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Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality' (2024)
Book
Neill, C., Hook, D., & Vanheule, S. (Eds.). (2024). Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality'. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003368649

Reading Lacan's Écrits is the first extensive set of commentaries on the complete edition of Lacan's Écrits to be published in English, providing an indispensable companion piece to some of Lacan's best-known but notoriously challenging writings.... Read More about Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Overture to this Collection' to 'Presentation on Psychical Causality'.

Karriererettleiing og livskvalitet (2024)
Digital Artefact
Robertson, P. (2024). Karriererettleiing og livskvalitet. [Podcast]

This podcast contains an interview in which Prof Pete Robertson discusses the links between mental health, work and learning. It explores the role for career guidance practitioners in supporting mental well-being and how career development can be se... Read More about Karriererettleiing og livskvalitet.

Evaluation of a web-based intervention to optimize perinatal emotional wellbeing: A nested case-control study (2023)
Journal Article
Kuipers, Y. J., Bleijenbergh, R., Rimaux, S., & Mestdagh, E. (2024). Evaluation of a web-based intervention to optimize perinatal emotional wellbeing: A nested case-control study. International Journal of Clinical and Health Psychology, 24(1), Article 100422. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijchp.2023.100422

Background/Objective: WazzUp Mama© is a remotely delivered web-based tailored intervention to prevent and reduce perinatal emotional distress, originally developed in the Netherlands. The current study aimed to evaluate the adapted WazzUp Mama© int... Read More about Evaluation of a web-based intervention to optimize perinatal emotional wellbeing: A nested case-control study.

People with Learning Disability: Scotland and Beyond (2023)
Book Chapter
Stavert, J. (2023). People with Learning Disability: Scotland and Beyond. In B. D. Kelly, & M. Donnelly (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Mental Health Law (166-178). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003226413

‘Learning disability’ is currently included in the statutory definition of ‘mental disorder’ used by Scottish capacity and mental health legislation, along with mental illness and personality disorder. This raises the general Convention on the Rights... Read More about People with Learning Disability: Scotland and Beyond.

Parent-reported posttraumatic stress reactions in children and adolescents: Findings from The Mental Health of Parents and Children in Ukraine Study (2023)
Journal Article
Martsenkovskyi, D., Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., Ben-Ezra, M., McElroy, E., …Martsenkovsky, I. (in press). Parent-reported posttraumatic stress reactions in children and adolescents: Findings from The Mental Health of Parents and Children in Ukraine Study. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0001583

Background: Despite the long-standing ongoing war in Ukraine, information regarding war-related negative mental health outcomes in children is limited. A nationwide sample of parents in Ukraine was surveyed to assess posttraumatic stress disorder (PT... Read More about Parent-reported posttraumatic stress reactions in children and adolescents: Findings from The Mental Health of Parents and Children in Ukraine Study.

Pregnancy-Related Anxiety and Associated Coping Styles and Strategies: A Cross-Sectional Study (2023)
Journal Article
Brosens, C., Van Gils, Y., Van Den Branden, L., Bleijenbergh, R., Rimaux, S., Mestdagh, E., & Kuipers, Y. J. (2023). Pregnancy-Related Anxiety and Associated Coping Styles and Strategies: A Cross-Sectional Study. International Journal of Childbirth, 13(3), https://doi.org/10.1891/ijc-2022-0102

BACKGROUND: Pregnancy-related anxiety is a distinct psychological construct during pregnancy, requiring adequate coping behavior. METHOD: A cross-sectional survey was performed among 420 pregnant Dutch-speaking women in Belgium to establish the preva... Read More about Pregnancy-Related Anxiety and Associated Coping Styles and Strategies: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Is dissociation a fundamental component of ICD-11 Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder? (2023)
Journal Article
Hyland, P., Hamer, R., Fox, R., Vallières, F., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., & Cloitre, M. (2024). Is dissociation a fundamental component of ICD-11 Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?. Journal of Trauma & Dissociation, 25(1), 45-61. https://doi.org/10.1080/15299732.2023.2231928

ICD-11 Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD) is a disorder of six symptom clusters including re-experiencing, avoidance, sense of threat, affective dysregulation, negative self-concept, and disturbed relationships. Unlike earlier descriptions... Read More about Is dissociation a fundamental component of ICD-11 Complex Posttraumatic Stress Disorder?.

