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The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): Measurement model, power and sample size considerations (2021)
Journal Article
Martin, C. R., Jones, C., Huang, C., Jomeen, J., Boubert, L., & Marshall, C. A. (in press). The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): Measurement model, power and sample size considerations. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2021.1931070

Objective: To examine the measurement model of the Tokophobia Severity Scale and consider issues of statistical power and sample size from the original instrument development study. Background: Fear of childbirth (FoC) and tokophobia represents an... Read More about The Tokophobia Severity Scale (TSS): Measurement model, power and sample size considerations.

Translation of the UK-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale-Revised (BSS-R) into Brazilian (Portuguese) and description of initial measurement properties (2021)
Journal Article
Diniz-Zanett, M. R., Ferrari, R. B., Martin, C., Hollins Martin, C., de Souza, F. G., Clini, J. V., …Diniz Zanetti, M. R. (2021). Translation of the UK-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale-Revised (BSS-R) into Brazilian (Portuguese) and description of initial measurement properties. The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, https://doi.org/10.1080/14767058.2021.1913579

Rationale: The concept of birth satisfaction embraces many factors, which include for example perceived quality of care provision, stress experienced, and personal coping strategies. A woman’s birth experience has the power to affect her mental healt... Read More about Translation of the UK-Birth-Satisfaction-Scale-Revised (BSS-R) into Brazilian (Portuguese) and description of initial measurement properties.

Translation and Validation of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised in Urdu for Use in Pakistan (2021)
Journal Article
Zafar, S., Tayyab, F., Liaqat, A., Sikander, S., Martin, C. J. H., & Martin, C. R. (in press). Translation and Validation of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised in Urdu for Use in Pakistan. International journal of childbirth, https://doi.org/10.1891/ijcbirth-d-21-00001

BACKGROUND Satisfaction with the birth experience is increasingly recognized as critical to the well-being of mother and baby and thus accurate assessment of this key dimension is essential. The Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised (BSS-R) has been show... Read More about Translation and Validation of the Birth Satisfaction Scale-Revised in Urdu for Use in Pakistan.

Becoming parents by adoption: a systematic review (2021)
Journal Article
Long, T., Jones, C., Jomeen, J., & Martin, C. (2021). Becoming parents by adoption: a systematic review. Journal of Health Visiting, 9(3), 116–127. https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2021.9.3.116

Background Transition to parenthood (TP) for biological parents has been extensively explored in research, shaping healthcare service provision from pre-conception, birth and beyond. Adoptive parents are in a unique position. Despite growing number... Read More about Becoming parents by adoption: a systematic review.

Exploratory study into the relationship between the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM) using a quasiexperimental design (2021)
Journal Article
McKay, P. G., Mckay, P. G., Walker, H., Martin, C. R., & Fleming, M. (2021). Exploratory study into the relationship between the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM) using a quasiexperimental design. BMJ open, 11(2), https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041947

Objective To explore the relationship between symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM). The hypothesis predicated that there would be no significant differences between the group’s symptom experi... Read More about Exploratory study into the relationship between the symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)/myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME) and fibromyalgia (FM) using a quasiexperimental design.