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Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2018, June). Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 8

There is a need for new and creative psychological therapies for anorexia in particular, as it has the highest bed cost and the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric condition, and few NICE recommended clinical treatments. Interventions which ca... Read More about Therapeutic writing for eating disorders: A systematic review.

Post-surgical cliff after bariatric surgery: Accounts of patients and their healthcare practitioners (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Jumbe, S., Meyrick, J., & Harcourt, D. (2017, October). Post-surgical cliff after bariatric surgery: Accounts of patients and their healthcare practitioners. Paper presented at Qualitative Health Research Conference 2017

The superiority of bariatric surgery for improving medical outcomes in severely obese individuals when compared to other weight loss interventions remains undisputed. However, knowledge about the psychological impact of the procedure on people’s live... Read More about Post-surgical cliff after bariatric surgery: Accounts of patients and their healthcare practitioners.

Could therapeutic writing improve outcomes for adult clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa? A systematic review (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Ramsey-Wade, C., Williamson, H., & Meyrick, J. (2017, June). Could therapeutic writing improve outcomes for adult clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa? A systematic review. Poster presented at Culture, Health and Wellbeing International Conference 2017

This poster will present the results of a recently completed systematic review examining whether therapeutic writing could improve outcomes for clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa. There is a great need for new and creative psychological therapi... Read More about Could therapeutic writing improve outcomes for adult clients diagnosed with Anorexia Nervosa? A systematic review.

Patient involvement in sexual health service delivery (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Meyrick, J., Gray, D., & Jones, A. (2017, June). Patient involvement in sexual health service delivery. Poster presented at BASHH Conference

Introduction: Sexual and reproductive health and HIV (SRHH) services face unique PPI challenges, as the anonymity and confidentiality required by service users can be a barrier to attracting patient input. PPI could improve sexual health services, t... Read More about Patient involvement in sexual health service delivery.

Psychosocial interventions for quality of life and wellbeing in adults with neuromuscular disorders: Systematic review (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Walklet, E., Meyrick, J., Moss, T., & Muse, K. (2016, August). Psychosocial interventions for quality of life and wellbeing in adults with neuromuscular disorders: Systematic review. Poster presented at 30th Conference of the EHPS/DHP

Background and Aim Neuromuscular disorders (NMDs) are a heterogeneous group of acquired and inherited conditions affecting the neuromuscular system1. Most NMDS are progressive and incurable and are associated with many adverse psychosocial outcomes,... Read More about Psychosocial interventions for quality of life and wellbeing in adults with neuromuscular disorders: Systematic review.

Patient's experience of life after weight loss surgery: Psychological adjustment (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Jumbe, S., Meyrick, J., & Harcourt, D. (2016, June). Patient's experience of life after weight loss surgery: Psychological adjustment. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 7 Conference

Background: Little is known about the psychological impact weight loss surgery has on people’s life.1 A recent systematic review in this area showed some persisting disordered psychosocial wellbeing after the procedure when compared to control groups... Read More about Patient's experience of life after weight loss surgery: Psychological adjustment.

The effect of psychosocial versus surgical weight loss interventions on body image: A systematic review (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Hamlet, C., Williamson, H., Moss, T., & Meyrick, J. (2016, June). The effect of psychosocial versus surgical weight loss interventions on body image: A systematic review. Poster presented at Appearance Matters 7 Conference

Bariatric surgery is the most effective medical treatment for short and long term weight loss1 but should only be carried out once psychosocial interventions* in combination with diet and exercise changes are attempted 2. Body image (BI) dissatisfact... Read More about The effect of psychosocial versus surgical weight loss interventions on body image: A systematic review.

Can the inclusion of a psychosocial component to standard care improve concordance with the self-management programme for adolescents living with diabetes (2015)
Presentation / Conference
programme for adolescents living with diabetes. Poster presented at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2015

Aims: The study explored if the inclusion of a problem solving element to existing standard care could enhance adolescents’ concordance with their self-management of diabetes. Methods: A pilot study incorporating 23 adolescents (13–18 years) with... Read More about Can the inclusion of a psychosocial component to standard care improve concordance with the self-management programme for adolescents living with diabetes.

How can patients who wish to preserve their anonymity in sexual health services get involved? An applied approach to using new and innovative ideas (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Meyrick, J., & Gray, D. (2014, November). How can patients who wish to preserve their anonymity in sexual health services get involved? An applied approach to using new and innovative ideas. Paper presented at INVOLVE 2014: Changing Landscapes

What we did Audit – (look back at records) of the Patient Involvement (or PPI) practice of regional Sexual Health Services (N=18 via snowballing contacts) Literature review – looked at all the papers published. Survey of public with experience of... Read More about How can patients who wish to preserve their anonymity in sexual health services get involved? An applied approach to using new and innovative ideas.


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