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The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview. (2017)
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MCDONALD, S., QUINN, F., VIEIRA, R., O'BRIEN, N., WHITE, M., JOHNSTON, D.W. and SNIEHOTTA, F.F. 2017. The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview. Health psychology review [online], 11(4), pages 307-323. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17437199.2017.1316672

N-of-1 studies test hypotheses within individuals based on repeated measurement of variables within the individual over time. Intra-individual effects may differ from those found in between-participant studies. Using examples from a systematic review... Read More about The state of the art and future opportunities for using longitudinal n-of-1 methods in health behaviour research: a systematic literature overview..

A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. (2017)
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STEVENS, G., JAHODA, A., MATTHEWS, L., HANKEY, C., MELVILLE, C., MURRAY, H. and MITCHELL, F. 2018. A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school. Journal of applied research in intellectual disabilities [online], 31(S1): physical health, pages 52-67. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/jar.12340

Background: - The prevalence of obesity is higher in those with intellectual disabilities than the general population. The aim of the study was to understand the determinants of physical activity and dietary patterns in this population during their f... Read More about A theory-informed qualitative exploration of social and environmental determinants of physical activity and dietary choices in adolescents with intellectual disabilities in their final year of school..

Commentary: Shaping men's memory: the effects of a female's waist-to-hip ratio on men's memory for her appearance and biographical information. (2017)
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SMITH, D.S. 2017. Commentary: Shaping men's memory: the effects of a female's waist-to-hip ratio on men's memory for her appearance and biographical information. Frontiers in psychology [online], 8, article 157. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00157

"But what the hell is it for?" asked Alan Baddeley (1988) about human memory. From an adaptive perspective, our mnemonic systems ought to be calibrated to retain information of high adaptive value i.e., that which promotes individual survival and rep... Read More about Commentary: Shaping men's memory: the effects of a female's waist-to-hip ratio on men's memory for her appearance and biographical information..

#FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. (2017)
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NATHANE, M. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2017. #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline. Critical and radical social work [online], 5(1), pages 115-118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14835300150779

This paper looks at the student protests and demands for free and deconloised education which began in 2015 in South African universities. These protests were also representative of deep anger about broader inequalities in South Africa, which is stil... Read More about #FeesMustFall #Decolonisededucation frontline..

Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. (2017)
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GIBSON, N. 2017. Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication. Journal of kidney care [online], 2(1), pages 46-47. Available from: https://doi.org/10.12968/jokc.2017.2.1.46

Using photography with patients to help them express concerns, investigate coping strategies and learn from their peers is known as therapeutic photography. The practice has benefits to both professionals and participants, particularly with 'hard to... Read More about Therapeutic photography: enhancing patient communication..

The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. (2016)
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RUGGERONE, L. 2016. The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body. Fashion theory [online], 21(5), pages 573-593. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/1362704X.2016.1253302

In sociological and cultural studies the relationship we have with our clothes has been mostly analyzed in terms of fashion and identity, with a focus on the ways in which we use clothing to represent ourselves to and in the world. The article argues... Read More about The feeling of being dressed: affect studies and the clothed body..

From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition. (2016)
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CRICHTON, M.T. 2017. From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition. Cognition, technology and work [online], 19(1), pages 73-84. Available from: https//doi.org/10.1007/s10111-016-0396-9

For over 30 years, aviation has conducted training courses to enhance team performance and improve safety involving simulation with observation and directed feedback. Participants' performance is observed by trained and experienced observers who then... Read More about From cockpit to operating theatre to drilling rig floor: five principles for improving safety using simulator-based exercises to enhance team cognition..

Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. (2016)
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MUELLER-HIRTH, N. 2017. Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies. Sociological forum [online], 32(1), pages 186-206. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/socf.1232

Researchers in peace and conflict studies have rarely focused on time and temporality. This article seeks to extend the literature on the politics of victimhood by examining the context of a mature post-transition society, drawing on qualitative rese... Read More about Temporalities of victimhood: time in the study of post-conflict societies..

Remote communities: promoting engagement in self-care. (2016)
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GIBSON SMITH, K., PAUDYAL, V., STEWART, D. and KLEIN, S. 2016. Remote communities: promoting engagement in self-care. Selfcare [online], 7(4), pages 1-9. Available from: http://selfcarejournal.com/article/remote-communities-promoting-engagement-self-care/

Behaviour change interventions which promote engagement in self-care may be utilised as a means to increase the reach of healthcare and reduce health inequality by targeting those populations deemed harder to reach. The remote and rural community and... Read More about Remote communities: promoting engagement in self-care..

