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Evolving trends in open access (2019)
Journal Article
Watson, R. (2019). Evolving trends in open access. Compliance elliance journal, 5(1), 91-98

With the growth of open access publishing there has been a concomitant growth in the number of predatory publishers. This article considers why open access has arisen and the various models under which it operates before considering the nature of pre... Read More about Evolving trends in open access.

Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers (2019)
Journal Article
Jackson, H., Wray, J., Gardiner, E., & Flanagan, T. (2019). Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers. Journal of research in nursing : JRN, 24(5), 330-341. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744987119851533

© The Author(s) 2019. Background: Involving carers is a key priority in mental health services. Carers report the sharing of service users’ safety information by mental health nurses is problematic and seldom takes place. Aims: The impact of an inter... Read More about Involving carers in risk assessment: a study of a structured dialogue between mental health nurses and carers.

aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol (2019)
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Ahankari, A., Hayter, M., Whitfield, C., Ali, P., Giridhari, S., Tambe, S., …Ovseiko, P. (2019). aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol. F1000Research, 8, https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.19521.1

Gender-based violence against women is a serious concern in India. This affects the health and wellbeing of victims and their dependents, such as children. Published evidence has documented a variety of reasons for such violence in Indian societies,... Read More about aDolescents gEnder surVey, rEsponsible coupLes evaluatiOn, and capacity building Project in India (DEVELOP): a study protocol.

Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index (2019)
Journal Article
Aleo, G., Bagnasco, A., Watson, R., Dyson, J., Cowdell, F., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index. Nursing Open, 6(3), 1022-1028. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.297

Aim The aims of this study were: i) to translate the MOLES index from English to Italian and to compare the two versions using non-parametric item response theory. Design A online survey was used to gather data. Methods Forward and back-translation w... Read More about Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index.

The significance of facial shaving as fundamental nursing care (2018)
Journal Article
Ette, L., & Gretton, M. (2019). The significance of facial shaving as fundamental nursing care. Nursing Times, 115(1), 40-42

Being clean shave is often important for male hospital patients, who may feel more dignified, more 'themselves' and better cared for if they can shave-or if someone helps them with shaving.This article explores male facial shaving as an aspect of fun... Read More about The significance of facial shaving as fundamental nursing care.

What are the minimal sample size requirements for Mokken scaling? An empirical example with the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale (2018)
Journal Article
Egberink, I. J., Watson, R., Egberink, I. J., Kirke, L., Tendeiro, J. N., & Doyle, F. (in press). What are the minimal sample size requirements for Mokken scaling? An empirical example with the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 6(1), 203-213. https://doi.org/10.1080/21642850.2018.1505520

Purpose Sample size in Mokken scales is mostly studied on simulated data, reflected in the lack of consideration of sample size in most Mokken scaling studies. Recently, Straat et al. (2014) provided minimum sample size requirements for Mokken scale... Read More about What are the minimal sample size requirements for Mokken scaling? An empirical example with the Warwick-Edinburgh Mental Well-being Scale.