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“Being the person people can’t handle”: A grounded theory exploration of British women’s constructions of living childfree through choice (2020)
Thesis
Hill, M. “Being the person people can’t handle”: A grounded theory exploration of British women’s constructions of living childfree through choice. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491089

This is a qualitative research project, exploring how being childfree through choice is constructed by British women who self-identify with this term. Using a grounded theory approach to analyse rich narratives gathered through semi-structured interv... Read More about “Being the person people can’t handle”: A grounded theory exploration of British women’s constructions of living childfree through choice.

‘Rarely discussed but always present’: Exploring therapists’ accounts of social class in therapy (2020)
Thesis
McEvoy, C. ‘Rarely discussed but always present’: Exploring therapists’ accounts of social class in therapy. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491043

This research examines therapists’ accounts of how social class operates within therapy and its impact on the therapeutic relationship. The topic of class in therapy has rarely been addressed in the counselling psychology literature, with only a few... Read More about ‘Rarely discussed but always present’: Exploring therapists’ accounts of social class in therapy.

How do people experience challenges at work? Using IPA to investigate Lifespan Development principles in the workplace (2019)
Thesis
Davies, A. How do people experience challenges at work? Using IPA to investigate Lifespan Development principles in the workplace. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490936

Summary: This study aimed to broaden the use of qualitative methods within lifespan development research while emphasizing the link with Counselling Psychology. It aimed to explore the question ‘how do people experience challenges at work?’ Semi-stru... Read More about How do people experience challenges at work? Using IPA to investigate Lifespan Development principles in the workplace.

Early maladaptive schemas and their association with the mental health and academic experiences of psychology students (2019)
Thesis
Dowsett, S. Early maladaptive schemas and their association with the mental health and academic experiences of psychology students. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490677

This study evaluated the extent to which early maladaptive schemas are evident in a sample of 100 undergraduate psychology students. Schema theory is a central notion within psychology research which explains how knowledge and experience is cognitive... Read More about Early maladaptive schemas and their association with the mental health and academic experiences of psychology students.

"I'm not the same person I was, she's not; none of us are": The experience of mothering a self-harming adolescent daughter (2019)
Thesis
Lee, J. A. L. "I'm not the same person I was, she's not; none of us are": The experience of mothering a self-harming adolescent daughter. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490953

Self-harm is a pervasive phenomenon, with an increasing number of adolescents using such behaviours in response to their distress. Much research has been undertaken to establish the aetiology and management of self-harm, as well as the impact on thos... Read More about "I'm not the same person I was, she's not; none of us are": The experience of mothering a self-harming adolescent daughter.

Prevalence of Carbapenemase Producing Organisms in East London, UK. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Henderson, J., Ciesielczuk, H., & Nelson, S. (2019, September). Prevalence of Carbapenemase Producing Organisms in East London, UK. Poster presented at IBMS Congress 2019, Birmingham

Carbapenemases are enzymes, produced by an array of common Gram-negative organisms, which hydrolyse the carbapenem antibiotics, conferring resistance [1]. The main protagonists are the “big five” carbapenemases, KPC, OXA-48, IMP, VIM and NDM, which h... Read More about Prevalence of Carbapenemase Producing Organisms in East London, UK..

Evaluation of additives on reversed-phase chromatography of monoclonal antibodies using a 1000 Å stationary phase (2019)
Journal Article
McCalley, D. V., & Guillarme, D. (2020). Evaluation of additives on reversed-phase chromatography of monoclonal antibodies using a 1000 Å stationary phase. Journal of Chromatography A, 1610, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2019.460562

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. A wide pore (1000 Å) diphenyl stationary phase was evaluated for the analysis of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), comparing a conventional mobile phase of acetonitrile-water containing overall 0.1% trifluoracetic acid (TFA) with a s... Read More about Evaluation of additives on reversed-phase chromatography of monoclonal antibodies using a 1000 Å stationary phase.

Abscisic acid induced a negative geotropic response in dark-incubated Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (2019)
Journal Article
Wilson, I., Ladomery, M., Macdonald, H., Al-Hijab, L., Gregg, A., & Davies, R. (2019). Abscisic acid induced a negative geotropic response in dark-incubated Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Scientific Reports, 9, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-48632-0

The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) plays a role in stresses that alter plant water status and may also regulate root gravitropism and hydrotropism. ABA also exists in the aquatic algal progenitors of land plants, but other than its involvement in s... Read More about Abscisic acid induced a negative geotropic response in dark-incubated Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.

Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment (2019)
Thesis
Von Vopelius-Feldt, J. Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/2066576

Background Prehospital critical care has the potential to improve the currently low survival rates following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In some areas of the United Kingdom, prehospital critical care teams are dispatched to OHCA, while in... Read More about Prehospital critical care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a complex intervention in a complex environment.

“Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree (2019)
Journal Article
Hayfield, N., Terry, G., Clarke, V., & Ellis, S. (2019). “Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 43(4), 526-538. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361684319863414

Feminist scholars have identified a “motherhood imperative” in Western cultures, where heterosexual women are understood to both want, and have, children. However, social shifts have resulted in a decrease in pronatalism as well as an increase in soc... Read More about “Never Say Never?”: Heterosexual, bisexual, and lesbian women’s accounts of being childfree.

