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Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions (2019)
Journal Article
Wadephul, F., Glover, L., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions. Midwifery, TBC, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2019.102598

Background: Perinatal well-being has increasingly become the focus of research, clinical practice and policy. However, attention has mostly been on a reductionist understanding of well-being based on a mind-body duality. Conceptual clarity around wha... Read More about Conceptualising women's perinatal well-being: a systematic review of theoretical discussions.

“It can’t be like last time” – choices made in early pregnancy by women who have previously experienced a traumatic birth (2019)
Journal Article
Greenfield, M., Jomeen, J., & Glover, L. (2019). “It can’t be like last time” – choices made in early pregnancy by women who have previously experienced a traumatic birth. Frontiers in psychology Frontiers Research Foundation, 10, https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00056

Background: A significant number of women experience childbirth as traumatic. These experiences are often characterized by a loss of control coupled with a perceived lack of support and inadequate communication with health care providers. Little is k... Read More about “It can’t be like last time” – choices made in early pregnancy by women who have previously experienced a traumatic birth.

“I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. (2017)
Journal Article
Glover, L., Kinsey, D., Clappison, D. J., Gardiner, E., & Jomeen, J. (2018). “I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling. European Journal of Integrative Medicine, 17, 79-85. doi:10.1016/j.eujim.2017.11.008

© 2017 Elsevier GmbH Introduction Fear of falling is a major problem facing the health care system. No clear evidence exists as to the most effective management approach although a need for both psychological and physical intervention is recognised.... Read More about “I never thought I could do that…”: Findings from an Alexander Technique pilot group for older people with a fear of falling..

Hospital staff experiences of their relationships with adults who self-harm: a meta-synthesis (2016)
Journal Article
O'Connor, S., & Glover, L. (2017). Hospital staff experiences of their relationships with adults who self-harm: a meta-synthesis. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 90(3), 480-501. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12113

Purpose This review aimed to synthesize qualitative literature exploring inpatient hospital staff experiences of their relationships with people who self-harm. Methods Nine studies were identified from a systematic search of five research databases.... Read More about Hospital staff experiences of their relationships with adults who self-harm: a meta-synthesis.

A qualitative exploration of responses to self-compassion in a non-clinical sample (2016)
Journal Article
Campion, M., & Glover, L. (2017). A qualitative exploration of responses to self-compassion in a non-clinical sample. Health and Social Care in the Community, 25(3), 1100-1108. doi:10.1111/hsc.12408

Research suggests that being self-compassionate can have myriad benefits, including life satisfaction, health-promoting behaviours and improved mental health. Given the possible advantages of being self-compassionate, it seems critical to explore how... Read More about A qualitative exploration of responses to self-compassion in a non-clinical sample.

When is better really better? Individuals' experiences of treatment for OAB with anticholinergic medication (2016)
Journal Article
Kinsey, D., Alexander, T., Glover, L., Pretorius, S., Kraus, S., & Duggan, P. (2017). When is better really better? Individuals' experiences of treatment for OAB with anticholinergic medication. International Journal of Urological Nursing, 11(1), 42-51. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijun.12122

Overactive bladder (OAB) has been found to have a number of psychological consequences, including anxiety, depression and shame. However, there is little research on how drug treatment, which has been found to be effective at reducing physical sympto... Read More about When is better really better? Individuals' experiences of treatment for OAB with anticholinergic medication.

What is traumatic birth? A concept analysis and literature review (2016)
Journal Article
Greenfield, M., Jomeen, J., & Glover, L. (2016). What is traumatic birth? A concept analysis and literature review. British Journal of Midwifery, 24(4), 254-267. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2016.24.4.254

Background: A number of women experience childbirth as traumatic. This experience can have enduring and potentially lifelong effects on both mental and physical health, and have implications for the woman's relationship with her baby, partner and fam... Read More about What is traumatic birth? A concept analysis and literature review.

Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package (2015)
Journal Article
Jones, C., Jomeen, J., Glover, L., Gardiner, E., Garg, D., & Marshall, C. (in press). Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package. European journal for person centered healthcare, 3(3), 384-391. https://doi.org/10.5750/ejpch.v3i3.1012

Rationale and objective: Perinatal Mental Health (PMH) is an issue that spans the spectrum of pregnancy and childbirth and is now acknowledged to be significant on a global level. Health visitors (HVs) are increasingly expected to extend their knowle... Read More about Exploring changes in health visitors' knowledge, confidence and decision-making for women with perinatal mental health difficulties following a brief training package.

Women’s experiences of commercial three-dimensional ultrasound scans (2015)
Journal Article
Glover, L., Jomeen, J., & Wadephul, F. (2015). Women’s experiences of commercial three-dimensional ultrasound scans. MIDIRS midwifery digest, 25(4), 433-438

Ultrasound has become a routine part of UK maternity care and has a range of diagnostic and screening purposes. The last two decades have seen the development of three-dimensional (3D) scans, which use computer software to produce a seemingly 3D imag... Read More about Women’s experiences of commercial three-dimensional ultrasound scans.

Food choice by people with intellectual disabilities at day centres: A qualitative study (2014)
Journal Article
Cartwright, L., Reid, M., Hammersley, R., Blackburn, C., & Glover, L. (2015). Food choice by people with intellectual disabilities at day centres: A qualitative study. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 19(2), 103-115. https://doi.org/10.1177/1744629514563423

People with intellectual disabilities experience a range of health inequalities. It is important to investigate possible contributory factors that may lead to these inequalities. This qualitative study identified some difficulties for healthy eating... Read More about Food choice by people with intellectual disabilities at day centres: A qualitative study.

