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Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. (2015)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Stavert, J., & McGregor, R. (2015, April). Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland. Paper presented at Commonwealth Law Legal Education 2015 Conference

Equal recognition before the law of persons with mental disabilities, as identified as a right in Article 12 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), has the potential to reshape mental health and incapacity laws nation... Read More about Access to equal recognition before the law for persons with mental disabilities through supported decision-making in Scotland..

'Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill' (2014)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2014). 'Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill'. Mental Capacity Law Newsletter, 41,

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Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements (2013)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2013). Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements. Edinburgh Law Review, 17(2), 210-223. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2013.0155

Patient autonomy, regarded as a fundamental principle underlying medical ethics,1 is reinforced by numerous international instruments. Integral to this is advance treatment planning, often referred to as ‘advance statements’ or ‘advance directives’.2... Read More about Added Value: Using Human Rights to Support Psychiatric Advance Statements.

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)

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.

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., Murphy, J., Vallieres, F., Bentall, R., Martinez, A., & Hyland, P. (2022). How is Loneliness Related to Anxiety and Depression: a Population Based Network Analysis in the Early

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.

A network meta-analysis of psychological interventions for schizophrenia and psychosis: impact on symptoms (2021)
Journal Article
Mc Glanaghy, E., Turner, D., Davis, G. A., Sharpe, H., Dougall, N., Morris, P., Prentice, W., & Hutton, P. (2021). A network meta-analysis of psychological interventions for schizophrenia and psychosis: impact on symptoms. Schizophrenia Research, 228, htt

Background: Evidence for the effectiveness of psychological interventions for schizophrenia/psychosis is growing, however there is no consensus on the psychological intervention most likely to reduce symptoms. Methods: A network meta-analysis was... Read More about A network meta-analysis of psychological interventions for schizophrenia and psychosis: impact on symptoms.

Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings (2020)
Journal Article
Stavert, J. (2021). Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 28(1), 102-106. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12695

It is clear that police in many jurisdictions are increasingly being called out to situations involving persons with mental distress. In Scotland, for example, notifications of Place of Safety Orders to the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland incr... Read More about Mental health advance statements: crossing the divide from clinical to law enforcement settings.

Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5 (2020)
Journal Article
Hyland, P., Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Mcelroy, E., Ben-Ezra, M., Cloitre, M., & Brewin, C. R. (2021). Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice,

Objective: There is little evidence that posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is more likely to follow traumatic events defined by Criterion A than non-Criterion A stressors. Criterion A events might have greater predictive validity for ICD-11 PTSD w... Read More about Does requiring trauma exposure affect rates of ICD-11 PTSD and complex PTSD? Implications for DSM-5.

Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD): Implications for Trauma-Focused Therapies (2020)
Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Fyvie, C., Grandison, G., Garozi, M., Latham, E., Sinclair, M., Ho, G. W. K., McAnee, G., Ford, J. D., & Hyland, P. (2020). Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (

Objectives We set out to test, using latent variable modelling, whether adverse and benevolent childhood experiences could be best described as a single continuum or two correlated constructs. We also modelled the relationship between adverse and b... Read More about Adverse and Benevolent Childhood Experiences in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD): Implications for Trauma-Focused Therapies.

ICD-11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD (CPTSD) and Adjustment Disorder (AjD): The importance of stressors and traumatic life events (2020)
Journal Article
Karatzias, T., Shevlin, M., Hyland, P., Fyvie, C., Grandison, G., & Ben-Ezra, M. (2021). ICD-11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD (CPTSD) and Adjustment Disorder (AjD): The importance of stressors and traumatic life events. Anxiety, Stres

Background Although ICD-11 adjustment (AjD), posttraumatic stress (PTSD) and complex posttraumatic stress (CPTSD) are commonly diagnosed disorders following exposure to stressful or traumatic life events, their dimensional structure and co-occurren... Read More about ICD-11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Complex PTSD (CPTSD) and Adjustment Disorder (AjD): The importance of stressors and traumatic life events.

