Student publications based on Research Projects and Research Placements

The MSc provides teaching in conducting excellent quality research

The MSc provides teaching in conducting excellent quality research. We support students during and following the course to publish their research projects, which are submitted in the format of a scientific paper, and research placements also sometimes result in papers. The papers we are aware of are listed below with students' names in bold - students sometimes collaborate on their projects, reflected in more than one student being on some papers. The annual output of our MSc cohort is comparable to that of many successful research groups!

Publications based on MSc Reseach Projects and Research Placements (student’s name in bold)


Gianna Cadorna, Norha Vera San Juan, Heather Staples, Sonia Johnson, Rebecca Appleton. Systematic review and metasynthesis of qualitative literature on young people's experiences of going to A&E/emergency departments for mental health support. 2023. doi: 10.1111/camh.12683. Link

Kei Noel, Hassiotis Angela, Royston Rachel. The effectiveness of parent-Child observation in parent-Mediated programmes for children with developmental disabilities and externalizing disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Clin Child Psychol Psychiatry. 2023 Sep 25:13591045231203097. doi: 10.1177/13591045231203097. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37748447. Link

Uddin, Tasnim, Pitman, Alexandra, Benson, Gemma, Kamal, Zeast, Hawton, Keith, & Rowe, Sarah (2023). Attitudes toward and experiences of clinical and non-clinical services among individuals who self-harm or attempt suicide: A systematic review. Psychological Medicine, 1-19. doi:10.1017/S0033291723002805 Link

Kyriacou, Theofanis, Hodges, Jade, Gould, Rebecca.L. (2023). Predictors and moderators of treatment outcome in late-life anxiety: A systematic review. Journal of Affective Disorders, 339, 454-470. DOI: 10.1016/j.jad.2023.07.057

Chengyu Zhang, Suzanne Reeves, Anthony S. David, Harry Costello & Jonathan Rogers (2023) Neuropsychiatric features of Parkinson's disease in the era prior to the use of dopaminergic therapies, Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, DOI: 10.1080/13546805.2023.2212151

Demnitz-King Harriet, Saba Lisa, Lau Yolanda, Munns Lydia, Zabihi Sedigheh, Schlosser Marco, Del-Pino-Casado Rafael, Orgeta Vasiliki, Marchant Natalie L. Association between anxiety symptoms and Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in cognitively healthy adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis. J Psychosom Res. 2023 Mar;166:111159. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2023.111159. Epub 2023 Jan 20. PMID: 36709611. Link

Requier, Florence, Hendy, Anne Sophie, Schlosser, Marco, Demnitz-King Harriett, Whitfield Tim, Chetelat Gael, Klimecki Olga, Lutz Antoine, Marchant Natalie, Collette Fabienne.  Association Between Meditative Capacities and Cognitive Functions in Healthy Older Adults Naïve to Meditation Practice. Mindfulness 14, 695–707 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-023-02077-9 Link

Rudra, S., Ali,. A., Powell, J.M., Hastings, R.P., & Totsika, V. (2023). Psychological distress and convergence of own and proxy health-related quality of life scores in carers of adults with an intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. https://doi.org/10.1111/jir.13088

Kidd, Garrett, Marston, Louise, Nazareth, Irwin, Osborn David, Alexandra Pitman.Suicidal thoughts, suicide attempt and non-suicidal self-harm amongst lesbian, gay and bisexual adults compared with heterosexual adults: analysis of data from two nationally representative English household surveys. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (2023). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-023-02490-4 Link

Logeswaran Yanakan, Dykxhoorn Jennifer, Dalman Chiristina, Kirkbride James B. Social Deprivation and Population Density Trajectories Before and After Psychotic Disorder Diagnosis. JAMA Psychiatry. Published online September 06, 2023. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.3220 Link

Brown, Pat; Burton, Alexandra; Ayden, Jordan; Harrison Dening, Karen; Hoe, Juanita; Cooper, Claudia. Specialist dementia nursing models and impacts: a systematic review. Current Opinion in Psychiatry ():10.1097/YCO.0000000000000874, May 16, 2023. Link

