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A systematic review of the effectiveness of universal Health Visitor led Child Health Clinics (2016)
Journal Article
Webb, J., & Meyrick, J. (in press). A systematic review of the effectiveness of universal Health Visitor led Child Health Clinics. Journal of Health Visiting, 4(9), 462-471. https://doi.org/10.12968/johv.2016.4.9.462

This paper presents the findings of a systematic review undertaken to assess how effectively health visitor led child health clinics (‘baby clinics’) contribute to the promotion of pre-school child health and the reduction of health inequalities.... Read More about A systematic review of the effectiveness of universal Health Visitor led Child Health Clinics.

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.

The effectiveness of bariatric surgery on long term psychosocial quality of life – A systematic review (2016)
Journal Article
Jumbe, S. L., Jumbe, S., Bartlett, C., Jumbe, S., & Meyrick, J. (2016). The effectiveness of bariatric surgery on long term psychosocial quality of life – A systematic review. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 10(3), 225-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2015.11.009

© 2015 Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity Background Little is known about the psychological effects of bariatric surgery. This review aimed to assess long term effectiveness of bariatric surgery on psychosocial quality of life (QoL) o... Read More about The effectiveness of bariatric surgery on long term psychosocial quality of life – A systematic review.

Do Psychosocial Interventions Improve Quality of Life and Wellbeing in Adults with Neuromuscular Disorders? A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis (2016)
Journal Article
Moss, T., Walklet, E., Muse, K., Meyrick, J., & Moss, T. (2016). Do Psychosocial Interventions Improve Quality of Life and Wellbeing in Adults with Neuromuscular Disorders? A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis. Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases, 3(3), 347-362. https://doi.org/10.3233/JND-160155

© 2016 - IOS Press and the authors. All rights reserved. Quality of life and well-being are frequently restricted in adults with neuromuscular disorders. As such, identification of appropriate interventions is imperative. The objective of this paper... Read More about Do Psychosocial Interventions Improve Quality of Life and Wellbeing in Adults with Neuromuscular Disorders? A Systematic Review and Narrative Synthesis.

Assessing the possibilities and challenges of patient involvement in sexual, reproductive and HIV/AIDS services (2016)
Journal Article
Meyrick, J., Gray, D., & Jones, A. (2016). Assessing the possibilities and challenges of patient involvement in sexual, reproductive and HIV/AIDS services. Sexual Health, 13(3), 213-220. https://doi.org/10.1071/SH15224

© CSIRO 2016. Background: Patient and public involvement (PPI) is a key feature of healthcare services in the UK. Sexual and reproductive health and HIV (SRHH) services face unique PPI challenges, as the anonymity and confidentiality required by serv... Read More about Assessing the possibilities and challenges of patient involvement in sexual, reproductive and HIV/AIDS services.

Exploring the effect of sexually explicit material on the sexual beliefs, understanding and practices of young men: A qualitative survey (2016)
Other
Charles, P., & Meyrick, J. (2016). Exploring the effect of sexually explicit material on the sexual beliefs, understanding and practices of young men: A qualitative survey

Purpose Research suggests that exposure to Sexually Explicit Material (SEM) has negative effects on the beliefs, attitudes and actions of adolescents, but little research has examines how this may happen. The objective of this study was to address t... Read More about Exploring the effect of sexually explicit material on the sexual beliefs, understanding and practices of young men: A qualitative survey.


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