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Staff nurse perceptions of the impact of mentalization-based therapy skills training when working with borderline personality disorder in acute mental health: a qualitative study. (2015)
Journal Article
WARRENDER, D. 2015. Staff nurse perceptions of the impact of mentalization-based therapy skills training when working with borderline personality disorder in acute mental health: a qualitative study. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 22(8), pages 623-633. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12248

People diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) are highly prevalent in acute mental health wards, with staff nurses identifying a challenge in working with people who can be significantly distressed. This has contributed to a negative st... Read More about Staff nurse perceptions of the impact of mentalization-based therapy skills training when working with borderline personality disorder in acute mental health: a qualitative study..

Decision precision or holistic heuristic? Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives. (2015)
Journal Article
MACDUFF, C., STEPHEN, A. and TAYLOR, R. 2016. Decision precision or holistic heuristic? Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives. Nurse education in practice [online], 16(1), pages 40-46. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2015.06.008

Concerns about quality of care delivery in the UK have led to more scrutiny of criteria and methods for the selection of student nurses. However few substantive research studies of on-site selection processes exist. This study elicited and interprete... Read More about Decision precision or holistic heuristic? Insights on on-site selection of student nurses and midwives..

BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. (2015)
Thesis
SMITH, S.W. 2015. BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis is a study of the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). While the clinical outcomes of using SFBT, and other psychological therapies, to treat clients have been the subject of much re... Read More about BECOMING: an analysis of narratives describing the experiences of nurses who have undertaken training in solution focused brief therapy..

Health impact assessment (HIA) collaboration between finnish and Scottish higher education institutions. (2015)
Conference Proceeding
HIRVONEN, E. and EBOH, W.O. 2015. Health impact assessment (HIA) collaboration between finnish and Scottish higher education institutions. In Sirkka, A. (ed.) Proceedings of the 3rd UAS Master symposium: full life for all, 8 May 2015, Satakunta, Finland. Pori: Satakunta Unviersity of Applied Sciences [online], paper number A2, pages 14-16. Available from: https://www.theseus.fi/handle/10024/89800

Health impact assessment (HIA) is relatively new and a rapidly evolving field in many health and social environments globally. HIA emerged in several different forms as it has been applied to a wide range of issues in diverse social, health and polic... Read More about Health impact assessment (HIA) collaboration between finnish and Scottish higher education institutions..

Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: the ROMEO project. (2015)
Journal Article
ROBERTSON, C., AVENELL, A., BOACHIE, C., STEWART, F., ARCHIBALD, D., DOUGLAS, F., HODDINOTT, P., VAN TEIJLINGEN, E. and BOYERS, D. 2016. Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: the ROMEO project. Obesity research and clinical practice [online], 10(1), pages 70-84. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2015.04.005

We systematically reviewed the randomised controlled trial (RCT) evidence for long-term (≥12 months) weight management interventions for obese men in contrast to women to help understand whether programmes should be designed differently for men. We s... Read More about Should weight loss and maintenance programmes be designed differently for men? A systematic review of long-term randomised controlled trials presenting data for men and women: the ROMEO project..

A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical obesity interventions in men. (2015)
Journal Article
BOYERS, D., AVENELL, A., STEWART, F., ROBERTSON, C., ARCHIBALD, D., DOUGLAS, F., HODDINOTT, P. and VAN TEIJLINGEN, E. 2015. A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical obesity interventions in men. Obesity research and clinical practice [online], 9(4), pages 310-327. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2015.03.001

Background: Increasing obesity related health conditions have a substantial burden on population health and healthcare spending. Obesity may have a sex-specific impact on disease development, men and women may respond differently to interventions, an... Read More about A systematic review of the cost-effectiveness of non-surgical obesity interventions in men..

Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like? (2015)
Journal Article
KIDD, L., LAWRENCE, M., BOOTH, J. and ROWAT, A. 2015. Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like? Primary health care [online], 25(3), pages 24-27. Available from: https://doi.org/10.7748/phc.25.3.24.e946

Nurses play a pivotal role in stroke self-management, yet there is a gap in our understanding of the perspectives of, and challenges faced, by stroke nurses in relation to the development, implementation and effect of stroke self-management support s... Read More about Stroke self-management: what does good nursing support look like?.

The effectiveness of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (2015)
Journal Article
ALDAS, P., FELL, J., BOWER, P., KIDD, L., BLICKEM, C., MCPHERSON, K., HUNT, K., GILBODY, S. and RICHARDSON, G. 2015. The effectiveness of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ open [online], 5(3), e006620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006620

Objectives: To assess the effectiveness of self-management support interventions in men with longterm conditions. Methods: A quantitative systematic review with meta-analysis. Data sources: The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews was searched to... Read More about The effectiveness of self-management support interventions for men with long-term conditions: a systematic review and meta-analysis..

An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. (2015)
Thesis
SHUAI, Z. 2015. An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

In the new millennium the Scottish government has been seeking effective practice developments in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (NMAHPs) through setting up numerous policy initiatives to improve patient care both directly and indir... Read More about An analysis of policy to practice developments in nursing, midwifery and allied health professions within Scotland from 2005 to 2010..

Mental health service users' experiences of mental health care: an integrative literature review. (2015)
Journal Article
NEWMAN, D., O'REILLY, P., LEE, S.H. and KENNEDY, C. 2015. Mental health service users' experiences of mental health care: an integrative literature review. Journal of psychiatric and mental health nursing [online], 22(3), pages 171-182. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12202

The aim of this integrative literature review was to identify mental health service users' experiences of services. The rationale for this review was based on the growing emphasis and requirements for health services to deliver care and support, whic... Read More about Mental health service users' experiences of mental health care: an integrative literature review..

Competencies for the multi-disciplinary team caring for severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a systematic review. (2015)
Journal Article
STEPHEN, A., BRUCE, D. and KIRKPATRICK, P. 2015. Competencies for the multi-disciplinary team caring for severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a systematic review. Appetite [online], 87, page 385. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2014.12.146

Bariatric surgery is the only intervention leading to sustained weight reduction for severely obese individuals. However, there is variability across the UK in organisation of bariatric services, and perceptions of how to develop and deliver optimum... Read More about Competencies for the multi-disciplinary team caring for severely obese patients undergoing bariatric surgery: a systematic review..

The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland. (2015)
Journal Article
STEPHEN, A.I., MACDUFF, C., PETRIE, D.J., TSENG, F.-M., SCHUT, H., SKAR, S., CORDEN, A., BIRRELL, J., WANG, S., NEWSOM, C. and WILSON, S. 2015. The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland. Death studies [online], 39(3), pages 151-157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/07481187.2014.920435

Aspects of the socioeconomic costs of bereavement in Scotland were estimated using 3 sets of data. Spousal bereavement was associated with increased mortality and longer hospital stays, with additional annual cost of around {pound}20 million. Cost of... Read More about The economic cost of bereavement in Scotland..

Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: a realistic evaluation approach. (2015)
Report
JOSEPH, S., DIACK, L., HEYMAN, I., KLEIN, S., MCCLUSKEY, S., WOOLNOUGH, P., FALCONER, M., REDDISH, A. and MACLEAN, E. 2015. Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: a realistic evaluation approach. SIPR research summary number 19. Dundee: Scottish Institute for Policing Research, School of Social Sciences, University of Dundee [online]. Available from: http://www.sipr.ac.uk/Plugin/Publications/assets/files/Research_Summary_19.pdf

The purpose of this project was to investigate the interagency Adult Support and Protection practices of police, health and social care professionals in Scotland by means of a Realistic Evaluation Approach. The study comprised of two specific phases.... Read More about Interagency adult support and protection practice of police and health and social care professionals: a realistic evaluation approach..