Kangning Zheng, Sonia Johnson, Ruby Jarvis, Christina Victor, Manuela Barreto, Pamela Qualter, Alexandra Pitman, The experience of loneliness among international students participating in the BBC Loneliness Experiment: Thematic analysis of qualitative survey data, Current Research in Behavioral Sciences, Volume 4, 2023, 100113, ISSN 2666-5182. Link

Ashok Nivedita, Hughes Daniel, Yardley Sarah. Challenges and opportunities for improvement when people with an intellectual disability or serious mental illness also need palliative care: A qualitative meta-ethnography. Palliative Medicine. 2023;0(0). doi:10.1177/02692163231175928

El Khatib, Hania, Alyafei, Aisha & Shaikh, Madiha. Understanding experiences of mental health help-seeking in Arab populations around the world: a systematic review and narrative synthesis. BMC Psychiatry 23, 324 (2023). Link

Hamadeh, Ayah, El-Shamy, Farah, Billings, Jo, & Alyafei, Aisha (2023). The Experiences of People From Arab Countries in Coping with Trauma Resulting From War and Conflict in the Middle East: A Systematic Review and Meta-synthesis of Qualitative Studies. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse0(0). Link

Hussain, Qamar, Killaspy, Helen, McPherson, Peter, & Gibbons, Rachel (2023). Experiences and support needs of consultant psychiatrists following a patient-perpetrated homicide. BJPsych Bulletin, 1-7. doi:10.1192/bjb.2023.15 Link

Zhan Yuen Wong Nicholas, Barnett Phoebe, Sheridan Rains Luke, Johnson Sonia, Billings Jo. Evaluation of international guidance for the community treatment of 'personality disorders': A systematic review. PLoS One. 2023 Mar 13;18(3):e0264239. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0264239. PMID: 36913403; PMCID: PMC10010515. Link

Adlington Katherine, Vasquez Cristina, Pearce Eiluned, Wilson Claire, Nowland Rebecca, Lever Taylor Billie, Spring Sarah, Johnson Sonia. ‘Just snap out of it’ – the experience of loneliness in women with perinatal depression: a Meta-synthesis of qualitative studies. BMC Psychiatry 23, 110 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-023-04532-2 Link

Islam Samihah, Appleton Rebecca, Hutchings-Hay Chloe, Lloyd-Evans Bryn, Johnson Sonia (2023) A systematic review of influences on implementation of supported self-management interventions for people with severe mental health problems in secondary mental health care settings. PLOS ONE 18(2): e0282157. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0282157 Link

Middleton Curran Laura, Sheridan Rains Luke, Taylor Jo, Morant Nicola, Johnson Sonia (2023) Acceptability and feasibility of using contingency management for cannabis reduction in specialist mental health services for psychosis: A qualitative study of staff views. PLoS ONE 18(2): e0281368. Link

Panos Katakis, Merle Schlief, Phoebe Barnett, Luke Sheridan Rains, Rowe Sarah, Steve Pilling, Sonia Johnson. Effectiveness of outpatient and community treatments for people with a diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Psychiatry 23, 57 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-04483-0 Link

Amira Sofia Zabidi, Richard P. Hastings, Vaso Totsika, Spending leisure time together: Parent child relationship in families of children with an intellectual disability, Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 133, 2023, 104398, ISSN 0891-4222, Link


See Yi Na, Khor Pee Fen, Koh Hui Ying, Leung Phuong, Del-Pino-Casado Rafael, Orgeta Vasiliki. Anger and Dementia Caregiving: A Systematic Review of the Effects of Anger and Hostility on Caregivers' Physical Health. J Alzheimers Dis Rep. 2022 Nov 22;6(1):685-698. doi: 10.3233/ADR-220040. PMID: 36606206; PMCID: PMC9741750. Link

