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A longitudinal study of stress and psychological distress in nurses and nursing students (2008)
Journal Article
Watson, R., Gardiner, E., Hogston, R., Gibson, H., Stimpson, A., Wrate, R., & Deary, I. (2009). A longitudinal study of stress and psychological distress in nurses and nursing students. Journal of clinical nursing, 18(2), 270-278. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02555.x

Aim. The aim of this study was to investigate how differences in life events and stress contribute to psychological distress in nurses and nursing students. Background. Stress is an issue for nursing students and qualified nurses leading to psycholog... Read More

Can training community mental health nurses to support family carers reduce behavioural problems in dementia? An exploratory pragmatic randomised controlled trial (2008)
Journal Article
Moniz-Cook, E., Elston, C., Gardiner, E., Agar, S., Silver, M., Win, T., & Wang, M. (2008). Can training community mental health nurses to support family carers reduce behavioural problems in dementia? An exploratory pragmatic randomised controlled trial. International journal of geriatric psychiatry, 23(2), 185-191. doi:10.1002/gps.1860

Background: Community mental health nurses (CMHNs) are the backbone of specialist mental health services in the UK. This study evaluated the effects of training CMHNs in a systematic psychosocial intervention (PSI), to help family carers manage behav... Read More