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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, doi: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

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. (in press). A scoping review to determine themes that represent perceptions of self as mother (‘ideal mother’ vs ‘real mother’). Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, doi: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

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

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. (in press). Evidence for the continuum-severity model of psychosis through scrutiny of the architecture of symptoms associated with schizophrenia. Psychosis, doi: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

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. doi: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

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

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

Development and validation of the Australian version of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) (2017)
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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. doi: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

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. doi: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