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Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts on prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change (2020)
Journal Article
Holt, N. (in press). Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts on prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change. Perspectives in Public Health,

Aims: To measure the immediate impact of participating in arts on prescription workshops on multiple dimensions of mood and to evaluate whether improvement in mood is a mechanism for change, predicting improvements in global wellbeing before and afte... Read More about Tracking momentary experience in the evaluation of arts on prescription services: Using mood changes during art workshops to predict global wellbeing change.

Challenges and Joys of using the Experience Sampling Method to Examine the Impact of the Arts on Wellbeing (2020)
Book Chapter
Holt, N. (in press). Challenges and Joys of using the Experience Sampling Method to Examine the Impact of the Arts on Wellbeing. In Sage Research Methods CasesSAGE Publications

This case study describes how the experience sampling method can be used to explore the impact of everyday behaviours on health and wellbeing, focusing on the correlates of participatory art in everyday life. The experience sampling method repeatedly... Read More about Challenges and Joys of using the Experience Sampling Method to Examine the Impact of the Arts on Wellbeing.

Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group (2020)
Journal Article
Malyn, B., Thomas, Z., & Ramsey-Wade, C. (in press). Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research,

This study provides a qualitative exploration of the therapeutic mechanisms occurring within three community-based reading and writing for well-being groups attended by older adults, located in a city in England. Whilst it is increasingly accepted th... Read More about Reading and writing for well-being: A qualitative exploration of the therapeutic experience of older adult participants in a bibliotherapy and creative writing group.

End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers (2020)
Thesis
Kallis, Z. C. End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/1490977

Research studies with nurses and health care staff in residential settings have demonstrated a range of adverse psychological symptoms and protective factors when delivering end of life care. Little research has been undertaken with community support... Read More about End of life care: The psychological impact on community support workers.

Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover (2020)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Kruisselbrink, L. D., Slot, K. A., Anogeianaki, A., Adams, S., Alford, C., …Stock, A. (2020). Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010179

The 2010 Alcohol Hangover Research Group consensus paper defined a cutoff blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.11% as a toxicological threshold indicating that sufficient alcohol had been consumed to develop a hangover. The cutoff was based on prev... Read More about Sensitivity to experiencing alcohol hangovers: Reconsideration of the 0.11% Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) threshold for having a hangover.

Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., Anogeianaki, A., Kruisselbrink, D., Alford, C., & Stock, A. (2020). Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 9(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm9010114

Alcohol hangover is a potentially debilitating state. Several studies have demonstrated that it does not seem to impair strength or short-term endurance, but its effects on continuous exercise performance/long-term endurance have never been investiga... Read More about Relationship between alcohol hangover and physical endurance performance: Walking the Samaria Gorge.

Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research (2019)
Journal Article
Verster, J. C., van de Loo, A. J. A. E., Adams, S., Stock, A., Benson, S., Scholey, A., …Bruce, G. (2019). Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research. Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm8122160

In alcohol hangover research, both naturalistic designs and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are successfully employed to study the causes, consequences, and treatments of hangovers. Although increasingly applied in both social sciences and medica... Read More about Advantages and limitations of naturalistic study designs and their implementation in alcohol hangover research.

Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie? (2019)
Journal Article
Ward, T. (2019). Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?. PSN, 17(3), 7-22

This article discusses the proposition that cognitive science has now developed to the point where it can serve as an overarching meta-theory for field of psychotherapy. It will begin with an overview of the main strands of thinking which have emerge... Read More about Les sciences cognitives: Un cadre pour unifier aujourd’hui la théorie et la pratique en psychothérapie?.

From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Triliva, S., Natsopoulou, O., & Tzanakis, E. (in press). From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, https://doi.org/10.1080/1533256X.2020.1691408

The efficiency of interventions in addiction is associated with the processes of practitioners’ professional development. Identity formation is studied extensively for clinical professions but little research focuses on social workers working in addi... Read More about From social workers to socio-therapists: the transformative journey of substance abuse therapists.

A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care (2019)
Journal Article
Fragkiadaki, E., Ghafoori, B., Triliva, S., & Sfakianaki, R. (in press). A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, https://doi.org/10.1080/10926771.2019.1662866

© 2019, © 2019 Taylor & Francis. Few studies to date have investigated trauma training programs for healthcare workers who serve refugees. The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate the feasibility of a Train-the Trainer (TTT) seminar desig... Read More about A Pilot Study of a Trauma Training for Healthcare Workers Serving Refugees in Greece: Perceptions of Feasibility of Task-Shifting Trauma Informed Care.

