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Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour (2019)
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Skvirsky, V., Taubman–Ben-Ari, O., Hollins Martin, C. J., & Martin, C. R. (in press). Validation of the Hebrew Birth Satisfaction Scale – Revised (BSS-R) and its relationship to perceived traumatic labour. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2019.1600666

Objective and background: The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) is a multi-dimensional measure which is recommended by international clinical guidelines for global use as the birth satisfaction outcome measure of choice. The current investigat... Read More

Statistical design and analysis in trials of proportionate interventions: a systematic review (2019)
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Candlish, J., Teare, M. D., Cohen, J., & Bywater, T. (2019). Statistical design and analysis in trials of proportionate interventions: a systematic review. Trials, 20(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-019-3206-x

Background In proportionate or adaptive interventions, the dose or intensity can be adjusted based on individual need at predefined decision stages during the delivery of the intervention. The development of such interventions may require an evaluat... Read More

The views and experiences of older people with conservatively managed renal failure: A qualitative study of communication, information and decision-making (2019)
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Selman, L. E., Bristowe, K., Higginson, I. J., & Murtagh, F. E. M. (2019). The views and experiences of older people with conservatively managed renal failure: A qualitative study of communication, information and decision-making. BMC Nephrology, 20(1), 1-12. doi:10.1186/s12882-019-1230-4

Background: Older people with advanced kidney disease require information and support from clinicians when deciding whether to have dialysis or conservative (non-dialysis) care. There is evidence that communication practices, information provision an... Read More

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

Hidden morbidity: the results of a collaborative community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease screening initiative (2018)
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Crooks, M. G., Thompson, J. L., Cummings, H., Watkins, K., Jackson, N., Platten, S., …Faruqi, S. (2019). Hidden morbidity: the results of a collaborative community Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease screening initiative. Clinical Respiratory Journal, 13(1), 43-49. doi:10.1111/crj.12978

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often goes unrecognised resulting in people living with the disease without a diagnosis. Screening of asymptomatic individuals is not recommended but case‐finding is encouraged to detect early disease. We... 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

How to manage harmful drinking (2011)
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Phillips, T. (2011). How to manage harmful drinking. Nursing Times, 107(27), (14). ISSN 0954-7762

The perceived challenges facing alcohol treatment services in England: A qualitative study of service providers (2010)
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Perryman, K., Rose, A. K., Winfield, H., Jenner, J., Oyefeso, A., Phillips, T. S., …Drummond, C. (2011). The perceived challenges facing alcohol treatment services in England: A qualitative study of service providers. Journal of substance use, 16(1), 38-49. doi:10.3109/14659891003706399

Background: Although there is currently a high level of need for alcohol treatment in the United Kingdom, there has been a lack of research into alcohol treatment to date. This study reports on what the current challenges to alcohol treatment service... Read More

Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use in probation services: A cluster randomised controlled trial protocol (2009)
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Newbury-Birch, D., Bland, M., Cassidy, P., Coulton, S., Deluca, P., Drummond, C., …Shepherd, J. (2009). Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use in probation services: A cluster randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC public health, 9(1), doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-418

Background: A large number of randomised controlled trials in health settings have consistently reported positive effects of brief intervention in terms of reductions in alcohol use. However, although alcohol misuse is common amongst offenders, there... Read More

Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use in primary care: A cluster randomised controlled trial protocol (2009)
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Kaner, E., Bland, M., Cassidy, P., Coulton, S., Deluca, P., Drummond, C., …Shepherd, J. (2009). Screening and brief interventions for hazardous and harmful alcohol use in primary care: A cluster randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC public health, 9(1), doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-287

Background. There have been many randomized controlled trials of screening and brief alcohol intervention in primary care. Most trials have reported positive effects of brief intervention, in terms of reduced alcohol consumption in excessive drinkers... Read More

Screening and brief interventions for hazardous alcohol use in accident and emergency departments: A randomised controlled trial protocol (2009)
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Coulton, S., Perryman, K., Bland, M., Cassidy, P., Crawford, M., Deluca, P., …Shepherd, J. (2009). Screening and brief interventions for hazardous alcohol use in accident and emergency departments: A randomised controlled trial protocol. BMC health services research, 9(1), doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-114

Background. There is a wealth of evidence regarding the detrimental impact of excessive alcohol consumption on the physical, psychological and social health of the population. There also exists a substantial evidence base for the efficacy of brief in... Read More

The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of opportunistic screening and stepped care interventions for older hazardous alcohol users in primary care (AESOPS) – A randomised control trial protocol (2008)
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Coulton, S., Watson, J., Bland, M., Drummond, C., Kaner, E., Godfrey, C., …Tober, G. (2008). The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of opportunistic screening and stepped care interventions for older hazardous alcohol users in primary care (AESOPS) – A randomised control trial protocol. BMC health services research, 8(1), doi:10.1186/1472-6963-8-129

Background. There is a wealth of evidence regarding the detrimental impact of excessive alcohol consumption. In older populations excessive alcohol consumption is associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease, hypertension, stroke and a ra... Read More

Low identification of alcohol use disorders in general practice in England (2008)
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Cheeta, S., Drummond, C., Oyefeso, A., Phillips, T., Deluca, P., Perryman, K., & Coulton, S. (2008). Low identification of alcohol use disorders in general practice in England. Addiction, 103(5), 766-773. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2008.02198.x

Aims: The prevalence of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) in the United Kingdom is estimated at 25%, and primary care has been identified as the first line of treatment for this population. However, there is a paucity of evidence regarding the current rat... Read More

Replicability and stability of the multidimensional model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in late pregnancy (2007)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2007). Replicability and stability of the multidimensional model of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale in late pregnancy. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing, 14(3), (319-324). doi:10.1111/j.1365-2850.2007.01084.x. ISSN 1351-0126

The Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale (EPDS) is a widely used screening tool for post-natal depression (PND). Recent factor analytic investigations of the EPDS have suggested the instrument may be useful in the prediction of PND as the instrument... Read More

Assessment and relationship of sleep quality to depression in early pregnancy (2007)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2007). Assessment and relationship of sleep quality to depression in early pregnancy. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 25(1), (87-99). doi:10.1080/02646830601117308. ISSN 0264-6838

Sleep quality is integral to optimal physical functioning and mental health during pregnancy. There has, however, been little work conducted to determine the most appropriate measure of sleep quality in this clinical group, a surprising observation g... Read More

The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). The factor structure of the SF-36 in early pregnancy. Journal of psychosomatic research, 59(3), (131-138). doi:10.1016/j.jpsychores.2005.02.018. ISSN 0022-3999

Objective: The concept of Quality of Life (QoL) has emerged as an important psychological dimension within pregnancy. The current study sought to establish the psychometric properties of the Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36 (SF-36) Version 2 in e... Read More

A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy (2005)
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Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. R. (2005). A psychometric evaluation of form C of the multi-dimensional health locus of control (MHLC-C) scale during early pregnancy. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 10(2), (202-214). doi:10.1080/13548500512331315434. ISSN 1354-8506

The concept of locus of control (LOC) is an important psychological dimension within health research and the issue of personal control has become of increasing salience within the clinical domain of pregnancy, both psychologically and in relation to... Read More