Melegkovits Eirini, Blumberg Jocelyn, Dixon Emily, Ehntholt Kimberley, Gillard Julia, Kayal Hamodi., Kember Tim, Ottisova Livia,  Walsh Eileen, Wood Maximillian, Gafoor Rafael, Brewin Chris, Billings Jo, Robertson Mary, Bloomfield Michael. (2022). The Effectiveness of Trauma-Focused Psychotherapy for Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: A Retrospective Study. European Psychiatry, 1-36. doi:10.1192/j.eurpsy.2022.2346 Link

Koren Tala, Fisher Emily, Webster Lucy, Livingston Gill, Rapaport Penny. Prevalence of sleep disturbances in people with dementia living in the community: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Res Rev. 2022 Nov 7:101782. doi: 10.1016/j.arr.2022.101782. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 36356799. Link

Elena Opie, Nomi Werbeloff, Joseph Hayes, David Osborn & Alexandra Pitman (2022) Suicidality in patients with post-traumatic stress disorder and its association with receipt of specific secondary mental healthcare treatments, International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, DOI: 10.1080/13651501.2022.2140679 Link

Tamworth, Millie, Helen Killaspy, Jo Billings, and Rachel Gibbons. 2022. "Psychiatrists’ Experience of a Peer Support Group for Reflecting on Patient Suicide and Homicide: A Qualitative Study" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19, no. 21: 14507. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192114507 Link

Jacquelyn Yang, Roz Shafran, Sophie D. Bennett, Allan Jolly, Nicola Morant. The impact of therapeutic recreation camps in the United Kingdom on the wellbeing of youth with serious illness and disability: A qualitative investigation, Journal of Pediatric Nursing,2022,ISSN 0882-5963, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2022.10.002. Link

Nolan, Louise Nora, Hughes, Liz. Premenstrual exacerbation of mental health disorders: a systematic review of prospective studies. Arch Womens Ment Health 25, 831–852 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00737-022-01246-4

Mo Jiping, Vickerstaff Victoria, Minton Ollie, Tavabie Simon, Taubert Mark, Stone Patrick, White NIcola. How effective is virtual reality technology in palliative care? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Palliative Medicine. 2022;36(7):1047-1058. doi:10.1177/02692163221099584 Link

El Miniawi, Sarah, Orgeta, Vasiliki, & Stafford, Jean. (2022). Non-affective psychotic disorders and risk of dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Psychological Medicine, 1-13. doi:10.1017/S0033291722002781 Link

Butterworth, Hannah, Wood, Lisa. & Rowe, Sarah. (2022). Patients’ and staff members’ experiences of restrictive practices in acute mental health in-patient settings: Systematic review and thematic synthesis. BJPsych Open, 8(6), E178. doi:10.1192/bjo.2022.574 Link

Nadezhda Bogdanova, Claudia Cooper, Gargie Ahmad, Sally McManus, Natalie Shoham. Associations between sociodemographic characteristics and receipt of professional diagnosis in Common Mental Disorder: Results from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey 2014, Journal of Affective Disorders, Volume 319, 2022, Pages 112-118, ISSN 0165-0327, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2022.09.085

Hengstschläger, Anna, Andrew Sommerlad, and Jonathan Huntley. 2022. "What Are the Neural Correlates of Impaired Awareness of Social Cognition and Function in Dementia? A Systematic Review" Brain Sciences 12, no. 9: 1136. https://doi.org/10.3390/brainsci12091136

Suze G. Berkhout, Jo Billings, Nada Abou Seif, David Singleton, Hilarie Stein, Siobhan Hegarty, Tamara Ondruskova, Emilia Soulios, Michael A.P. Bloomfield, Talya Greene, Alison Seto, Susan Abbey & Kathleen Sheehan (2022) Shared sources and mechanisms of healthcare worker distress in COVID-19: a comparative qualitative study in Canada and the UK, European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 13:2, 2107810, DOI: 10.1080/20008066.2022.2107810 Link

Man, Holly, Wood, Lisa, Glover, Naomi. A systematic review and narrative synthesis of indirect psychological intervention in acute mental health inpatient settings. Clin Psychol Psychother. 2022. Accepted Author Manuscript. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2780

