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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).

A scoping review to determine themes that represent perceptions of self as mother (‘ideal mother’ vs ‘real mother’) (2018)
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Hollins Martin, C., Anderson, L., & Martin, C. (2019). A scoping review to determine themes that represent perceptions of self as mother (‘ideal mother’ vs ‘real mother’). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 37(3), 224-241. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2018.1556786

Background: Postnatal Depression (PND) is a key cause of maternal morbidity, with current systems of initial recognition in the UK detecting only 50% of cases. In attempts to predict those potentially at risk, this review suggests a novel approach.... Read More about A scoping review to determine themes that represent perceptions of self as mother (‘ideal mother’ vs ‘real mother’).

Spanish validation and factor structure of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2018)
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Romero-Gonzalez, B., Peralta-Ramirez, M. I., Caparros-Gonzalez, R. A., Cambil-Ledesma, A., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2019). Spanish validation and factor structure of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R). Midwifery, 70, 31-37. doi:10.1016/j.midw.2018.12.009

Objective: To translate and validate a Spanish-language version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) and describe key measurement properties. Design: A cross-sectional instrument validation design examining factor structure, validity and... Read More about Spanish validation and factor structure of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R).

Evidence for the continuum-severity model of psychosis through scrutiny of the architecture of symptoms associated with schizophrenia (2018)
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Martin, C. R., & Fleming, M. (2019). Evidence for the continuum-severity model of psychosis through scrutiny of the architecture of symptoms associated with schizophrenia. Psychosis, 11(1), 42-53. https://doi.org/10.1080/17522439.2018.1545861

The psychosis continuum provides a framework to develop a compelling insight into the architecture of psychotic experiences in non-clinical samples. Using schizophrenia specific measures within non-clinical samples offers further opportunity to inves... Read More about Evidence for the continuum-severity model of psychosis through scrutiny of the architecture of symptoms associated with schizophrenia.

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).

The Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (BSS-R): should the subscale scores or the total score be used? (2018)
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Martin, C. R., Hollins Martin, C. J., Burduli, E., Barbosa-Leiker, C., Donovan-Batson, C., & Fleming, S. E. (2018). The Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (BSS-R): should the subscale scores or the total score be used?. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(5), 530-535. doi:10.1080/02646838.2018.1490498

Objective and background: The 10-item Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is increasingly being used internationally as the instrument of choice for the assessment of birth satisfaction. There remains conjecture over the most appropriate way t... Read More about The Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (BSS-R): should the subscale scores or the total score be used?.

A mixed methods review to develop and confirm a framework for assessing midwifery practice in perinatal mental health (2018)
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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.

Applying a midwifery specific decision making tool to Midwives clinical reasoning and midwifery practice when managing a woman’s perineum in labour: An exploratory study (2018)
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Jefford, E., Jomeen, J., Guy, F., Newcombe, B., & Martin, C. (2018). Applying a midwifery specific decision making tool to Midwives clinical reasoning and midwifery practice when managing a woman’s perineum in labour: An exploratory study. International journal of childbirth, 8(1), 54-66. https://doi.org/10.1891/2156-5287.8.1.54

Introduction: Many of the risk factors for perineal trauma are modifiable and midwives are in an ideal position to mitigate such risks. To date, no investigation using a midwifery specific decision-making tool has sought to determine how midwives mak... Read More about Applying a midwifery specific decision making tool to Midwives clinical reasoning and midwifery practice when managing a woman’s perineum in labour: An exploratory study.

Establishing a coherent and replicable measurement model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (2018)
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Martin, C. R., & Redshaw, M. (2018). Establishing a coherent and replicable measurement model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale. Psychiatry research, 264, 182-191. doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2018.03.062

© 2018 The Authors The 10-item Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is an established screening tool for postnatal depression. Inconsistent findings in factor structure and replication difficulties have limited the scope of development of the... Read More about Establishing a coherent and replicable measurement model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.

Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (T-BSS-R) (2018)
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Göncü Serhatlıoğlu, S., Karahan, N., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (2018). Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (T-BSS-R). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 36(3), 235-245. doi:10.1080/02646838.2018.1443322

Background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) is a valid and reliable scale designed to assess women’s experiences of labour and childbirth. Objective: To assess factor structure, validity, and reliability of the Turkish Birth Satisfact... Read More about Construct and content validity of the Turkish Birth Satisfaction Scale–Revised (T-BSS-R).

Professional issues in maternal mental health scale (PIMMHS): The development and initial validation of a brief and valid measure (2018)
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Jomeen, J., Jarrett, P., & Martin, C. (2018). Professional issues in maternal mental health scale (PIMMHS): The development and initial validation of a brief and valid measure. European Journal of Midwifery, 2(February), https://doi.org/10.18332/ejm/83276

Introduction: The life-threatening consequences of perinatal mental health problems (PMHP) are well documented. Midwives are ideally placed to effectively identify women at risk and facilitate early intervention. However, a multitude of factors cont... Read More about Professional issues in maternal mental health scale (PIMMHS): The development and initial validation of a brief and valid measure.


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