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Salutogenesis in Prison (2022)
Book Chapter
Woodall, J., De Viggiani, N., & South, J. (2022). Salutogenesis in Prison. In The Handbook of Salutogenesis. (2nd). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-79515-3

There is an increasing shift in prison health discourse towards a more salutogenic view of health. This implies conceptualising “prison health” as a systemic issue that considers how prison regimes and environments are health creating and health enha... Read More about Salutogenesis in Prison.

Acceptability of Lycra arm sleeve in people with sub-acute stroke: Patients', 1 carers' and clinicians' perspectives (2022)
Journal Article
Kumar, P., Jones, R., Cramp, M., Greenwood, R., White, P., & Turton, A. (in press). Acceptability of Lycra arm sleeve in people with sub-acute stroke: Patients', 1 carers' and clinicians' perspectives. Physiotherapy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physio.2022.08.002

Background Previous studies found that the Lycra sleeve has potential to reduce glenohumeral subluxation in people with stroke. The primary aim of this study was to explore the acceptability of the Lycra sleeve from patients’, carers’ and staff perc... Read More about Acceptability of Lycra arm sleeve in people with sub-acute stroke: Patients', 1 carers' and clinicians' perspectives.

Towards a standard: Designing an open-source clay measuring tool (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Jorgensen, T., & Lightfoot, S. (2022). Towards a standard: Designing an open-source clay measuring tool. . https://doi.org/10.21606/drs.2022.671

Abstract: This paper describes early stage research into the development of a common standard for measuring clay hardnesses in craft and design practice. The research has emerged in the context of the development of 3D printing with ce-ramic paste. T... Read More about Towards a standard: Designing an open-source clay measuring tool.

A machine learning model for predicting sit-to-stand trajectories of people with and without stroke: towards adaptive robotic assistance (2022)
Journal Article
Bennett, T., Kumar, P., & Ruiz Garate, V. R. (2022). A machine learning model for predicting sit-to-stand trajectories of people with and without stroke: towards adaptive robotic assistance. Sensors, 22(13), https://doi.org/10.3390/s22134789

Sit-to-stand and stand-to-sit transfers are fundamental daily motions that enable all other types of ambulation and gait. However, the ability to perform these motions can be severely impaired by different factors, such as the occurrence of a stroke,... Read More about A machine learning model for predicting sit-to-stand trajectories of people with and without stroke: towards adaptive robotic assistance.

“What we need is to be held when we’re falling, but allowed to get on with it when we’re well”: What do individuals with a diagnosis of 'Borderline Personality Disorder' really need from Counselling Psychologists? (2022)
Thesis
Hartnell, B. “What we need is to be held when we’re falling, but allowed to get on with it when we’re well”: What do individuals with a diagnosis of 'Borderline Personality Disorder' really need from Counselling Psychologists?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7471024

Individuals diagnosed with ‘Borderline Personality Disorder’ (‘BPD’) suffer both psychological distress and rejection from professionals. Though the qualitative literature highlights many beneficial therapeutic qualities for this clinical group, it i... Read More about “What we need is to be held when we’re falling, but allowed to get on with it when we’re well”: What do individuals with a diagnosis of 'Borderline Personality Disorder' really need from Counselling Psychologists?.

Lesbian feminism (2022)
Book Chapter
Mackay, F. (2022). Lesbian feminism. In The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Sex and Sexuality. London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003286523-16

Lesbianism is the term used to describe a sexual orientation, sexual acts and desires, and romantic and sexual love between women. During the period known as the feminist Second Wave across the Western world, roughly from the late 1960s and into the... Read More about Lesbian feminism.

Exploring the value of group dream experience (GDE): A qualitative study of psychotherapists’ experiences of group dream sharing and dream work (2022)
Thesis
Bentley, M. Exploring the value of group dream experience (GDE): A qualitative study of psychotherapists’ experiences of group dream sharing and dream work. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1491226

Despite the longstanding interest of psychological research and practice in group dream sharing and group dream work, to date no research has been conducted examining group dream experience (GDE) of psychotherapists. Furthermore, GDE has not been con... Read More about Exploring the value of group dream experience (GDE): A qualitative study of psychotherapists’ experiences of group dream sharing and dream work.

Female undergraduates playing it 'safe' to stay 'safe': Further understanding sexual violence against women (2022)
Journal Article
Bovill, H., McCartan, K., & Waller, R. (2022). Female undergraduates playing it 'safe' to stay 'safe': Further understanding sexual violence against women. Journal of International Women's Studies, 23(1),

Women’s safety from sexual violence whilst at university is a global issue and the UK is no exception. Whilst the authors of this paper acknowledge that sexual violence can occur across the gender spectrum, most sexual violence ‘victims’ are women an... Read More about Female undergraduates playing it 'safe' to stay 'safe': Further understanding sexual violence against women.

The problem with picking: Permittance, escape and shame in problematic skin picking (2022)
Thesis
Anderson, S. The problem with picking: Permittance, escape and shame in problematic skin picking. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7239383

Problematic skin picking is a poorly understood experience characterised by a drive to repeatedly pick the skin and related psychosocial impact. Researchers have sought to understand and conceptualise this picking through noting its common characteri... Read More about The problem with picking: Permittance, escape and shame in problematic skin picking.