Trauma, PTSD, and Complex PTSD in the Republic of Ireland: Prevalence, service use, comorbidity, and risk factors (2020)
Journal Article
Hyland, P., Vallières, F., Cloitre, M., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., Olff, M., Murphy, J., & Shevlin, M. (2021). Trauma, PTSD, and Complex PTSD in the Republic of Ireland: Prevalence, service use, comorbidity, and risk factors. Social Psychiatry and Psyc

Purpose: This study represents the first assessment of the prevalence of trauma exposure, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Complex PTSD (CPTSD), ever conducted in the general population of the Republic of Ireland. Additionally, prevalence... Read More about Trauma, PTSD, and Complex PTSD in the Republic of Ireland: Prevalence, service use, comorbidity, and risk factors.

Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom (2020)
Journal Article
Charak, R., Vang, M. L., Shevlin, M., Ben-Ezra, M., Karatzias, T., & Hyland, P. (2020). Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom. Journal

Exposure to traumatic events has been associated with negative psychological outcomes. There is, however, a dearth of research on revictimization (i.e., experiences of victimization during both childhood and adulthood). The current study examined dif... Read More about Lifetime interpersonal victimization profiles and mental health problems in a nationally representative panel of trauma-exposed adults from the United Kingdom.

"Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health (2020)
Journal Article
Snowden, A., Westbury, T., & Peddie, N. (2020). "Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health. Health and Social Care in the Community, 28(6), 2060-2075. https://doi.org/10.1111

Physical activity is beneficial for mental health, but people with mental health issues are less likely to be physically active than the general population. Socially prescribed programmes of activity are rarely adhered to, with high levels of drop ou... Read More about "Nobody will put Baby in the Corner!" A Qualitative Evaluation of a Physical Activity Intervention to Improve Mental Health.

On top or underneath: where does the general factor of psychopathology fit within a dimensional model of psychopathology? (2020)
Journal Article
Hyland, P., Murphy, J., Shevlin, M., Bentall, R. P., Karatzias, T., Ho, G. W., Boduszek, D., & McElroy, E. (2021). On top or underneath: where does the general factor of psychopathology fit within a dimensional model of psychopathology?. Psychological Med

Background: Dimensional models of psychopathology are increasingly common, and there is evidence for the existence of a general dimension of psychopathology (‘p’). The existing literature presented two ways to model p: as a bifactor or as a higher-or... Read More about On top or underneath: where does the general factor of psychopathology fit within a dimensional model of psychopathology?.

Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation (2020)
Journal Article
McInnes, R. J., Aitken-Arbuckle, A., Lake, S., Hollins Martin, C., & MacArthur, J. (2020). Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation. BMC Health Services Research, 20(1), Article 304 (2020). https://doi.org/10

Background Good quality midwifery care saves the lives of women and babies. Continuity of midwife carer (CMC), a key component of good quality midwifery care, results in better clinical outcomes, higher care satisfaction and enhanced caregiver exper... Read More about Implementing continuity of midwife carer – just a friendly face? A realist evaluation.

Childhood adversity, mental health and suicide (CHASE): a protocol for a longitudinal case-control linked data study (2020)
Journal Article
Dougall, N., Savinc, J., Maxwell, M., Karatzias, T., O'Connor, R. C., Williams, B., Grandison, G., John, A., Cheyne, H., Fyvie, C., Bisson, J. I., Hibberd, C., Abbott-Smith, S., & Nolan, L. (2020). Childhood adversity, mental health and suicide (CHASE): a

Introduction Suicide is a tragic outcome with devastating consequences. In 2018, Scotland experienced a 15% increase in suicide from 680 to 784 deaths. This was marked among young people, with an increase of 53% in those aged 15-24, the highest sinc... Read More about Childhood adversity, mental health and suicide (CHASE): a protocol for a longitudinal case-control linked data study.