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Schizotypy but not Cannabis Use Modestly Predicts Psychotogenic Experiences: A Cross-Sectional Study Using the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE) (2020)
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Airey, N. D., Hammersley, R., & Reid, M. (2020). Schizotypy but not Cannabis Use Modestly Predicts Psychotogenic Experiences: A Cross-Sectional Study Using the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE). Journal of Addiction, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/5961275

Objective. Cannabis use predicts psychosis in longitudinal studies, but it is difficult to infer causation. Some precursor variables predict both, including childhood trauma and adversity. Additionally, some of the desired effects of cannabis use res... Read More about Schizotypy but not Cannabis Use Modestly Predicts Psychotogenic Experiences: A Cross-Sectional Study Using the Oxford-Liverpool Inventory of Feelings and Experiences (O-LIFE).

Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities (2016)
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Cartwright, L., Reid, M., Hammersley, R., & Walley, R. M. (2017). Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 45(1), 47-55. https://doi.org/10.1111/bld.12175

© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd Accessible summary: We talked to people with intellectual disabilities and their carers about being healthy. Sometimes it was difficult for people with intellectual disabilities to take part in activities that would hel... Read More about Barriers to increasing the physical activity of people with intellectual disabilities.

Trauma in the childhood stories of people who have injected drugs (2015)
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Hammersley, R., Dalgarno, P., McCollum, S., Reid, M., Strike, Y., Smith, A., …Liddell, D. (2016). Trauma in the childhood stories of people who have injected drugs. Addiction research & theory, 24(2), 135-151 . https://doi.org/10.3109/16066359.2015.1093120

Aim: To document childhood trauma in the life stories of people who have injected drugs. Method: Fifty-five participants (38 m, 17 f) recruited via Scottish recovery networks, who had injected drugs in the previous five years, were interviewed by pee... Read More about Trauma in the childhood stories of people who have injected drugs.

Aspartame sensitivity? : a double blind randomised crossover study (2015)
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Sathyapalan, T., Thatcher, N. J., Hammersley, R., Rigby, A. S., Pechlivanis, A., Gooderham, N. J., …Courts, F. (2015). Aspartame sensitivity? : a double blind randomised crossover study. PloS one, 10(3), e0116212. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0116212

Background Aspartame is a commonly used intense artificial sweetener, being approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose. There have been concerns over aspartame since approval in the 1980s including a large anecdotal database reporting severe sympto... Read More about Aspartame sensitivity? : a double blind randomised crossover study.

Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 d: a quasi-randomised, single-blind, controlled trial (2013)
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Reid, M., Hammersley, R., Duffy, M., & Ballantyne, C. (2014). Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 d: a quasi-randomised, single-blind, controlled trial. British Journal of Nutrition, 111(3), 563-570 . https://doi.org/10.1017/s0007114513002687

To investigate whether obese women can compensate for sucrose added to the diet when it is given blind, rather than gaining weight or exhibiting dysfunctional regulation of intake, in the present study, forty-one healthy obese (BMI 30–35 kg/m2) women... Read More about Effects on obese women of the sugar sucrose added to the diet over 28 d: a quasi-randomised, single-blind, controlled trial.

Pathways through drugs and crime: desistance, trauma and resilience (2011)
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Hammersley, R. (2011). Pathways through drugs and crime: desistance, trauma and resilience. Journal of Criminal Justice, 39(3), (268-272). doi:10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2011.02.006. ISSN 0047-2352

Purpose: To develop theoretical understandings of pathways through drugs and crime. Method: Critical and theoretical review. Content: Discourse about drugs and crime tends to focus either on delinquency, nowadays including some drug use, or on drug d... Read More about Pathways through drugs and crime: desistance, trauma and resilience.

Susanne MacGregor (ed.) (2010), Responding to Drug Misuse: Research and Policy Priorities in Health and Social Care. Hove, Sussex: Routledge. £39, pp. 247, hbk. (2010)
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Hammersley, R. (2011). Susanne MacGregor (ed.) (2010), Responding to Drug Misuse: Research and Policy Priorities in Health and Social Care. Hove, Sussex: Routledge. £39, pp. 247, hbk. Journal of Social Policy, 40(1), 202-203. doi:10.1017/s0047279410000802

This article begins by examining the possible meanings of ‘sustainability’, and argues that most meanings are prescriptive rather than descriptive in nature: they tend, either overtly or covertly, to recommend the particular end-states that writers d... Read More about Susanne MacGregor (ed.) (2010), Responding to Drug Misuse: Research and Policy Priorities in Health and Social Care. Hove, Sussex: Routledge. £39, pp. 247, hbk..

