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Evaluation of a specialist perinatal mental health service (2020)
Journal Article
Jones, C., Jomeen, J., Martin, C., Marshall, C., Wadephul, F., & Watson, J. (in press). Evaluation of a specialist perinatal mental health service. European journal for person centered healthcare,

Abstract Background: Specialist community perinatal mental health (PMH) teams offer specialist psychiatric and psychological assessments and care for women with complex or severe mental health problems during the perinatal period. This paper reports... Read More about Evaluation of a specialist perinatal mental health service.

Pregnant with fear (2020)
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Jones, C., Martin, C., Marshall, C., & Jomeen, J. (2020). Pregnant with fear. Community Practitioner,

How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood (2019)
Journal Article
Savage-McGlynn, E., Martin, C., & Redshaw, M. (in press). How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood. Journal of evaluation in clinical practice, https://doi.org/10.1111/jep.13304

Abstract Rationale Early identification of mood disturbance is crucial to monitor and improve outcomes for women perinatally, when low mood may affect developing relationships with the baby, partner and family. Instruments such as the Edinburgh Po... Read More about How mothers feel: validation of a measure of maternal mood.

Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour (2019)
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Skvirsky, V., Taubman–Ben-Ari, O., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (in press). Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2019.1600666

Objective and background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a multi-dimensional measure which is recommended by international clinical guidelines for global use as the birth satisfaction outcome measure of choice. The current investigat... Read More about Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour.

Psychometric evaluation of the Perinatal Illness Perceptions Scale (PIPS) (2018)
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Jomeen, J., Martin, C. R., & Jarrett, P. M. (2019). Psychometric evaluation of the Perinatal Illness Perceptions Scale (PIPS). Journal of Mental Health Training, Education and Practice, 14(2), 74-85. https://doi.org/10.1108/JMHTEP-09-2018-0054

Purpose: Perinatal mental health (PMH), is acknowledged as a significant public health issue associated with significant personal, family, social and economic burden. Research demonstrates that healthcare practitioners lack knowledge and confidence i... Read More about Psychometric evaluation of the Perinatal Illness Perceptions Scale (PIPS).

Minimum Sample Size Requirements for a Validation Study of The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4) (2018)
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Martin, C. R., & Larkin, D. (2018). Minimum Sample Size Requirements for a Validation Study of The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4). Journal of basic and clinical health sciences, 2(3), 076-081. https://doi.org/10.30621/jbachs.2018.411

Purpose: The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4) is a widely used self-report quality of life measure used in a broad range of clinical contexts, from primary research to clinical trials. International use of the measure has led... Read More about Minimum Sample Size Requirements for a Validation Study of The Schizophrenia Quality of Life Scale-Revision 4 (SQLS-R4).

A mixed methods review to develop and confirm a framework for assessing midwifery practice in perinatal mental health (2018)
Journal Article
Wadephul, F., Jarrett, P. M., Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2018). A mixed methods review to develop and confirm a framework for assessing midwifery practice in perinatal mental health. Journal of advanced nursing, 74(10), 2258-2272. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13786

Aim: To ascertain whether a new framework examining midwifery practice in perinatal mental health is supported by the research literature. Background: The identification and care of women with perinatal mental health problems is increasingly consider... Read More about A mixed methods review to develop and confirm a framework for assessing midwifery practice in perinatal mental health.

Replicability and stability of the multidimensional model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in late pregnancy (2007)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2007). Replicability and stability of the multidimensional model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in late pregnancy. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 14(3), (319-324). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2007.01084.x. ISSN 1351-0126

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a widely used screening tool for post-natal depression (PND). Recent factor analytic investigations of the EPDS have suggested the instrument may be useful in the prediction of PND as the instrument... Read More about Replicability and stability of the multidimensional model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in late pregnancy.

Assessment and relationship of sleep quality to depression in early pregnancy (2007)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2007). Assessment and relationship of sleep quality to depression in early pregnancy. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 25(1), (87-99). doi:10.1080/02646830601117308. ISSN 0264-6838

Sleep quality is integral to optimal physical functioning and mental health during pregnancy. There has, however, been little work conducted to determine the most appropriate measure of sleep quality in this clinical group, a surprising observation g... Read More about Assessment and relationship of sleep quality to depression in early pregnancy.

The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy. Journal of psychosomatic research, 59(3), (131-138). doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2005.02.018. ISSN 0022-3999

Objective: The concept of Quality of Life (QoL) has emerged as an important psychological dimension within pregnancy. The current study sought to establish the psychometric properties of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36) Version 2 in e... Read More about The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy.

A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 10(2), (202-214). doi:10.1080/13548500512331315434. ISSN 1354-8506

The concept of locus of control (LOC) is an important psychological dimension within health research and the issue of personal control has become of increasing salience within the clinical domain of pregnancy, both psychologically and in relation to... Read More about A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy.

Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 23(2), (143-154). doi:10.1080/02646830500129297. ISSN 0264-6838

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a screening tool for depression that has been used widely postnatally and increasingly antenatally. Recent investigations have suggested that the EPDS may actually be measuring both anxiety and depre... Read More about Confirmation of an occluded anxiety component within the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) during early pregnancy.

Is the hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) a reliable screening tool in early pregnancy? (2004)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2004). Is the hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) a reliable screening tool in early pregnancy?. Psychology & health, 19(6), 787-800. doi:10.1080/0887044042000272895

The factor structure and internal reliability of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was investigated to determine the suitability of the instrument for screening during early pregnancy. The study used a cross-sectional design with all o... Read More about Is the hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) a reliable screening tool in early pregnancy?.

Self-esteem and mental health during early pregnancy (2004)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). Self-esteem and mental health during early pregnancy. Clinical Effectiveness in Nursing, 9(1-2), (92-95). doi:10.1016/j.cein.2004.09.001. ISSN 1361-9004

Objective.The relationship of self-esteem to other indicators of psychological distress such as anxiety and depression has seldom been explored in relation to antenatal care. However, there is increasing evidence that low self-esteem has a significan... Read More about Self-esteem and mental health during early pregnancy.


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