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Les fondements de l'esprit: Les schémas comme concept intégratif en psychologie et en psychothérapie (2024)
Journal Article
Ward, T. (in press). Les fondements de l'esprit: Les schémas comme concept intégratif en psychologie et en psychothérapie. (00) Journal Not Listed, 6,

Résumé Cet article décrit la construction théorique du schéma et son évolution à partir de la psychologie cognitive. Il identifie des propriétés intéressantes des schémas qui peuvent justifier la pratique de l'association libre. Compte tenu du rôle d... Read More about Les fondements de l'esprit: Les schémas comme concept intégratif en psychologie et en psychothérapie.

Evolution of NHS-based health psychology training in Scotland and England (2024)
Report
Jardine, E., Dale, H., & Jenkinson, E. (2024). Evolution of NHS-based health psychology training in Scotland and England. The Psychologist: British Psychological Society

Way back in 2006, a British Psychological Society briefing paper stated: 'Given the current demands on the NHS for the expertise that Health Psychologists can offer, there is a clear need for a consolidated career pathway and designated funding fo... Read More about Evolution of NHS-based health psychology training in Scotland and England.

Animal–staff interactions (2024)
Book Chapter
Melfi, V., Ward, S., Pawson, C., & Hosey, G. (2024). Animal–staff interactions. In Human-Animal Interactions in Zoos: Integrating Science & Practice (33-45). United Kingdom: CABI. https://doi.org/10.1079/9781800622715.0004

Research on human–animal interactions has focused predominantly on the visitor–animal domain with little attention given to staff and the impacts that these work-based interactions have on both the animals and people involved. Some staff (keepers, ve... Read More about Animal–staff interactions.

Understanding the impact of gender identity nonaffirmation: The mediating role of psychological needs thwarting (2024)
Journal Article
Lloyd, J., Frasca, K. J., Thompson, M., Stewart, J., & English, C. (in press). Understanding the impact of gender identity nonaffirmation: The mediating role of psychological needs thwarting. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, https://doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000740

Transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) people report high levels of violence, discrimination, and stigma, and this has repeatedly been linked to mental health problems (Testa et al., 2015). However, research examining the general psychological p... Read More about Understanding the impact of gender identity nonaffirmation: The mediating role of psychological needs thwarting.

Gaining prescription rights: A qualitative survey mapping the views of UK counselling and clinical psychologists (2024)
Journal Article
Horton, A., Hadjiosif, M., & Thompson, M. (in press). Gaining prescription rights: A qualitative survey mapping the views of UK counselling and clinical psychologists. Advances in Mental Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/18387357.2024.2344788

Objective: The British Psychological Society (BPS) has been exploring whether its practitioner members are interested in gaining prescription rights for psychiatric drugs and what such a privilege might look like. This qualitative study aimed to surv... Read More about Gaining prescription rights: A qualitative survey mapping the views of UK counselling and clinical psychologists.

A qualitative exploration of postoperative bariatric patients’ psychosocial support for long-term weight loss and psychological wellbeing (2024)
Journal Article
Van Zyl, N., Lusher, J., & Meyrick, J. (2024). A qualitative exploration of postoperative bariatric patients’ psychosocial support for long-term weight loss and psychological wellbeing. Behavioral Sciences, 14(2), Article 122. https://doi.org/10.3390/bs14020122

Background: There is a paucity of research exploring postoperative psychosocial interventions for bariatric surgery patients exceeding 2 years, and therefore, an interdisciplinary postoperative approach is warranted. This qualitative study explored t... Read More about A qualitative exploration of postoperative bariatric patients’ psychosocial support for long-term weight loss and psychological wellbeing.

In/secure childhoods: Children and conflict in Kashmir (2024)
Journal Article
Brännlund, E., Buser, M., Holt, N., Mytton, J., Fazli, A., Leeson, L., …Sinha, V. (2024). In/secure childhoods: Children and conflict in Kashmir. Childhood, 31(1), 48-66. https://doi.org/10.1177/09075682241226521

This paper focuses on art productions by children participating in an art-based wellbeing intervention project in Kashmir. Drawing on feminist security studies, we conducted narrative analysis to explore how children represent in/security. The locati... Read More about In/secure childhoods: Children and conflict in Kashmir.

Seduction, resistance, and the value of the Anvil (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Hadjiosif, M. (2024, January). Seduction, resistance, and the value of the Anvil. Paper presented at European Congress of Qualitative Inquiry, Helsinki, Finland

In this paper I sketch my journey of finding Autoethnography and creative-relational inquiry; orientations to scholarship that are so obviously relevant to my home discipline of Counselling Psychology, yet at the same time, so alien and unwelcome. Wh... Read More about Seduction, resistance, and the value of the Anvil.

Critical community psychology: The perceptions of UK undergraduate psychology students (2023)
Journal Article
Thompson, M., & Thomas, Z. (2023). Critical community psychology: The perceptions of UK undergraduate psychology students. Community Psychology in Global Perspective, 9(2), 125-146. https://doi.org/10.1285/i24212113v9i2p125

Psychology undergraduates represent the future workforce of the applied psychology professions. As such, this study explores UK psychology undergraduates’ views of critical community psychology and its relevance to applied psychology related to well-... Read More about Critical community psychology: The perceptions of UK undergraduate psychology students.