Roxburgh, Emily, Morant, Nicola, Dolman, Clare, Johnson Sonia, Lever Taylor Billie. Experiences of Mental Health Care Among Women Treated for Postpartum Psychosis in England: A Qualitative Study. Community Ment Health J (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-022-01002-z

Spyros Spyridonidis, Jennifer Dykxhoorn, Anna-Clara Hollander, Christina Dalman, James B Kirkbride, Neighborhood-level predictors of age-at-first-diagnosis of psychotic disorders: a Swedish register-based cohort study, Schizophrenia Bulletin Open, 2022;, sgac045, https://doi.org/10.1093/schizbullopen/sgac045

Haris Aishah, Pitman Alexandra, Mughal Faraz, Bakanaite Evelins, Morant Nicola, Rowe Sarah. Harm minimisation for self-harm: a cross-sectional survey of British clinicians’ perspectives and practises. BMJ Open 2022;12:e056199. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-056199 Link

Guerra Stefanny, James Tiffeny, Rapaport Penny, Livingston Gill. Experience of UK Latin Americans caring for a relative living with dementia: A qualitative study of family carers. Dementia (London). 2022 Apr 18:14713012221076954. doi: 10.1177/14713012221076954. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35437051. Link

Belinda Wang, Rebecca Gould, Pavithra Kumar, Liam Pikett, Benjamin Thompson, Sergi Costafreda Gonzalez, Doris-Eva Bamiou. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Exploring Effects of Third-Wave Psychological Therapies on Hearing-Related Distress, Depression, Anxiety, and Quality of Life in People With Audiological Problems. Americal Journal of Audiology. June 2022. https://doi.org/10.1044/2022_AJA-21-00162

Ching Brian CF, Bennett Sophie, Morant Nicola, Heyman Isobel, Schleider Jessica, Fifield Kate, Allen Sophie, Shafran Roz. Growth mindset in young people awaiting treatment in a paediatric mental health service: A mixed methods pilot of a digital single-session intervention. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry. June 2022. doi:10.1177/13591045221105193

Graham Alicia, Livingston Gill, Purnell Lucy, Huntley Jonathan. Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries and Future Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022 Apr 25. doi: 10.3233/JAD-220069. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 35491789. Link

Mann, Farhana., Wang, Jingyi., Pearce, Eiluned., Ma, Ruimin., Schlief, Merle., Lloyd-Evans, Brynmor., Ikhtabi, Sarah., Johnson, Sonia. Loneliness and the onset of new mental health problems in the general population. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-022-02261-7

Abou Seif Nada, Wood Lisa & Morant Nicola. Invisible experts: a systematic review & thematic synthesis of informal carer experiences of inpatient mental health care. BMC Psychiatry 22, 347 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-03872-9

Clare Yu, Andrew Sommerlad, Lena Sakure, Gill Livingston,Socially assistive robots for people with dementia: Systematic review and meta-analysis of feasibility, acceptability and the effect on cognition, neuropsychiatric symptoms and quality of life, Ageing Research Reviews, Volume 78, 2022, 101633, ISSN 1568-1637, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arr.2022.101633

Lamirel, Daphne., Davis, Sarah., Low, Joe., Serfaty, Marc., Armstrong, Megan. Talking control sessions in people with advanced cancer: a qualitative analysis of sessions. BMC Psychol 10, 126 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40359-022-00837-1

Toh, Gigi., Pearce, Eiluned., Vines, John., Ikhtabi, Sarah., Birken, Mary., Pitman, Alexandra., Johnson, Sonia. Digital interventions for subjective and objective social isolation among individuals with mental health conditions: a scoping review. BMC Psychiatry 22, 331 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-03889-0

Hsueh, Yung-Chia.; Batchelor, Rachel.; Liebmann, Margaux.; Dhanani, A.shley; Vaughan, Laura.; Fett, Anne Kathrin.; Mann, Farhana.; Pitman, Alexandra. A Systematic Review of Studies Describing the Effectiveness, Acceptability, and Potential Harms of Place-Based Interventions to Address Loneliness and Mental Health Problems. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 4766. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19084766

