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Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index (2019)
Journal Article
Aleo, G., Bagnasco, A., Watson, R., Dyson, J., Cowdell, F., Catania, G., …Sasso, L. (2019). Comparing questionnaires across cultures: Using Mokken scaling to compare the Italian and English versions of the MOLES index. Nursing Open, 6(3), 1022-1028. https://doi.org/10.1002/nop2.297

Aim The aims of this study were: i) to translate the MOLES index from English to Italian and to compare the two versions using non-parametric item response theory. Design A online survey was used to gather data. Methods Forward and back-translation w... Read More

Deliberate self-harm among adults in prisons (2014)
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Bennett, L., & Dyson, J. (2014). Deliberate self-harm among adults in prisons. Mental health practice, 18(1), 14-20. https://doi.org/10.7748/mhp.18.1.14.e931

This article explores barriers that prevent or interfere with the implementation of policies for reducing deliberate self-harm in adults in prisons and the levers that aid implementation. An integrative literature review was conducted of 12 studies o... Read More

A novel intervention for skin cancer prevention (2014)
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Cowdell, F., & Dyson, J. (2014). A novel intervention for skin cancer prevention. Dermatological nursing : the journal of the British Dermatological Nursing Group, 13(3), 45 - 49

Early detection of skin cancer can lead to improved health outcomes. The value of primary prevention is limited and cases of skin cancer are rising. There is therefore a need to consider secondary prevention through regular and thorough skin examinat... Read More

Development and psychometric testing of the 'Motivation and Self-Efficacy in Early Detection of Skin Lesions' index (2014)
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Dyson, J., & Cowdell, F. (2014). Development and psychometric testing of the 'Motivation and Self-Efficacy in Early Detection of Skin Lesions' index. Journal of advanced nursing, 70(12), 2952-2963. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.12436

© 2014 John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Aim: To develop and psychometrically test the Motivation and Self-Efficacy in Early Detection of Skin Lesions Index. Background: Skin cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer worldwide. The primary strategy used... Read More

The effects of hoarding disorder on families: an integrative review (2013)
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Büscher, T. P., Dyson, J., & Cowdell, F. (2014). The effects of hoarding disorder on families: an integrative review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 21(6), 491-498. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12098

Compulsive hoarding affects approximately 2-5% of the adult population. Increasing recognition has led to its inclusion as a distinct condition in forthcoming revisions to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual V. Hoarding behaviour can have a detrime... Read More