Cognitive and affective benefits of coloring: Two randomized controlled crossover studies (2019)
Journal Article
Holt, N. J., Furbert, L., & Sweetingham, E. (2019). Cognitive and affective benefits of coloring: Two randomized controlled crossover studies. Art Therapy, 36(4), 200-208. https://doi.org/10.1080/07421656.2019.1645498

This research sought to replicate and extend work suggesting that coloring can reduce anxiety, asking whether coloring can improve cognitive performance. In two experiments undergraduates (N = 47; N = 52) colored and participated in a control conditi... Read More about Cognitive and affective benefits of coloring: Two randomized controlled crossover studies.

What about the Male Victims? Exploring the Impact of Gender Stereotyping on Implicit Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions Associated with Intimate Partner Violence (2019)
Journal Article
Bates, E. A., Kaye, L. K., Pennington, C. R., & Hamlin, I. (2019). What about the Male Victims? Exploring the Impact of Gender Stereotyping on Implicit Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions Associated with Intimate Partner Violence. Sex Roles, 81(1-2), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-018-0949-x

© 2018, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature. Although intimate partner violence (IPV) is considered stereotypically as a gendered phenomenon, empirical evidence contradicts such gender asymmetry in reported rates of victimis... Read More about What about the Male Victims? Exploring the Impact of Gender Stereotyping on Implicit Attitudes and Behavioural Intentions Associated with Intimate Partner Violence.

Postcards from researchers (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Jenkinson, E., & Clarke, V. (2019, July). Postcards from researchers. Presented at Exploring the potential for creative and arts-based methods for applied psychological research

A workshop, drawing on guerrilla kindness craftivism, to share inspiration and research ideas gained from the BPS creative methods seminar.

Beer? Over here! Examining attentional bias towards alcoholic and appetitive stimuli in a visual search eye-tracking task (2019)
Journal Article
Pennington, C. R., Qureshi, A. W., Monk, R. L., & Heim, D. (2019). Beer? Over here! Examining attentional bias towards alcoholic and appetitive stimuli in a visual search eye-tracking task. Psychopharmacology, 236(12), 3465-3476. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-019-05313-0

© 2019, The Author(s). Rationale: Experimental tasks that demonstrate alcohol-related attentional bias typically expose participants to single-stimulus targets (e.g. addiction Stroop, visual probe, anti-saccade task), which may not correspond fully w... Read More about Beer? Over here! Examining attentional bias towards alcoholic and appetitive stimuli in a visual search eye-tracking task.

Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Holt, N. J., Christopher, G., & McClean, S. (2019, July). Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study. Paper presented at Ageing Better Conference

Colouring has been advocated as a wellbeing activity for older adults (e.g., Alzheimer’s Society, 2018) and colouring books and activity packs specific to this population abound (e.g., Active Minds, 2018). Despite this, no research has examined the e... Read More about Can colouring improve the mood and concentration of older adults? Developing a research study.

Time to let go? The difficulties of simple conclusions from attachment theory. (2019)
Journal Article
Serning, N. (2019). Time to let go? The difficulties of simple conclusions from attachment theory

This article questions the usefulness of attachment theory in educational contexts, and also queries its scientific validity more general. It argues for a more clear stance on behaviour management and exclusions in the classroom.

The impact of different human-machine interface feedback modalities on older participants' user experience of CAVs in a simulator environment (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Eimontaite, I., Voinescu, A., Alford, C., Caleb-Solly, P., & Morgan, P. (2019). The impact of different human-machine interface feedback modalities on older participants' user experience of CAVs in a simulator environment. In Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation. , (120-132). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20503-4_11

Rapidly developing Autonomous Vehicle (AV) technology has potential to provide solutions to some of the aging population challenges, such as social isolation resulting from an inability to be independently mobile. However for AVs success, users' acce... Read More about The impact of different human-machine interface feedback modalities on older participants' user experience of CAVs in a simulator environment.

Exploring attachment incoherence in bereaved families’ therapy narratives: An attachment theory-informed thematic analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Willcox, R., Moller, N., & Clarke, V. (2019). Exploring attachment incoherence in bereaved families’ therapy narratives: An attachment theory-informed thematic analysis. Family Journal, 27(3), 339-347. https://doi.org/10.1177/1066480719853006

Attachment theory predicts that family bereavement leads even securely attached individuals to experience temporary attachment insecurity. This paper explores how incoherence, a narrative marker of attachment insecurity, is displayed in the talk of f... Read More about Exploring attachment incoherence in bereaved families’ therapy narratives: An attachment theory-informed thematic analysis.

Museums: Changing lives through art (2019)
Report
Ryan, M., Stevens, C., Campion, L., & Holt, N. J. (2019). Museums: Changing lives through art

Evaluation of a partnership project May 2016 to April 2019



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