Effects of sucrose drinks on macronutrient intake, body weight, and mood state in overweight women over 4 weeks (2010)
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Hammersley, R., Reid, M., & Duffy, M. (2010). Effects of sucrose drinks on macronutrient intake, body weight, and mood state in overweight women over 4 weeks. Appetite, 55(1), (130-136). doi:10.1016/j.appet.2010.05.001. ISSN 0195-6663

The long-term effects of sucrose on appetite and mood remain unclear. Normal weight subjects compensate for sucrose added blind to the diet (Reid et al., 2007). Overweight subjects, however, may differ. In a single-blind, between-subjects design, sof... Read More about Effects of sucrose drinks on macronutrient intake, body weight, and mood state in overweight women over 4 weeks.

Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study (2009)
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Reid, M., Williams, S., & Hammersley, R. (2009). Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study. Eating Disorders, 18(1), 1-9. doi:10.1080/10640260903439441

It is the general practitioner's (GP's) responsibility to diagnose and manage the care of eating disorder patients but recent surveys suggest that there may be problems. In this qualitative study we have explored the perceptions of 20 GPs. In general... Read More about Managing eating disorder patients in primary care in the UK: A qualitative study.

Eating disorders patients' views on their disorders and on an outpatient service: A qualitative study (2008)
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Reid, M., Burr, J., Williams, S., & Hammersley, R. (2008). Eating disorders patients' views on their disorders and on an outpatient service: A qualitative study. Journal of health psychology, 13(7), 956-960. doi:10.1177/1359105308095070

The objective of the study was to determine sufferers' views of outpatient treatment for eating disorders and provide practical recommendations for treatment practice. Twenty NHS outpatients participated in semi-structured interviews, which were subj... Read More about Eating disorders patients' views on their disorders and on an outpatient service: A qualitative study.

The effects of sucrose and maize oil on subsequent food intake and mood (1999)
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Reid, M., & Hammersley, R. (1999). The effects of sucrose and maize oil on subsequent food intake and mood. British Journal of Nutrition, 82(6), 447-455. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0007114599001701

The effects of sucrose and oil preloads were explicitly compared in a single-blind controlled trial using a between-subjects design. Eighty adult subjects (forty-three male, thirty-seven female) aged 18-50 years received at 11.00 hours one of four yo... Read More about The effects of sucrose and maize oil on subsequent food intake and mood.

The effects of sugar on subsequent eating and mood in obese and non-obese women (1998)
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Reid, M., & Hammersley, R. (1998). The effects of sugar on subsequent eating and mood in obese and non-obese women. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 3(3), 299-313. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548509808400604

The effects of a sucrose drink (160 kcals/40 g cane sugar) on subsequent eating and mood state (Profile of Mood State) were examined in 45 obese and 45 non-obese women in a between-subjects, blind-design, using saccharin and water as two alternative... Read More about The effects of sugar on subsequent eating and mood in obese and non-obese women.

The effects of blind substitution of aspartame-sweetened for sugar-sweetened soft drinks on appetite and mood (1998)
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Reid, M., & Hammersley, R. (1998). The effects of blind substitution of aspartame-sweetened for sugar-sweetened soft drinks on appetite and mood. British food journal, 100(5), 254-259. https://doi.org/10.1108/00070709810221508

It has been suggested that habitual consumers of sugar experience “cravings” when deprived. Subjects (n = 27) who habitually consumed sugar-sweetened drinks were placed on a seven-day regime receiving either sugar-sweetened drinks, or aspartame-sweet... Read More about The effects of blind substitution of aspartame-sweetened for sugar-sweetened soft drinks on appetite and mood.

Are simple carbohydrates physiologically addictive? (1997)
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Hammersley, R., & Reid, M. (1997). Are simple carbohydrates physiologically addictive?. Addiction research & theory, 5(2), 145-160. https://doi.org/10.3109/16066359709005256

Sugar and other carbohydrates are among the things to which it is claimed people can become addicted. A plausible physiological mechanism has been put forward to explain 'carbohydrate addiction' and this meshes with the folk psychology of dieting. Re... Read More about Are simple carbohydrates physiologically addictive?.