Barnett, Phoebe., Steare, Thomas., Dedat, Zainab., Pilling, Stephen., McCrone Paul., Knapp, Martin., Cooke, Eleanor., Lamirel, Daphne., Dawson, Sarah., Goldblatt, Peter., Hatch, Stephani., Henderson, Claire., Jenkins, Rachel., TK, Machin, Karen., Simpson, Alan., Shah, Prisha., Stevens, Martin., Webber, Martin., Johnson, Sonia., Lloyd-Evans, Bryn. Interventions to improve social circumstances of people with mental health conditions: a rapid evidence synthesis. BMC Psychiatry 22, 302 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-03864-9

Amy Lewins, Nicola Morant, Johura Akther-Robertson, Nadia E. Crellin, Jacki L. Stansfeld, Ruth Smith & Joanna Moncrieff (2022) A qualitative exploration of family members’ perspectives on reducing and discontinuing antipsychotic medication, Journal of Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/09638237.2022.2069710

Benjamin Ang, Mark Horowitz, Joanna Moncrieff. Is the chemical imbalance an ‘urban legend’? An exploration of the status of the serotonin theory of depression in the scientific literature,
SSM - Mental Health, Volume 2, 2022, 100098, ISSN 2666-5603, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssmmh.2022.100098.

Amanda Lim, Vaso Totsika, Afia Ali. Analysing trends of psychiatric disorders, treatment and service use across time in adults with borderline intellectual impairment: A cross-sectional study of private households, Journal of Psychiatric Research, 2022,ISSN 0022-3956, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychires.2022.04.026.

Buswell, Georgina, Haime, Zoe, Lloyd-Evans, Bryn, Billings, Jo. A systematic review of PTSD to the experience of psychosis: prevalence and associated factors. BMC Psychiatry 21, 9 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02999-x 

DeLeo, Kristiana., Maconick, Lucy., McCabe, Rose., Broeckelmann, Eva., Sheridan Rains, Luke., Rowe, Sarah., & Johnson, Sonia. (2022). Experiences of crisis care among service users with complex emotional needs or a diagnosis of 'personality disorder', and other stakeholders: Systematic review and meta-synthesis of the qualitative literature. BJPsych Open, 8(2), E53. doi:10.1192/bjo.2022.1 Link

Ikhtabi, Sarah., Pitman, Alexandra., Toh, Gigi., Birken, Mary., Pearce, Eiluned., Johnson, Sonia.The experience of loneliness among people with a “personality disorder” diagnosis or traits: a qualitative meta-synthesis. BMC Psychiatry 22, 130 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-022-03767-9

Gemma Rogers, Jessica Rees, Sarah Rowe, Nichola Tyler & Derek K Tracy (2022) Forensic patients’ experiences of Synthetic Cannabinoid Receptor Agonists (SCRAs) within custodial settings, The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/14789949.2022.2037687

Lucy Sutton, Sarah Rowe, George Hammerton & Jo Billings (2022) The contribution of organisational factors to vicarious trauma in mental health professionals: a systematic review and narrative synthesis, European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 13:1, DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2021.2022278

Tsitsipa, Eirini., Rogers, Jonathan., Casalotti, Sebastian., Belessiotis-Richards, Clara., Zubko, Olga., Weil, Rimona., Howard, Robert., Bisby, James., Reeves, Suzanne., Selective 5HT3 antagonists and sensory processing: a systematic review. Neuropsychopharmacol. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41386-021-01255-4

Danielle Pearce, Rebecca L. Gould, Matthew Roughley, Gemma Reynolds, Emma V. Ward, Rohan Bhome, Suzanne Reeves. Paranoid and misidentification subtypes of psychosis in dementia, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Volume 134, 2022, 104529, ISSN 0149-7634. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2022.104529. 