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..

The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet. (2016)
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LOVE, J.G., MCKENZIE, J.S., NIKOKAVOURA, E.A., BROOM, J., ROLLAND, C. and JOHNSTON, K.L. 2016. The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet. International journal of women's health [online], 8, pages 299-310. Available from: https://doi.org/10.2147/IJWH.S100385

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is variously reported to affect between 5% and 26% of reproductive age women in the UK and accounts for up to 75% of women attending fertility clinics due to anovulation. The first-line treatment option for overweight... Read More about The experiences of women with polycystic ovary syndrome on a very low-calorie diet..

A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home. (2016)
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BOLGER, J. 2016. A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home. Ethics and social welfare [online], 10(3), pages 285-286. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/17496535.2016.1194585

This is a book review of: "A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home", by R. Edmond, L. Steckley and A. Roesch-Marsh and published in 2016. This is a greatly-anticipated textbook, which examines the issues that... Read More about A guide to therapeutic child care: what you need to know to create a healing home..

Engagement on risk and uncertainty: lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster? (2016)
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MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2018. Engagement on risk and uncertainty: lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster? Journal of risk research [online], 21(11), pages 1297-1312. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/13669877.2016.1200658

This paper uses the case study of the south-east coast of Fukushima Prefecture in Japan to draw lessons for risk communication under situations of high uncertainty and conditions of varying trust. Based on an existing field of research into the socia... Read More about Engagement on risk and uncertainty: lessons from coastal regions of Fukushima Prefecture, Japan after the 2011 nuclear disaster?.

Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. (2016)
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MABON, L. 2016. Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. International journal of disaster risk science [online], 7(2), pages 175-185. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13753-016-0087-4

There is increasing interest in using Google Street View (GSV) for research purposes, particularly with regard to 'virtually auditing' the built environment to assess environmental quality. Research in this field to date generally suggests GSV is a r... Read More about Charting disaster recovery via Google Street View: a social science perspective on challenges raised by the Fukushima nuclear disaster..

The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. (2016)
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DUBE, N. and HARMS SMITH, L. 2016. The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. Southern African journal of social work and social development [online], 28(1), pages 53-68. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25159/2415-5829/1350

There is a dilemma regarding HIV/AIDS disclosure to children born and living with HIV/AIDS in residential settings. Since the advent and accessibility of Anti-Retroviral Therapy, most children born HIV positive live longer and have healthier lives. S... Read More about The thorny issue of status disclosure to children living with HIV: the case of HIV positive children living in a child and youth care facility in Johannesburg, South Africa..

Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: Results from UK focus groups and implications for policy. (2016)
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MABON, L. and LITTLECOTT, C. 2016. Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: Results from UK focus groups and implications for policy. International journal of greenhouse gas control [online], 49, pages 128-137. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2016.02.031

Interest is growing in carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery (CO2-EOR) as an additional economic incentive for CO2 injection and demonstration of storage feasibility. However, given increasing societal concern over fossil fuel energy, could CO2-EOR un... Read More about Stakeholder and public perceptions of CO2-EOR in the context of CCS: Results from UK focus groups and implications for policy..

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..

Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. (2015)
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STEPHEN, A., SHEACH LEITH, V., MACDUFF, C. and CHRISTIE, S. 2015. Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland. Bereavement care [online], 34(3), pages 103-109. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/02682621.2015.1108547

When a family is grieving the loss of a member the consideration of post mortem is an additional concern. This study set out to explore how relatives are supported to give authorisation and throughout the post mortem process. Thirteen relatives with... Read More about Bereaved relatives' experiences in relation to post mortem: a qualitative exploration in North East Scotland..

The use of theory in research. (2015)
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STEWART, D. and KLEIN, S. 2016. The use of theory in research. International journal of clinical pharmacy [online], 38(3), pages 615-619. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11096-015-0216-y

All researchers should consider the theoretical basis for their studies very early on in the planning stage. The aim of this paper is to describe and discuss how theory (a 'comprehensive explanation of some aspect of nature that is supported by a bod... Read More about The use of theory in research..

Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty? (2015)
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MABON, L. and KAWABE, M. 2015. Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty? Coastal management [online], 43(5), pages 498-518. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/08920753.2015.1051425

This article evaluates factors driving perception of risk and uncertainty in fisheries in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, following the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident. Particular attention is paid to lessons that may be learned for mana... Read More about Fisheries in Iwaki after the Fukushima Dai'ichi nuclear accident: lessons for coastal management under conditions of high uncertainty?.