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Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2017)
Journal Article
Jefford, E., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(1), 42-58. doi:10.1080/02646838.2017.1396302

Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) has recently been endorsed by international expert consensus for global use as the birth satisfaction outcome measure of choice. English-language versions of the tool incl... Read More about Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R).

The development and initial validation of the Perinatal Mental Health Awareness scale in student midwives (2017)
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Martin, C. R., Jomeen, J., & Jarrett, P. (2017). The development and initial validation of the Perinatal Mental Health Awareness scale in student midwives. Journal of midwifery and reproductive health, 5(4), 1021-1031. https://doi.org/10.22038/JMRH.2017.9251

Background & aim: Perinatal mental health problems have been demonstrated to impact upon maternal, and fetal/child outcomes. Despite the global evidence and a policy-driven responsibility for identification of these problems, research demonstrates th... Read More about The development and initial validation of the Perinatal Mental Health Awareness scale in student midwives.

Quality of Life in a mixed ethnic population after myocardial infarction (2017)
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Webster, R. A., Thompson, D. R., Larkin, D., Mayou, R. A., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Quality of Life in a mixed ethnic population after myocardial infarction. European journal for person centered healthcare, 5(3), 295. doi:10.5750/ejpch.v5i3.1298

Background: Although South Asian people are a significant ethnic group at increased risk of coronary heart disease and high mortality rates and experience greater delays with respect to diagnosis, referral and treatment, comparatively little is known... Read More about Quality of Life in a mixed ethnic population after myocardial infarction.

Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2017)
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Martin, C. R., & Hollins Martin, C. J. (2017). Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Journal of Nursing and Practice, 1(1), 25-30

Introduction: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a theoretically anchored and easy to administer multidimensional measure of the birth satisfaction construct. The use of the BSS-R Internationally has led to an increasing number... Read More about Minimum sample size requirements for a validation study of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R).

The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI) (2017)
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Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C., & Redshaw, M. (2017). The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 17(1), doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1459-5

© 2017 The Author(s). Background: The current study sought to develop a short birth satisfaction indicator utilising items from the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) for use as a brief measure of birth satisfaction and as a possible key perfor... Read More about The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised Indicator (BSS-RI).

A proposal for the inclusion of ‘obesity dysmorphia’ in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (2017)
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Larkin, D., Kirtchuk, G., Yamaguchi, M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). A proposal for the inclusion of ‘obesity dysmorphia’ in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, 51(11), 1085-1086. doi:10.1177/0004867417722641

Obesity is a heterogeneous condition with a complex and incomplete etiology; however, there is growing evidence for considering the salience of obesity for the psychiatric nomenclature. Currently, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental D... Read More about A proposal for the inclusion of ‘obesity dysmorphia’ in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

When winners need help (2017)
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Larkin, D., Levy, A., Marchant, D., & Martin, C. (2018). When winners need help. The psychologist, 30, 42-47

Bayes’ theorem and its application to cardiovascular nursing (2017)
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Thompson, D. R., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Bayes’ theorem and its application to cardiovascular nursing. European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology, 16(8), 659-661. doi:10.1177/1474515117712317

Perceptions of learning disability nurses and support staff towards people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia (2017)
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McCorkindale, S., Fleming, M. P., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Perceptions of learning disability nurses and support staff towards people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 24(5), 282-292. doi:10.1111/jpm.12381

© 2017 John Wiley & Sons Ltd What is known about the subject?: People with learning disability are more likely than the general population to develop schizophrenia. Personal recovery philosophies are based on positive attitudes and an optimism that... Read More about Perceptions of learning disability nurses and support staff towards people with a diagnosis of schizophrenia.

Cross-cultural invariance of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R): comparing UK and US samples (2017)
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Burduli, E., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Fleming, S., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Cross-cultural invariance of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R): comparing UK and US samples. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 35(3), 248-260. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2017.1310374

Objective: This research sought to test the measurement invariance of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) across United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) samples. Multiple-group measurement was tested and latent means analysis compared lev... Read More about Cross-cultural invariance of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R): comparing UK and US samples.

The interface between chronic fatigue syndrome and depression: A psychobiological and neurophysiological conundrum (2017)
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Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2017). The interface between chronic fatigue syndrome and depression: A psychobiological and neurophysiological conundrum. Neurophysiologie clinique = Clinical neurophysiology, 47(2), 123-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neucli.2017.01.012

The chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) remains a contentious and controversial presentation despite decades of systematic research from a variety of medical specialties and associated disciplines. Variously championed as a condition of immunological, neu... Read More about The interface between chronic fatigue syndrome and depression: A psychobiological and neurophysiological conundrum.

Woman’s Experience of Childbirth: Qualitative Analysis from Data Derived from the 30-Item-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale (2017)
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Procter, S., Hollins Martin, C. J., Larkin, D., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Woman’s Experience of Childbirth: Qualitative Analysis from Data Derived from the 30-Item-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale. Scientific pages of Nursing, 1(1), 10-17

Background: The 30-Item-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale (30-item-BSS) was developed to evaluate women’s experiences of childbirth. Objective: To thematically analyse the qualitative responses to questions comprising the 30-item BSS questionnaire, to iden... Read More about Woman’s Experience of Childbirth: Qualitative Analysis from Data Derived from the 30-Item-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale.

Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison (2017)
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Buchcik, J., Westenhöfer, J., Fleming, M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison. Cogent psychology, 4(1), doi:10.1080/23311908.2017.1280984

© 2017 The Author(s). Objective: The Sf-36 is the most widely used instrument to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with the most convincing evidence of both internal consistency and test–retest reliability. In addition, it is appropriate... Read More about Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison.


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