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Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study (2022)
Journal Article
McBride, O., Butter, S., Hartman, T. K., Murphy, J., Hyland, P., Shevlin, M., …Bentall, R. P. (2022). Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study. International Journal of Population Data Science, 5(4), https://doi.org/10.23889/ijpds.v5i4.1704

This paper serves to alert IJPDS readers to the availability of a major new longitudinal survey data resource, the COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study, which is being released for secondary use via the Open Science Framework. Th... Read More about Sharing data to better understand one of the world’s most significant shared experiences: Data Resource Profile of the longitudinal COVID-19 Psychological Research Consortium (C19PRC) Study.

Measuring Positive Memories of Home and Family During Childhood: The Development and Initial Validation of the ‘Memories of Home and Family Scale’ (2022)
Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Redican, E., McElroy, E., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., & Hyland, P. (in press). Measuring Positive Memories of Home and Family During Childhood: The Development and Initial Validation of the ‘Memories of Home and Family Scale’. Current Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12144-022-03220-w

Purpose: There are multiple studies illustrating how benevolent childhood experiences (BCEs) are associated with more favorable health outcomes across the life-course, even in the context of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Despite this, few mea... Read More about Measuring Positive Memories of Home and Family During Childhood: The Development and Initial Validation of the ‘Memories of Home and Family Scale’.

Premenstrual Exacerbation of Mental Health Disorders: A Systematic Review of Prospective Studies (2022)
Journal Article
Hughes, L., & Nolan, L. (in press). Premenstrual Exacerbation of Mental Health Disorders: A Systematic Review of Prospective Studies. Archives of Women's Mental Health,

Purpose: Mental health disorders can be exacerbated during periods of hormonal fluctuation (e.g., pregnancy, menopause) and the risk factors for sensitivity to these fluctuations are similar to those of mental disorders (e.g., trauma). However, the e... Read More about Premenstrual Exacerbation of Mental Health Disorders: A Systematic Review of Prospective Studies.

How is Loneliness Related to Anxiety and Depression: a Population Based Network Analysis in the Early Lockdown Period (2022)
Journal Article
Owczarek, M., Nolan, E., Shevlin, M., Butter, S., Karatzias, T., McBride, O., …Hyland, P. (in press). How is Loneliness Related to Anxiety and Depression: a Population Based Network Analysis in the Early Lockdown Period. International Journal of Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1002/ijop.12851

Introduction High risk of mental health problems is associated with loneliness resulting from social distancing measures and ‘lockdowns’ that have been imposed globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This study explores the interconnectedness of lon... Read More about How is Loneliness Related to Anxiety and Depression: a Population Based Network Analysis in the Early Lockdown Period.

Psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y., & Mestdagh, E. (2022, May). Psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Paper presented at NJF Congress 2022, Helsinki, Finland

Background The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to influence psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women. Methods We conducted a non-concurrent cross-sectional study among 1145 women living in the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, 541 pregnan... Read More about Psychological health of pregnant and postpartum women before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of traumatic childbirth experiences: A discussion paper (2022)
Journal Article
Leinweber, J., Fontein‐Kuipers, Y., Thomson, G., Karlsdottir, S. I., Nilsson, C., Ekström‐Bergström, A., …Stramrood, C. (in press). Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of traumatic childbirth experiences: A discussion paper. Birth, https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12634

Introduction: Many women experience giving birth as traumatic. Although women's subjective experiences of trauma are considered the most important, currently there is no clear inclusive definition of a traumatic birth to help guide practice, educatio... Read More about Developing a woman‐centered, inclusive definition of traumatic childbirth experiences: A discussion paper.

When your dream job can become a nightmare: reports of work-related traumatic events (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y. (2022, March). When your dream job can become a nightmare: reports of work-related traumatic events. Paper presented at Vormingsdag VBOV, Antwerp, Belgium

INTRODUCTION There is limited evidence of the effect and impact on midwives of being involved or witnessing traumatic work-related events. We categorised midwives’ selfreported traumatic work-related events and responses to an event and explored the... Read More about When your dream job can become a nightmare: reports of work-related traumatic events.

Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (2022)
Journal Article
Evans, K., Rennick-Egglestone, S., Cox, S., Kuipers, Y., & Spiby, H. (2022). Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 24(2), https://doi.org/10.2196/28093

Background: Symptoms of anxiety are common in pregnancy, with severe symptoms associated with negative outcomes for women and babies. Low-level psychological therapy is recommended for women with mild to moderate anxiety, with the aim of preventing a... Read More about Remotely Delivered Interventions to Support Women With Symptoms of Anxiety in Pregnancy: Mixed Methods Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions and Fear of Childbirth Scale to identify antenatal reduced emotional wellbeing (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y. (2022, February). Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions and Fear of Childbirth Scale to identify antenatal reduced emotional wellbeing. Paper presented at CARE 4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Ghent, Belgium [Online]

Background: Because of the considerable prevalences of reduced antenatal emotional wellbeing including depression, general anxiety and childbirth-related anxiety, and appreciating the time constraints that midwives perceive to routinely assess women’... Read More about Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions and Fear of Childbirth Scale to identify antenatal reduced emotional wellbeing.

