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Professor Julie Jomeen


The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review (2019)
Journal Article
Ahankari, A. S., Wray, J., Jomeen, J., & Hayter, M. (2019). The effectiveness of combined alcohol and sexual risk taking reduction interventions on the sexual behaviour of teenagers and young adults: a systematic review. Public health, 173, 83-96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.023

Objectives: To conduct a systematic review to summarise currently implemented interventions investigating their effectiveness in reducing alcohol use and sexual risk taking behaviour in teenagers and young adults. Study design: Systematic review M... Read More

‘Welcome to the World’: parents' experiences of an antenatal nurturing programme (2019)
Journal Article
Wadephul, F., Jones, C., & Jomeen, J. (2019). ‘Welcome to the World’: parents' experiences of an antenatal nurturing programme. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(6), 353-361. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.6.353

Background: The transition to parenthood is a time of increased vulnerability and lays the foundations for the parent-infant relationship. It can therefore be a suitable time for interventions to increase parents’ emotional well-being and support cou... Read More

Implications for school nurses using simulator dolls to manage unplanned teen pregnancy (2019)
Journal Article
Hussain, H., Jomeen, J., Hayter, M., & Tweheyo, R. (2019). Implications for school nurses using simulator dolls to manage unplanned teen pregnancy. British Journal of School Nursing, 14(4), 177-188. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjsn.2019.14.4.177

Background: School nurses are key professionals in the promotion of sexual and reproductive health. Aim: The aim of this study is to explore teenagers' perceptions of their practical parenting skills and their attitudes toward experiential learn... Read More

Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood (2019)
Journal Article
Jones, C., Wadephul, F., & Jomeen, J. (2019). Maternal and paternal expectations of antenatal education across the transition to parenthood. British Journal of Midwifery, 27(4), 235-241. https://doi.org/10.12968/bjom.2019.27.4.235

This study uses research evaluation data to explore parents’ expectations from antenatal classes as they transition from pregnancy to the post-natal period. Understanding parents’ expectations over this time with respect to knowledge and skills prov... Read More

Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study (2019)
Journal Article
Santy-Tomlinson, J., Jomeen, J., & Ersser, S. J. (2019). Patient-reported symptoms of ‘calm’, ‘irritated’ and ‘infected’ skeletal external fixator pin site wound states; a cross-sectional study. International Journal of Orthopaedic and Trauma Nursing, 33, 44-51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijotn.2019.01.002

Objective To explore the frequency, severity and variances in patient-reported symptoms of calm, irritated and infected skeletal pin sites. Methods A cross-sectional within-subjects repeated-measures study was conducted, employing a self-report ques... Read More

“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

Public health nurses' perinatal mental health training needs: a cross sectional survey (2019)
Journal Article
Noonan, M., Jomeen, J., Doody, O., & Galvin, R. (in press). Public health nurses' perinatal mental health training needs: a cross sectional survey. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14013

Aim: To examine public health nurses’ education, training and professional support needs in perinatal mental health. Background: Public health nurses have a key role in supporting maternal mental health including screening, support, referral and de... Read More

Public health nurses' perinatal mental health training needs: a cross sectional survey (2019)
Journal Article
Noonan, M., Jomeen, J., Doody, O., & Galvin, R. (in press). Public health nurses' perinatal mental health training needs: a cross sectional survey. Journal of advanced nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.14013

Aim: To examine public health nurses’ education, training and professional support needs in perinatal mental health. Background: Public health nurses have a key role in supporting maternal mental health including screening, support, referral and de... Read More

Psychometric evaluation of the Perinatal Illness Perceptions Scale (PIPS) (2018)
Journal Article
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, 14(2), 74-85. https://doi.org/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