Systematic review of blue-light service collaboration for community health and well-being (2023)
Journal Article
Dougall, N., MacGillivray, S., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., & Tatnell, A. (2023). Systematic review of blue-light service collaboration for community health and well-being. Journal of Community Safety and Well-Being, 8(2), 66-74. https://doi.org/10.35502/jcswb.319

Effective cross-service collaboration has been posed as a way of improving outcomes for people, enhancing community safety and well-being, reducing social and health inequalities, and improving service resource efficiencies. However, it was not known... Read More about Systematic review of blue-light service collaboration for community health and well-being.

Investigating the latent structure of the International Trauma Questionnaire to assess ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD in an adult civilian sample during the Ukraine war (2023)
Journal Article
Ho, G. W., Louison Vang, M., Martsenkovskyi, D., Karatzias, T., Ben-Ezra, M., McElroy, E., …Shevlin, M. (2023). Investigating the latent structure of the International Trauma Questionnaire to assess ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD in an adult civilian sample during the Ukraine war. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 36(4), 820-829. https://doi.org/10.1002/jts.22943

The symptom structure of ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD (CPTSD) and the validity of the International Trauma Questionnaire (ITQ) are yet to be tested among civilians in an active war zone. The present investigation exami... Read More about Investigating the latent structure of the International Trauma Questionnaire to assess ICD-11 posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and complex PTSD in an adult civilian sample during the Ukraine war.

Mental Capacity Regimes Approach to Values and Participation in Proceedings Involving Individuals With Impaired Decision-Making Capacity in Scotland (2023)
Book Chapter
Stavert, J. (2023). Mental Capacity Regimes Approach to Values and Participation in Proceedings Involving Individuals With Impaired Decision-Making Capacity in Scotland. In C. Kong, J. Coggon, P. Cooper, M. Dunn, & A. Ruck Keene (Eds.), Capacity, Participation and Values in Comparative Legal Perspective. Bristol: Bristol University Press

Chapter in 'Capacity, Participation and Values in Comparative Legal Perspective' edited by Camillia Kong, John Coggon, Penny Cooper, Michael Dunn and Alex Ruck Keene

A grounded theory exploration of programme theory within waves of wellness surf therapy intervention (2023)
Journal Article
Marshall, J., Ferrier, B., Martindale, R., & Ward, P. B. (in press). A grounded theory exploration of programme theory within waves of wellness surf therapy intervention. Psychology and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/08870446.2023.2214590

Objective Poor mental health represents a large proportion of disease burden faced by young Australians, which has been further exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic and the reluctance of this population to seek support. Surf therapy is a novel form... Read More about A grounded theory exploration of programme theory within waves of wellness surf therapy intervention.

The effect of COVID-19 on women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and postpartum in Indonesia: a rapid online survey (2023)
Journal Article
McGowan, L., Astuti, A., Hafidz, F., Pratiwi, C., Yulian, V., Hughes, E., …Fu, Y. (2023). The effect of COVID-19 on women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and postpartum in Indonesia: a rapid online survey. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 23(1), Article 304. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-023-05566-w

Background: The interrelationship of psychological and social factors in the current COVID-19 pandemic has been highlighted in research mainly focused on the global north. The impact of lockdowns can exacerbate psychological distress and affect acces... Read More about The effect of COVID-19 on women’s experiences of pregnancy, birth and postpartum in Indonesia: a rapid online survey.