Thriving communities Bristol evaluation report 2023 (2023)
Report
Holt, N., & Dunn, L. (2023). Thriving communities Bristol evaluation report 2023. Arts Council and National Academy of Social Prescribing

Thriving Communities Bristol developed partnerships between grassroots organisations with the aim of improving practice and knowledge of social prescribing in the city. Between June 2021 and June 2022, the project’s partners identified need and de... Read More about Thriving communities Bristol evaluation report 2023.

Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British Wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period (2012–2022) (2023)
Journal Article
Mullineaux, E., & Pawson, C. (2023). Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British Wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period (2012–2022). Animals, 14(1), Article 86. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani14010086

Millions of animals pass through wildlife rehabilitation centres (WRCs) globally each year, some dying in captivity, others euthanised, and some released into the wild. Those caring for these animals are generally well-intentioned, but skills, knowle... Read More about Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British Wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period (2012–2022).

Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period 2012-2022 (2023)
Journal Article
Mullineaux, E., & Pawson, C. (2023). Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period 2012-2022. Animals, 14(1), Article 86. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani14010086

Millions of animals pass through wildlife rehabilitation centres globally each year. Wildlife centre databases can provide an evidence base for treatment and contribute to conservation. Records of British animals admitted to a centre over a 10-year p... Read More about Trends in admissions and outcomes at a British wildlife rehabilitation centre over a ten-year period 2012-2022.

‘So they hit each other’: Gendered constructions of domestic abuse in the YouTube commentary of the Depp v Heard trial (2023)
Journal Article
Reidy, K., Abbott, K., & Parker, S. (in press). ‘So they hit each other’: Gendered constructions of domestic abuse in the YouTube commentary of the Depp v Heard trial. Critical Discourse Studies, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1080/17405904.2023.2291130

This study presents a critical discourse analysis of YouTube comments below five videos of the Johnny Depp v Amber Heard trial, which was live streamed by the platform in April and May 2022. The analysis examines the discursive resources used by comm... Read More about ‘So they hit each other’: Gendered constructions of domestic abuse in the YouTube commentary of the Depp v Heard trial.

The Basis of Patient Resistance to Opportunistic Discussions About Weight in Primary Care (2023)
Journal Article
Tremblett, M., Webb, H., Ziebland, S., Stokoe, E., Aveyard, P., & Albury, C. (in press). The Basis of Patient Resistance to Opportunistic Discussions About Weight in Primary Care. Health Communication, https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2023.2266622

Clinicians expect that talking to patients with obesity about potential/future weight loss will be a difficult conversation, especially if it is not the reason that a patient is seeking medical help. Despite this expectation, many governments ask cli... Read More about The Basis of Patient Resistance to Opportunistic Discussions About Weight in Primary Care.

Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital (2023)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Wagstaff, C., Williams, J., Bermingham, I., & Pawson, C. (2024). Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing, 33(2), 420-430. https://doi.org/10.1111/inm.13245

Risk management which assesses and mitigates risks such as suicide and violence is under scrutiny, particularly within psychiatric inpatient settings. Restrictive practices, which result from risk assessment, such as observations, physical restraint... Read More about Ontological insecurity of inattentiveness: Conceptualizing how risk management practices impact on patient recovery when admitted to an acute psychiatric hospital.

Supporting families to adjust following a dementia diagnosis: Adapting the LivDem intervention (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Woodstoke, N., Winter, B., Cheston, R., & Dodd, E. (2023, October). Supporting families to adjust following a dementia diagnosis: Adapting the LivDem intervention. Presented at The 33rd Alzheimer Europe Conference, Helsinki

“Everyone says that thinking about death is unthinkable. But I think dementia is a bit unthinkable too. How can you think about losing your mind?”​ ​ A reflexive thematic analysis of adapting the LivDem model of talking about dementia for couples a... Read More about Supporting families to adjust following a dementia diagnosis: Adapting the LivDem intervention.

Developing a sense of belonging among biracial individuals: A case study exploring the social context (2023)
Journal Article
Eid, F. M. A., & Parker, S. (2023). Developing a sense of belonging among biracial individuals: A case study exploring the social context. SN Social Sciences, 3(10), Article 180. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43545-023-00770-z

Previous research highlights that biracial people may struggle to fit into their racial groups due to their dual identities. However, much of this research focuses on identity development and a sense of belonging within an educational context. This s... Read More about Developing a sense of belonging among biracial individuals: A case study exploring the social context.

Playing with metaphors in supervision (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C. (2023, October). Playing with metaphors in supervision. Paper presented at 7th Community Psychology Festival, Edinburgh, UK

The process of supervising doctoral research students can be overly dry and focused on outputs, lacking a playful focus on the lived experience of the supervisee and the intersubjectivity of the student-supervisor relationship. While supporting... Read More about Playing with metaphors in supervision.

Standards and profits in academic publishing – all publishers and open access arrangements are not the same. (2023)
Digital Artefact
Thompson, M., & Clark, K. (2023). Standards and profits in academic publishing – all publishers and open access arrangements are not the same. [Blog]

Below is an extended version of a piece first published on the UWE Bristol Library Research Blog. It explores issues around publishing academic articles and books, different open access arrangements, maintaining academic standards and the profit leve... Read More about Standards and profits in academic publishing – all publishers and open access arrangements are not the same..