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Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it? (2016)
Journal Article
Yates, P. (2017). Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26(15-16), 2482-2494. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.13531

Aims and objectives To explore two hypotheses for explaining why there is little written about sibling sexual abuse and to raise awareness of the subject in order better to protect children and to facilitate sensitive patient care. Background Whil... Read More about Sibling sexual abuse: why don't we talk about it?.

Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention (2016)
Journal Article
Scourfield, J., Allely, C., Coffey, A., & Yates, P. (2016). Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention. Children and Youth Services Review, 69, 259-267. https://doi.org

This article is based on qualitative research with fathers who attended Mellow Dads, an intensive ‘dads only’ group-based intervention underpinned by attachment theory for fathers of at-risk children. Specifically the article draws on data from a pro... Read More about Working with fathers of at-risk children: Insights from a qualitative process evaluation of an intensive group-based intervention.

Social workers’ use of heuristics in risk assessment and decision making in cases involving sibling sexual abuse (2016)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Yates, P. (2016). Social workers’ use of heuristics in risk assessment and decision making in cases involving sibling sexual abuse. Forensische Psychiatrie und Psychotherpie, 23(Supp 1), 164

Between 1/3 and 1/2 of sexual abuse perpetrated by children and young people involves siblings as victims. The currently available risk assessment tools give this little consideration, and by offering only broad indications of the likelihood of re-of... Read More about Social workers’ use of heuristics in risk assessment and decision making in cases involving sibling sexual abuse.

Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers (2017)
Journal Article
O'Leary, L., Taggart, L., & Cousins, W. (2018). Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31, 122-135. https://

Background The health-related behaviours of people with intellectual disabilities may be determined by organisational influences. This innovative study aimed to explore managers’ and staffs’ perspectives on organisational influences on the promotion... Read More about Healthy lifestyle behaviours for people with intellectual disabilities: An exploration of organizational barriers and enablers.

Type 2 Diabetes education for adults with intellectual disabillities. (2014)
Presentation / Conference Contribution
Truesdale-Kennedy, M., Taggart, L., Carey, M., Stacey, L., Madelia, P., Scott, J., …Northway, R. (2014). Type 2 Diabetes education for adults with intellectual disabillities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 27(4), 297-328. http

Aim: Our goal was to adapt a self-management type 2 diabetes educationprogramme developed for the non-disabled population (DESMOND) for usewith adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) and their carers. Method: Twoiterations of the DESMOND programm... Read More about Type 2 Diabetes education for adults with intellectual disabillities..

'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour (2017)
Journal Article
Yates, P. (2017). 'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour. British Journal of Social Work, bcx018(1), 176-194. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcx018

Sibling abuse is arguably the most prevalent form of family violence (Meyers, 2014), with sibling sexual abuse more common than parental sexual abuse (Krienert and Walsh, 2011). However, research on social worker decision making has been limited to s... Read More about 'Siblings as better together': Social worker decision-making in cases involving sibling sexual behaviour.

Early death and causes of death of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review (2017)
Journal Article
O'Leary, L., Cooper, S., & Hughes-McCormack, L. (2018). Early death and causes of death of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(3), 325-342. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12

Background: Death of people with intellectual disabilities is considered to be earlier than for the general population. Methods: Databases were searched for intellectual disability AND death key words. Strict inclusion/exclusion criteria were us... Read More about Early death and causes of death of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review.

Early death and causes of death of people with Down syndrome: A systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
O'Leary, L., Hughes-McCormack, L., Dunn, K., & Cooper, S. (2018). Early death and causes of death of people with Down syndrome: A systematic review. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 31(5), 687-708. https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.1244

Background: It is thought that people with Down syndrome die younger than the general population, but that survival rates are improving. Methods: Five databases were searched for key words related to intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, and mo... Read More about Early death and causes of death of people with Down syndrome: A systematic review.

Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour. (2018)
Book
Allardyce, S., & Yates, P. (2018). Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour. Edinburgh: Dunedin Academic Press

‘At a time when a better-informed picture about the realities of child sexual abuse is urgently needed, this book provides a vital part of this complex jigsaw’ from the Foreword by Professor Simon Hackett. Approximately one third of child sexual a... Read More about Working with children and young people who have displayed harmful sexual behaviour..