Clinician perception of pathological narcissism in females: a vignette-based study (2023)
Journal Article
Green, A., MacLean, R., & Charles, K. (2023). Clinician perception of pathological narcissism in females: a vignette-based study. Frontiers in Psychology, 14, Article 1090746. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1090746

The DSM-5 reports that up to 75% of those diagnosed with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) are males, which denotes that narcissism is a clinical phenomenon that operates differently in men and women. Vulnerable narcissism, which tends to be mo... Read More about Clinician perception of pathological narcissism in females: a vignette-based study.

Suicide prevention: What does the evidence show for the effectiveness of safety planning for children and young people? – A systematic scoping review (2023)
Journal Article
Abbott-Smith, S., Ring, N., Dougall, N., & Davey, J. (2023). Suicide prevention: What does the evidence show for the effectiveness of safety planning for children and young people? – A systematic scoping review. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 30(5), 899-910. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12928

Introduction Suicide is a leading cause of death for children and young people and its prevention is a global priority. Many Mental Health Services employ safety planning as a brief intervention. There is some evidence of safety planning effectivene... Read More about Suicide prevention: What does the evidence show for the effectiveness of safety planning for children and young people? – A systematic scoping review.

Participatory rights of older adults at risk in adult protection case conferences (2023)
Journal Article
Fennell, K. (2023). Participatory rights of older adults at risk in adult protection case conferences. Journal of Adult Protection, 25(3), 132-142. https://doi.org/10.1108/jap-11-2022-0031

Purpose The Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007 (ASP Act) mandates public bodies to investigate situations of harm and to support and protect adults at risk. One of the fundamental principles of the legislation is to involve the person... Read More about Participatory rights of older adults at risk in adult protection case conferences.

‘I’m not going to leave someone to die’: carriage of naloxone by police in Scotland within a public health framework: a qualitative study of acceptability and experiences (2023)
Journal Article
Speakman, E. M., Hillen, P., Heyman, I., Murray, J., Dougall, N., Aston, E. V., & McAuley, A. (2023). ‘I’m not going to leave someone to die’: carriage of naloxone by police in Scotland within a public health framework: a qualitative study of acceptability and experiences. Harm Reduction Journal, 20, Article 20. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12954-023-00750-9

Background Scotland has one of the highest rates of drug-related deaths (DRDs) per capita in Europe, the majority of which involve opioids. Naloxone is a medication used to reverse opioid-related overdoses. In efforts to tackle escalating DRDs in ma... Read More about ‘I’m not going to leave someone to die’: carriage of naloxone by police in Scotland within a public health framework: a qualitative study of acceptability and experiences.

Psychosis and Extreme States: An Ethic for Treatment (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Neill, C., & Fimiani, B. (2023, February). Psychosis and Extreme States: An Ethic for Treatment. Presented at Online event at The Freud Museum, London [online]

The Freud Museum welcomes psychoanalyst Bret Fimiani, who will be in discussion with the Palgrave Lacan series editor, Calum Neill, for his latest publication Psychosis and Extreme States: An Ethic for Treatment (2021, Palgrave). The book offers a ne... Read More about Psychosis and Extreme States: An Ethic for Treatment.

The HEADS: UP development study: Working with key stakeholders to adapt a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for people with anxiety and depression after stroke (2023)
Journal Article
Lawrence, M., Davis, B., De Amicis, L., Booth, J., Dickson, S., Dougall, N., …Mercer, S. (2023). The HEADS: UP development study: Working with key stakeholders to adapt a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for people with anxiety and depression after stroke. Healthcare, 11(3), Article 355. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare11030355

Background: Following stroke, rates of mood disorder are and remain high at five years (anxiety 34.4%; depression 23%). Structured mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) courses are effective in a range of health conditions, but stroke survivors f... Read More about The HEADS: UP development study: Working with key stakeholders to adapt a mindfulness-based stress reduction course for people with anxiety and depression after stroke.