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The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury (2019)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Pickles, T., Hollén, L., Grzeda, M., White, P., …Harcourt, D. (2019). The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 40(3), 312-326. https://doi.org/10.1093/jbcr/irz021

Introduction: Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) identify vital information about patient needs and therapeutic progress. This paper outlines the development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: a PROM that assesses quality of... Read More about The development and validation of the CARe Burn Scale - Adult Form: A Patient Reported Outcome Measure (PROM) to assess quality of life for adults living with a burn injury.

A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults (2018)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C., Williamson, H., Zucchelli, F., Paraskeva, N., & Moss, T. (2018). A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 48(4), 189-204. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10879-018-9384-0

© 2018, The Author(s). Body image dissatisfaction (BID) and weight self-stigma are prevalent and associated with physical and psychological ill-health. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is increasingly employed for both, yet little is known abo... Read More about A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for Body Image Dissatisfaction and Weight Self-Stigma in Adults.

A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services (2018)
Journal Article
Guest, E., Griffiths, C., & Harcourt, D. (2018). A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services. Scars, Burns & Healing, 4, 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/2059513118764881

Introduction: A burn can have a significant and long-lasting psychosocial impact on a patient and their family. The National Burn Care Standards (2013) recommend psychosocial support should be available in all U.K. burn services, however little is kn... Read More about A qualitative exploration of psychosocial specialists’ experiences of providing support in U.K. burn care services.

Collaborating with burn patients and their families to develop the CARe Burn Scales: A portfolio of burn specific quality of life PROMs for use in paediatric and adult burn care (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., & Harcourt, D. (2017, June). Collaborating with burn patients and their families to develop the CARe Burn Scales: A portfolio of burn specific quality of life PROMs for use in paediatric and adult burn care. Presented at Advances in Patient Reported Outcomes Research Conference

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The Development of the CARe Burn Scales (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, C., Guest, E., Grzeda, M., Rumsey, N., & Harcourt, D. (2017, May). The Development of the CARe Burn Scales. Presented at British Burns Association Annual Conference

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A Systematic Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Used in Adult Burn Research (2017)
Journal Article
Pleat, J., Griffiths, C., Guest, E., White, P., Gaskin, E., Rumsey, N., …Harcourt, D. (2017). A Systematic Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Used in Adult Burn Research. Journal of Burn Care and Research, 38(2), e521-e541. https://doi.org/10.1097/BCR.0000000000000474

Copyright © 2016 by the American Burn Association. Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are vital for evaluating patient needs and therapeutic progress. This review aimed to identify the PROMs used in adult burn care and establish their quality.... Read More about A Systematic Review of Patient-Reported Outcome Measures Used in Adult Burn Research.

How are parents affected when their child has an appearance-altering injury? (2016)
Journal Article
Griffiths, C. (2017). How are parents affected when their child has an appearance-altering injury?. Journal of Aesthetic Nursing, 5(2), 79-81. https://doi.org/10.12968/joan.2016.5.2.79

In the UK, around 6400 children experience a burn injury every year. This can have a profound impact on a child's psychological and physical wellbeing—but how are parents affected when their child suffers a burn? Catrin Griffiths explores the effect... Read More about How are parents affected when their child has an appearance-altering injury?.

The acceptability of PEGASUS: An intervention to facilitate shared decision-making with women contemplating breast reconstruction (2016)
Journal Article
Harcourt, D., Griffiths, C., Baker, E., Hansen, E., White, P., & Clarke, A. (2016). The acceptability of PEGASUS: An intervention to facilitate shared decision-making with women contemplating breast reconstruction. Psychology, Health and Medicine, 21(2), 248-253. https://doi.org/10.1080/13548506.2015.1051059

© 2015 The Author(s). Published by Taylor & Francis. Good practice guidelines recommend that women who undergo mastectomy are offered reconstructive surgery. However, many who choose this option report a degree of decisional regret and dissatisfact... Read More about The acceptability of PEGASUS: An intervention to facilitate shared decision-making with women contemplating breast reconstruction.

Developing young person’s Face IT: Online psychosocial support for adolescents struggling with conditions or injuries affecting their appearance (2015)
Journal Article
Williamson, H., Griffiths, C., & Harcourt, D. (2015). Developing young person’s Face IT: Online psychosocial support for adolescents struggling with conditions or injuries affecting their appearance. Health Psychology Open, 2(2), https://doi.org/10.1177/2055102915619092

© The Author(s) 2015. A participatory action approach with potential users and clinical experts was employed to design and evaluate the acceptability of young person’s Face IT (YP Face IT), an online intervention incorporating cognitive behavioural t... Read More about Developing young person’s Face IT: Online psychosocial support for adolescents struggling with conditions or injuries affecting their appearance.

Designing and evaluating the acceptability of Realshare: An online support community for teenagers and young adults with cancer (2015)
Journal Article
Williamson, H. E., Marder, B. E., Panteli, N. I., Griffiths, C., Panteli, N., Brunton, D., …Williamson, H. (2015). Designing and evaluating the acceptability of Realshare: An online support community for teenagers and young adults with cancer. Journal of Health Psychology, 20(12), 1589-1601. https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105313519154

© 2014 SAGE Publications. A participatory action approach was used to design and evaluate the acceptability of the Realshare online community. Pre and post-intervention focus groups were conducted and participants were asked to test out Realshare dur... Read More about Designing and evaluating the acceptability of Realshare: An online support community for teenagers and young adults with cancer.