Henderson Mariella, Bould Helen, Flouri Eirini, Harrison Amy, Lewis Gemma, Lewis Glyn, Srinivasan Ramya, Stafford Jean, Warne Naomi, Solmi Francesca. Association of Emotion Regulation Trajectories in Childhood With Anorexia Nervosa and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa in Early Adolescence. JAMA Psychiatry. 2021;78(11):1249–1257. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.1599

Appleton Rebecca, Williams Julie, Vera San Juan Norha, Needle Justin , Schlief Merle, Jordan Harriett, Sheridan Rains Luke, Goulding Lucy, Badhan Monika, Roxburgh Emily, Barnett Phoebe, Spyridonidis Spyros, Tomaskova Magdalena, Mo Jiping, Harju-Seppänen Jasmine, Haime Zoe, Casetta Cecilia, Papamichail Alexandra, Lloyd-Evans Bryn, Simpson Alan, Sevdalis Nick, Gaughran Fiona, Johnson Sonia. Implementation, Adoption, and Perceptions of Telemental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Systematic Review, J Med Internet Res 2021;23(12):e31746 doi: 10.2196/31746 

Palpatzis, Eleni, Bass, Nick, Jones, Rebecca, Mukadam, Naaheed. Longitudinal association of apolipoprotein E and sleep with incident dementia. Alzheimer's Dement. 2021; 1- 11. https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.12439

Alexandra Perkins, Billie Lever Taylor, Nicola Morant & Sonia Johnson (2021) Experiences of parent-infant teams among mothers diagnosed with perinatal mental health difficulties, Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/02646838.2021.1983920

Catherine Huckle, Frederike Lemmel, Sonia Johnson (2021) Experiences of friendships of young people with first-episode psychosis: A qualitative study, Plos One,  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0255469

Charlotte Steel, Noreen Tehrani, Glyn Lewis, Jo Billings, Risk factors for complex posttraumatic stress disorder in UK police, Occupational Medicine, 2021;, kqab114, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqab114

Hin Wall Yiu, Sarah Rowe, Lisa Wood, A systematic review and meta-analysis of psychosocial interventions aiming to reduce risks of suicide and self-harm in psychiatric inpatients, Psychiatry Research, 2021, 114175, ISSN 0165-1781, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychres.2021.114175.

Camilla Biggs, Noreen Tehrani, Jo Billings, Brief trauma therapy for occupational trauma-related PTSD/CPTSD in UK police, Occupational Medicine, 2021;, kqab075, https://doi.org/10.1093/occmed/kqab075

Lucy R. Purnell, Alicia C. J. Graham, Michael A. P. Bloomfield & Jo Billings (2021) Reintegration interventions for CPTSD: a systematic review, European Journal of Psychotraumatology, 12:1, DOI: 10.1080/20008198.2021.1934789 Link

Chilman Natasha, Morant Nicola, Lloyd-Evans Bryn, Wackett Jane, Johnson Sonia, Twitter Users’ Views on Mental Health Crisis Resolution Team Care Compared With Stakeholder Interviews and Focus Groups: Qualitative Analysis, JMIR Ment Health 2021;8(6):e25742, URL: https://mental.jmir.org/2021/6/e25742, DOI: 10.2196/25742 Link

Rawle, Mark James., McCue, Laura., Sampson, Elizabeth., Davis, Daniel., Vickerstaff, Victoria. Anticholinergic Burden Does Not Influence Delirium Subtype or the Delirium–Mortality Association in Hospitalized Older Adults: Results from a Prospective Cohort Study. Drugs Aging 38, 233–242 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40266-020-00827-1 Link

Cliffe, Charlotte., Pitman, Alexandra., Sedgwick, Rosemary., Pritchard, Megan., Dutta, Rina., & Rowe, Sarah. (2021). Harm minimisation for the management of self-harm: A mixed-methods analysis of electronic health records in secondary mental healthcare. BJPsych Open, 7(4), E116. doi:10.1192/bjo.2021.946 Link

Melunsky, Natasha., Solmi, Francesca., Haime, Zoe., Rowe, Sarah., McIntosh, Virginia., Carter, Janet., Jordan, Jennifer. Personality traits and night eating syndrome in women with bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. Eat Weight Disord (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-021-01221-5 Link

