1177/1073191119842255

The Swanson, Nolan, and Pelham Rating Scale (SNAP-IV) is a widely used scale that measures the core symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). However, there are contradictory findings regarding factor structure. Factor structure an... Read More

Clinical and cost effectiveness of memory rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial (2019)
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das Nair, R., Bradshaw, L. E., Day, F. E., Drummond, A., Harris, S. R., Fitzsimmons, D., …Lincoln, N. B. (2019). Clinical and cost effectiveness of memory rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation, doi:10.1177/0269215519840069

Objective: To evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of a group-based memory rehabilitation programme for people with traumatic brain injury. Design: Multicentre, pragmatic, observer-blinded, randomized controlled trial in England. Sett... Read More

Australian work health and safety policy for the regulation of psychosocial risks: perspectives from key informants (2019)
Journal Article
Potter, R. E., O'Keeffe, V., Leka, S., & Dollard, M. (2019). Australian work health and safety policy for the regulation of psychosocial risks: perspectives from key informants. Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, doi:10.1080/14773996.2019.1590765

The regulation of psychosocial hazards and risks, for the protection of psychological health, is a highly debated issue within work health and safety (WHS). Increasing work-related psychological illness and injury, alongside growing academic evidence... Read More

A simple formula for enumerating comparisons in trials and network meta-analysis [version 2; peer review: 2 approved] (2019)
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Shokraneh, F., & Adams, C. E. (2019). A simple formula for enumerating comparisons in trials and network meta-analysis [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. F1000Research, 8, doi:10.12688/f1000research.17352.2

We present use of a simple formula to calculate the number of pairwise comparisons of interventions within a single trial or network meta-analyses. We used the data from our previous network meta-analysis to build a study-based register and enumerate... Read More

Doctors' perceived working conditions and the quality of patient care: a systematic review (2019)
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Teoh, K., Hassard, J., & Cox, T. (2019). Doctors' perceived working conditions and the quality of patient care: a systematic review. Work and Stress, doi:10.1080/02678373.2019.1598514

Numerous reports advocate improving doctors’ working conditions as an important part of initiatives to enhance the quality of patient care. However, the research literature is not clear on this underlying relationship. This systematic review examines... Read More

Willingness to adhere to current UK low-risk alcohol guidelines to potentially reduce dementia risk: a national survey of people aged 50 and over (2019)
Journal Article
Oliveira, D., Jones, K. A., Ozupek, S., Ogollah, R., Hogervorst, E., & Orrell, M. (in press). Willingness to adhere to current UK low-risk alcohol guidelines to potentially reduce dementia risk: a national survey of people aged 50 and over. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease,

Air pollution is a risk factor for cardiovascular and respiratory morbidity and mortality. A growing literature also links exposure to diverse air pollutants (e.g., nanoparticles, particulate matter, ozone, traffic-related air pollution) with brain h... Read More

Citizens’ juries: when older adults deliberate on the benefits and risks of smart health and smart homes (2019)
Journal Article
Chadborn, N., Blair, K., Creswick, H., Perez Vallejos, E., Hughes, N., Dowthwaite, L., & Adenekan, O. (2019). Citizens’ juries: when older adults deliberate on the benefits and risks of smart health and smart homes. Healthcare, 7(2), doi:10.3390/healthcare7020054

Background: Technology-enabled healthcare or smart health has provided a wealth of products and services to enable older people to monitor and manage their own health conditions at home, thereby maintaining independence, whilst also reducing healthca... Read More