PATH PerinatAl menTal Health (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y. (2022, February). PATH PerinatAl menTal Health. Paper presented at CARE 4 International Scientific Nursing and Midwifery Conference, Ghent, Belgium [Online]

Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle (2022)
Book Chapter
Thomas, S., White, C., Dougall, N., & Heyman, I. (2022). Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle. In I. Bartkowiak-Théron, J. Clover, D. Martin, R. Southby, & N. Crofts (Eds.), Law enforcement and public health: Partners for Community Safety and Wellbeing (111-123). New York: Springer

Commonly, in the course of their duties, the police will come into contact with people who have a lived experience of mental illness. It is acknowledged that these contacts can and do happen for a wide variety of reasons and in a broad range of circu... Read More about Law enforcement and mental health: The missing middle.

The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics (2021)
Journal Article
Kulpa, R., & Ludwin, K. (2021). The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics. interalia: a journal of queer studies, 16, 82-94. https://doi.org/10.51897/interalia/rgrq6813

In this article, we call for greater recognition of friendship as a basic social relation that should play a pivotal role in re-imagining social resilience if it is to be future-proof in the face of social upheaval, such as the current pandemic. Draw... Read More about The Potential of Friendship: A Case for Social Resilience and New Care Optics.

Traumatic life events as risk factors for psychosis and ICD-11 complex PTSD: a gender-specific examination (2021)
Journal Article
Ho, G. W. K., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Bressington, D., & Shevlin, M. (2021). Traumatic life events as risk factors for psychosis and ICD-11 complex PTSD: a gender-specific examination. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), Article 2009271. https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.2009271

Background. Numerous studies found robust associations between psychosis and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but few have examined the relationships between psychosis and recently formulated ICD-11 Complex PTSD (CPTSD). Further, no known study... Read More about Traumatic life events as risk factors for psychosis and ICD-11 complex PTSD: a gender-specific examination.

Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana (2021)
Journal Article
Levin, Y., Bachem, R., Palgi, Y., Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., …Maercker, A. (2021). Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana. European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12(1), https://doi.org/10.1080/20008198.2021.1988452

Background: Existing research on posttraumatic sequelae suggests a positive association between fatalism and symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). However, the associations between fatalism and the new ICD-11 diagnosis of complex PTSD (CP... Read More about Fatalism and ICD-11 CPTSD and PTSD diagnoses: Results from Nigeria, Kenya & Ghana.

Mental health of adults in Ireland during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study (2021)
Journal Article
Hyland, P., Vallières, F., McBride, O., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P., …Daly, M. (in press). Mental health of adults in Ireland during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from a nationally representative, longitudinal study. Psychological Medicine, https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291721004360

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Documentary Analysis within a Realist Evaluation: recommendations from a study of Sexual Assault Referral Centres (2021)
Journal Article
Price, H., Domoney, J., Ariss, S., Hughes, E., & Trevillion, K. (2021). Documentary Analysis within a Realist Evaluation: recommendations from a study of Sexual Assault Referral Centres. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 20, https://doi.org/10.1177/16094069211047818

Realist approaches are increasingly used in studies of complex health interventions/evaluations to understand how programmes work, for whom, and under what circumstances. Mixed-method data sources can be used to generate, refine and test realist prog... Read More about Documentary Analysis within a Realist Evaluation: recommendations from a study of Sexual Assault Referral Centres.

Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board (2021)
Book Chapter
Fotopoulou, M., & Aston, E. (in press). Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board. In M. Bacon, & J. Spicer (Eds.), Ending the Stalemate: Drug law enforcement, policing and harm reduction. Routledge

This chapter aims to illuminate aspects of the risk environment within which drugs are consumed and policed in Scotland. Firstly, we focus on the macro-level policy context and legislation that governs the way policing of drugs is carried out in Scot... Read More about Policing of Drugs in Scotland: Moving beyond the stalemate to redesigning the chess board.

Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions and Fear of Childbirth Scale to identify antenatal reduced emotional wellbeing (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Kuipers, Y. (2021, September). Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions and Fear of Childbirth Scale to identify antenatal reduced emotional wellbeing. Paper presented at 41st Annual SRIP Conference, Society for Reproductive and Infant Psychology, Online

Background: Because of the considerable prevalences of reduced antenatal emotional wellbeing including depression, general anxiety and childbirth-related anxiety, and appreciating the time constraints that midwives perceive to routinely assess women’... Read More about Validity and accuracy of the Whooley questions and Fear of Childbirth Scale to identify antenatal reduced emotional wellbeing.

ICD-11 ‘Mixed Depressive and Anxiety Disorder’ is Clinical Rather than Sub-Clinical and More Common than Anxiety and Depression in the General Population (2021)
Journal Article
Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., Nolan, E., Owczarek, M., Ben-Ezra, M., & Karatzias, T. (in press). ICD-11 ‘Mixed Depressive and Anxiety Disorder’ is Clinical Rather than Sub-Clinical and More Common than Anxiety and Depression in the General Population. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, https://doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12321

Background: The new International Classification of Diseases was published in 2018 (ICD-11; World Health Organization, 2018) and now includes ‘Mixed depressive and anxiety disorder’ (6A73: MDAD) designated as a mood disorder. This disorder is defined... Read More about ICD-11 ‘Mixed Depressive and Anxiety Disorder’ is Clinical Rather than Sub-Clinical and More Common than Anxiety and Depression in the General Population.