Solidarity today: A problem-based approach (2021)
Book Chapter
Tava, F. (2021). Solidarity today: A problem-based approach. In Jahrbuch Praktische Philosophie in globaler Perspektive (65-85). Freiburg, München: Verlag Karl Alber

This chapter aims at establishing a problem-based approach to solidarity by describing its main characteristics and by testing its effectiveness in light of three pivotal issues today: immigration, the future of work, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The c... Read More about Solidarity today: A problem-based approach.

Solidarity and data access: Challenges and potentialities (2021)
Journal Article
Tava, F. (2021). Solidarity and data access: Challenges and potentialities. Phenomenology and Mind, 20, 118-126. https://doi.org/10.17454/pam-2010

This paper provides an account of the challenges and potentialities of a solidarity-based approach to data access and governance. To do that, it offers an infraethical understanding of solidarity that describes it as a structural moral enabler that c... Read More about Solidarity and data access: Challenges and potentialities.

The psychosocial risk factors of developing perinatal mental health issues in birth mothers of compulsory adopted children (2021)
Thesis
Chandegra, P. The psychosocial risk factors of developing perinatal mental health issues in birth mothers of compulsory adopted children. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6925871

Perinatal mental health (PMH) issues are a common public health concern effecting 10-20% of women during pregnancy and up to one year after birth (Public Health England, 2017). Various biopsychosocial risk factors can increase the likelihood of devel... Read More about The psychosocial risk factors of developing perinatal mental health issues in birth mothers of compulsory adopted children.

Incorporating quaternary prevention: Understanding the full scope of public health practices in sexual abuse prevention (2021)
Journal Article
McCartan, K., & Kemshall, H. (in press). Incorporating quaternary prevention: Understanding the full scope of public health practices in sexual abuse prevention. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X211049204

This discussion piece argues for a refinement in our understanding of prevention in sexual abuse, suggesting that we include quaternary prevention on the grounds that this concept from medical literature has potential and helpful application to crimi... Read More about Incorporating quaternary prevention: Understanding the full scope of public health practices in sexual abuse prevention.

Promoting acceptance of diverse appearances in primary school-aged children (2021)
Thesis
Parnell, J. Promoting acceptance of diverse appearances in primary school-aged children. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7516984

Appearance-based stereotyping and stigma emerges in early childhood and can exist by the age of 4 years. Those who have a diverse appearance (e.g., higher weight, visible difference) are at increased risk of experiencing stigmatisation, resulting in... Read More about Promoting acceptance of diverse appearances in primary school-aged children.

Perceptions of family acceptance into the military community among U.S. LGBT service members: A mixed-methods study (2021)
Journal Article
Sullivan, K. S., Dodge, J., McNamara, K., Gribble, R., Keeling, M., Taylor-Beirne, S., …Castro, C. A. (2021). Perceptions of family acceptance into the military community among U.S. LGBT service members: A mixed-methods study. Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health, 7(S1), 90-101. https://doi.org/10.3138/jmvfh-2021-0019

Introduction: Despite calls to increase representation of diverse family structures in military family research, little is known about the experiences of the families of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) service members (SMs). Using minor... Read More about Perceptions of family acceptance into the military community among U.S. LGBT service members: A mixed-methods study.

Dare (2021)
Digital Artefact
Banks, E., & White, J. (2021). Dare. [Digital Video]

Synopsis 14 year old Jess is excited when Jake asks her out after a game of Dare one day after school. However, Jake has a particular plan in mind which will change her feelings for him and her approach to relationships forever. 'Dare' is a 15 mi... Read More about Dare.

An IPA study exploring clients’ experiences of living with complex mental health needs in a residential care home: Some voices are harder to hear (2021)
Thesis
Chivers, A. An IPA study exploring clients’ experiences of living with complex mental health needs in a residential care home: Some voices are harder to hear. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6955731

Objectives The aim of the research was to hear the voices of participants with complex mental health needs, gaining insight into the experience of living in residential care homes. These voices often get lost; as people with complex mental health ne... Read More about An IPA study exploring clients’ experiences of living with complex mental health needs in a residential care home: Some voices are harder to hear.

The impact of completing body image assessments on adolescents’ body image and engagement in body change strategies: Harmful or harmless? (2021)
Journal Article
Jarman, H., Slater, A., McLean, S., Marques, M., & Paxton, S. (2021). The impact of completing body image assessments on adolescents’ body image and engagement in body change strategies: Harmful or harmless?. Body Image, 39, 131-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2021.07.003

Parents and educators have raised concerns that participating in body image research may cause or increase poor body image and engagement in body change strategies. This quasi-experimental study compared body image and body change strategy outcomes a... Read More about The impact of completing body image assessments on adolescents’ body image and engagement in body change strategies: Harmful or harmless?.

How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes? (2021)
Thesis
Matthew, T. How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7212112

Diabetes is a chronic condition that occurs when blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high in the body (NHS, 2016). Diabetes UK (2009) estimates that self-management is 95% of managing diabetes. Self-management refers to an individual’s abil... Read More about How do illness perceptions influence the effectiveness of self-management in individuals living in Bermuda with type 2 diabetes?.