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A survey of women’s birth experiences in Scotland using the Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS) (2015)
Journal Article
Hollins Martin, C., & Martin, C. (2015). A survey of women’s birth experiences in Scotland using the Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS). European journal for person centered healthcare, 3(4), 478-486. https://doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v3i4.1019

Background: ‘Birth satisfaction’ is important since experience of labour can influence women’s post-natal adjustment. Objective: To explore: (1) childbearing women’s experiences of ‘birth satisfaction’ and (2) identify contexts in which it is more... Read More about A survey of women’s birth experiences in Scotland using the Birth Satisfaction Scale (BSS).

Coping in young people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) (2015)
Journal Article
Muhammad, S., Milford, D. V., Carson, A., Young, H., & Martin, C. R. (2016). Coping in young people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Journal of renal care, 42(1), 34-42. doi:10.1111/jorc.12131

Background Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an irreversible disease with physiological, psychological and psychosocial challenges, especially for young people. Objectives The objective of this phenomenological study was to identify coping strategies... Read More about Coping in young people with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Construct and content validity of the Greek version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale (G-BSS) (2015)
Journal Article
Vardavaki, Z., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2015). Construct and content validity of the Greek version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale (G-BSS). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 33(5), 488-503. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2015.1035235

Background: ‘Birth Satisfaction’ is a term that encompasses a woman’s evaluation of her birth experience. The term includes factors such as her appraisal of the quality of care she received, a personal assessment of how she coped, and her reconstruct... Read More about Construct and content validity of the Greek version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale (G-BSS).


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