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Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators (2019)
Thesis
Grandison, G. Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2070615

Background: Childhood trauma is an oft cited risk factor for suicidal behaviour, however, the reasons behind this relationship are not well understood. This project aimed to uncover psychological factors which may mediate the relationship between ch... Read More about Childhood trauma and suicidal behaviour: Exploring psychological mediators.

The relationship between creativity and attention in adults (2018)
Journal Article
Carruthers, L., MacLean, R., & Willis, A. (2018). The relationship between creativity and attention in adults. Creativity Research Journal, 30(4), 370-379

Creativity is a valuable attribute that involves the generation of original ideas; attention is a vital function that facilitates information selection. There is some evidence that creative people may have poorer attention and are generally more dist... Read More about The relationship between creativity and attention in adults.

Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample (2018)
Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Ben-Ezra, M., & Shevlin, M. (2018). Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 27(4), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/mpr.1745

Objectives: The current study sought to further assess the nature of the Affect Dysregulation (AD) cluster of the ICD-11 proposal for Complex PTSD (CPTSD) in a non-clinical sample. Methods: An online survey sample from Israel (n = 618) completed a... Read More about Hyper and hypo-activation affective dysregulation symptoms are integral in complex PTSD (CPTSD): Results from a non-clinical Israeli sample.

Is self-compassion a worthwhile therapeutic target for ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD)? (2018)
Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Hyland, P., Bradley, A., Fyvie, C., Logan, K., Easton, P., …Shevlin, M. (2019). Is self-compassion a worthwhile therapeutic target for ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD)?. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 47(3), 257-269. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1352465818000577

Background Two ‘sibling’ disorders have been proposed for the fourthcoming 11th version of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11); Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Examining psychological factors that may... Read More about Is self-compassion a worthwhile therapeutic target for ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD)?.

Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject' (2018)
Book
Vanheule, S., Hook, D., & Neill, C. (Eds.). (2018). Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'. London/New York: Taylor & Francis

The Écrits was Jacques Lacan’s single most important text, a landmark in psychoanalysis which epitomized his aim of returning to Freud via structural linguistics, philosophy and literature. Reading Lacan’s Écrits is the first extensive set of comment... Read More about Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phallus' to 'Metaphor of the Subject'.

What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Connell, C., Furtado, V., McKay, E. A., & Singh, S. P. (2018). What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review. Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1002/cbm.2082

Background: Personality disorder is highly prevalent in offender populations and is associated with poor health, criminal justice and social outcomes. Research has been conducted into factors that influence offending and health, but, in order to im... Read More about What influences social outcomes among offenders with personality disorder: A systematic review.

Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series (2018)
Journal Article
Taylor, P. J., Taylor, P., Perry, A., Hutton, P., Tan, R., Fisher, N., …Seddon, C. (2019). Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice, 92(3), 359-378. https://doi.org/10.1111/papt.12183

Objectives: Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) is an effective psychological intervention for several different mental health conditions. However, whether it is acceptable, safe and beneficial for people with psychosis remains unclear, as is the feasib... Read More about Cognitive Analytic Therapy for Psychosis: A Case Series.

Psychological therapy for inpatients receiving acute mental health care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials (2018)
Journal Article
Paterson, C., Karatzias, T., Dickson, A., Harper, S., Dougall, N., & Hutton, P. (2018). Psychological therapy for inpatients receiving acute mental health care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 57(4), 453-472. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12182

Objectives The effectiveness of psychological therapies for those receiving acute adult mental health inpatient care remains unclear, partly because of the difficulty in conducting randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in this setting. The aim of this... Read More about Psychological therapy for inpatients receiving acute mental health care: A systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled trials.

Do electric sheep dream of androids? On the place of fantasy in the consideration of the nonhuman (2018)
Book Chapter
Neill, C. (2018). Do electric sheep dream of androids? On the place of fantasy in the consideration of the nonhuman. In G. Basu Thakur, & J. M. Dickstein (Eds.), Lacan and the Nonhuman (213-225). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-63817-1_11

From Karel Čapek’s R.U.R. through to Rosi Braidotti’s non-human actors, in fiction and theory alike, the notion of the non-human often runs very close to the human against which it would be defined. As the non in nonhuman pulls away from the human to... Read More about Do electric sheep dream of androids? On the place of fantasy in the consideration of the nonhuman.

Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects (2018)
Journal Article
Langton, S. R., McIntyre, A. H., Hancock, P. J., & Leder, H. (2018). Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 17470218.2017.1. https://doi.org/10.1080/17470218.2017.1362703

Research has established that a perceived eye gaze produces a concomitant shift in a viewer’s spatial attention in the direction of that gaze. The two experiments reported here investigate the extent to which the nature of the eye movement made by th... Read More about Saccades and smooth pursuit eye movements trigger equivalent gaze-cued orienting effects.

The Lady of Shalott: insights gained from using visual methods and interviews exploring the lived experience of codependency (2017)
Journal Article
Bacon, I., McKay, E. A., Reynolds, F., & McIntyre, A. (2017). The Lady of Shalott: insights gained from using visual methods and interviews exploring the lived experience of codependency. Qualitative Methods in Psychology Bulletin,

Codependency is a complex human experience with many meanings. The experiences of self-identified codependent individuals, who attend 12 steps groups are largely missing from the literature. In this article, we present how a combination of a visual m... Read More about The Lady of Shalott: insights gained from using visual methods and interviews exploring the lived experience of codependency.

The dark triad: examining judgement accuracy, the role of vulnerability, and linguistic style in interpersonal perception. (2017)
Thesis
Chung, K. L. The dark triad: examining judgement accuracy, the role of vulnerability, and linguistic style in interpersonal perception. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1031400

The Dark Triad constructs – Machiavellianism, psychopathy, narcissism – are typically associated with socially aversive behaviours, including insensitivity and exploitation. Despite this, individuals high in Dark Triad traits can be successful and po... Read More about The dark triad: examining judgement accuracy, the role of vulnerability, and linguistic style in interpersonal perception..

Heuristics: The good, the bad, and the biased. What value can bias have for decision makers? (2017)
Journal Article
Curley, L. J., Murray, J., & MacLean, R. (2017). Heuristics: The good, the bad, and the biased. What value can bias have for decision makers?. the Quarterly, 41-44

This discussion paper will look at heuristics (rule of thumb techniques for decision making), (Tversky & Kahneman, 1974) and their potential value. Typically, heuristics have been viewed negatively (Gigerenzer & Goldstein, 1996), with research sugges... Read More about Heuristics: The good, the bad, and the biased. What value can bias have for decision makers?.

The involvement of the speech production system in prediction during comprehension (2017)
Thesis
Drake, E. The involvement of the speech production system in prediction during comprehension. (Thesis). University of Edinburgh. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1186244

This thesis investigates the effects in speech production of prediction during speech comprehension. The topic is raised by recent theoretical models of speech comprehension, which suggest a more integrated role for speech production and comprehensio... Read More about The involvement of the speech production system in prediction during comprehension.

Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly Polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison (2017)
Journal Article
Buchcik, J., Westenhöfer, J., Fleming, M., & Martin, C. R. (2017). Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly Polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison. Cogent Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1080/23311908.2017.1280984

Objective:The Sf-36 is the most widely used instrument to measure health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with the most convincing evidence of both internal consistency and test-retest reliability. In addition, it is appropriate for use among elderly... Read More about Is health-related quality of life the same for elderly Polish migrants, Turkish migrants and German natives? Testing the reliability and construct validity of the Sf-36 health survey in a cross-cultural comparison.

Developing a reflective and empirically informed undergraduate research methods module, including a worked exemplar. (2016)
Book Chapter
Murray, J. (2016). Developing a reflective and empirically informed undergraduate research methods module, including a worked exemplar. In C. Penman, & M. Foster (Eds.), Innovations in Learning and Teaching. Merchiston Publishing

Teaching research methods is challenging for both staff and students. With increasing expectations to teach a wider breadth of material, the balance and maintenance of sufficient depth becomes challenging. This chapter summarises the literature aroun... Read More about Developing a reflective and empirically informed undergraduate research methods module, including a worked exemplar..

Male Youth Perceptions of Violent Extremism: towards a Test of Rational Choice Theory (2016)
Journal Article
Dhami, M. K., & Murray, J. (2017). Male Youth Perceptions of Violent Extremism: towards a Test of Rational Choice Theory. The Spanish journal of psychology, 19(E51), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1017/sjp.2016.49

Understanding how people perceive the pros and cons of risky behaviors such as terrorism or violent extremism represents a first step in developing research testing rational choice theory aiming to explain and predict peoples’ intentions to engage in... Read More about Male Youth Perceptions of Violent Extremism: towards a Test of Rational Choice Theory.

Aggressiveness in psychoanalysis (2016)
Book Chapter
Neill, C., & Eyers, T. (in press). Aggressiveness in psychoanalysis. In Reading Lacan’s Écrits: From ‘Overture' to ‘Variations on the Standard Treatment': 1. Routledge

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