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A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development. (2021)
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MCCANN, B., MCCARTHY, P.J., COOPER, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K. and KEEGAN, R.J. 2021. A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development. Journal of applied sport psychology [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/10413200.2021.1963013

This study retrospectively explored perceptions of coach, parent and peer motivational influences across athlete development. Four investment stage football players (M age = 18.5years, SD=0.6) with an average of 13 (SD=1.4) years footballing experien... Read More about A retrospective investigation of the perceived influence of coaches, parents and peers on talented football players’ motivation during development..

Expectant parents’ perspectives on the influence of a single antenatal relaxation class: a qualitative study. (2021)
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TABIB, M., HUMPHREY, T., FORBES-MCKAY, K. and LAU, A. 2021. Expectant parents’ perspectives on the influence of a single antenatal relaxation class: a qualitative study. Complementary therapies in clinical practice [online], 43, article ID 101341. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctcp.2021.101341

Aim: This study explores the perspectives of expectant parents on the influence of a single antenatal class incorporating education on childbirth physiology and relaxation techniques. Method: The data for this qualitative descriptive study were colle... Read More about Expectant parents’ perspectives on the influence of a single antenatal relaxation class: a qualitative study..

'If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness. (2019)
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PAUDYAL, V., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., MCKENZIE, M., MACLEOD, J., SMITH, A. and STEWART, D. 2020. 'If I die, I die, I don’t care about my health': perspectives on self‐care of people experiencing homelessness. Health and social care in the community [online], 28(1), pages 160-172. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12850

Self-care, which refers to what people do to prevent disease and maintain good health, can alleviate negative health consequences of people experiencing homelessness. The aim of the study was to apply a theoretically informed approach in exploring en... Read More about 'If I die, I die, I don't care about my health': perspectives on self-care of people experiencing homelessness..

Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. (2019)
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TONNA, A., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., FALCONER, S., MCCARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2019. Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer. BMJ open [online], 9(1), article ID e027475. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-027475

Objectives: This study aimed to use a theoretical approach to understand the determinants of behaviour in patients not home self-administering intravenous antibiotics. Setting: Outpatient care: included patients were attending an outpatient clinic fo... Read More about Home self-administration of intravenous antibiotics as part of an outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy service: a qualitative study of the perspectives of patients who do not self-administer..

Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. (2019)
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PAUDYAL, V., GIBSON SMITH, K., MACLURE, K., FORBES-MCKAY, K., RADLEY, A. and STEWART, D. 2019. Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 41(1), pages 215-227. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-019-00789-4

Background: Community pharmacists can be an accessible source for advice and support for the people who are homeless, given their utilisation of a variety of currently available services such as dispensing of medicines, drugs and alcohol services. Ob... Read More about Perceived roles and barriers in caring for the people who are homeless: a survey of UK community pharmacists..

Breastfeeding and the substance-exposed mother and baby. (2018)
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MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2018. Breastfeeding and the substance-exposed mother and baby. Birth [online], 45(4), pages 450-458. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/birt.12338

Background: Breastfeeding rates are typically low for women with a substance-use disorder. This is despite the specific benefits of breastfeeding to alleviate the severity of neonatal abstinence syndrome and the well-documented generic advantages. Th... Read More about Breastfeeding and the substance-exposed mother and baby..

Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study. (2017)
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MACVICAR, S., HUMPHREY, T. and FORBES-MCKAY, K.E. 2017. Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study. Midwifery [online], 50, pages 239-245. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2017.04.013

Objective International guidelines recommend the promotion and, protection of breastfeeding for the substance exposed mother and baby. Yet few studies have explored the facilitators, moderators and barriers, to successful breastfeeding for women enro... Read More about Breastfeeding support and opiate dependence; a think aloud study..

Influences on prescribing decision-making among non-medical prescribers in the United Kingdom: systematic review. (2016)
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MCINTOSH, T., STEWART, D., FORBES-MCKAY, K., MCCAIG, D. and CUNNINGHAM, S. 2016. Influences on prescribing decision-making among non-medical prescribers in the United Kingdom: systematic review. Family practice [online], 33(6), pages 572-579. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmw085

Background - Suitably qualified non-medical healthcare professionals may now prescribe medicines. Prescribing decision-making can be complex and challenging; a number of influences have been identified among medical prescribers but little appears to... Read More about Influences on prescribing decision-making among non-medical prescribers in the United Kingdom: systematic review..

Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective. (2016)
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RENNIE, A.M. 2016. Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Previous research into the psychological impact of miscarriage has taken a pathogenic approach, with limited research examining the factors that relate to enhanced psychological wellbeing. As a result, it is difficult to understand what predicts lowe... Read More about Psychological wellbeing following miscarriage from a salutogenic perspective..

Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. (2016)
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TONNA, A., PAUDYAL, V., FORBES-MCKAY, K., FALCONER, S., ANTHONY, G., TONNA, I., LAING, R., MACKENZIE, A., MACARTNEY, G. and STEWART, D. 2016. Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer. European journal of hospital pharmacy [online], 23(Supplement 1), article A8. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/ejhpharm-2016-000875.18

OPAT is a well established treatment for administration of intravenous (IV) antibiotics, and models of administration include home self-administration. Despite this offering advantages, statistics indicate that less patients in the research centre ho... Read More about Outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy (OPAT): a qualitative study of patient perspectives in those choosing not to self-administer..

Alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy: its nature, occurrence and consequences. (2010)
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DUNCAN, E.M. 2010. Alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy: its nature, occurrence and consequences. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This PhD project investigated the nature, occurrence , and consequences of alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy. The main objective bieng to identify those at risk of continued alcohol and nicotine use, to determine the current practice of midwi... Read More about Alcohol and nicotine use during pregnancy: its nature, occurrence and consequences..