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Measurement and structural invariance of the US version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) in a large sample (2016)
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Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Burduli, E., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Donovan-Batson, C., & Fleming, S. E. (2017). Measurement and structural invariance of the US version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) in a large sample. Women and Birth, 30(4), e172-e178. doi:10.1016/j.wombi.2016.11.006

© 2016 Australian College of Midwives Background The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is being increasingly used internationally. The use of the measure and the concept has gathered traction in the United States following the developm... Read More about Measurement and structural invariance of the US version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) in a large sample.

Using Compassion Focused Therapy as an adjunct to Trauma-Focused CBT for Fire Service personnel suffering with trauma-related symptoms (2016)
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Beaumont, E., Durkin, M., McAndrew, S., & Martin, C. R. (2016). Using Compassion Focused Therapy as an adjunct to Trauma-Focused CBT for Fire Service personnel suffering with trauma-related symptoms. Cognitive behaviour therapist, 9, https://doi.org/10.1017/S1754470X16000209

Individuals working for the emergency services often bear witness to distressing events. This outcome study examines therapeutic interventions for Fire Service personnel (FSP) experiencing symptoms of trauma, depression, anxiety and low levels of sel... Read More about Using Compassion Focused Therapy as an adjunct to Trauma-Focused CBT for Fire Service personnel suffering with trauma-related symptoms.

Caloric estimation of healthy and unhealthy foods in normal-weight, overweight and obese participants (2016)
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Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2016). Caloric estimation of healthy and unhealthy foods in normal-weight, overweight and obese participants. Eating behaviors : an international journal, 23, 91-96. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.08.004

Individuals make dietary choices each time they consume food or drink, and assign labels to each item, such as un/healthy, high/low in calories, high/low in nutrients. These labels are thought to be snap judgments based on prior, and often limited nu... Read More about Caloric estimation of healthy and unhealthy foods in normal-weight, overweight and obese participants.

Birth Satisfaction Scale/Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS/BSS-R): A large scale United States planned home birth and birth centre survey (2016)
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Fleming, S. E., Donovan-Batson, C., Burduli, E., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2016). Birth Satisfaction Scale/Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS/BSS-R): A large scale United States planned home birth and birth centre survey. Midwifery, 41, 9-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2016.07.008

Objective to explore the prevalence of birth satisfaction for childbearing women planning to birth in their home or birth centers in the United States. Examining differences in birth satisfaction of the home and birth centers; and those who birthed i... Read More about Birth Satisfaction Scale/Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS/BSS-R): A large scale United States planned home birth and birth centre survey.

A randomised controlled pilot study of Experience Focused Counselling with voice hearers (2016)
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Schnackenberg, J., Fleming, M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). A randomised controlled pilot study of Experience Focused Counselling with voice hearers. Psychosis, 9(1), 12-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/17522439.2016.1185452

Background: There is a need for improved psychosocial interventions for distressed voice hearers. Aims: To evaluate a novel approach to hearing voices: Experience Focused Counselling (EFC) aka Making Sense of Voices. Study design and methods: Twelv... Read More about A randomised controlled pilot study of Experience Focused Counselling with voice hearers.

Measurement equivalence of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R): further evidence of construct validity (2016)
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Martin, C. R., Vardavaki, Z., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2016). Measurement equivalence of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R): further evidence of construct validity. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 34(4), 394-402. doi:10.1080/02646838.2016.1184747

© 2016 Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is being increasingly used internationally, including the development of translated versions of the tool. However, t... Read More about Measurement equivalence of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R): further evidence of construct validity.


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