Women’s initial experiences of their appearance after mastectomy and/or breast reconstruction: A qualitative study (2019)
Journal Article
Herring, B., Paraskeva, N., Tollow, P., & Harcourt, D. (2019). Women’s initial experiences of their appearance after mastectomy and/or breast reconstruction: A qualitative study. Psycho-Oncology, 28(10), 2076-2082. https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5196

Objective: Surgical procedures intended to treat breast cancer or reduce risk of developing the disease typically result in changes to appearance and scarring of the breast area, and any donor sites. The longer-term impact of these changes on body i... Read More about Women’s initial experiences of their appearance after mastectomy and/or breast reconstruction: A qualitative study.

What is the lived experience of Advanced Nurse Practitioners of managing risk and patient safety in acute settings? A phenomenological perspective (2019)
Thesis
Girdher, J. L. What is the lived experience of Advanced Nurse Practitioners of managing risk and patient safety in acute settings? A phenomenological perspective. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491308

Background: Managing clinical risk and patient safety is high on clinical and political agendas. Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) are frontline practitioners making critical decisions regarding risk and patient safety. Whilst research around nurse... Read More about What is the lived experience of Advanced Nurse Practitioners of managing risk and patient safety in acute settings? A phenomenological perspective.

The construction of 'self' in individuals with congenital facial palsy; A grounded theory exploration (2019)
Thesis
Davies, L. The construction of 'self' in individuals with congenital facial palsy; A grounded theory exploration. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490905

Background: Developmental and psychoanalytic research findings suggest that early face to face interactions with caregivers play a significant role in the construction of an individual’s sense of self and that disruptions to these interactions can ha... Read More about The construction of 'self' in individuals with congenital facial palsy; A grounded theory exploration.

“Looking the part”: A qualitative study on how counselling psychologists make sense of their professional attire (2019)
Thesis
Halmagyi, M. “Looking the part”: A qualitative study on how counselling psychologists make sense of their professional attire. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1491101

The majority of clothing-related research has concentrated on anthropology and social psychology, suggesting that clothing can impact the wearers behaviours, mood and cognitions and that first impressions are formed rapidly with great accuracy. In li... Read More about “Looking the part”: A qualitative study on how counselling psychologists make sense of their professional attire.

Rape, inequality and the criminal justice response in England: The importance of age and gender (2019)
Journal Article
Lilley-Walker, S., Hester, M., McPhee, D., & Patsios, D. (in press). Rape, inequality and the criminal justice response in England: The importance of age and gender. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819863095

© The Author(s) 2019. This article draws upon quantitative and content analysis of 585 reports of rape recorded within two police force areas in England in 2010 and in 2014 tracking individual incidents to eventual outcome to examine the impact, if a... Read More about Rape, inequality and the criminal justice response in England: The importance of age and gender.

Kneeling ability after total knee replacement (2019)
Journal Article
Wylde, V., Artz, N., Howells, N., & Blom, A. W. (2019). Kneeling ability after total knee replacement. EFORT Open Reviews, 4(7), 460-467. https://doi.org/10.1302/2058-5241.4.180085

•Kneeling ability is consistently the poorest patient-rated outcome after total knee replacement (TKR), with 60–80% of patients reporting difficulty kneeling or an inability to kneel. •Difficulty kneeling impacts on many activities and areas of life... Read More about Kneeling ability after total knee replacement.

Does attending a 'Thinking Together' group help people feel less threatened by their dementia and lead to a better quality of life? (2019)
Thesis
Silcox, H. Does attending a 'Thinking Together' group help people feel less threatened by their dementia and lead to a better quality of life?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490665

ABSTRACT Introduction: As we aspire for earlier diagnosis in people affected by dementia, the need for post-diagnostic support has grown. It is therefore important to conduct research on post-diagnostic support and provide evidence about its pote... Read More about Does attending a 'Thinking Together' group help people feel less threatened by their dementia and lead to a better quality of life?.

Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research (2019)
Journal Article
Deering, K., Pawson, C., Summers, N., & Williams, J. (2019). Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 26(5-6), 185-197. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12521

© 2019 John Wiley & Sons Ltd What is known about the subject?: Risk in psychiatry involves harm to self or others owing to mental health difficulties, for example iatrogenic effects of treatment, self-harm, suicide and violence. Risk management is... Read More about Patient perspectives of helpful risk management practices within mental health services. A mixed studies systematic review of primary research.

Understanding Muslim women clients of counselling: An interpretive phenomenological analysis (2019)
Thesis
Sadiq, Rehman, N. Understanding Muslim women clients of counselling: An interpretive phenomenological analysis. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/846566

Muslims and Islam have become a central feature of global news and often find themselves in narratives associated with local and national terror. These negative representations may have an impact on Muslim individuals’ wellbeing and navigation of lif... Read More about Understanding Muslim women clients of counselling: An interpretive phenomenological analysis.

Academic Leadership in Higher Education - Initial research findings (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Griffiths, M., & Gibbs, V. (2019, May). Academic Leadership in Higher Education - Initial research findings. Presented at Council of Deans of Health Annual Summit, Cardiff

Introduction The aim of this research was to gain a deeper understanding of the perceptions of key stakeholders in relation to the current extent of Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) in leadership roles within academia. The researchers undertook an... Read More about Academic Leadership in Higher Education - Initial research findings.