Ching, Brian Chi Fung., Campbell, Amy., Chase, Angela., Schlief, Merle. and Hahn, Jane Sungmin., 2021. Facilitation of sexual and gender identity disclosure and improved healthcare for LGBTQ+ patients: current processes, shortcomings, and recommendations for change. The British Student Doctor Journal, 5(2), pp.38–46. DOI: http://doi.org/10.18573/bsdj.272 Link

Zabihi Sedigheh, Jones Rebecca, Moran Paul, King Michael, Osborn David, Pitman Alexandra. The Association Between Personality Disorder Traits and Suicidality Following Sudden Bereavement: A National Cross-Sectional Survey. J Pers Disord. 2021 May 17:1-19. doi: 10.1521/pedi_2021_35_520. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33999654. Link

Evlat, Gamze., Wood, L.isa, & Glover, Naomi. (2021). A systematic review of the implementation of psychological therapies in acute mental health inpatient settings. Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy, 1– 13. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpp.2600 Link

Jen Nguyen, Lucy Goldsmith, Luke Sheridan Rains & Steve Gillard (2021) Peer support in early intervention in psychosis: a qualitative research study, Journal of Mental Health, DOI: 10.1080/09638237.2021.1922647 Link

Sheridan Rains Luke, Echave Athena, Rees Jessica, Scott Hannah Rachel, Lever Taylor Billie, Broeckelmann Eva, Steare Thomas, Barnett Phoebe., Cooper Chris, Jeynes Tamar, Russell Jessica, Oram Sian, Rowe Sarah, Johnson Sonia. (2021) Service user experiences of community services for complex emotional needs: A qualitative thematic synthesis. PLoS ONE 16(4): e0248316. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0248316 Link

Khurana M, Shoham N, Cooper C, Pitman A,. Association between sensory impairment and suicidal ideation and attempt: a cross-sectional analysis of nationally representative English household data. BMJ Open 2021;11:e043179. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043179 Link

Billings, J., Biggs, C., Ching, B., Gkofa, V., Singleton, D., Bloomfield, M., & Greene, T. (2021). Experiences of mental health professionals supporting front-line health and social care workers during COVID-19: Qualitative study. BJPsych Open, 7(2), E70. doi:10.1192/bjo.2021.29 Link

Dafni Katsampa, Syeda F Akther, Anna-Clara Hollander, Henrik Dal, Christina Dalman, James B Kirkbride, Inequalities in psychiatric service use and mortality by migrant status following a first diagnosis of psychotic disorder: a Swedish cohort study of 1.3m people, Schizophrenia Bulletin Open, 2021;, sgab009, https://doi.org/10.1093/schizbullopen/sgab009 Link

Stefanidou, T., Wang, J., Morant, N., Lloyd-Evans, B., Johnson, S. Loneliness in early psychosis: a qualitative study exploring the views of mental health practitioners in early intervention services. BMC Psychiatry 21, 134 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-021-03138-w Link

Tiffeny James, Naaheed Mukadam, Andrew Sommerlad, Stefanny Guerra Ceballos, Gill Livingston (2021) Culturally tailored therapeutic interventions for people affected by dementia: a systematic review and new conceptual model,The Lancet Healthy Longevity, doi: 10.1016/S2666-7568(21)00001-5 Link

Khurana Maitri, Shoham Natalie, Cooper Claudia, Pitman Alexandra (2021)Association between sensory impairment and suicidal ideation and attempt: a cross-sectional analysis of nationally representative English household data. BMJ Open 2021;11:e043179. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-043179 Link

Azocar Ignacia, Livingston Gill and Huntley Jonathan (2021) The Association Between Impaired Awareness and Depression, Anxiety, and Apathy in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease: A Systematic Review. Front. Psychiatry 12:633081. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.633081 Link

Buswell, Georgina., Haime, Zoe., Lloyd-Evans, Bryn. Billings, Jo.  A systematic review of PTSD to the experience of psychosis: prevalence and associated factors. BMC Psychiatry 21, 9 (2021). doi:10.1186/s12888-020-02999-x Link



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