The mediating role of illness perceptions in psychological outcomes in overactive bladder (2014)
Journal Article
Pretorius, S., Kinsey, D., Alexander, T., Glover, L., Kraus, S., & Duggan, P. (2014). The mediating role of illness perceptions in psychological outcomes in overactive bladder. International Journal of Urological Nursing, 8(3), 151-160. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijun.12054

Overactive bladder (OAB) is condition, characterized by urinary urgency, frequency and incontinence, which has the potential to disrupt everyday life considerably. Although there is evidence that antimuscarinic treatment is effective at treating phys... Read More about The mediating role of illness perceptions in psychological outcomes in overactive bladder.

The psychological impact of overactive bladder: a systematic review (2014)
Journal Article
Kinsey, D., Pretorius, S., Glover, L., & Alexander, T. (2016). The psychological impact of overactive bladder: a systematic review. Journal of health psychology, 21(1), 69-81. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105314522084

This review aimed to provide an overview of the current research on the psychological impact of overactive bladder. A systematic search yielded 32 papers. It was found that people with overactive bladder tended to have greater levels of depression, a... Read More about The psychological impact of overactive bladder: a systematic review.

Puerperal psychosis – a qualitative study of women’s experiences (2014)
Journal Article
Glover, L., Jomeen, J., Urquhart, T., & Martin, C. R. (2014). Puerperal psychosis – a qualitative study of women’s experiences. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 32(3), 254-269. https://doi.org/10.1080/02646838.2014.883597

Objective: This study explored women's experience of puerperal psychosis (PP) and their perceptions of its cause, in order to contribute to an increased understanding of PP and promote consideration of new management perspectives. Background: Out of... Read More about Puerperal psychosis – a qualitative study of women’s experiences.

An exploration of pregnant teenagers' views of the future and their decisions to continue or terminate their pregnancy: implications for nursing care (2013)
Journal Article
Bell, E. R., Glover, L., & Alexander, T. (2014). An exploration of pregnant teenagers' views of the future and their decisions to continue or terminate their pregnancy: implications for nursing care. Journal of clinical nursing, 23(17-18), 2503-2514. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.12431

Aims and objectives To explore teenagers' views of the future in relation to their choices to continue or terminate pregnancy. Background Despite recent decreases in the numbers of teenage pregnancies, across the world, the teenage pregnancy rat... Read More about An exploration of pregnant teenagers' views of the future and their decisions to continue or terminate their pregnancy: implications for nursing care.

Assessing women's perinatal psychological health: exploring the experiences of health visitors (2013)
Journal Article
Jomeen, J., Glover, L., Jones, C., Garg, D., & Marshall, C. (2013). Assessing women's perinatal psychological health: exploring the experiences of health visitors. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 31(5), (479-489). doi:10.1080/02646838.2013.835038. ISSN 0264-6838

Objective: This study aimed to explore health visitors' (HVs) experiences of the assessment of women with psychological distress and mental health problems across the perinatal period in clinical practice. Background: In international contexts, there... Read More about Assessing women's perinatal psychological health: exploring the experiences of health visitors.

Targeted group-based interventions in schools to promote emotional well-being: a systematic review (2013)
Journal Article
Cheney, G., Schlösser, A., Nash, P., & Glover, L. (2014). Targeted group-based interventions in schools to promote emotional well-being: a systematic review. Clinical child psychology and psychiatry, 19(3), 412-438. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359104513489565

The school environment offers significant opportunities to deliver psychological interventions to groups of young people in the UK. However, the nature and effectiveness of programmes are not consistently documented. This systematic review aimed to i... Read More about Targeted group-based interventions in schools to promote emotional well-being: a systematic review.

Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique (2012)
Journal Article
Jones, T., & Glover, L. (2014). Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique. Clinical psychology and psychotherapy : an international journal of theory & practice, 21(2), 140-153. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.1824

The experience of touch is significant; both in its positive implications and in how it attracts caution and controversy. Accordingly, physical contact within psychological therapy has been shown to improve well-being and the therapeutic relationship... Read More about Exploring the psychological processes underlying touch: lessons from the Alexander Technique.

Finding the unexpected: an account of a writing group for women with chronic pelvic pain (2012)
Journal Article
Evans, K., & Glover, L. (2012). Finding the unexpected: an account of a writing group for women with chronic pelvic pain. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 25(2), (95-103). doi:10.1080/08893675.2012.680724. ISSN 0889-3675

The focus of this article is on a creative writing group developed for women with chronic pelvic pain. The authors address whether their experiences have anything to say about how creative writing sits within the current Western health paradigm and i... Read More about Finding the unexpected: an account of a writing group for women with chronic pelvic pain.

What does having a fertility problem mean to couples? (2009)
Journal Article
Glover, L., McLellan, A., & Weaver, S. M. (2009). What does having a fertility problem mean to couples?. Journal of reproductive and infant psychology, 27(4), (401-418). doi:10.1080/02646830903190896. ISSN 0264-6838

The meaning of fertility problems for couples and how partners differed in their appraisals of their fertility problems were the main areas of interest in this research. Ten couples recruited via an infertility clinic took part in semi-structured int... Read More about What does having a fertility problem mean to couples?.

Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother (2005)
Journal Article
Gannon, K., Glover, L., O'Neill, M., & Emberton, M. (2005). Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother. BJU international, 96(6), (823-827). doi:10.1111/j.1464-410X.2005.05720.x. ISSN 1464-4096

OBJECTIVE To explore the meaning that men attach to their experiences of having lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and to understand 'bother' in the context of those meanings. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixteen men with symptoms suggestive of LUTS and/or... Read More about Lower urinary tract symptoms in men: self-perceptions and the concept of bother.